An Estate firm, Pertinence Group, Lagos, has educated some Nigerian youths on the need to have a wealth creation mindset wherever they find themselves.
Speaking at a wealth creation summit titled, ‘The real money of Lagos,’ held at KICC, Maryland, Co-founder, Pertinence Group, Dr Sunday Olorunsheyi, said if young people had a wealth creation mindset, it would spur them to engage in income generating activities.
The summit was part of activities to mark The Pertinence Group’s 10th anniversary.
Participants were guided on how to recognise opportunities in real-time and make suitable long-term investments with the opportunity for business mentorship from experts.
Olorunsheyi who spoke on ‘The mind of a wealthy man,’ said, ‘‘For good investment; mentorship, salesmanship, risk-taking, being a visionary and giver are traits a good investor must possess to be successful. Real estate is the future of wealth in Lagos, it is the one sector in the country that has not suffered devaluation but rather has appreciated significantly in the last few years.’’
Commissioner for Youths and Sports, Oyo State, Mr Seun Fakorede, advised the participants to always read good books and have a learner’s mindset.
Also, co-founder of the Pertinence Group, Wisdom Ezekiel, who spoke on ways to identify opportunities, said the youth could create solutions in the form of products.
‘‘Go from being skillful to trading, move talent to skill, to trading and create awareness,’’ he said.
Renowned inspirational speaker, Niyi Adesanya, added ‘‘ Your strategy must be based on fact, data. Know what a large majority of people are doing that is making them rich in their location and industry.
‘‘To be rich,, you have to follow statistics and be consistent, consistent in integrity, in performance.’’