Month: September 2010

Don’t Quit!

Are you experiencing any of these symptoms? •    A compulsion to prove oneself •    Working harder •    Neglecting one’s own needs •    Displacement of conflicts (the person does not realize the root cause of the distress) •    Revision of values (friends or hobbies are completely dismissed) •    Denial of emerging problems (cynicism and aggression become …

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He Got Away With It!

Being a working mother is a tough job, this particular woman lives in Ikeja G.R.A environs, tries to get home early enough from work, but her daughter usually gets home before her and waits at the security post for “mummy” to come. One day, mummy comes home a little earlier than normal, instead of seeing …

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Success Factors

A few years ago, I had the awe inspiring responsibility of being the Talent Supply Manager for one of the best companies to work for in the world. Shortly before I finished from university, I had stumbled on the name of the company in a book titled the best 100 companies to work for in …

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It’s not all about you!

We have all somehow averagely gotten ourselves into a saddening grind. We take up jobs because it’s the best choice for us, we negotiate hard because we want to win,  we do deals because we need the money, we go to church because we want to be blessed, say long prayers for personal requests. It’s …

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Who is Your Leader?

Last week Saturday, I had the rare privilege of an opportunity to speak at a Methodist Youth Convention in Oron, near Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. The audience were young people from all over the nation, they numbered about a few thousands. It was talk-show styled. I was the only respondent on the talk-show, and I was …

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Test Yourself

Nokia Answers: 1. C, 2. B, 3. A, 4. C, 5. D Nokia C3 Winner: Adebowale Ojo (Based on Correct answers and timing) It amazes me how many people live their lives on easy street. Ask them what they are doing currently, and the tell you about their work and daily commute, Seems uneventful, boring …

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