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The Vagaries of Sleep – tips to sleep like a baby

The Vagaries of Sleep – tips to sleep like a baby “Sleep is vital to good health. A decent night’s rest can make a positive impact on your entire day “  “Sleep is the best meditation.” – Dalai Lama Quick question… When was the last time you woke up feeling refreshed, alert,

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Two years don waka- we still dey carry go!

Two years don waka – we still dey carry go “When you find your passion, it would never feel like work”  5th November  Oh well…. Time flies, that’s what they usually say. It’s a cliché to say that I only just started yesterday. But it’s been two years already with

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I am still 29 – my mid-life befuddlement

I am Still 29 – my mid-life befuddlement ” I am 29, with 12 years experience” Regardless of the risk of sounding like a broken record I must admit that I cannot really recollect what it feels like being 29 anymore. Especially because I have been 29 for the last

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Do we thrive on Schadenfreude?

Do we thrive on Schadenfreude? ” To feel envy is human, to savour schadenfreude is devilish” WIP   Related Posts Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn

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Life is fickle – Short story

Life is fickle – time is unforgiving “How strange life is, how fickle! How little is needed for one to be ruined or saved“ While sitting on the entrance porch of the house and getting some fresh air, the gate opened quietly. It was Susan, the last child and only

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Who needs Motivation?

Who needs Motivation? – a blast from the past I stumbled on a copy of an email I shared with my team about 7 years ago and I thought to re-live the details here. You will find it useful for sure! Dear Friends, I would like to share these thoughts

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Corporate email etiquette – 20 rules you must know

Corporate email etiquette – 20 rules you must know In the corporate world, email is a huge part of communication and many times its the first impression about your business. Why then do many people make horrendous mistakes that portrays their business in bad light? Indeed there are quite a

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The day a meteor hit Russia

The day a meteor hit Russia Ever heard about the Chelyabinsk meteor? A few weeks ago I was stunned to learn that every year, the Earth is hit by about 6,100 meteors large enough to reach the ground, or about 17 every day. I kept muttering these words; “Really! Really?

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The Cluster Theory of Growth

The Cluster Theory of Growth Cluster Theory Work In Progress Related Posts Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn

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Up! Up!! Ibadan!!!

Up! Up!! Ibadan Dupe Bobadoye shares a hilarious story about a moment in the past where as underdogs they changed the narrative. When I say, “UP UP IBADAN”, what will you say? Call: Up up Ibadan Response: Up up Ibadan Call: We shall not falter, Ibadan Response: We shall not

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The Two-way street from Depression

The Two-way street from depression This is a true story of a young man who fought all odds to get past the lowest moments in his life. Read the first part here The Anger and Bargaining His father’s death was one trauma too many for Peter to bear. He just

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Love happens – a Short story

Love Happens – a short story Author – Dupe Bobadoye “I love you and I know the feeling is mutual, but………” These words kept ringing in her head. Grace was a beautiful young lady in her early 20s. She was tall, slim, beautiful, funny and intelligent. Most of all, she

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A woman Scorned – a Short story

A woman Scorned – a short story Author – Dupe Bobadoye Ibadan, Iwo Road, Oshodi, Ojota, Berger” echoed noisily from the megaphone at the motor park in the ancient city of Abeokuta. The typical motor park noise, hustling and bustling, fights, hawkers advertising their goods, travelers and conductors arguing over

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Dripping lies of Omission

Dripping Lies of Omission “I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you” No one believes a liar. Even when she’s telling the truth. Sara Shepard “I didn’t lie; I just didn’t tell you” Have you heard that line before? I

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The one-way street to Depression

The one-way street to depression This is a true story of a young man who fought all odds to get past the lowest moments in his life. This is a true life story The Abduction It was 5.30am and the only sound aside the constant squeaking of the ceiling fan

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The “imperfect” Children with “Dyslexia”

The “imperfect” Children with “Dyslexia” – By Dr. Kbaba “Everybody is a genius, but if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” – Albert Einstein Learn about Dyslexia Please take time to read the following “Bottob

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The 5 levels of Leadership – John Maxwell

The 5 levels of Leadership – By John Maxwell “Leadership is influence”  Leadership is influence A few days ago, a colleague at work complained bitterly about his supervisor and how difficult it’s been working with him. He simply couldn’t understand why he appeared “power drunk” and obsessed with giving instructions

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How men want their women!

How men want their women – By the association of concerned men “It’s a myth that men only care about the way that a woman looks”  People don’t get along because they stop trying to understand one another. Dear Jolade, I have read your article; what do women really want? See link here  And

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When it rains, it pours!

When it rains, it pours! “You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” ~ Maya Angelou Bad things happen notwithstanding We all have our stories, don’t we? I am about to share one with you, so here

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What do women really want?

What do women really want? – By Jolade “To be loved, to be listened to, to be desired, to be respected, to be needed, to be trusted, and sometimes, just to be held”  Every woman is uniquely different and beautiful. Today I am in a generous mood and I want to

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Life Lessons most people learn too late II

Life Lessons most people learn too late II “If it cost you peace of mind, the price is too high”  Have you learnt some too? Lets find out! Life is a teacher WIP Related Posts Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn

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Life Lessons most people learn too late I

Life Lessons most people learn too late I “If it cost you peace of mind, the price is too high”  Have you learnt some too? Lets find out! Life is a teacher It is often said that life is indeed a teacher with no remorse for your mistakes. Because we can’t grow as

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Blood in the Water – Chapter 10

Blood in the Water – Chapter 10 Thank you for reading and following through to the last chapter. I would appreciate feedback on the story and the plot. Cheers 1.22pm Saturday Chapter Ten 1.22pm Ibrahim’s grief was shattered by the wailing siren of the ambulance. It felt like a scene

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Silence is Golden

Silence is Golden – by Jolade “Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.” – Benjamin Franklin Make your Silence Golden! The proverb silence is golden dates as far back as

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Blood in the Water – Chapter 9

Blood in the Water – Chapter 9 11.50am Saturday Chapter Nine 11.50am “Hey babe, how are you this morning?” “Not bad. Got a bit of body aches here and there, but nothing a good kiss can’t fix. And you?” “You are in luck because I got a basket full of

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Blood in the Water – Chapter 8

Blood in the Water – Chapter 8 8.34am Saturday Chapter Eight 8.34am The sound of the impatient knock on the door startled Collins for a moment. It was like the sound of his heartbeat. The knocks came thrice, strong and loud, and it wasn’t stopping. He starred coldly at the

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Blood in the Water – Chapter 7

Blood in the Water – Chapter 7 7.45am Saturday Chapter Seven 7.45am The hallway into the rooms at the motel had as much personality as the reception. The floor was slate grey and the walls dove. Above, the ceiling was made from those polystyrene squares laid on a grid-like frame.

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Blood in the Water – Chapter 6

Blood in the Water – Chapter 6 4.15am Saturday Chapter Six 4.15am Collins shook his head in despair. For a moment, confusion had set in just as fast as he had seen the motorcycle race away. Lost in thought he questioned the conundrum. Princewill had shown that it was each

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Blood in the Water – Chapter 5

Blood in the Water – Chapter 5 3.27am Saturday Chapter Five “If you dare move!” It was the voice of a soldier armed to the teeth with one of his colleagues. They were not joking when they popped out of the dark fringes of the bush nearby. It was as

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Blood in the Water – Chapter 4

Blood in the Water – Chapter 4 2.03am Saturday Chapter Four Outside, there was no traffic or bird song or passersby. It was all eerie dark and incredibly silent. By now it was way past midnight- the time in which today becomes tomorrow. The asphalt on the road was a

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Blood in the Water – Chapter 3

Blood in the Water – Chapter 3 12.10am Friday Chapter Three Bilkiss looked amazing in the mini-dress she had on that night. It was flattering, cute and gave her a sense of feminine confidence. Her dress sat above her knees when she walked over with the boys to their table.

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Blood in the Water – Chapter 2

Blood in the Water – Chapter 2 9.12pm Friday Chapter Two Collins and Princewill have been friends for only a couple of months. They had an astonishing common interest and for as long as they shared the same passion about women, sex, drinks, the excitement, extravagance, and risk-taking of life

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Blood in the Water – Chapter 1

Blood in the Water – Chapter 1 When two friends set out for an evening of mad fun, they had no clue how the night would turn. They had no idea it was going to be the longest nights of their lives – one that would change their lives forever.

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The Necklace – a short story

The Necklace – a short story By Guy Maupassant – a 19th-century French author, remembered as a master of the short story form, and as a representative of the Naturalist school, who depicted human lives and destinies and social forces in disillusioned and often pessimistic terms. Story time! The first

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Tips for Online Video interview

Tips for Online Video interview -the devil is in the details Online video interviews will be the norm rather than the exception Online video interviews are not entirely strange at this time. As improved technology closed the physical distance gap around the world, many employers are relying more on online

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The underdog who proved himself right!

The Underdog who proved himself right Fight like the underdog and finish like the favorite. Story time! I have thought about the best way to tell this story for many months and the excitement about writing it gave me the illusion that it would take a good chunk of my

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It’s toxic and you know it!

It’s Toxic and you know it! – Of toxic relationships and living in Lagos Whatever doesn’t kill you does not always make you stronger, sometimes it makes you dull and lackluster – unknown Sometimes, your heart needs more time to accept what your mind already knows No one goes into

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Learn to say NO

Learn to say NO – By Dupe Bobadoye “Even the bible says the grace that teaches us to say NO to all forms of worldly lusts has been given to us. (Titus 2:11-12).”  Our scars only tell half the story, but right in our heads, the memories linger. As a

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Perv. Alert! – Of Sweets, Innocence & Silence

Perv. Alert – Of Sweets, Innocence & Silence “We will probably never know how bad this has gone”  Our scars only tell half the story, but right in our heads, the memories linger. She was only six, not old enough to take responsibility for her actions. Pleasure was not a

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