Category Archives: Inspirational

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A Look At Organizational and Personal Performance (Part 2)

My last post was focused on the need for organizations to commit more into evolving great organizations by ensuring the development of a great workforce. It is obvious that great people make great organizations. Today, I am going to play the devil’s advocate by bringing

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A Look At Organizational and Personal Performance (Part 1)

I personally detest mediocrity and celebrate smart workers who I refer to as entrepreneurs even whilst working for organizations that do not belong to them. These people give their best and are constantly renewing their skill sets and their conscience is linked to the fact

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An Unobvious Chance

Once upon a time in the land of Ikesere; it was a mixed fortune for all. Some were very rich, some can’t complain while some lived below comfort and others in abject poverty. Ikesere was layered into divisions according to the collective perception of its

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Authors, Reading and The Reading Culture

For some time now, I have been having an internal debate on an interesting topic. I have always been fascinated by books and other forms of writing. I personally believe that many other forms of art are built on the foundations of an idea articulated

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Positive Black Swan Events And Us: The Slumdog Millionaire Example

When Vikas Swarup wrote his novel titled – Q & A; little did he know that he was setting himself up for history. The book went on to win the Boeke prize but the accolades was just starting. The book was later adapted for the screen by Simon Beaufoy and titled Slumdog Millionaire. The film became the most successful big screen entrant at the Academy awards of 2009 winning 8 out of the 10 nominations it received including best picture which is the crowning glory of any film at the awards ……..

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Plain Ol’ Wisdom

Over the weekend, I did some soul searching on some of the principles that are shaping my life and some I would love to do more. The list goes on and on but I will share some of them with you. I would also love

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Letter To My Unborn Child

My Dear Child, You cannot understand how elated I am writing this letter to you. In fact, just a few years ago, I could not envisage this happening but you have made this possible through the help of God and I can proudly dip my

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Do Something, Change Starts With You!

The human mind is a deep one with an ability to create and destroy. From the mind – man has been able to invent things, write blockbusters, start World wars and destroy their nations. Each man has a choice to either use his cortex for

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The Tortoise and the Elephant

Not too long ago, I wrote a post based on a popular Nigerian folktale. I am a lover of our folktales because of the wisdom inherent in them which most of us overlook. And that is the reason I will from time to time, bring

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My Creed

This post is inspired by a decision to live a life that contributes to the Nigerian and African dream. A dream born out of a desire to evolve a nation and continent far from the present status of a dark people. A glimpse into a

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Happy New Year and God’s Promises

2008 was a great year and I am so happy that after reviewing my activities – I can say that God has been so good. I have also promised God to do more in 2009 and ensure that the potentials he has put in me

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My Rooms in Great Ife – 200L/300L

200 Level – Room 295, Obafemi Awolowo Hall The moment I resumed 200 level; I knew it was going to be one enduring session because I left home without any hope of an accommodation and my parents were not buoyant enough to provide money for