(1) Mr. Goke Ilesanmi has scored another goal for himself, thereby earning himself another trophy in our minds and hearts. He took us through Public Speaking Skills. He was eloquent, Read the rest of this entry

By Akinsola Alonge

It was Charles de Gaulle that said, “Men are great only if they are determined to be so”. It is apparent that the FCT has not been so lucky in having ministers determined to be great and reproduce (at least if they cannot surpass) the achievements of Mallam Nasir El-Rufai regarding the administration of the city affairs. The following questions you hear these days are troubling and shameful: Who is the FCT Minister? Why is Abuja becoming dirty and disorganised? The level of mediocrity and impunity that has overtaken this beloved city since 2007 is unprecedented and saddening. For Architects and allied professionals like I am, reckless distortion of the FCT Masterplan, organisation and administration is disheartening. Read the rest of this entry

Artec Practice bags global certification

ARTEC 9001 2008 CERT PIC 1

L-R: Arc Seyi Oni of Artec Practice Ltd; Mr. Lawrence Ogudu, representing Messrs DQS of Germany; Arc Taofik Popoola, Managing Principal of Artec and Arc Samuel Alonge, also of Artec, during the official presentation of ISO 9001:2008 certificates to Artec by Messrs DQS in Abuja last week.

Artec Practice Ltd, a Nigerian firm of professional architects and project managers, has bagged global ISO 9001:2008 certification, confirming the compliance of its operations with international standards.

Presenting the certificates to Artec in Abuja last week, Mr. Lawrence Ogudu, the representative of Messrs DQS, the Germany-based certifying organisation with more than 80 offices across the world, said the certification confirms the strict alignment of the operations of Artec with global best practices. Read the rest of this entry

(1) AS AN ORGANISATION: You need to enhance the communication and language competence of your staff and by implication effectiveness of your organisation in 2016 with our EFFECTIVE PUBLIC SPEAKING, BUSINESS LANGUAGE AND PRESENTATION COURSE FOR ORGANISATIONS.
NOTE: If your staff cannot display enviable oral and written communication skills, your organisation will be paying the price in eroded image, lost time, lost customers and lost revenues.
(2) AS AN INDIVIDUAL: You need to enhance your career and/or job opportunities in 2016 with our EFFECTIVE PUBLIC SPEAKING, BUSINESS LANGUAGE AND PRESENTATION COURSE FOR INDIVIDUALS. Read the rest of this entry

L – R: Goke Ilesanmi, Managing Consultant/CEO, Gokmar Communication Consulting with participants posing with their certificates of attendance at the end of the OCTOBER 2015 EDITION of Effective Public Speaking and Business Presentation training organised by Gokmar Communication Consulting in Abuja.

By Goke Ilesanmi

Beyond packaging a great curriculum vitae (CV), you also need the reinforcement of a persuasive cover or application letter to boost your chances of being invited for a job interview. A cover letter, variedly called letter of application, letter of introduction, transmittal letter and broadcast letter is a letter that no wise job-seeker should send his or her CV without. A cover letter is an important job search tool. Its purpose is to attract attention to you and prove your suitability for a job. Read the rest of this entry

By Goke Ilesanmi

Some days ago, I thought extensively about the current nosedive of our macro-economic fortunes occasioned by the crash in the prices of oil at the international market. When I remembered that our over-reliance on one source of revenue (that is, oil) like a specialist accounts for the current economic turbulence, the thought of whether or not it is better to be a career or business specialist flashed through my mind. Let me ask you this question, is it better to be an exceptional specialist or an effective generalist? Read the rest of this entry

By Goke Ilesanmi

I decided to address this topic this week, given the ravaging effects of the conflict currently engulfing our political landscape on personal empowerment and organisational and national development. The need to address the crisis becomes imperative following the trademark of “slow motion” that the current government is now accorded just within one month of being in charge. The current All Progressives Congress (APC) and National Assembly crisis has heightened our impatience and created impression of national standstill as opposed to the immediate change acceleration expected. Read the rest of this entry

By Goke Ilesanmi

BuhariOn Friday May 29, 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari delivered a masterpiece of an inaugural speech, in which he unveiled his administration’s plan for our great nation Nigeria. He expectedly stressed the resolve of his administration to urgently tackle the multi-pronged challenges of insecurity, corruption, unemployment, infrastructure, etc., amid thunderous applause. Read the rest of this entry

Gokmar Communication Consulting begins training in Abuja

We, Gokmar Communication Consulting, are set to begin training of our EFFECTIVE PUBLIC SPEAKING AND BUSINESS PRESENTATION COURSE as well as other programmes in Abuja in a bid to take our services closer to our numerous existing and intending clients.

To register for most of our programmes, WHICH WILL BE AT WEEKENDS FOR NOW, please contact us at 2, Euphrates Street, Artec Practice Building, off Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja. Read the rest of this entry

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