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I usually don’t care about status; my major interest is in satisfying my inner crave, and that crave is my passion to inspire for good. Most people who are genuinely celebrated today, did not set out to be celebrated. They simply went out to do what they love most, or meet a need they consider pertinent, and from doing what they do, the world appreciate and celebrate them. That is why I believe that fame isn’t as a result of your ability to tweak, weave or twist. Those with real and genuine talents, and the desire to truly meet the needs of humanity hardly tweak or twist. They don’t need spin doctors or PR gurus to help them gain some fast-forwarded publicities; they just enjoy what they do, even if it doesn’t bring publicity or financial rewards. When Leymah Roberta Gbowee formed the women’s peace movement, “Women of Liberia Mass…

At certain points in life, those with hearts that can reflect look back. The crave to achieve so much is at stake for hasty people but those who are thankful and appreciative of where they are in spite of where they want to get to gratefully look back. As you reflect soberly, there are milestones that can never be forgotten, because those unprintable but memorable spots define where you currently are. Where you are may not really be where your mental picture perceives, but at least, it is obvious that you are in the right direction, making progress, and being self motivated to keep your progress going undermining the potholes, sink holes and bumps that act as barriers to your movement. Some people may not want to embark on historical journeys because they are deeply chagrined by the chasm between their current state and what they consider to be illusion…

To the mentally strong, failure is an inspiration. To the one who desires to aspire, rejection is a positive turning point. Getting to the edge of precipice and rescuing yourself from drowning could be a motivational factor that gives you a clearer vision to see the ladder that had always been there, and helps you decide that it’s time to start climbing. Candidly speaking, the world and its environs are full of ladders; weak minds only see the pits. The pit is the first to attract because descending is easier to attain than ascending. You don’t need an effort to go down; you need all the energies including the ones you may not have to go up. Improper management that wrecks a growing business requires zero efforts; cutting edge strategies, planning and implementation need broad and titanic efforts to help the advancement of business, career, education or holistic endeavors. There…

All through the 2015/2016 Premier League, Leicester City Football Club; a previous year’s relegation bound team kept impressing. At first, everyone considered it a fluke, as many mid-range teams in the past have acted like inexperienced marathon runners; racing so quickly at the blast of the whistle, but ending up in their usual positions when the time for endurance came. I too was one of the numerous doubters because I didn’t see how a sparsely known team without the usual megastar household names would be able to compete with the big money teams with all their world class players. Ten games gone, they kept going among the top; still, people doubted their ability to push on to the end. Gradually, as the games went on, and they maintained their drive, doubts started turning into disbeliefs. The first shocker was the aphorism of Leicester City making it into the Champions League.…

A couple of weeks ago, I was on my way to Deptford Bridge, London. The easiest route to get to Deptford Bridge from East London where I live is by taking the DLR Train via Canary Wharf, which means you have to change twice; the first train starts from Stratford and terminates at Canary Wharf and from Stratford, you join another DLR train heading to Lewisham, and then, get off at Deptford Bridge. The night before this journey to the studio where I was doing some training on multimedia technology, I worked all night. In spite of not being able to catch at least, one hour sleep, I was determined to spend over six hours to learn some tags on Hypertext Markup Language (HTML). Acting like a superman who doesn’t need so much hours of sleep, I set off to the studio. At the initial part of the first leg…

As I came up with this topic, I was wondering if this is the right thing to talk about at this point in time. The reason I felt that way was because, most of the people in the world today, feel that they are not yet in leadership positions. So, they wonder if such a blog post is meant for them. In response to that, I would say that everyone is a leader in his or her own capacity. For instance, you may not be head over other people, but you are responsible for your personal, career, or business pathway. Not leading other people doesn’t mean that you aren’t leading your own destiny. Nevertheless, we must not be scared of leading people, or having that cutting edge over competitors. Championship competitions aren’t there to prove equality. They are there to show that someone is better than the rest. If you…

A few days before writing this article, I was invited to attend the wedding of a very meek lady that in all pure conscience, I would prefer to call a sister, not because we’re blood relatives, but because of her positive attitude to life and good human relations. As a personal culture imbibed for years, wherever I go, my first assignment is to be observant. I derive a lot of inspiration from observation; that inspiration acts as my motivation in jotting down life-changing information as a success blogger and writer. The wedding was supposed to start 10:00am, and I was so much in a rush not to be late. I think I got there 10:00am on the dot. As I stepped into the church auditorium with an expectation to see people praying, singing or dancing, I was shocked that besides the people decorating the auditorium, everywhere was empty. Then it…

Once, I was in a strategic management class. The lectures sounded very interesting, but as I sat down with all ears, listening to grab some basic information about a new dimension, since my background has always been sciences, I began to ruminate. On paper, strategies were cool, but my thoughts were on practical realities. That day, I said to myself, ‘after all said and done, the behaviour of man determines the extent of the quality of his leadership.’ Why do employers ask for skills outside academic qualifications and job experiences? This is because they want to know who you are, outside your expertise. Professionalism has gone beyond the mere ability to do the job; conducts and relationships are part of the attributes that will help you stand out in your endeavours. You may be a technician, but an employer may demand that, to be eligible for the job, you must…

Evidence is witness, attestation and confirmation. Therefore, it must be separate from self. In the law court, it is unacceptable for someone to bear witness for himself; he needs someone else to stand in the witness box to make a declaration in support of him. Having said that, I will like to emphasise that the doctrine of separation from self does not mean that a man, in practice, cannot provide the exhibits that will inspire the judge to believe him. In spite of that, in leadership, a man does not blow his trumpet; otherwise, he isn’t a true leader. On certain instances, you hear some people use the slogan,  ‘As a leader, I will…’. Sometimes, I ask myself, ‘Are they truly leaders?’ If they are, there are indicators to prove it; if they don’t pass the litmus test, whatever they say they are, they may not truly be. What are…