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Meet The Tentmaker – Divine Solutionn

Our Tentmaker for this episode is Divine Solutionn. It was delightful interviewing him. We hope you enjoy the excerpts.

TTM:
Welcome. We’ll try to focus on career and business questions.
Tell us a bit about your academic journey

Divine:
I had my National Diploma program in the Oke Ogun Polytechnic, Saki. I studied Urban and Regional Planning.
I just got finished with the ND program last year. I’m into pure business for now till I further my education.

TTM:
Are you practising what you studied in school?

Divine:
I’m not practising anything related to the course.

TTM:
What do you do for a living?

Divine:
I sell Samsung phones and power banks. I sell data for MTN Airtel and Glo SIM cards.

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TTM:
If you were not doing what you do today, what would you do instead?

Divine:
I’ll still choose business. I’m Igbo blooded 😉

TTM:
What advice would you give your younger self?

Divine:

Don’t ever choose a career because your friend chose it . Don’t ever choose a career cos another person is doing well in it.
Pray well before you choose career and go for what you love doing.

TTM:
Paid employment or business?

Divine:
Business

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TTM:
How did you get your first job?

Divine:
I got my first job right after Secondary School, through my mom’s friend. It was a teaching job.

TTM:
What advice would you give a job seeker in 2019?

Divine:
I won’t even advice anyone to be a job seeker in 2019, be your own boss, start a business. Job seeking in this country? No o.

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TTM:
Have you ever had a terrible boss? How did you manage him or her?
Divine:
No, I haven’t heard a terrible boss. All my bosses dey even chat me for WhatsApp.
“Fine boy, come early to work tomorrow o”

TTM:
What advice can you give to those that want to start their own business this year?

Divine:
Look around, what do people want? Sell what people would buy from you easily.

TTM:
Will you advice to sell on credit? How can you deal or handle people that love buy on credit?

Divine:
I can only sell on credit to those that buy in bulk and resell. We sign agreements too.

TTM:
What would you do if they don’t honour the agreements?

Divine:
I add some interest.

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