You want to run your business? Be your own boss? Or you are simply tired of saying yes sir yes ma (in the real sense, you aren’t going to be tired for you will say it to your customers…lol) and you want to try something out.
The first thing most people do is to just think of an idea, jump into it and run. While that s good, what is expedient is the sustainability of that idea and Continue reading
Fear…it’s something we can all relate with in different areas of our lives at different moments and in different circumstances.
Some know how to deal with it, circumventing it, and forging ahead…others may refuse to confront it…and others would use it either to their negative Continue reading
By Olumide Akintokun
I was at a meeting recently and a colleague had some feedback for one of his supervisors. Almost as soon as he finished giving his feedback, even before the convener of the meeting had had the chance to talk, the subject of the feedback started to ‘attack’ every point made by the bearer of the feedback. Everything he said was in defence of himself. Not once did he acknowledge the feedback. Not once did he take Continue reading
By Femi Aderibigbe
On a flight from Abuja to Lagos, I sat just a row behind a young couple.
They were with a little girl, not more than 2 years old, obviously their daughter.
I sat on an aisle seat, on the right side of the aircraft.
The father, carrying the little girl, also sat on an aisle seat, on the left side of the Continue reading
By Femi Aderibigbe
Calm, urbane, kind, hardworking, fun loving, jaiye jaiye, very responsible and loved kids.
A bank manager and clergyman, he had his weaknesses and failings, but Continue reading
Have you ever heard or read the report about a person…and you wonder either in consternation or in admiration…until your perception about this person is shattered or your reality is rocked by unknown revelations and insights about this person(s)?
I read a book very recently, “A Prisoner in His Palace” by Will Bardenwerper …stumbled upon it while reading another book, “Extreme Ownership: How U.S Continue reading
By Adeolu Akinyemi
On June 21, 13 years ago, my mother aged 56 in Nigeria, had a hemorrhagic stroke
On June 25, 2022, I watched a 59-year-old lady in Dubai, have a hemorrhagic stroke
I wasn’t witness to my mother’s, but I saw her at the hospital the day after
I was witness to this one in Dubai and saw her to the hospital the same day and after. Continue reading
Have you ever sat…and looked across the room in search of a familiar face but there is none?
Have you ever walked round the compound… recalling conversations that can’t be had again?
Have you ever walked down the passageway…and wondering why is the silence is so loud?
Have you ever tried to hold a conversation with someone…and realise the person…is not there but there?
Have you ever sat down and asked yourself…where is everybody?
Have you ever paused to think and answer, where am I and where is the way?
It is obvious that, our nation Nigeria has we have come to know it, is in the doldrums of anguish, unbridled inter regional bitterness, intractable security challenges, gnawing poverty, impoverished populace, and mass exodus of Continue reading
What is PTSD? How does it really impact on us in Nigeria? Is it real as in real in the Nigerian sense of things?
While I am not a psychiatrist nor a medical person…. I am just a curious person musing around and wondering how real this is based on my observation.
PTSD stands for “post-traumatic stress disorder”. And if you are conversant Continue reading