Building the Nation

We All Have a Role to Play “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” –  Milton Berle. Recently, an individual narrated to me their encounter in a taxi ride, where the taxi driver was going to make a U-turn at an evident no U-turn sign. This passenger discouraged him from the illegal U-turn and said…

Relationship FBO

Building Lasting Relationships

The Wealth of Association There’s an old African proverb that says “If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” This is simply because the people you surround yourself with are a good indicator of how far you will go and how much you can achieve. Life is…

Luck Sixes FBO

CREATING YOUR OWN LUCK

When Preparation Meets Opportunity… Success comes with a price and to succeed, one must be ready to put in the work and effort required to achieve that success. “Before anything else, preparation is the key to success”- Alexander Graham Bell. It’s easy to overestimate the significance of luck in someone’s success and underestimate the efforts…

Building Structures

Creating A System that Works for You Many people “wing” it daily in the various areas of their lives. There are so many aspects in our lives where structure is beneficial. It is valuable in our careers, businesses, relationships, investment plans, spiritual-life, health and other areas. In the educational sector for instance, during my tenure…

Change

EMBRACE CHANGE

The Only Constant Thing in Life is… “The very nature of life is change, to resist this natural flow is to resist the very essence of our existence.” – Heraclitus Everything in life changes, the question is, do we accept it? Nick Vujicic is a 33-year-old man who was diagnosed with Phocomelia, an extraordinarily rare…

RE-EVALUATE YOUR GOALS

Attaining Concrete Results As a child, did you ever chase and attempt to catch the moon? Such an intriguing, daring yet impossible goal. When life takes an unexpected turn, re-evaluating your options, actions and decisions, as well as setting SMART goals, are excellent ways to get back on track. “If your dreams don’t scare you,…

Tailor Vocation

The Nigerian TVET Challenge PART 2

Hi there, This is a follow up to my previous article on the Nigerian TVET challenge.  If you recall, I stated that for us to solve our TVET challenge, we must re-work our primary and secondary education system to make it practically impossible for any student to come out of our schools without acquiring basic…

Improve Daily

1% BETTER EVERYDAY

COMMIT TO DAILY SELF-IMPROVEMENT Success is a few simple disciplines, practiced every day; while failure is simply a few errors in judgment, repeated every day. — Jim Rohn. It is so easy to overestimate the importance of one defining moment and underestimate the value of making small improvements on a daily basis. Too often, we…