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Author: Sodeeq Abdulakeem

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Fake People and how to live among them

Fake people will hurt you and they will make you feel like you are the one who have hurt them.” – Anonymous In life, at one or more times, we have all encountered some situations where after fusing a lot of efforts into what we want, we were told we cannot get the thing anymore.…
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How to relaunch yourself during the post COVID-19 pandemic

Your life isn’t about a big break. It’s about taking one significant life-transforming step at a time.” — Oprah Winfrey As the COVID-19 outbreak is becoming properly managed, it seems the world and its inherents are now shifting from its challenges as governments and other policy makers are relaxing lockdowns and curfews. To simplify our…
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Nigerian Youth Arise…

The ark of moral universe may be long, but it bends towards justice. Martin Luther King Jr The past few days have been dreadful days, most especially, if you are a Nigerian; her residents or you entertain a degree of goodwill for her. This is because we have realised that power lies in our hands…
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Underrating People: Here is why you should stop!

I have never met a man who was not my superior in some particular.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Life and nature are configured to exist in steps and layers. They operate like that because the stage we are today either lifts us up or drags us down, and the layer we are opening today may…
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Can doing little things improve me?

It is the little things that we do that define us and also gives an idea of what we are capable of doing when faced with bigger challenges.” – Henry UkazuIn one of the past few days, as I was reading through one of the articles that I had an interest in, I stumbled into…
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Understanding the power of decision and conditions

“Every event happens for a special purpose. Every problem is a special challenge from which we can learn and prosper to new heights of achievement. Every moment is perfect in nature, whether you realize it or not.” – Robin Sharma In life, nature has its ways of interfering in what we do. So, when the…
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Never stop challenging yourself

At times in life; because we see some people becoming productive with little efforts they infused on their endeavours, we tend to easily believe that the results would be the same for us too, with minimal efforts. But, if, unfortunately, the results go otherwise, we start losing interest in our pursuits. We begin to feel…
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Affirmation; the secret of successful people

You can’t produce magic in your life until you learn the luminous arts of a real magician. Robin Sharma With the way the world is evolving and how everything is changing; it is obvious things are tight, tough, rough and disjointed in every ramifications. However, staying on that lane is something this write-up intends to…
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How possible is it to succeed despite the pandemic

If you look around you, you will discover that most of the things happening are negative things; discouraging circumstances, frustrating relationship, workers harassment, esoteric and unrealistic government promises.

If you are to rely on these things, it will be easy to stay back and allow the happenings around to determine what goes wrong in our life.

Before you give up on life read this

You can’t change what’s happened to you. You may have had an unfair past, but you don’t have to have an unfair future. You may have had a rough start, but it’s not how you start, it’s how you finish.” – Anonymous Oftentimes in life, we have gone through one or two experiences that have…
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8 factors limiting you from maximizing your potential

“Potential is always bigger than the problem. Your potential is infinite and is always bigger than whatever problem you’re going through. And your life begins to be okay when you wake up in the morning, and say, I’m going to walk in the direction of my purpose. I’m going to walk in the direction of…
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Why you should reconsider giving up?

“You won’t be acknowledged during the time you are weathering the storm of your struggles, but intruders would roll out drums to celebrate your landmarks.” – Potentiality Builders  Every human being God created is blessed with one or two marks to be reflecting God’s supernatural power and incomparable traits. And because God had already known…
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What should be done to the helpless and hopeless in our society?

“Find somebody you should be successful for; raise their hopes and rise to their needs.” – Barack Obama  As I am writing this piece, I want you to believe that there are some people somewhere in every corner of the world, who needs help and assistance. The source of motivation of these people have been…
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What are you known for? And,what will you be remembered for? (A tribute to Ibidunni Ighodalo)

It is true that you cannot give what you don’t have and we cannot ascertain the weight of what we have until we are ready to put it into use, to help other people solve their problems, to redefine some people’s destiny.

How to deal with naysayers trying to spoil your ambition

“I want to thank all the people who have told me I couldn’t do it. It is because they doubted me that I leaped this high.” – Anonymous We all have find ourselves in a situation where we are asked what we want to do or become. It is always demoralising when the next thing…
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How to work your big dreams to a reality

Many of the goals worth aiming for in life calls for not just a sprint but a marathon. But how big is your dream? If your heart is not fit enough to run the length of it, then you will find yourself stopping halfway through and giving up before you reach the finish line. This…
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Live Your Flair, Not Your Fear

“Don’t be afraid to fail; if you are afraid to fail, you are getting yourself frozen and stiffled.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger Life is always a two-sided coin – Positive or negative, failure or success, hope or despair and flair or fear. Every of the “sides” are important to what we seek to become in life.…
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Be Passionate with Your Hobby

You will find your purpose where you find your happiness.” – Anonymous A few days ago, I was conversing with one of my friends and I asked him what he is doing right now, since most states are at the behest of restrictions and lockdown. I was shocked and devastated by his response because he…
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COVID-19 and Humanity

Heal the world. Make it a better place for you and for me to thrive and to survive…and our own could be better, if we care enough for each other to make it a better place for you and for me.” – Micheal Jackson It is no more a news that COVID-19 has reached our…
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To Be schooled, Or to Be Educated?

Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to transform the world.” – Nelson Mandela I am thrilled to be penning this piece this moment, because it seems to me that we have find it so difficult to draw the curtain between being schooled and being educated. With my own level of understanding, I…
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Academic Grade is Not The Sole Determinant of How Fulfilled You can be Become

I failed in some subjects in exam, but my friend passed in all. Now, he is an engineer in Microsoft and I am the owner of Microsoft.” – Bill Gates   Let me make a disclaimer before getting to the point of my discussion: This write-up is not meant to demean the impacts of intelligence…
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COVID-19: A Time to Grow

As challenging as the moment we are, it holds opportunities to maintain momentum.

Overcoming Bad Choices

I am standing before today; not as one of those whose backgrounds were merry and delightful, but as a man who have learned from my wrongs and used them to shape my future.” – Potentiality Builders In the past, we have all made one or two decisions that don’t favour us; we invest our monies…
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Successful people are not mere dreamers

Successful people look around themselves and search for what they want. If they can’t find it, they create one.” – George Bernard Shaw In the cup of life, what it contain appears to us in two folds: To some people, it is half full. To some people, it is half empty. It may be difficult…
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Tribute to a Bosom Brother – Sulyman Luqman

Tribute to a bosom brother. Indeed, nothing challenges you more than stepping on a stone no one around you has ever stepped on. There is no other love like the love for a brother, and no other love like the love from a brother. If someone tells you it gets better with time, the person…
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Becoming A Visionary Leader

“Leadership is about influence, not control. I am not the first person to make this observation, but it is worth repeating. The truth is that control is an illusion. You can’t control anyone, even the people that report to you.” – Michael Hyatt Let’s take the assertion above to cushion our insight about “visionary leadership.”…
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Purposeful Leadership

“More than anything else, what keeps a person going in the midst of adversity is having a sense of purpose. It is the fuel that powers persistence.” – John C. Maxwell Leaders are not born but they are made; We all have the traits of leadership flaming in everyone of us. What is left to…
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Life is not fair

“Life isn’t fair. It isn’t going to be fair. Stop sniveling and whining and go out and make it happen for you.” – Dick Buttler In the past, there were two brothers of the same father. Their father was a king. At the birth of both men, it was prophesied that they are both meant…
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Dedication, Commitment is the Key

Nothing can resist the human will that will stake even its very existence on its stated purpose.” – Benjamin Disraeli Life is a journey that deserves to be travelled with fervency. Those that have uncovered their purpose on earth first discovered that there is no one that couldn’t do something. But what distinguishes those who…
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…Be Conscious

“All it takes for a street to be clean is for all the occupants to sweep the frontage of their houses.” – Yusuf Olaolu Ali During our monthly Master Class at LIMTA Communication Academy, we always have opportunity to host two or more people on the hot seat where questions would be posed to them.…
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