About Tayo

Category: General Published on Wednesday, 04 January 2012

NB: Click HERE to download Tayo's resume (PDF)

Tayo K. Solagbade is a Location Independent Performance Improvement Specialist and Multipreneur(i.e. a highly versatile/multi-skilled entrepreneur).

Since 2002, he has earned multiple streams of income providing individuals and organisations with personal development training and coaching, custom MS Excel-VB solutions, web marketing systems, freelance writing services, and best practice extension support services (for farm business owners).

Tayo is the author of the Self-Development (SD) Bible™ & the popular Livestock Feed Formulation Handbook on sale at www.lulu.com/sdaproducts. He is also the publisher of the daily SD Nuggets™ blog & the weekly Public Speaking IDEAS Newsletter (which he publishes to promote Burt Dubin's Public Speaking Mentoring service to experts working across the African continent

TKS, as friends and close associates call him, has delivered talks/papers to audiences in various groups and organisations, including the Centre for Management Development, University of Lagos, Corona Schools Trust Council (and all 6 Lagos branches), Adrao International Schools, Christ Baptist Church, Volunteer Corps, Tantalisers Fast Foods and others.

In May 2012  he was the Guest Speaker at the Centre for Entrepreneurship Development’s Annual Semester Entrepreneurial Lecture at Yaba College of Technology in Lagos. (Click here to download the PowerPoint slidesshow and mind map he used for that talk).

On 1st April 2013, Tayo (who reads, write and speaks the French language) relocated to Cotonou, in the French Speaking Benin Republic on the first lap of his slow travels across the West African region. He also has plans to visit the rest of Africa using the same strategy, and welcomes invitations from decision makers interested in the value he offers.

His key purpose is to deliver talks, seminars and workshops on his key areas of focus and interest, which are highlighted on his website: www.tayosolagbade.com.

To invite Tayo to speak to members of your group or organisation send email to tayo at tksola dot com or fill/submit this form.

When he's not amazing clients with his superhuman skills (wink), Tayo works as the creative force behind his Daily Self-Development Nuggets™ blog - on which he also publishes his Weekly Public Speaking IDEAS newsletter.

Subscribe using the above form, to download over over 10 performance improvement resources to boost your personal and work related productivity.

Watch a Short Video Clip(click here) of Tayo giving a talk at Yabatech's Centre for Entrepeneurship Development below...

NB: Video recorded using a Smartphone, so the sound and picture quality are a bit off.

Click here to watch it on Youtube


In a previous life...

Tayo worked as a high performing manager for 7 years with Guinness Nigeria from Oct. ‘94 to Dec. 2001. During this period, he gained company wide recognition for developing custom Excel-VB driven software formally adopted for brewery level reporting.

Before voluntarily resigning his appointment to become self-employed, he was promoted Training & Technical Development Manager and acted successfully in senior management roles as Production Manager and Technical Manager.

He holds a B.Sc degree in Agricultural Extension Services from the University of Ibadan having graduated top of his class - with Second Class Upper Division honors - in 1992.

Tayo is an Associate Member of the UK Institute & Guild of Brewing, a 1997 National Finalist of the Nigerian Institute of Management’s(NIM) Young Managers’ competition, a Certified Psychometric Test Administrator for Psytech UK, innovator of Spontaneous Coaching for Self-Development™ (SCfS-D™), and Founder of the Self-Development Academy.

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