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

Originally posted on Funmi Adebayo's Blog:
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…

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

When Life’s Rules Are Untaught – (A Poem by Funmi Adebayo)

Originally posted on Funmi Adebayo's Blog:
Proverbs.25:2 (KJV) It is the glory of God to conceal a thing: but the honour of kings is to search out a matter. ? Why am I often lost In the maze of life Making uninformed choices Bumping my head over and over? When life could be sweeter With my burdens lighter My yokes easier And my paths… Continue reading When Life’s Rules Are Untaught – (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 pitch For that business grant? Would it ever get to my turn? What chances do I have … Continue reading Delusions… (A Poem by Funmi Adebayo)

On The Grind: The Perfect Time to Start Anything … 

​ If you keep waiting to be ‘good enough’ before you start implementing your dreams or before launching your startup, then you’ll probably never start. Sorry to burst ​your bubble, but truth is, despite your education, experience, exposure and ‘preparedness’, you still wouldn’t be prepared enough for some unforeseen, unspoken, untaught twists to your trade, (including the new trend tomorrow brings) when you start. Life was … Continue reading On The Grind: The Perfect Time to Start Anything … 

So it’s Q2? Just Do It!!!

So it’s the first Monday in April, also Q2; then somebody looks around and is weighed down by the sudden realization that he is still miles away from his goals for the year. He takes a second look around, and discovers that many others have breezed past, leaving him all alone behind! So, he gets disillusioned and totally paralyzed! Alas, but it doesn’t have to … Continue reading So it’s Q2? Just Do It!!!