Offshore Nigeria (2012)

Via Abidjan (2012)

Pointe Noire, Congo (2012)

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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Talent to Profit – How to Profit From Your Skills

Title: Talent Power – How To Leverage Your Talent To Become More Financially Rewarding For You. Author: Praise George Publisher: ©Success World Book,  2009 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ [clickandtweet handle=”” hashtag=”” related=”” layout=”” position=””]This succinct book typifies the aphorism that some things in this life have more to them than reaches the eye[/clickandtweet]. Clocking an average reading time of less…

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How High Will Your Re-Bounce?

Book Review Author: Matthew Syed Title: BOUNCE – Mozart, Federer, Picasso, Beckham, and The Science of Success. Publisher: © 2010 Harper Collins e-Books This is the month of March, 2016. Continuing in the Christmas/New Year tradition, a lot of my friends still send their prayers and best wishes at the onset of every new month….

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Again and Again: Still on Self-Discipline

Book Title: THE DISCIPLINE MANIFESTO Conquering Procrastination and Harnessing Willpower in 5 Steps. Julio Lara ©2015 Julio Lara. All rights reserved I was fortunate to get this free on Amazon Kindle First some months back. Vital and practical points are succintly set forth and the reader can quickly relate to them and also put them…

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Doubt Your Self-Doubts, Just Stretch Yourself

“Itirayi ni gbogbo nkan.” — Wole Soyinka  The above statement in Yoruba language translates to; [clickandtweet handle=”cakinlade” hashtag=”Wole Soyinka” related=”” layout=”” position=””]”The trying is all.”[/clickandtweet] — Wole Soyinka In his memoirs, You Must Set Forth At Dawn, Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka attributed the above aphorism to his mother.  According to him, his mother, whom he described…

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