Offshore Nigeria (2012)

Via Abidjan (2012)

Pointe Noire, Congo (2012)

The Power of Knowing When to say No.

Book Title: NO! How One Simple Word Can Transform Your Life Author: Jana Kemp Publisher: AMACOM/American Management Association Year of Publication: 2005 “” I do not know where this song originated, but I can remember singing, rhyming or hearing it sang by kids in lower classes. That was over 40 years ago. Even my kids…

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When Amazing is An Understatement.

21-April-2016 As if “everything na double, double…” has become so hackneyed, these two plantain suckers resort to dispensing with that clichéd phrase in preference for “triple, triple…” Don’t ask me if plantain suckers or any plant for that matter do have feelings. But, one thing I do know is that the Lord God Almighty can…

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More Grit to Your Life

Book Review Title: Grit – The Power of Passion & Perseverance Author: ©2016 Angela Duckworth Publisher: Simon & Schuster (Amazon Kindle e-book ) Attaining success and realizing lofty life and society transforming goals are not exclusively reserved for those we may consider naturally gifted trail-blazers. In her book, Professor Angela Duckworth explained that through the dint of…

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The 50 Best Ways to Approach Life

The 50 Best Ways to Approach Life SELF – ESTEEM You understand that you are unique, and that you have a unique contribution to make to this world. You realize that there are no mistakes in life, only lessons. You work daily to improve your skills and self-knowledge. You take pride in doing your best….

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On Turning Set-backs into Stepping-Stones – 1

The ride from home was uneventful. Or almost. This afternoon there was a light-shower. Now the “bombed-out roads” are flooded. The dry season is barely over, the heavy rains are still several weeks or months away. Just a light shower and the roads are already flooded. That means we are in for a very bad…

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The Measure of A Man’s Life

Professor Clayton Christensen is my favorite business writer. He take business and high sounding economic terms and dissect them to the practical understanding of the layman. Following in the paths of his other best selling and highly elucidating books on innovation and other subjects, this book is to say the least,  not disappointing at all….

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Where are the men (and women)? Step out and get counted.

In the context of what I’m writing here, not only men are needed. The women folk are not sidelined at all. For even in the Holy Bible several women at various times has risen to the challenge of leadership. Without trying to rewrite or reinterpret the Holy Bible, the phrase above most succinctly captures the…

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Book Review: Now It Can Be Told – The Story of The Manhattan Project

Book Review: Now It Can Be Told – The Story of The Manhattan Project By General Leslie Groves ©Da Capo Press, Inc. 1962 I can almost hear some of my friends quipping in unison, “This guy told us he is a man of peace. But, what has an advocate of live-and-let-live got to do with…

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Book Review: Microsoft Project 2013 Plain & Simple

Book Review Title: Microsoft Project Plain & Simple Author: Ben Howard © 2013 by Applepark Ltd Published by Microsoft Press ISBN: 978-0-7356-7199-7 This book is an invaluable tool for both new and experienced Project Managers who want to use Microsoft Project 2013 as their project management software. What makes this book stand-out in comparison to…

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The #1 Key to Solving Your Challenges.

It was a Saturday morning. All the family members woke up later than was usual this morning. We’ve just ended the family’s “Morning Devotion” time together. Leaving the sitting-room, I went inside to pick up the almost ever-by-my-side Samsung Galaxy tablet. Unlike the movers and shakers regularly featured on CNN’s “Reading for Leading” TV program,…

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