JANUARY 2018 STATEMENT, Year 6, Month 8

Happy New Year to all reading this. Hope you had an amazing December and are on track for a tremendous January 2018?. Mine was a hectic one, but fruitful as well. In a retreat some days ago, I asked a prominent investment banker what percentage of income he asks people to save. He said, personally,…

DECEMBER 2017 BOOK REVIEW – WORRY #1

Today, I will be doing a review of the book entitled, ‘How to stop worrying and start living’ by Dale Carnegie. It will be the first review in this series, thou I previously emphasized this. We shall specifically look at the section that goes deep into THE DANGER of WORRY, from which we will learn that…

DECEMBER 2017 STATEMENT – Year 6, Month 7

It’s a free market, not a free world. FORESIGHT In astronomy, a binary system occurs when the orbits of two stars are linked because of their gravitational interaction. In humans, it’s the notion of foresight and formlessness. One of the effects is pure and clean regret. Last month, Jay Patil emphasized how Blockbuster refused to…

SEPTEMBER 2017 STATEMENT – Year 6, Month 4

Assumptions kill more relationships than anything else. It is well-known by most that attraction is what you see, infatuation what you feel but real love is what you know. This is the reason real love and particularly any lasting relationship has no assumptions, only facts. Problems that are ignored and look like they will go…

MAKING PEACE WITH CHANGE, CONTROL AND BALANCE

“Anything you can’t control is teaching you how to let go.” – Jackson Kiddard Change, The Dilemma Have you ever wanted something/someone so badly but you felt like you couldn’t do anything about it? How would you describe your state during those times? Chances are that you experienced one or more these emotions: frustration, neediness,…

BETRAYAL IN THE MODERN AGE

“It’s hard to tell who has your back, from who has it long enough just to stab you in it….”  ― Nicole Richie on betrayal Whenever people chose to walk out of your life, let them walk. Betrayal is as old as mankind itself. Treat these characters as you would treat a dead person. Gone forever,…

MAY 2017 STATEMENT, Year 5, Month 12

Last month, I got a particularly powerful message from Arise Arizechi about why it’s important to take care of your dreams and goals like a hen takes care of its eggs. I felt this read is relevant enough to be this month’s statement. We learn in this reading why it’s always too late to dig…

JANUARY 2016 MONTHLY STATEMENT SERIES, Year 4, Month 8

A rocket uses more fuel at takeoff than during its entire voyage to and fro the earth. Likewise, your January 2016 is going to cost you more foundational input than any other month this year. That is only if you are headed for great places. Personally, I always make sure Januaries are my freest moments…

NOVEMBER 2015 MONTHLY STATEMENT SERIES, Year 4, Month 6

This month, I share a very important article by Matthias Varga called The Two Cows. It gives you insight on Socialism, Communism, Fascism, Nazism, Bureaucrat-ism, Traditional Capitalism and Corporations in different countries. SOCIALISM You have 2 cows. You give one to your neighbour COMMUNISM You have 2 cows. The State takes both and gives you…

APRIL 2015 MONTHLY STATEMENT SERIES, Year 3, Month 11

The method of the enterprising is to plan with audacity and execute with vigour. I read these words in a book while in a train in a foreign land. I was feeling home sick and these words pointed to the direction of light I hadn’t noticed. As a read further in the book; the words…

DECEMBER 2014 MONTHLY STATEMENT SERIES, Year 3, Month 7

You never lose on gain traits, you only change their form, and your hierarchy of values determines how they’re expressed. In this era, its qualitative research that produces better results. Quantitative research can be misleading if you are a visionary. It doesn’t let you take the bull by the tail which would be easier to…

NOVEMBER 2014 MONTHLY STATEMENT SERIES, Year 3, Month 6

Never launch a missile from a canoe, I said last month, while addressing a distinguished audience, I emphasised just how everyone has a different fingerprint, everyone has a different guidebook as well. Many people make the error of reading another’s rule-book like it were their own. Its not necessary to learn the rules if you…

OCTOBER 2014 MONTHLY STATEMENT SERIES, Year 3, Month 5

Today marks the beginning of October, a fresh new month. I learnt last month that turnover is VANITY, profit is SANITY. Democracy may slowdown development when the policies do not support economic uplift due to conflict with social traditions and public expectations. There may not be a robust relationship between development and governance but in…

AUGUST 2014 MONTHLY STATEMENT SERIES, Year 3, Month 3

Its harder to repair a moving vehicle. Do all your repairs when your car is stationary. My priceless mentor Bishop Edmond Kizito told me these words at his office when starting a new product line. He has taught me the priceless principle of true focus lying between rage and serenity, he has always reminded me…

FEBRUARY 2014 MONTHLY STATEMENT SERIES, Year 2, Month 9

“During the 3 1/2 years of World War II that started with the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbour in December 1941 and ended with the surrender of Germany and Japan in 1945, the U.S. produced 22 aircraft carriers, 8 battleships, 48 cruisers, 349 destroyers, 420 destroyer escorts, 203 submarines, 34 million tons of merchant ships,…

JUNE 2013 MONTHLY STATEMENT SERIES, Year 2, Month 1

I have come to prove beyond reasonable doubt that God sometimes blesses us by taking away from our hands the GOLD we understand and cling to and handing us the DIAMONDS we have no idea about. We need to always pray for wisdom to recognise and discern. In one of Donald Trump’s Apprentice series, I…

11 Rules Your Kids Didnot and Willnot Learn in School

Rule 1 Life is not fair – get used to it! Rule 2 The world doesn’t care about your self-esteem. The world will expect you to accomplish something BEFORE you feel good about yourself. Rule 3 You will NOT make $60,000 a year right out of high school. You won’t be a vice-president with a…