“For the want of a nail….”Doing the little things

Life lesson from a poem The poem by Benjamin Franklin “ for the want of a nail….’ signifies the importance of doing little things. The want of a nail led to the a series of other events which eventually culminated in the loss of an empire. The full poem is Continue Reading

It is not over unless you give up

” It is not over…” is one of the best motivational speeches I have ever listened to. It was by the motivational speaker; Les Brown, titled ‘ It is not over until I win’.  The speech reminded me of my young niece who had the same attitude. She hated not Continue Reading

New beginnings in the new academic year

The world Teachers day was celebrated on the 5th October. As a teacher, the most important people are the students and young people as they constitute  the future of humanity. More lessons are learnt everyday outside of the classrooms than inside, but the classrooms still help to enhance the life’s Continue Reading

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