29 min

Mastering Career Success with Family at Heart with Bola Tinubu Real Life Real Leaders

    • Business

Leading Nigerian lawyer, acclaimed author, and champion for children's rights, Bola Tinubu, joins Bonnie this week to reveal how she achieved professional success whilst always keeping her family at the forefront. Discover how Bola's ascent to the top of Nigeria's legal landscape is a tale of ambition fueled by her father's influence. As the country managing partner at a prestigious law firm, Bola takes us behind the scenes of data governance, sustainability, and the weighty responsibilities shouldered by modern boards. Yet, in the harmonizing of motherhood with the mantle of leadership, Bola's story finds its warmest notes, offering a symphony of strategies for balancing professional growth with family life. Bola's unequivocal advocacy for women and children has made a breathtaking impact in countless lives. Through it all, she remains as steadfastly committed to her family as to her profession, proudly doing it all in the name of making a difference. Key points include: 

Rising up the ranks: The journey to the top of Nigeria's legal field 
Navigating the complexities of sustainability issues and data governance risks 
From courtroom visits to career visions: A father's strategic influence 
Parenthood and professional progression: Achieving success with family at the forefront 
Empowering women and driving change in the workplace 
Giving back: Bola's advocacy for children's rights and her nonprofit initiatives 
The value of prioritization and saying yes to less 

 

"Family was first. I wanted to bring up my children in the way my mother brought me up. I wanted to give them nurturing to the best of my ability. So for me, it was understanding my priorities, and not letting it get to me that my career didn't progress as quickly off the mark as I wanted it to." – Bola Tinubu. 

Real Life Real Leaders is dedicated to exploring the real stories behind some of the world's most outstanding inspirational leaders. Each new episode teaches the highs and lows of building a successful business and uncovers the attributes that make a great leader.  

 

Resources:  

Book: Bisi is the Boss by Bola Tinubu 

https://www.amazon.com/Bisi-Boss-Bola-Tinubu-ebook/  

 

Get connected socially with Bola Tinubu:  


https://www.linkedin.com/in/bolatinubu  

 

Get connected socially with host Bonnie Hagemann: 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/bhagemann/  

https://edainc.io/  

https://mobile.twitter.com/bonnie_hagemann  

https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/real-life-real-leaders-podcast/  

 

This podcast is proudly produced in partnership with podlad.com 

Leading Nigerian lawyer, acclaimed author, and champion for children's rights, Bola Tinubu, joins Bonnie this week to reveal how she achieved professional success whilst always keeping her family at the forefront. Discover how Bola's ascent to the top of Nigeria's legal landscape is a tale of ambition fueled by her father's influence. As the country managing partner at a prestigious law firm, Bola takes us behind the scenes of data governance, sustainability, and the weighty responsibilities shouldered by modern boards. Yet, in the harmonizing of motherhood with the mantle of leadership, Bola's story finds its warmest notes, offering a symphony of strategies for balancing professional growth with family life. Bola's unequivocal advocacy for women and children has made a breathtaking impact in countless lives. Through it all, she remains as steadfastly committed to her family as to her profession, proudly doing it all in the name of making a difference. Key points include: 

Rising up the ranks: The journey to the top of Nigeria's legal field 
Navigating the complexities of sustainability issues and data governance risks 
From courtroom visits to career visions: A father's strategic influence 
Parenthood and professional progression: Achieving success with family at the forefront 
Empowering women and driving change in the workplace 
Giving back: Bola's advocacy for children's rights and her nonprofit initiatives 
The value of prioritization and saying yes to less 

 

"Family was first. I wanted to bring up my children in the way my mother brought me up. I wanted to give them nurturing to the best of my ability. So for me, it was understanding my priorities, and not letting it get to me that my career didn't progress as quickly off the mark as I wanted it to." – Bola Tinubu. 

Real Life Real Leaders is dedicated to exploring the real stories behind some of the world's most outstanding inspirational leaders. Each new episode teaches the highs and lows of building a successful business and uncovers the attributes that make a great leader.  

 

Resources:  

Book: Bisi is the Boss by Bola Tinubu 

https://www.amazon.com/Bisi-Boss-Bola-Tinubu-ebook/  

 

Get connected socially with Bola Tinubu:  


https://www.linkedin.com/in/bolatinubu  

 

Get connected socially with host Bonnie Hagemann: 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/bhagemann/  

https://edainc.io/  

https://mobile.twitter.com/bonnie_hagemann  

https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/real-life-real-leaders-podcast/  

 

This podcast is proudly produced in partnership with podlad.com 

29 min

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