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The power of visibility (2)

His height was already a disservice to him. He was so short that he couldn’t stand a chance of being seen in a crowd. He was one of those you had to find a place for to couch in the front row of a group photograph because he would otherwise…

The power of visibility (1)

“You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do they light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house. Let your light so shine before men, that…

The power of a mission statement

When you enter into the lobby of an average corporate organization, one of the things you will likely find conspicuously displayed on the wall is a plaque on which is written the organization’s mission statement. Usually crafted in flowery…

Are you off-ended?

The scourge of offence. The only person who doesn’t have to deal with it is the one who doesn’t have to relate with people on a regular basis. Whether a leader likes it or not, he will have to confront it perhaps more frequently than…

Commitment: The fuel of desire (4)

If you are committed to a values-driven life, the first thing that it will do for you is to give you principles to live by. Principles are the standards of life that we set for ourselves based on our core values which derive essentially…

Commitment: The fuel of desire – 3

With focused commitment, achievement is easy. Commitment must be channeled in certain specific directions if it is to be effective. There is enough energy in the sun to burn anything on the surface of the earth. But that cannot happen…

Commitment: The fuel of desire – 2

When you say, I cannot afford it”, you simply shut up all possibilities and the finality of that hopelessness becomes your reality. But when you say, “How can I afford it?” you give your brain time and space to explore possibilities.…

Commitment: The fuel of desire – 1

I am pained to the marrow about the gory death of Ms Deborah Samuel. What happened in Sokoto last week in a supposed institution of higher learning is to say the least, reprehensible and as we have since been told, absolutely unislamic.…

A ladder called intelligence

The term Intelligenzquotient (IQ) also known in English as Intelligence Quotient was first used in 1912 by German psychologist William Stern. Simply defined, IQ is a test of intelligence that is designed to reveal the individual’s capacity…

The 10-star life: Mortality

The race for the 2023 elections is on. The two main political parties, APC and PDP already parade a flurry of aspirants, especially for the office of President. At the last count, there were about twelve from each side. Not to mention other…

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