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Pursuit of Happiness

Pursuit of Happiness

Living in a great nation (or having money) may not make you happy. In his book, Homo Deus, Yuval Noah Harari does a better job of providing data points to support this, than I can. (See Chapter One, sub-section, The Right to Happiness.) What living in a great nation...
You Need Values to Truly Succeed

You Need Values to Truly Succeed

Here’s what I learned in over two decades of running projects – many organisations underestimate the personal drive, loyalty and sense of responsibility that’s required for a successful venture. They assume process makes projects run. No. Character does....
Can Money Really Buy Happiness?

Can Money Really Buy Happiness?

It’s so difficult to explain to folks that money doesn’t guarantee happiness. The typical response is, “Let me make money first, so I can find out.” Happiness lies in relationships – with friends, family, society and God. That feeling of...
What’s Your Life Script?

What’s Your Life Script?

One thing I’ve learned from travelling is this: It is important to find out what makes you happy, early in life. It may end up being something boring or unsexy; adventurous or flighty. But find out. Life has so many options that if you don’t know what...
Admit Your Unhappiness

Admit Your Unhappiness

I used to live on the Lagos Mainland while working on the Island. I left for work at 7am then 6am and finally 5am as the traffic situation got worse each year. A friend reminded me that I was addicted to Red Bull and coffee in those days. I rarely saw daylight. I...