Offshore Nigeria (2012)

Via Abidjan (2012)

Pointe Noire, Congo (2012)

A Celebration: By and for The Gullibles

If you check your dictionary, gullible is an adjective and not a noun. But, in the context of the subject title, I will be taking liberty to make a noun out of the adjective – gullible. What does it mean to be gullible? According to Merriam Webster dictionary on my Samsung Galaxy phone, to be gullible means:…

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Drowning in Over Information? Here are 12 Strategies to Keep You Afloat.

Book Review Title: Surviving Information Overload Author: ©Kevin A Miller Publisher: Zondervan, 2004 Written well before the advent of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and all the other plethora of the web’s social networks, the issues highly and effectively addressed by Dr Kevin A. Miller are as relevant today as when the book was first published. Fortunate…

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To Trust or Not to Trust? How to Know Who.

Book Review Title:Trust Rules – How to Tell the Good Guys from the Bad in Work and Life Author: Linda K. Stroh, Ph.D. Publisher: Praeger, 2007  “Thanks so much for that book. I wish I had read this book before now. Acting on its lessons, I think I would have avoided been a victim of so…

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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

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 endurance and…

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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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