THE MAKING OF A SUCCESSFUL ENTREPRENEUR – Part 3

SENSITIVITY I am an agribusiness expert. I have an unquenchable passion for making food available and affordable to everyone. Through the years, I've had several people come to ask me for business ideas they can start in agriculture. The problem with the request is that most of the times, it is not the business idea … Continue reading THE MAKING OF A SUCCESSFUL ENTREPRENEUR – Part 3

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WHY YOU SHOULD BE A WRITER

By Jonah Sunday I Don't Have A Potbelly. I'm sure you know a few people who have potbellies. I don't know if you like them, but I am not really a fan of potbelly, and I'll ensure I don't have one for few reasons. One, I don't know if my wife would love a man … Continue reading WHY YOU SHOULD BE A WRITER

WHAT NOT TO DO WITH JONAH (WASTERS)

Welcome to the fourth part of the "Unfortunate Sailor's" series. In part two and three we talked about how you can identify wasters in your life, career, and business. Today we will talk about what not to do with the wasters after recognizing them. One thing you should not do with the wasters is to try to accommodate them, change them or even struggle to move forward with them. It will be a futile effort.

IDENTIFYING THE JONAH(S)

In my previous post, I talked about how to keep Jonahs (wasters) away from your life, in order to avoid needless pain(s). However, that is only necessary for those who are not having Jonahs in their lives already. What if there's a Jonah in your ship now; what would you do? Let's take a look … Continue reading IDENTIFYING THE JONAH(S)

THE UNFORTUNATE SAILORS – Part 1

Imagine waking up from your house in the morning to enter a business deal with a potential client. You doted all the 'I's' and crossed the 'T's.' You were very sure you were going to win the deal. Then, boom! Someone just came from nowhere in the form of a business partner, a neighbor, a … Continue reading THE UNFORTUNATE SAILORS – Part 1

FOUR REASONS EVERYONE SHOULD BE A CRITICAL THINKER

According to the World Economic Forum, there are about ten soft skills in high demand that are necessary for you to thrive in the 21st Century and one of these skills is 'Critical thinking'. Humans make about 35,000 conscious decision every day, imagine if there is a tool that could subject your mind to making … Continue reading FOUR REASONS EVERYONE SHOULD BE A CRITICAL THINKER

THE EFFECT OF EMOTIONAL INCOMPETENCE IN OUR SOCIETY

Emotional incompetence often results from habits deeply learned early in life. These automatic habits are set in place as a normal part of living as experience shapes the brain. As people acquire their habitual repertoire of thoughts, feelings, and actions, the neural connections that support these are strengthened, becoming dominant pathways for nerve impulses. Connections that are unused become weakened, while those that people use over and overgrow increasingly strong. When these habits have been so heavily learned, the underlying neural circuitry becomes the brain's default option at any moment - what a person does automatically and spontaneously, often with little awareness of choosing to do so. Thus, the need for emotional intelligence (EI).

I GOT A LOVE LETTER

Guess what? I'm loved. Nothing is as sweet as knowing that someone somewhere is deeply in love with you. I received a Love letter this morning and I can't help but bring it up here. Here's it... "Though the mountains are shaken and the hills are removed, yet my unfailing love for you will not … Continue reading I GOT A LOVE LETTER

BOOK REVIEW: Attitude is Everything

During my Industrial Training at NAFDAC, Kaduna Area Laboratory, in 2014, I ran into one of my co-IT students, Olayinka Obadele, reading a book with the title Attitude Is Everything by Jeff Keller. I was attracted by the title, so I borrowed it. Reading the book caused a major paradigm shift in my life to … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Attitude is Everything

THE SECRETS OF CONSISTENT RELEVANCE

My teenage days were very exciting days for me. The books I read, the seminars I attended and tapes I listened to at that phase of my life, formed the basis for developing the personal principles that still worked for me to today. That is why I will always refer back to them as I … Continue reading THE SECRETS OF CONSISTENT RELEVANCE