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Self motivation and Chasing your own greatness

The months of July and August each year are the months that most universities conduct their graduation ceremonies. I read many stories about students overcoming difficult circumstances to achieve their dreams. As teachers, we try to encourage our students, but it can be difficult to touch every student in the Continue Reading

Wastage and opportunities

On the 22nd August 2019, there was an outcry in the UK about the possibility of the proposed High Speed (HS2) rail link between London and the northern part of the England being scrapped. So far nearly £7billion had been spent on the HS2 and the project is likely to Continue Reading

The importance of good communication and empathy

On my recent travel to Nigeria, I planned to visit Abuja, but a few hours before my flight, I received an email that my flight was going to be delayed by an hour or so. It was not a big issue, so I quickly rescheduled plans in Abuja. Unfortunately, the Continue Reading

Leadership of the future- example from the young people of Kogi state

On my recent trip to Nigeria, I witnessed great leadership, its impact in a crisis and met some of the most amazing children under some difficult circumstances. I was travelling from Lagos to Abuja in Nigeria. The flight was delayed by several hours, but this group of children acted with Continue Reading

The challenge of entrepreneurship- making use of what you have

In August 2019 on a visit to Nigeria, I had the pleasure of travelling between Abuja and Makurdi by road. The trip took me across several states. The stretch of road was still mostly under construction and people with the knowledge of the country will tell you that there are Continue Reading

I believe I can fly

The song “I believe I can fly” by R. Kelly brings memories of youthful dreams and inability to understand reality that people are not meant to fly. As a child, I would sit and watch birds and marvel at the science behind aeroplanes as they flew over my house. Even Continue Reading