Riddle For The Intelligent Mind

We travelled the sea far and wide. At one time, two of my sailors were standing on opposite sides of the ship. One was looking West and the other East, and at the same time, they could see each other clearly. How can that be possible? Riddle culled (See the answer at the end

The Power of Vision

I had just walked into the Principal’s office when I heard him ask Joseph “what is your vision for the next 1, 2 and 5 years?” I was taken aback. Joseph was my classmate and we had just graduated into the Senior Secondary School, how could the Principal be asking Joseph about his vision for

Managing Yourself

Obama Is Right: Being Early Has Everything Going For It – By Lucy Kellaway “Time spent waiting is an opportunity to catch up on emails, reading and phone calls.” I was sitting in Heathrow Terminal 2 last Wednesday, having arrived a couple of hours early for a short flight to Dublin. I had installed myself
Walking into Access Bank on the first day, I honestly didn’t expect much but to my surprise, I enjoyed it immensely. I got home that first day, begging my parents to allow me go for the rest of the week. The atmosphere was relaxed yet engaging. I was taken aback by how kind and friendly

Building Your Dream Team

“Alone we can do so little. Together we can do so much.”                                        – Helen Keller   Putting a great team together is very much like what business owners go through in hiring people to help grow their organizations and businesses. A team is a group of people trying to achieve a common goal.  People
Congratulations to our 2015 Bloom Fellows on your graduation! We wish you success in your future endeavours. Please send in your project report to let us know how you have been impacting your environment positively with your leadership skills. We would love to hear from you.  Kindly send in your report to . ______________________________________________________________________________ 2016

Kika Onyibe tells her story….

In January, I and another young man pulled together a team to launch an NGO called The Coalition for Youth Development (C.Y.D). Its members comprise young Nigerian students either in university or their final year of high school in different parts of the world. It is completely youth-led and focused. At C.Y.D we believe that ‘nothing about

Mentoring is Important

“If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants”. – Isaac Newton No one learns in a vacuum. All great inventions and innovations by man, stemmed often from a body of knowledge built on the discoveries of predecessors, with guidance from trusted teachers and advisors. They learned from