Spreading Love

Spreading Love

Creating a Love Chain In 2005, there was a Boston court clerk named Glen James, he lost his job and had spent 7 years living on the street and in shelters. One day, he found a backpack containing travellers’ cheques and cash amounting to more than $40,000. Rather than keep the money, he handed it…

Kindness

Love Expressions

Love Expressed in Form of Kindness What if I told you love can extend your lifespan? I’m not talking about Nollywood or Hollywood type of love. This kind of love is not whimsical nor conditional, but it is commitment and sacrifice driven in nature. On my drive to work one day, I came across a…

Valentine

February, Valentine & Love

Love For Self, Others & Country Hi there, It’s a new month and a good time to pick up conversations around the concept of February, Valentine & Love. Across the world, February is largely themed as the month where people express love to friends, family and loved-ones. What does it mean to truly love, you…

Love is Not Cheap 

Love Expressions   To celebrate love on Valentine’s day in the United States, a couple may decide to visit the venue of their first date or where the proposal happened. Roses, candy hearts, teddy bears and chocolates are given and taken in very good faith. For instance, it is becoming customary, in the Philippines, for…

The Four Pragmatic Steps

My Thoughts on Nigeria’s Next Move By Fela Bank-Olemoh (FBO)   Hi there, good to be back. I was recently invited as a guest speaker to January9Collective’s Annual Lecture 9.0; where I shared my thoughts on some pragmatic steps we could take as a nation. Thought you might enjoy reading the speech too. John Wooden…

Dominate This Year

Start Right  The story that comes to mind is that of Morolake Akinosun, who is an American athlete of Nigerian descent. At age 17 in 2011, Morolake was in her senior year in Waubonsie Valley High School in Illinois. While watching the televised World Championships for track and field, she got inspired to tweet these…

Having a First-Class Year

Welcome to 2021! Hi there, good to be back. Though 2020 threw us all some curveballs, we have a new opportunity for a fresh start this year. One of my favourite quotes is; “You don’t earn a First-Class in your Final Year.” To achieve that, you start working hard from your first year in school.…

New Beginnings!!

Start with the Right Mindset. The butterfly is a natural metaphor for describing new beginnings and while it’s truly a fascinating work of nature, this transformation is pretty gruesome deep inside the chrysalis. In fact, for a caterpillar to turn into a butterfly, it digests itself using enzymes triggered by hormones. I guess even mother…

The Art Of Self-Audit

Hi there, good to be back. In my previous articles, I shared my thoughts regarding the Education Sector. However, my next 2 articles will be focused on Self-Leadership. So, lets start with The Art Of Self-Audit. As this tough and turbulent year wraps up, it is expedient to carry out a comprehensive audit of our…

Merry Christmas!

Love is the Reason for The Season   In 2018, American singer and songwriter, Mike Love released his Christmas Solo-Album titled “Reason for the Season”. The album was a collection of traditional Christmas carols, new songs, and re-recordings of some songs by The Beach Boys – a rock band Mike co-founded in 1961.    The Reason for…