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ska redefined 2016

April 10, 2016 Leave a comment

In my special way of marking The SKA Legacy this year, I decided to review the profile of the company. I hope my dad is proud and smiling down from heaven. Continue to rest in perfect peace. As I started, two or three years ago, I continued with an air of professionalism and simplicity.

The SKA GroupOVER AND BEYOND™

Profile

The SKA Group goes over expectations and beyond. It is constantly raising the bar for excellence in innovation and service. Headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria, The SKA Group Incorporated is a leading, privately-owned, multinational, diversified business conglomerate. It owns and oversees the operations of several companies with interests spanning various industries all over the world. Through the dedication of its employees worldwide, The SKA Group remains one of the most admired, dynamic and profitable companies in the world.

History

The SKA Group began as Pearl Kreations on Monday, January 28th, 2008 in Hamilton, Ontario, while Sylvester Kay-Adade was a freshman at McMaster University. Circa September 2009, the vision for The SKA Group was conceived and implemented. By September 21st, 2010, it was officially registered in Canada under the laws of the Province of Ontario. As Pearl Kreations became more successful, its profits provided the necessary capital for the exploration of new industries. The result gave rise to real estate firm, Ransrive Realtors in November, 2009; and clothing company, Suave Clothing in February, 2010. These were preceded by the acquisition of accounting firm, SKA Ventures in June, 2009; and followed by the development of innovations firm, Sylver Productions in August, 2010. Presently, The SKA Group owns Café Euphorie, Herança Financial, Pearl Kreations, Prestige Academy, Ransrive Realtors, Suave Clothing, Sylver Productions, and Vecasyer Hotels & Towers, as well as controlling interests in RCubed-Merit LLP and Spinners Incorporated.

Mission

The SKA Group will relentlessly provide superior quality products and deliver exceptional service, while thriving to be the best and exceed expectations in all its business and social endeavors.

Vision

The SKA Group aims to be recognized as the global brand with a drive for innovation and heart after perfection.

Values

Integrity
We believe in consistency in the right values.
– Fairness: There is no discrimination; everyone is equal and every job is vital to our brilliant success.
– Hard work: Excellent results are not manufactured, but accomplished through hard work. We understand that and are very familiar with it.
– Lawfulness: All our actions and activities are in total obedience, and in complete accordance with the law.
– Quality: All our products and services are always held to the highest standards.
Leadership
We believe in leadership by example.
– Accountability: We account and take responsibility for our actions, and conduct ourselves responsibly and transparently in all situations and at all times.
– Entrepreneurship: We are creative, innovative and ready to take calculated risks.
– Perfection: We are performance-oriented and put our best into everything.
People
Like every family, we trust respect and trust each other, and that attitude flows right from the top to the branches.
The people make the company, and our people are the best employees, executives, and partners; hence, we are the best company.
Service
We make everything about our patrons because it is.
– Community: A good community produces good people. Our people are good people because they come from good communities.
In order to maintain the balance, we give back through caring for the environment, maintaining old and raising new fundamental structures, and providing basic necessities to lacking communities.
– Customers: Customer service is paramount to us because without our clients and customers, we would be non-existent. We are committed to continually provide value through our products and services.

Subsidiaries

Every business venture is held to the highest standards, operated efficiently, and pacesetters in their respective industries.

ska-in-2014
Café Euphorie is the chain of state-of-the-art cafes designed for and with the quintessential business executive in mind.
Herança Financial is the global, small business management firm which deals in the provision of top-notch financial advice and solutions for small and medium scale businesses.
Prestige Academy is the educational institution which delivers quality, unparalleled educational services. These services include entrepreneurial education, financial management education, middle school education, high school education, private tutoring, and renowned etiquette & grooming classes.
Pearl Kreations is the collectibles company which manufactures, retails and supplies superior quality pin back button-badges for a variety of corporate, personal, professional, national and international events and purposes.
Ransrive Realtors is the real estate company which provides temporary and permanent accommodation through the letting and sale of commercial and residential properties.
Suave Clothing is the unique clothing venture which retails luxury accessories from reputable brand names, manufactures and sells its own line of bespoke dress shirts, dress pants and suits, and provides wardrobe consultation services. It also produces a biannual style online publication called The Suave Series.
Sylver Productions is the innovative firm which provides unique products and services that meet untapped customer needs. It developed, manages and operates proprietary services like Citymail™, TixItUp™, Datlik™ and Wefyl™.
Vecasyer Hotels & Towers is the collection of the most stylish hotels and resorts worldwide which offer 5-star accommodation with first class professional treatment and quality services.

The SKA Group also has partial ownership of:
RCubed-Merit LLP – the outfitting firm which highlights and optimizes the potential for various living spaces by redefining the outlook of the rooms, offices, homes and work spaces through the reorganization and restructuring of their overall presentation. The SKA Group has fifty-one percent (51%) ownership.
Spinners Incorporated – the agency which provides expert advertising services and solutions to its clients. It also uses its ace designing skills and creative wordplay to make befitting logos, catchy names and impressive slogans for its clients’ businesses, events and products. The SKA Group has seventy-five (75%) ownership.

All subsidiaries operate independently, but are monitored and regulated from its headquarters, SKA Tower, under the management of the President of the conglomerate.

imovie 2015

March 24, 2015 Leave a comment

This year at Pearl Kreations, we had the public decide which of this year’s most anticipated movies would be in our 2015 movie collection. The response was phenomenal. Thanks to everyone who participated; it was very encouraging. So, without further ado, here are the 2015 blockbuster buttons:

2015

  • Sponge Out Of Water – Friday, February 6th
  • The Avengers 2: The Age Of Ultron – Friday, May 1st
  • Jurassic World – Friday, June 12th
  • Minions – Friday, June 26th
  • Fantastic Four – Friday, August 7th
  • Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens – Friday, December 18th

 

We’re planning a one-time special offer for the month of May which we’re calling “The May Special”. You’ll be able to pre-order the entire collection between May 1st and May 10th via email. It will be sold at a discounted price, and deliveries will be made on or before May 28th.

 

After the special ends, following the new arrangement we started in 2014, the buttons will be individually released in our online gallery and the online stores on the dates the movies premiere (in Canada) as listed above.

 

Button up! 🙂

ska redefined 2014

September 21, 2014 Leave a comment

I continued with the professionalism and simplicity of the profile created last year in making some descriptive changes this year. Enjoy!

The SKA Group

OVER AND BEYOND™

Profile

The SKA Group goes over expectations and beyond. It is constantly raising the bar for excellence in innovation and service.
Headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria, The SKA Group Incorporated is a leading, privately-owned, multinational, diversified business conglomerate. It owns and oversees the operations of several companies with interests spanning various industries all over the world. Through the dedication of its employees worldwide, The SKA Group remains one of the most admired, dynamic and profitable companies in the world.

History

The SKA Group began as Pearl Kreations on Monday, January 28th, 2008 in Hamilton, Ontario, while Sylvester Kay-Adade II was a freshman at McMaster University. Circa September 2009, the vision for The SKA Group was conceived and implemented. By September 21st, 2010, it was officially registered in Canada under the laws of the Province of Ontario. As Pearl Kreations became more successful, its profits provided the necessary capital for the exploration of new industries. The result gave rise to real estate firm, Ransrive Realtors in November, 2009; and clothing company, Suave Clothing in February, 2010. These were preceded by the acquisition of accounting and insurance firm, SKA Ventures in June, 2009; and followed by the development of innovations firm, Sylver Productions in August, 2010. Presently, The SKA Group owns Café Euphorie, Herança Financial, Pearl Kreations, Prestige Academy, Ransrive Realtors, Suave Clothing, Sylver Productions, and Vecasyer Hotels & Towers, as well as controlling interests in RCubed-Merit LLP and Spinners Incorporated.

Mission

The SKA Group will relentlessly provide superior quality products and deliver exceptional service, while thriving to be the best and exceed expectations in all its business and social endeavors.

Vision

The SKA Group aims to be recognized as the global brand with a drive for innovation and heart after perfection.

Values

Integrity
We believe in consistency in the right values.
– Fairness: There is no discrimination; everyone is equal and every job is vital to our brilliant success.
– Hard work: Excellent results are not manufactured, but accomplished through hard work. We understand that and are very familiar with it.
– Lawfulness: All our actions and activities are in total obedience, and in complete accordance with the law.
– Quality: All our products and services are always held to the highest standards.
Leadership
We believe in leadership by example.
– Accountability: We account and take responsibility for our actions, and conduct ourselves responsibly and transparently in all situations and at all times.
– Entrepreneurship: We are creative, innovative and ready to take calculated risks.
– Perfection: We are performance-oriented and put our best into everything.
People
Like every family, we trust respect and trust each other, and that attitude flows right from the top to the branches.
The people make the company, and our people are the best employees, executives, and partners; hence, we are the best company.
Service
We make everything about our patrons because it is.
– Community: A good community produces good people. Our people are good people because they come from good communities.
In order to maintain the balance, we give back through caring for the environment, maintaining old and raising new fundamental structures, and providing basic necessities to lacking communities.
– Customers: Customer service is paramount to us because without our clients and customers, we would be non-existent. We are committed to continually provide value through our products and services.

Subsidiaries

Every business venture is held to the highest standards, operated efficiently, and pacesetters in their respective industries.

ska-in-2014
Café Euphorie is the chain of state-of-the-art cafes designed for and with the quintessential business executive in mind.
Herança Financial is the global, small business management firm which deals in the provision of top-notch financial advice and solutions for small and medium scale businesses.
Prestige Academy is the educational institution which delivers quality, unparalleled educational services. These services include entrepreneurial education, financial management education, middle school education, high school education, private tutoring, and renowned etiquette & grooming classes.
Pearl Kreations is the collectibles company which manufactures, retails and supplies superior quality pin back button-badges for a variety of corporate, personal, professional, national and international events and purposes.
Ransrive Realtors is the real estate company which provides temporary and permanent accommodation through the letting and sale of commercial and residential properties.
Suave Clothing is the unique clothing venture which retails luxury accessories from reputable brand names, manufactures and sells its own line of bespoke dress shirts, dress pants and suits, and provides wardrobe consultation services. It also produces a biannual style online publication called The Suave Series.
Sylver Productions is the innovative firm which provides unique products and services that meet untapped customer needs. It developed, manages and operates proprietary services like Citymail™, TixItUp™, Datlik™ and Wefyl™.
Vecasyer Hotels & Towers is the collection of the most stylish hotels and resorts worldwide which offer 5-star accommodation with first class professional treatment and quality services.

The SKA Group also has partial ownership of:
RCubed-Merit LLP – the outfitting firm which highlights and optimizes the potential for various living spaces by redefining the outlook of the rooms, offices, homes and work spaces through the reorganization and restructuring of their overall presentation. The SKA Group has fifty-one percent (51%) ownership.
Spinners Incorporated – the agency which provides expert advertising services and solutions to its clients. It also uses its ace designing skills and creative wordplay to make befitting logos, catchy names and impressive slogans for its clients’ businesses, events and products. The SKA Group has seventy-five (75%) ownership.

All subsidiaries operate independently, but are monitored and regulated from its headquarters, SKA Tower, under the management of the President of the conglomerate.

imovie 2014

February 1, 2014 1 comment

Pearl Kreations is back in business!

By, the way, I’ve decided to cut prices down to $2.00CAD/button for buttons in stock, but custom orders will remain $2.50CAD/button.

Okay, without further delay, we have twelve new buttons for some of the most highly anticipated movies of 2014! Unlike previous years where the buttons went on sale about a week before the movies premiered, this year, the buttons will be released the dates the movies premiere (in Canada). You can however pre-order online, and your button(s) will ship out as soon as the date(s) for the movie(s) arrive(s).

Posters - Movie Collection (2014)

RoboCop: Wednesday, February 12

Mr. Peabody & Sherman: Friday, March 7

Muppets Most Wanted: Friday, March 21

Captain America: The Winter Soldier: Friday, April 4

The Amazing Spider-Man 2: Friday, May 2

Godzilla: Friday, May 16

X-Men: Days of Future Past: Friday, May 23

Transformers 4: Age of Extinction: Friday, June 27

Guardians of the Galaxy: Friday, August 1

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Friday, August 8

The Expendables 3: Friday, August 15

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1: Friday, November 21

The official promotional video for these new movie buttons was developed once again by our very own, Spinners Inc. It can be viewed on the The SKA Group’s YouTube Channel via link.

All buttons will be available in the online store, as usual, for purchase 🙂

happy 2014

January 28, 2014 Leave a comment

I know this is coming super late, but happy new year everyone.

In the church I worship, 2014 is our year of dominion; it is my prayer that you will dominate and rule this year in Jesus’ name.

PK6

As surprising amount of people already know, Pearl Kreations is six years today. Thanks to all those who have congratulated me, and hopefully, others who will. I appreciate all the love and support.

It’s been a wild journey with my baby, and I’m grateful to God for all I’m experiencing and have experienced in business so far. Pray for many more years on business success 🙂

Happy 2014!

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see it

November 25, 2013 2 comments

“Whatever your mind can conceive, your hands can achieve; you cannot be faster than your vision” – Unknown.

I think that quote means is whatever your mind can see, your eyes will see; all you need to do is put your God-given creative power/imagination to work.

You need to see your business and make it tangible in your mind. You need foresight. Put quite simply, in my own terms, it is the ability to accurately plan for/see into your future. Foresight is a very special gift I possess. I am blessed to have been born with it, but I also believe it can be learnt with practice. I know this because I helped a friend with the direction of her company about a year ago. I encouraged her to constantly visualize her future company – think up its services, construct its mission, values and vision, and design its logo(s). She listened and she’s grateful today. I’ll share my story now…

One night two years ago, I got obsessed with designing the corporate headquarters of The SKA Group Inc. I already started the ground in my head. For example, I’ve known it will be called SKA Tower, and it will be located in Burlington, Ontario or Ibadan, Nigeria. What I didn’t have was the design.That very night, I decided no more slacking. I pulled out my little black book, sat down for four hours, and I put my mind to work designing the future SKA Towers. I started with the aerial view because I wanted to design the replicate the logo (SKA) as closely as possible. I think I spent about three hours on that alone. Several rough sheets later, I finally worked atria into the design to get the desired look. I neatly redesigned the aerial view, and spent another hour working on the front elevation. This is what I came up with:

As you may see, the atria tower from the lobby/main floor to the roof top. They will have flower gardens and pine trees. I also arranged the building such that each wing would house a subsidiary, put abbreviations so I remember – A Wing for The Pearl Academy, B Wing for Pearl Cafes, C Wing for Pearl Kreations, D Wing for RansRive Realtors, E Wing for SKA Ventures, F Wing for the reception/main lobby (with a high ceiling all the way to the top of the building), G Wing for the group (offices of the board members and senior executives), H Wing for Suave Clothing, I Wing for Sylver Productions, and J Wing for Vecasyer Hotels & Towers.

Earlier this month, I decided to have the designs made on a larger scale, and also work on the left side, right side and rear elevations. I was completely exhausted when I was done and slept off. The next morning, I looked over the designs and emailed them to a brilliant architect friend, Nelson W*. I asked him to construct a three-dimensional design based on the plans. A few days later, just to make sure he was on the right track, he sent me this sketch of the aerial view:

Aerial View

Aerial View

I thought it was pretty good.

I asked him to continue, and this is the end result.

L - R: Front Elevation, Rear Elevation, Left Side Elevation and Right Side Elevation

L – R: Front Elevation, Rear Elevation, Left Side Elevation and Right Side Elevation

As you may see, externally, SKA Tower’s appearance consists of concrete, glass and wood. Structurally, it consists of ten (10) wings, seven (7) atria and five (5) floors. Each wing, as I earlier stated, will be dedicated to one subsidiary, the main lobby and the group. The only difference is the new allotments due to the name changes – A Wing for Café Euphorie, B Wing for Herança Financial, C Wing for Pearl Kreations, D Wing for Prestige Academy, E Wing for Ransrive Realtors, F Wing remains for the reception/main lobby, G Wing remains for the group, H Wing for Suave Clothing, I Wing for Sylver Productions, and J Wing for Vecasyer Hotels & Towers. Each wing will consist of five (5) floors for each department – Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Information Technology, and Management. Administration will deal with the accounting, clerical support and documentation of the day-to-day operations, Customer Service will deal with consumer support, complaints and inquiries,  Human Resources will deal with employee relations, marketing, payroll, reward programs and regulation compliance, Information Technology will deal with intranet operations, site maintenance, social media management and technical support, and Management will deal with the coordination of  operations and the supervision of all departments.

I hope this challenges you. Remember, whatever your mind can conceive, your hands can achieve. Put your brain to work!

ska redefined 2013

September 21, 2013 Leave a comment

Okay, I worked on a simple and more professional profile for The SKA Group. I love this new summary a lot better than those of previous years. I hope you enjoy reading this too. Enjoy!

The SKA Group

OVER AND BEYOND™

Profile
The SKA Group goes over expectations and beyond. It is constantly raising the bar for excellence in innovation and service.
Headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria, The SKA Group Incorporated is a leading, privately-owned, multinational, diversified business conglomerate. It owns and oversees the operations of several companies with interests spanning advertising solutions, branding, catering, clothing, document management, education, financial services, memorabilia, publication, and real estate all over the world. Reporting legitimate, record-breaking profits through the dedication of its employees worldwide, The SKA Group is one of the most admired, dynamic and profitable companies in the world.

History
The vision for The SKA Group was conceived by Sylvester Kay-Adade II in November, 2009, and by September, 2010, it was registered in Canada under the laws of the Province of Ontario. It initially began operations as Pearl Kreations on Monday, January 28th, 2008 in Hamilton, Ontario, while he was a freshman at McMaster University. As Pearl Kreations became more and more successful, it provided the necessary capital for research into new industries. The real estate and retail markets were explored, and the subsequent breakthrough success respectively gave rise to Ransrive Realtors in November, 2009, and Suave Clothing in February, 2010. Those were preceded by the acquisition of accounting and insurance firm, SKA Ventures in June, 2009, and followed by the development of innovations firm, Sylver Productions in August, 2010.
Presently, The SKA Group owns Café Euphorie, Herança Financial, Pearl Kreations, Prestige Academy, Ransrive Realtors, Suave Clothing, Sylver Productions, and Vecasyer Hotels & Towers, as well as controlling interests in RCubed-Merit LLP and Spinners Incorporated.

Mission
The SKA Group will relentlessly provide superior quality products and deliver exceptional service, while thriving to be the best and exceed expectations in all its business and social endeavors.

Vision
The SKA Group will be the global brand with a drive for innovation and heart after perfection.

Values
Integrity
We believe in consistency in the right values.
– Fairness: There is no discrimination; everyone is equal and every job is vital to our brilliant success.
– Hard work: Excellent results are not manufactured, but accomplished through hard work. We understand that and are very familiar with it.
– Lawfulness: All our actions and activities are in total obedience, and in complete accordance with the law.
– Quality: All our products and services are always held to the highest standards.
Leadership
We believe in leadership by example.
– Accountability: We account and take responsibility for our actions, and conduct ourselves responsibly and transparently in all situations and at all times.
– Entrepreneurship: We are creative, innovative and ready to take calculated risks.
– Perfection: We are performance-oriented and put our best into everything.
People
Like every family, we trust respect and trust each other, and that attitude flows right from the top to the branches.
The people make the company, and our people are the best employees, executives, and partners; hence, we are the best company.
Service
We make everything about our patrons because it is.
– Community: A good community produces good people. Our people are good people because they come from good communities.
In order to maintain the balance, we give back through caring for the environment, maintaining old and raising new fundamental structures, and providing basic necessities to lacking communities.
– Customers: Customer service is paramount to us because without our clients and customers, we would be non-existent. We are committed to continually provide value through our products and services.

Subsidiaries
Every business venture owned or affiliated with The SKA Group is held to the highest standards, operated efficiently, and pacesetters in their respective industries.

SKA in 2013Café Euphorie is the chain of state-of-the-art cafes designed for and with the quintessential business executive in mind.
Herança Financial is the global, small business management firm which deals in the provision of top-notch financial advice and solutions for small and medium scale businesses. It provides business analysis, consultation, operating leases, project management, small and medium scale enterprise (SME) loans, training, and excellent financial advice for businesses, entrepreneurs and individuals.
Prestige Academy is the educational institution which delivers quality, unparalleled educational services. These services include entrepreneurial education, financial management education, middle school education, high school education, private tutoring, and renowned etiquette & grooming classes.
Pearl Kreations is the collectibles manufacturing company which manufactures, retails and supplies superior quality button-badges for a variety of corporate, personal, professional, national and international events and purposes. It is the unofficial button-badges supplier for the FIFA World Cup™ Tournaments, the IOC Olympics™ and the UEFA Champions League™.
Ransrive Realtors is the real estate company which provides temporary and permanent accommodation through the letting and sale of commercial and residential properties with onsite luxury amenities.
Suave Clothing is the unique clothing venture solely in the business of elite corporate apparel. It retails luxury accessories from reputable brand names, and manufactures and sells its own line of bespoke dress shirts, dress pants and suits,  as well as provide wardrobe consultation services. It also produces a biannual style publication called The Suave Series.
Sylver Productions is the innovative firm which provides unique products and services that meet untapped customer needs. It developed, manages and operates proprietary services like Citymail™, CollegeTix™/TixItUp™, Datlik™ and Wefyl™.
Vecasyer Hotels & Towers is the collection of the most stylish hotels and resorts worldwide which offer 5-star accommodation with first class professional treatment and quality services. It also provides chauffeur services to and from international airports.

The noteworthy companies and ventures The SKA Group has partial ownership in are:
RCubed-Merit LLP is the outfitting firm which highlights and optimizes the potential for various living spaces by redefining the outlook of the rooms, offices, homes and work spaces through the reorganization and restructuring of their overall presentation. The SKA Group has fifty-one percent (51%) ownership.
Spinners Incorporated is the agency which provides expert advertising services and solutions to its clients. It also uses its ace designing skills and creative wordplay to make befitting logos, catchy names and impressive slogans for its clients’ businesses, events and products. The SKA Group has seventy-five (75%) ownership.

All subsidiaries operate independently, but are monitored and regulated from its Headquarters, SKA Tower, which is controlled by the President.