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September Thirty-“Oneth”

September Thirty-“Oneth” -suspense filled, dramatic, story of betrayal, love and passion What do you think marriage is? A bed of roses? SNIPPET for your reading Pleasure. She had the same dream for the umpteenth time. The dream came quite often, almost every week with only the end changing each time.She

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Love Starts Innocently

Love Starts Innocently – by Abidemi Adebola True love isn’t found, it is built Abidemi shares an interesting “fictional” story that would get you wondering how long your innocence lasted before love claimed it. They say people fall in love three times or more in a life time, how this

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Prisoner of Fate – Final Chapter

Prisoner of Fate -One meets his destiny often on the road he takes to avoid it Chapter 15 -“The Final Episode” Please catch up on Chapter 14 here Chapter 15 Final Episode – The Undead Deafening blast from the police siren rented the air as plumes of spiraling dust darken

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Prisoner of Fate – Chapter 14

Prisoner of Fate – one meets his destiny often on the road he takes to avoid it Chapter 14 -“The Missing Piece” Catch up on chapter 13 here Chapter 14 The Missing Piece The dawn sent shimmering rays of lights through the only window in the room but it was

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Era of Mediocrity

Era of Mediocrity – by Abidemi Adebola “A generation that could not comprehend leadership!” May it never be that the golden era of politics for Africa was the Pre-independence era, when we had politicians like Julius Nyerere, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, Kwame Nkrumah, Augustino Neto, Patricia Lumumba, Kenneth Kaunda, SekoTaoure, Jomo

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Prisoner of Fate – Chapter 13

Prisoner of Fate -One meets his destiny often on the road he takes to avoid it Chapter 13 -“You can’t kill a dead man” Please catch up on Chapter 12 here Chapter 13 You can’t kill a dead man By the time Benjamin got to the bus park in Keffi,

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Prisoner of Fate – Chapter 12

Prisoner of Fate -One meets his destiny often on the road he takes to avoid it Chapter 12 – “Death’s porch” Catch up on Chapter 11 here Chapter 12 Death’s Porch Benjamin’s heart skipped a beat the moment he heard those words. “I have seen this man. Four years ago”

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Prisoner of Fate – Chapter 11

Prisoner of Fate – One meets his destiny often on the road he takes to avoid it Chapter 11 -“One on the loose” Catch up on Chapter 10 here Chapter 11 One on the loose It was dawn and Benjamin stood at the bus park with a handful of passengers

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Prisoner of Fate – Chapter 10

Prisoner of Fate – one meets his destiny often on the road he takes to avoid it Chapter 10 -Cliff hanger Catchup on Chapter 9 here Chapter 10 Cliff hanger It happened so fast. His SUV swerved, out of control. The two on-coming cars tried to avoid it – and

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Prisoner of Fate – Chapter 9

Prisoner of Fate -One meets his destiny often on the road he takes to avoid it Chapter 9 -“The unknown enemy” Catch up on Chapter eight here Chapter 9 The Unknown Enemy Pounding, throbbing, like toothache in his brain, right between his eyes, excruciating, debilitating – his head throbbed. The

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Prisoner of Fate – Chapter 8

Prisoner of Fate -One meets his destiny often on the road he takes to avoid it Chapter Eight – “Ties that bind” Catch up on Chapter 7 here Chapter 8 Ties that bind. Ben couldn’t remember much about the lobby or reception of the motel when he walked into his

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Are you a paycheck away?

Are you a paycheck away? – from abject despair Life begins at the end of your comfort zone If you were to miss a paycheck from your employer today either because you got relieved of your job, or your firm closed shop or whatever the “unfortunate” circumstance, how would you

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A Fresh Start – by Jolade

A Fresh Start – By Jolade “A Fresh start is not a destination but a mindset”  Happy new year folks! Yeah, we can release the bated breaths now. No doubt 2020 was a challenging year for the most part, unprecedented times if you ask me. I am young enough to

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Unlocking hidden Potential

Unlocking Hidden Potential – A True Story Life calls for completeness not perfection This is a true story and I am happy to start by saying it ended well. It was Thursday evening three years ago that I walked into a cozy private lounge after work hours to meet my

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To Thyself be True

To Thyself Be True “Why do we do so much, just to fit in?” By Jolade I get it. Honestly, I do. The insane need to be a certain way in order to be acceptable, wear a mask so as to fit in, make yourself be small so you don’t

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We all need some adversity in our lives

We all need some adversity in our lives – by Adebola Abidemi “Choose not to be harmed –and you won’t feel harmed. Don’t feel harmed –and you haven’t been”. -Marcus Aurelius   By Abidemi Adebola. We go to the school to develop our brain and our mind, we go to

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Lessons from the Eagle

Lessons from the Eagle – the King of the Sky “A master’s eyes catches the errors, as an eagle on it’s prey” Jeevi One evening many decades ago, my dad shared a special story about the Eagle with my siblings and I. As kids, asking us to sit in one

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Prisoner of Fate – Chapter 7

Prisoner of Fate – one meets his destiny often on the road he takes to avoid it Chapter 7 -Four years in lieu You can catch up with Chapter six here  Chapter 7 Four years in Lieu Benjamin had drifted into a cat nap when he heard the wheels of

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The Crow & the Eagle

The Crow and the Eagle “Be yourself because the original is worth more than the copy” I read this story a few years ago and searched frantically for it online recently so I can share the lessons in its simplicity. I am hoping that it made you realize just as

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Prisoner of Fate – Chapter 6

Prisoner of Fate – one meets his destiny often on the road he takes to avoid it Chapter 6 -“Love & Life are fickle” Catch up on chapter 5 here Chapter Six Love & Life are fickle It was morning already. Benjamin woke up to the beeping sound from his

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Prisoner of Fate -Chapter 5

Prisoner of Fate – one meets his destiny often on the road he takes to avoid it Chapter Five – “The Wild Goose Chase” Catch up on Chapter 4 here Chapter Five Wild Goose chase It was grey slow morning as twilight melted away fading into a glorious morning sun

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Prisoner of Fate – Chapter 4

Prisoner of Fate – One meets his destiny often on the road he takes to avoid it Chapter Four – “The Mind’s Unrest” Chapter Four The mind’s unrest The time was 4am and Benjamin had been in front of his desktop computer since midnight. Sleep had eluded him and he

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Prisoner of Fate – Chapter Three

Prisoner of Fate – One meets his destiny often on the road he takes to avoid it Chapter Three -“Stranger Things” Chapter Three Fear has taken over. Benjamin felt the panic begin like a cluster of spark plugs in his abdomen the more his mind replayed the strange phone call.

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Prisoner of Fate – Chapter 2

Prisoner of Fate – One meets his destiny often on the road he takes to avoid it Chapter Two -“The Long Road” Chapter Two The big moment. In 2010, when Benjamin started out his career in journalism, fresh from school and eager to secure a good paying job at his

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Prisoner of Fate – Chapter 1

Prisoner of Fate -One meets his destiny often on the road he takes to avoid it Chapter One – “Strange things” Chapter One The rain stopped. After eight grueling and long hours of downpour as heavy as Benjamin had ever seen in a long time, his home was now more

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The Burden of leadership – To sink or stay afloat

The Burden of Leadership -To Sink or Stay afloat “Leadership involves the heavy burden of responsibility and the fear of getting it wrong can paralyze a leader” John C Maxwell This is perhaps my first ever post on the subject of leadership. For some inexplicable reasons, I cannot point to

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Dwarfed Success: between Cooperation & Competition

Dwarfed Sucess -Between Cooperation & Competition “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together”  African Proverb By Lateef Adewole One of my readers once asked why I often made references to my interactions with friends in my writings. My answer was simple.

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Surugede – The dance of the Spirit

Surugede – the dance of the spirit “A child that dances to the sweet melody of “surugede” does not know surugede is the song of the spirits.”  Fijabi was a man filled with strength by the gods But it was never enough He sought to be invincible and wrestled with

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Self-Mastery Series IV- Self-Management

Self-Mastery Series IV- Self-Management “Work in Progress” “This is work in Progress”   Will be published shortly Related Posts Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn

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Self-Mastery Series III – What do you stand for?

Self-Mastery Series III -What do you Stand for? “Personal Value is the magnet that attracts all good things into our lives. The greater our value, the greater our reward”  Jim Rohn Self-Mastery Series III – What do you stand for? If you have followed the self-mastery series up to this

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Rise out of your Ashes – Be a Phoenix

Rise out of your Ashes – Be a Phoenix “Often, its the deepest pain which empowers you to grow into your highest self” Karen Salmansohn Life is a mystery they say, just as we see waves momentarily rise from the ocean, expressing shape and individuality before they recede back into

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Embracing a Glorious Mess

Embracing a Glorious Mess – By Dupe Bobadoye “As long as you are being true to yourself, you will always find happiness” -Amber Riley I met Dayo (not real name) during my industrial training in one of the major manufacturing companies in Lagos. He was one of many young men

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Self-Mastery – Emotional Self awareness II

Self-Mastery -Emotional Self-awareness II “What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself” Abraham Maslow” This post is the second part in the series – Self- Mastery Click here to read the first part. Self-awareness of your emotional triggers Emotional triggers are people, words, opinions,

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Emotional Self-Awareness

The Self-Mastery Series I – Emotional Self-Awareness “In order to bring out the best in others, you must first bring out the best in yourself”  Introduction I have always known the human mind to be an amazing gift from God. The depth and extent of it we may never fully

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Assumption – the lowest form of Intelligence

Assumption -Lowest form of intelligence “Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light wont come in” Isaac Asimov A good many of us are guilty of making assumptions about almost everything. For every situation we face, we quickly deduce

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World Mental Health Day 2020

World Mental Health Day 2020 – the world faces more risk than ever before – By DJ Irawo “What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candor, and more unashamed conversation.” Glenn Close T he World Mental Health Day is marked on October 10 of every year It is not

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Decriminalization of Suicide

Decriminalization of Suicide -By DJ Irawo “Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.” ― Lucius Annaeus Seneca Today is the World Mental Health Day Mental health refers to the cognitive, behavioral and emotional well-being of an individual. It is all about how people think, feel and behave. In

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A Serving of Solitude

A Serving of Solitude -the happiest of all lives is a busy solitude – By Jolade It is necessary for me sometimes just to be alone and quiet and doing nothing – Charles Bukowski Note- this article is a glimpse into my personal headspace, how I view human interactions and

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The Beneficial & the Necessary

The Beneficial & The Necessary -By Dupe Bobadoye Tell me not, in mournful numbers,Life is but an empty dream!For the soul is dead that slumbers,And things are not what they seem. –Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Just lying down and thinking of certain things like what we hold on to, things that

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Most Read Blog Post -2020

Most Read Blog Post – (2019 – 2020) “Nothing could have prepared me for the overwhelming reception that my blog posts have received in the last eleven months. It is such a special feeling” Duke of Small Talks Time flies It’s been 11 months since I wrote my very first

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