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WORLD SHAKER

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The first time I said the words ''WORLD SHAKER'' was way back October 1, 2002. For the next 5 years, I kept on telling anybody that cared/didn't care to listen that I am a World Shaker even though I didn't fully understand what/how exactly I would go about shaking it.


Sometime in 2007, God asked me who a World Shaker is and honestly between you and I, my head was blank; He [God] taught me right there and then that a World Shaker is someone who affects his neighbour positively i.e. someone who influences his neighbour to think/act positively; someone who adds value to another person.


The power of 1 is so strong because that 1 person has the potential to influence 1 million others the world over; ergo, do all that is within your capacity to help someone think better. It is said that you act to the best of their knowledge per time; if you know better, you will do better. If you change a person's thoughts, you have inadvertently changed the person's life.


If y…

LIFE 101

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Most of the years we spend within the four walls of the school environment were spent learning theories of how things work. How to analyze, solve problems given a few clues [symptoms], calculate, and read.


However, when we finally leave the confines of those walls; we discover that we have spend one-third of our lives not preparing for the present simply because the school curriculum does not make provision for people-skills, time-management, emotional intelligence, entrepreneurship, financial intelligence, et al.


We start school afresh once we step into the real world and the courses are very systematic because we take the examinations first, then the lesson; the direct opposite of the school we have been used to. Life is more that just a set of classes and some library of books, far bigger than what we have been made to believe.


Great men/women of the world had just one thing in common; we never hear of their academic excellence- rather, we hear of what they did outside the walls of th…