Delusions… (A Poem by Funmi Adebayo)

Greatness is not a function of circumstance. Greatness, it turns out, is largely a matter of conscious choice.
-James C. Collins,Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t

“I won’t join that contest.
I won’t apply for that job.
Why should I bother to pitch
For that business grant?

Would it ever get to my turn?
What chances do I have
Among more qualified Nigerians
In their thousands?”

So, again, you lose out –
Not because your assumptions are true
Or your fears real,

But because
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