Don’t allow failure to define you; rather let it propel you onto bigger, better things. You will be knocked down, you will be beaten, and you will make mistakes. Guess what successful people call that? Growth. No one succeeds without experiencing these things.
You’ve heard of writer’s block, but have you ever experienced reader’s block? If you’re a bibliophile like me, you have often found yourself buying books that you don’t get to read for as long as two years since the purchase … Continued
Everyone agrees that reading is very important. Through reading, one encounters insights that one might not have accessed otherwise. Consequently, readers have the benefit of a broadened mental and intellectual horizon, increased knowledge and elevated understanding. Through reading, we expose ourselves to new cultures, ideas, beliefs and ways of life which may be different from those in our immediate environment. Oprah Winfrey described this well when she said, “Books were my personal pass to freedom. I learned to read at age three, and soon discovered there was a whole world to conquer that went beyond our farm in Mississippi.”
Having a great idea without a platform to build your audience and amplify your impact is like lighting a lamp and putting it under a clay pot. You want to put your lamp on a lamp stand, not under a pot. According to Michael Hyatt (Best Selling author and one of Forbes Top 10 Online Marketing Experts To Follow In 2014), “Great ideas are no longer enough. Without a platform – something that enables you to get seen and heard – you don’t stand a chance. Having an awesome product, an outstanding service, or a compelling cause is no longer enough.”
If you have an idea to spread or a product to sell, then you need a platform.
For many years now, I have considered myself “immune” to worry and anxiety. But in the past few weeks, I have learnt by first-hand experience that worry could be a real problem. You look into the future and you have … Continued
The tension and anticipation that heralded the March 2015 presidential election will not be forgotten in a hurry. With Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) screaming “change” and Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) shouting “transformation” … Continued