FD — I stumbled on this (quite instructional) story on Quora and I thought it best to share here. — Photo by Agence Producteurs Locaux Damien Kühn on Unsplash

Two guys started working, on the same day, at a large company. Let’s call them Pete and John.

After about 5 years Pete made an appointment with his boss. …

I love reading. Love, love!

I could read other people’s words for days without end.

Writing? Not so much. Just the thought of distilling my ideas into words and then typing them hurts my head physically.

I have decided to write more however, in spite of this ‘crutch’.

Pray for me! I’ll stumble, I’ll chicken out, I’ll conveniently forget to. But, I will not stop. And this post is my pledge not to.

Here’s to infinity and yonder!

Lead so that others may follow and in time, lead others by themselves.

Al-Bashir, Mswati, Bongo, Biya, Mbasogo, dare I say, Buhari.

Africa has spawned a whole generation of failures who call themselves ‘leaders’.

We have engendered and continue the practice of “chop alone; die alone”; an all consuming need to satisfy the needs of self above all other things. Much of our…

I still struggle.

I find it quite difficult talking about my successes. Even more so than talking about my failures.

I’ve had huge success heading a team at a fast growing startup aiming for unicorn status and if you asked me, all I can seem to talk about is how…

The things in our lives that pride gets in the way of.
Foolish pride that we loathe to get rid of.

The mistakes we refuse to admit.
The forgiveness we painfully omit.

We forgive, but do we really? We relive the pain endlessly.
Punishing our hearts excessively.

We trust not…

Tomiwa Ogunmodede

Product Designer. Brand Strategist. Problem Solver.

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