A sage said that good numbers make you a great presenter before a company Board. Yes, irrespective of the presentation skills, if you are bleeding market share and losing customers here and there, no master-presentation skill will save you. But if you have great numbers, even if you stammer, you will be a great presenter! That is why I tell founders to do one thing to become good Board presenters: have GREAT numbers. Once your numbers are good, few will care how you present.
On that parallel, Nigeria moves to Quarter Final of the African Cup of Nations. They are dancing well because the numbers are there: the highest level in the competition right now is quarter final and Nigeria is there. I congratulate our boys for rising to the moment. When Cameroon was up 2-1, I felt it was over. The Indomitable Lions do not have a history of imploding especially in Africa.
I mean, I want many people to be happy in Nigeria at least for some few hours. Now, all the way to the Finals.
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