Monthly Archives: August 2015

SOCIAL INTELLIGENCE

There is a concept I’ve been actively, but informally, studying for sometime now through past examples and everyday experience. It’s what Robert Greene calls “social intelligence”. In my understanding, it means being aware & conscious of what people want and … Continue reading

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MARRIAGE: MY OWN PERSPECTIVE

When it comes to writing, my usual fear is this, “Do I know what I’m talking about?” This tends to make me keep many thoughts to myself that I could otherwise have expressed in public statements like this. Though I … Continue reading

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SCHOOL OF HARD KNOCKS/Stories from boarding school Pt. 9

Adolescence is a period wherein you are still trying and struggling to form your worldview and self-concept. It is a period of questioning and adventure. That this phase of one’s life usually coincides with secondary school days brings some significance … Continue reading

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SCHOOL OF HARD KNOCKS/Stories from boarding school Pt.8

I’m grateful to God for memories. I also appreciate the privilege to share them. I am especially pleased that this series has been received by a wide audience all over the world over the last few weeks. To have lived … Continue reading

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BE ENCOURAGED

Life and circumstances come in the same package. In fact, life itself is a circumstance. Really, we all go through situations. In varying degrees of severity. However, there is no standard measuring scale for determining severity. Each person has the … Continue reading

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THE POWER OF DOCTRINE

Time and again, I have realised how powerful indoctrination can be. A set of ideas or beliefs that are taught or believed to be true. That’s the succinct definition of the word ‘doctrine’ by the Merriam Webster dictionary. Thus, to … Continue reading

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QUICK LESSONS FROM NIGERIA’S HISTORY

Nigeria is a unique country located in West Africa, and widely regarded as the most populous black nation on earth. Someone has said rightly that history always repeats itself because men never learn from it. The only lesson we learn … Continue reading

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