Book Review: Rick Page‘s marketing insights can increase the odds in your favour.

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Every one lives by selling one thing or the other. Either you are selling or being sold to. Those who are further on in life’s game of survival have among other skills, mastered the art of selling, early in their journeys.

Even though this book has been around for almost…


A handful of lessons from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Yale University’s 2019 Class Day Speech.

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It was late Sunday night. Both of us have been busy from late the previous night. The early hours of the new day of a new week were rapidly counting up. The FM radio station on the phone was on. I joined her to listen to a lively ministration from…


Will you rather choose scarcity when there is so much to go round?

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As sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things. (2 Corinthians 6:10)

~ Apostle Paul

Merriam Webster dictionary on my phone defined abundance as, an ample quantity of, relative degree of plentifulness, profusion, and wealth. …


It doesn’t matter whether your cup is half empty or half full, gratitude will always take you much further.

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Yes, I know it. You’ve already had more than your fair share of those seemingly unending tips and hacks for keeping your head above the waters in these turbulent times.

Right from our mothers’ wombs to our infant days and all through our early…


Escape the evil agendas of some of those you empathize with.

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Last year, the social media ran the infamous daring of a young man who played a fast move on a border police officer. …


Selling? 10 insights from Daniel Pink position you ahead of the pack.

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Selling is the most basic of all human activities. Whether you know it, everyone lives by selling one thing or the other. And the earlier you know it and start tooling up on your selling skills kit, the more likely your chances of thriving in this arena we call life.


Seth Godin show how authentic stories hold the key to your marketing breakthroughs.

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Sometimes you have no other option than to tell people just what they wanted to hear. This does not mean that you are a liar — deliberate or otherwise. Case in point is when you are job hunting. …


Hope is our sure anchor for tomorrow.

Hope: The Sun Will Yet Rise Again
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Barely three years after I bought the Dell notebook, its internal battery packed up. Getting a replacement was more challenging than getting water in a desert. My solution: Convert the svelte laptop to its PC mode — I purchased a portable uninterruptible power supply (UPS). …


As in life, fortune also favours the bold salesman. Lessons from Jeff Shore

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Back in my college days, a classmate used to spur us on with his audacious unconscious display of boldness. Often, he will mount the rostrum prior to our lecturers' arrival and prep us with motivational talks which he often concluded with Christians gospel messages.

I still remember one of his…


That our hurting hearts may heal

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A little at a time.

You’re cutting this heart to pieces,

A little bleeding piece, here, today.

Tomorrow, another deeper bruise,

Ever such a minor cut, time after time,

Again and again and again.

Not to worry, just keep on at it.

Tomorrow finally came,

At long last you awake

Too late you discover that,

This heart is no more.

This heart that was all yours.

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