Value of Work

“Beware the barrenness of a busy life.” – Socrates The world is full of opinions and convictions. You will realize that responding to all views would leave you a broken fellow. By responding, I mean measuring yourself by them, validating your journey by them, explaining your situation by them, and making inferences and conclusions from…

WINNING WORK – Winning the battles in what you do as work.

Work is whatsoever is done to bring certain defined value to people. It is not what is done to get paid. It requires more than providing agreed deliverables to get work done. Your very essence is involved. It is the exercise of you to deliver value to other people The challenge with this is that…

The Matter with YAHOO-YAHOO, YAHOOPLUS and MONEY RITUALS

YAHOO-YAHOO is a Nigerian slang for internet fraudsters; YAHOOPLUS are those who add spiritual influence to fraud Few minutes ago, a lady called me from Adron Homes, a real estate firm in Nigeria, trying follow-up on a marketing lead they had from a meeting I had with one of their agents few months back. I…

TO RESILIENCE – Happy Birthday Okey Ogunjiofor Sir.

“lt’s working. . . It’s working.” This is typically how @okeyogunjiofor would respond, almost every time I had the privilege of meeting and sharing fellowship with him. That statement sounds like a mantra of someone, to whom all things are working as planned, with nothing out of sync; but to @okeyogunjiofor it is a response…

Of Beauty and Value

BEAUTY is in the eye of the beholder as VALUE is in the heart of the user. Be valuable.Create value.Be in charge of a significant portion of the value chain, if not all of it,Your value depends on it. By Christ’s redemptive work you are now valuable in heaven and on earth,Through the work you…

DAY FOUR: A Time to Walk Away

Christ was just given a platform by John the Baptist to be revealed to the world; it all culminated at His baptism, where the Spirit of the LORD was seen descending upon Him. John had spent all His life serving the purpose of the kingdom of God, preparing the way for the Christ [Matthew 3:1-17]….

DAY THREE:Tools and the Trade

God has given everyone a gift. Each one is meant to profit with that gift. The manifestation of these gifts comes in diverse ways; some shines so brightly in public, others glow quietly in obscurity. Still, each gift is to be explored and exercised for good, no matter what the situation presents. But gifts are…

When People Listen . . .

It is often said that most people listens to respond, not to understand what is being said; even speakers speak to be heard, not to seek clarity from engaging the audience, most of the times. Had each person seen the opportunity to listen and speak as one to attain a deeper depth of understanding, we…

Of Growth and Boundaries

There is something amazing about PHYSICAL growth: as beautiful and necessary as it may be, beyond a set limit, it would be a disaster – actually a malignancy! Have you ever imagined what we would look like if we don’t stop growing physically after a particular stage in life? Many of us would be giants…