Personal Leadership, Published Articles

Are You Really Serious About Personal Development in 2018?

We can talk about how lit 2018 is going to be from now till tomorrow, but talk is cheap. Unless we take deliberate steps, 2018 will not be significantly better than 2017. In fact, “Happy New Year” begins now.

If you’re really serious about developing yourself, there is one commitment you must make and keep.

Family Life, Published Articles

15 Animal Facts Your Children Will Love

Looking at the world through the eyes of children makes it so much more fascinating and awe-inspiring – just one of the many reasons why they’re a joy to have around.

Here are 15 facts about animals that your children, and the child in you, will enjoy.

  1. Cats have three eyelids: an upper and lower lid just like us, plus a third lid that looks like clear plastic. It helps block out dust and keep their eyes from getting dry.
  2. Snails have hundreds of thousands of teeth that they drag along the ground as they search for food.

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Personal Leadership, Published Articles

Is What You Don’t Know Killing You?

Since 2017 began, I have been made more and more aware of the difference a tiny piece of knowledge can make.

Have you ever been faced with a challenge that seemed like a huge impenetrable wall, only to receive a piece of information that suddenly created a doorway in that wall? One minute you don’t know something, the next minute you do, and that makes all the difference!

Just a few days ago the significance of this was brought home to me all over again. My Blackberry went kaput 6 months ago so I finally decided to send it for repairs (I still love Blackberry, please don’t judge me) and it came back reset and updated, “new” and pretty. I quickly deleted the struggle BBM I had been “managing” on my Nokia Lumia and proceeded to set up my account on the Blackberry. That’s where the trouble started. Read more…

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What We Should Know About Children and Play

Play isn’t just something children do to have fun. It is vital to their development and helps them develop essential life skills.

Growing up, even though we had school and after-school lessons, we still had a tremendous amount of time to choose fun activities by ourselves and also play with other children. We created games to play with udala/agbalumo/“cherry” seeds, made up the rules as we went along, resolved conflict between players, learnt how to compete fairly and handle losing graciously, and discovered the kinds of things that really interested us. Read more…

Spirituality

5 Success Seeds You Can Sow Daily for Your Career

If you’re the kind of person who craves success in life, then you probably already know that it is cumulative, the sum of your daily choices. It’s the little things you do each day that bring you closer and closer to the success you desire.

Every day, there is something you can do to make a difference in some area of your life. Here are 5 seeds you can sow today and each day, that will yield a harvest for you in your career.