I was headed to camp ground one Saturday morning and decided to join the free buses. On getting to the pick-up point at Yaba there was an expected long queue. I went to the last spot on the line and counted about sixty people ahead of me. The worst case scenario I would join the … Continue reading Nonso Ikiliagwu: What seeds are you sowing?
12:16 pm, 30/6/2013 Faculty of Physical Science Lecture Theatre “Shade you can’t tell me this is ordinary” I screamed out loud not noticing that I have drawn the attention of other students. My best friend Tiwa held my hands and pulled me to a quiet corner- at least one with fewer audience. I was devastated, … Continue reading How I stopped making excuses (A Story).
So…Where do you see yourself in the next five years? I’m pretty sure a good number of readers opened this post with the expectation that it will provide possible answers to this popular interview question, sorry to burst your bubble; it didn’t. I didn’t even have that in mind when putting up this post. … Continue reading So…Where do you see yourself in the next five years?
A lot of us are familiar with the point where we all feel unmotivated to keep trying and to keep working towards achieving our goals. This feeling is usually caused by repeated episodes of trying that has resulted in failure or wasted efforts. You start out with a strong determination to achieve a set goal … Continue reading 5 Simple ways to deal with Loss of Motivation.
I was once asked to give a presentation with my team some days ago. It was titled ‘Life’. I sat down with my team members in a heated brainstorming session on how to summarise ‘life’ into a 3-minute presentation. “That’s like trying to fit an elephant into a tote bag”, I said to myself. Since the … Continue reading Life
In this time and age, with multiple social and professional networks it is easy to ‘check-up’ on old and new friends (and even foes), see what they are up to; their new Job, new house, new car, new degree, new child, recent trip… the list is endless. What happens after this ‘check-up’? Do you begin to … Continue reading Breaking the Comparison Habit
The Event: Snake! Snake!! Snake!! I was barely twenty minutes into my long anticipated beauty sleep when I yelled out the name of this venom-laden creature. At the sight of the long and slender creature, I had jumped of the bed and my loud cry had successfully awaken the sleeping warriors in my brothers; they … Continue reading The Imagination Tale