Monthly Archives: July 2013

Hold Out, Hold On: 5 Practical Ways To Develop Staying Power.

I get excited whenever I travel down memory lane to my first visit to Israel. I couldn’t contain the glee that I would experience what I’d read about since I was a kid. I made new friends at the airport … Continue reading

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Say Yes To No: 8 Reasons Why You Should Embrace Rejection.

After the first lady I proposed marriage to turned down my proposal, it took several months before I could get back into ‘form.’ I had growing certainty that she could be my ‘significant half.’  And I was counting days for … Continue reading

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EUREKA!

His eyes see you. His ears hear you. His voice calls you. He sees your past, yet speaks about your future.  The dark past. The colourful future. Because your future is far better than your past. Because your future holds … Continue reading

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EXECUTE: ‘Go Over The Red Line’

Pete Reed was an active schoolboy. Yet he never excelled at any sport. Then he went to his University’s Freshers’ fair and ‘a group of tall guys’ suggested he try rowing. He took up the challenge. And just over a … Continue reading

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Morning Does Not Tell the Day: 10 Life Lessons from Nigeria’s Football Team

Life is a hard-nosed schoolmaster. It packs our plates with scenarios and paradoxes. Its ultimate aim is to refine the dross, remove the weed, clean the dirt, bleed the engine and make us who we should be.  At birth we … Continue reading

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Intervention: Help is Just a Call Away

Every year I watch the world’s oldest football competition – The Football Association Cup. It marks the end of the English soccer season. For the past eighty-six years, the first and last verses of the popular Christian Hymn, ‘Abide with … Continue reading

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Big Heart, Wide Hands: How To Go From Success To Significance

I paused for a long after I read the story. I remember where I sat. I soliloquized on the bamboo bench in front of the mud house as I adjusted for comfort. The strong, dry harmattan wind struggled in vain … Continue reading

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