Category Archives: Inspirational

I Left My Job At Google And Started My Own Business — Here’s The Truth About Entrepreneurship.

Exactly one year ago I resigned from my role at Google. As much as I loved my time there, my decision came down to this: I was way too deep into my comfort zone. Life was just too easy — … Continue reading

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Are you Ready to Start a Business?

Tired of working your regular 9 to 5? Ready to become your own boss? As of 2015, the U.S. was home to more than 25 million entrepreneurs. But make no mistake: the road to entrepreneurship is a winding, labyrinth of … Continue reading

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The rise of a new Tribe

The Cambridge dictionary defines a tribe as a group of people, often of related families, who live together, sharing the same language, culture and history. It is in this light that tribe in this piece has been used to describe … Continue reading

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South Korea and Samsung provide the way forward for Nigeria

In October, Samsung had to permanently discontinue the production and sales of its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphones. The decision was taken after several recalls of the phones due to complaints of exploding batteries and incidents of the phones catching … Continue reading

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The Top 7 Leadership Qualities & Attributes of Great Leaders

Many qualities have been identified that are important to great leaders… But there are seven leadership qualities that seem to stand out as being more important than the others.The good news is that each of these leadership qualities can be … Continue reading

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How to Be a Better Thinker, Innovator and Problem Solver

Cogs replaced hands so to speak during the U.S. Industrial Revolution when businesses felt a rush to automate manual tasks. Now the technology rush is removing the cogs as we hurry to replace people running the lines with automated systems. … Continue reading

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Twelve Nuggets for the African Youth.

The future of the Africa continent belongs to the youths. The youths will define the direction of their lives as well as the direction of the continent. It is in this light that I have outlined here what I think … Continue reading

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Want To Raise Entrepreneurial Kids? Mark Zuckerberg’s Dad Says Do These Things

Life changes when you have kids. It’s a cliché, but I’ve experienced it myself. You still aspire to great things–but you think more about the life you want for your child(ren), too. One thing I want for my daughter is the … Continue reading

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Unconventional Leaders Lead to Innovation

Unconventional leaders lead their companies to repeatedly create things that people love, but no one expected, especially their competition. Unconventional leaders focus on providing the best products and services, rather than profit, yet they tend to lead the most profitable … Continue reading

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HOW OUR THOUGHTS SHAPE OUR LIVES

Couple of months ago I read a book from one of my distant mentors, John Maxwell, an internationally recognized leadership expert, speaker, and author who has sold over 13 million books. The book is titled “Thinking for a Change”, 11 … Continue reading

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