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Beyond Talent

Beyond Talent

Many talented people who are successful, have an additional character trait that produced the success. Some are disciplined. They work their way to success. Some are charismatic. They network. Some are humble. They attract help. Some are administrators. They build...
What Is Wrong With The Nigerian?

What Is Wrong With The Nigerian?

I’ve been thinking about this question for days – “What Is Wrong With The Nigerian?” Traveling around Africa and Asia helps me to imagine what Nigeria could be like with light and leadership. Western countries are too advanced for me to...
Moments of Joy

Moments of Joy

If you live in Nigeria, you’ve got to take care of your mind. Your environment will seek to squeeze the humanity & nobility out of you. You turn savage as you fight for existential rights. Yesterday, I reminded myself to focus on moments of joy. To find...
Two Skills Young Nigerians Need

Two Skills Young Nigerians Need

I think two skills young Nigerians need are Leadership and Critical Thinking. But first, they need Self-Confidence and perhaps, Trauma Therapy. Nigeria has broken many people. I say this because while mentoring, I’ve seen many young people who have no idea what...
My Space In Time

My Space In Time

I shall own my space in time and then gracefully leave the stage, for others to grow and blossom. May I not make myself, Lord. Instead, make me what you want me to be. May I hide myself and may it be your honour to expose me. Give me peace. Let me not trade it for...
The Soul Of Discretion

The Soul Of Discretion

Let me share some lessons about confidentiality and discretion: Share your secrets with your friends and spouse but DO NOT share other people’s secrets with them. When rich and powerful people introduce you to a circle of trust, they typically set a test. They...