My story and your story

On a plane in takeoff, one notices how small my story and your story are. An entire workplace will resemble nothing more than a cube of sugar, a row of well planned streets will look like assembled Monopoly houses and all the streetlights become nothing more than fireflies. All hundred of you on the plane become nothing more than…
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Nigeria, from the inside-out and the outside-in

  I was writing the first draft of this post in my childhood room as my sister slept beside me and I could perceive my mum’s akara bean balls from the kitchen below me. My genius father solar powered the whole house taking away all my concerns about erratic power supply and noise from generators. I am…
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Living your authentic self with Lola Akinmade Åkerström

This is my last interview of the year and I am so pleased to end the year with it. *Happy dance* .  Meet Lola Akinmade Åkerström…   Lola is an award winning photographer, traveller and writer who is based in Stockholm, Sweden. Her work has been featured in National Geographic, BBC, CNN, amongst so many…
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There is a story inside of you

There is a story inside of you. You don’t need me to tell you that, of course. You know those restless meanderings of your mind. The story inside of you is a big story- that connects with you really are. But it is also so much more than you and that’s why its perfect for…
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Creativity is a state of mind

So when I hear people say things like- I am not creative- I sometimes wish they knew that creativity is a state of mind. If you are human, you feel, think, you laugh, cry, sing, you are creative. It just depends on whether you will vote for yourself; and that’s the scary part, putting a…
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My story: How I started college at 14 and finished at 18 + YOU are a gift

Happy Sunday! Did you know that you are a gift to this world? Are you sharing your gift? How could you share it more? In this video I share my story with you and help you understand why your story counts. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tT5jjoEQ3dw&w=420&h=315] Watch it and when you are done leave me a comment telling me,…
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How to sell yourself better (7 tips)

So from running a non profit to business to meeting new people to successful  interviews etc  I thought I should share some tips I have learnt in selling myself. This is going to be one of the longer posts but it will have as much value. First of all why sell yourself?  When I talk…
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