POETRY: Just A Little Yeast… (Happy Independence Day Nigeria) by Funmi Adebayo

Evil triumphs where good men do nothing! -Edmund Burke When ‘ordinary’ men underrate the power of their ‘little’ contribution, they quit trying. However in Nation Building, little good makes a world of difference… Just… Few good mento buttress the truth Few praying mento stand in the gap… Few upright mento uphold the arm of justice Few hopeful peopleto dream of a brighter tomorrow… Jesus told them still another … Continue reading POETRY: Just A Little Yeast… (Happy Independence Day Nigeria) by Funmi Adebayo

SUNDAY POST: Of Nigerians and ‘Unchristian’ Public Prayers

An esteemed schoolmate recently narrated on his Facebook wall, this hilarious account of how he had chanted a loud “Eeeeriiiiiiiiii wooooooo yaaaaaa!”*¹ when summoned to give closing prayers at a public meeting, and how he had been hushed and quickly replaced with someone else… Rib-cracking account! I laughed because I could imagine the Christian women in the gathering clutching their breasts, snapping their fingers, stamping … Continue reading SUNDAY POST: Of Nigerians and ‘Unchristian’ Public Prayers

Just A Little Yeast… (Happy Democracy Day Nigeria) – A Poem by Funmi Adebayo

Featured Image Credit – Photo by Gideon Hezekiah from Pexels Evil triumphs where good men do nothing! -Edmund Burke When ‘ordinary’ men underrate the power of their ‘little’ contribution, they quit trying. However in Nation Building, little good makes a world of difference… Just… Few good mento buttress the truth Few praying mento stand in the gap… Few upright mento uphold the arm of justice Few hopeful peopleto … Continue reading Just A Little Yeast… (Happy Democracy Day Nigeria) – A Poem by Funmi Adebayo

Poem: Gather Up the Fragments …by Funmi Adebayo

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… he said unto his disciples, Gather up the fragments that remain, that nothing be lost. Therefore they gathered them together, and filled twelve baskets with the fragments of the five barley loaves, which remained…John 6:12-13 (KJV) There is POWER in LITTLE THINGS … The bit that remains after all is lost The little change you have left… Continue reading Poem: Gather Up the Fragments …by Funmi Adebayo

‘Big-Day Syndrome’ – A Poem by Funmi Adebayo

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The Unprofitable Servant feels grossly disadvantaged Heavily plagued by the ‘Not-Enough-Syndrome’ “I’m not good enough Not rich enough Not connected enough…. This venture doesn’t look profitable enough… So why try?” Thus he scorns his treasures Short-changing his destiny unawares Waiting for… That One BIG Day That GREAT One-Shot That Million-Dollar Deal Ever wondering why it’s soooo late in… Continue reading ‘Big-Day Syndrome’ – A Poem by Funmi Adebayo

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 pitchFor that business grant? Do I stand any chance Among more qualified AfricansIn their thousands?Would it ever get … Continue reading Delusions… A Poem by Funmi Adebayo

How to Develop an Innovative Spirit

Innovation, a vital requirement for (aspiring) key players in the business world, has been defined in several quarters. For example, according to Concise Oxford Dictionary, Innovation is the introduction of something new, i.e. the act of changing something established by introducing new methods. Business DictionaryTM defines Innovation from a business standpoint as follows:  Innovation is the process by which an idea or invention is translated … Continue reading How to Develop an Innovative Spirit

We Weren’t Made to Break – Striking Proper Work-Life Balance

Work is vital to human existence. However, working without striking proper life balance could be threatening to our well-being, career, relationships and even destiny. Hence, it is expedient to address the subject of attaining the required balance. Work-Life Balance is essential regardless of whether you are a business owner or an employee; and irrespective of your level on the career ladder or in the actualization … Continue reading We Weren’t Made to Break – Striking Proper Work-Life Balance

You Really Should Have a Wish List THIS Christmas…

Do you have a wish list for this Christmas? I mean a real wish list for the coming year? By all means you should! One of the reasons why people (even Christians) maintain the status quo, go round the same mountains and remain on the same level yearly is that we get too busy with the survival issues of everyday life. Therefore, we fail to … Continue reading You Really Should Have a Wish List THIS Christmas…