Be Your own Boss: Business

      “Be proud of your investments not your salary”. Personally, I am the business oriented type. I enjoy being a boss not because I don’t like taking orders from other people but because it gives me an opportunity to ultimately utilize my management skills. This article isn’t to discourage working for other people but rather it is to give you an insight that you too can be your own boss! Some basic tips to run a successful business Start small. Starting up a business doesn’t require making it big at the beginning stage. Business is a risk so … Continue reading Be Your own Boss: Business

How Inspiration Works and What it does

    How inspiration works and what it does Do you know that your creativity depends on your inspiration? There is nothing you do that someone hasn’t in one way or the other done same. It is the inspirational force or idea that makes the difference! A writer, a blogger, an artist, a fashion designer, an artiste, a graphics designer, a stylist etc all needs inspiration to be the best in what they do. It took me inspiration to draft something about inspiration and it takes someone looking for inspiration to read this post till the end. As my usual … Continue reading How Inspiration Works and What it does

​Survival Amidst the Crowd 

I remember back then maybe four years ago when this sim card registration was really serious here in Lagos, Nigeria. Before one got his sim registered, he had to leave home early enough in order to be in the front of the angry queue. Believe me. It was such a frustrating queue that one won’t like to be in. The first day I decided to embark on the registration journey, I left home late and when I got there, I was shocked at what I saw. The queue was jeeez! When it finally got to my turn, they quickly said … Continue reading ​Survival Amidst the Crowd 

The Power of a Smile

​ “That smile was angelic, it was heavenly, it was magical, it gave me hope and reason to live again, it was my inspiration, it was all I needed” he said to me on the opening of his new company. I wasn’t really the ‘always smiling type’ as some people call it. Back then, I always had a very serious strong looking face, I barely smiled. It wasn’t because I do not like smiling or I was always sad or I had no reason to smile. No! I just didn’t know the power of a smile. It was 5 years … Continue reading The Power of a Smile

A Life Changing Encounter

Many years back, my ideology about life was far different from the way I see it now. My beliefs, my attitude and who I used to be changed after the life changing encounter. Before, I used to think that life was only about fun, party and all that. I never believed in love, never had human sympathy or thought about the future. I always seek revenge at any cost not minding how many lifes would be lost by my actions, my ego got the better of me, families. Life, properties were destroyed all because of my wicked actions! One fateful … Continue reading A Life Changing Encounter

Expecting something big? Be patient! (Part 2)

​Just a continuation of Expecting something big? Be patient If you have been following to this point, I advice you don’t stop now. Read on Let’s get deeper into patience and impatience… Impatience can make you loose great opportunities. Mr Chris was supposed to be the MD for that branch but he lost the opportunity as a result of his impatience. To Mr Chris, resigning and waiting to see if the company would call him back and promote him was the easiest and best solution but “the easiest solution is not always the best solution”. Sometimes, delay happens because something … Continue reading Expecting something big? Be patient! (Part 2)

Expecting something big? Be patient!

​Mr Chris worked for a company for many years. He was ranked a level 4 staff in his department. In the company, staffs were being promoted after 3 years of being in a particular level. After three years of being a level 4 staff, he was due for promotion but for some reasons, his promotion was delayed. Out of impatience, he wrote a resignation letter thinking he will be begged to stay back due to his commitment to work. Unfortunately for him, the company let him go and few weeks after he resigned, Mr Chris assistant was promoted in his … Continue reading Expecting something big? Be patient!

Discover your purpose

Someone once told me “the grave is the richest place in the world”. Buried there are gifts that were not discovered. So many people die a “nobody” because they failed to discover their purpose of living. It is important to know that everyone has a reason of existing. Purpose is the usefulness of a thing, the reason of being. Discovering your purpose implies knowing the reason of your existences. You become useless when you do not know your purpose of living. Discovering your purpose is a very unique thing that only you can figure out. It is your uniqueness! Your … Continue reading Discover your purpose

Taking an Extra Mile 2

Hello guys… this is a continuation of “TAKING AN EXTRA MILE”. Please note that reading this part of the topic is like building a house without foundation (Click HERE to read TAKING AN EXTRA MILE PART 1). FACTS ABOUT TAKING AN EXTRA MILE Going an extra mile requires you to be determined about your goal. The other nine young men though found treasures but overlooked their main goal. Going an extra mile is discouraging. The young man was discouraged when he remembered how difficult it was for ten men to dig ten plantations and he was about digging a whole … Continue reading Taking an Extra Mile 2