Leaders and Innovators

At the event (Africa Leadership and Innovation Symposium) we organized yesterday in Durban South Africa, I said we should not let anything stop us from being a leader and an innovator. I made reference to Ghanim Al Muftah, the Qatari youth icon who shined at Qatar 2022 opening ceremony. Though Ghanim was born with a rare condition known as…

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Getting rich slow

Jeff Bezos once asked legendary investor Warren Buffett, “You’re the second richest guy in the world. Your investment thesis is so simple. Why doesn’t everyone just copy you?” Buffett replied, “Because nobody wants to get rich slow.” The best way to master how to get rich slow is to read “The Intelligent Investor” a book written by Benjamin Graham…

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We will see Him

C.S. Lewis once observed that this life is only ”shadow lands” compared with the glory to come. Even life at its best is but a shadow of Heaven. Does that mean we turn our backs on this world and have nothing to do with its delights? Not necessarily. Sometimes (as Lewis was suggesting) the good things God gives us…

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An inheritance from the Father 

Nigerian Billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola recently gave her daughter £5,000,000 house for her 30th birthday. Femi told her daughter that he could not think of a befitting present because she has always made him proud. Perhaps you are like me that doesn’t have an earthly Father that can give the type of gift Femi gave her daughter and you are also…

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Mindfulness

My friend, Dr Niran Olarinde Ojomo recently wished me mindfulness weekend and shared an image of what cognitive capacity entails along with its health benefits. Thinking about the image and his message, I ‘connected’ that that it is impossible to have cognitive capacity without mindfulness. Cognitive capacity involves focus & attention, memory, productivity and creativity innovation. Its health benefits…

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