April….

Today at the gym, my instructor asked me to do some belly exercise as I was about to leave the gym. Like an obedient child, I mounted the bench to do some sit-ups. After 10 sit-ups, I asked – “How many sit-ups in a lap”. He replied: Twenty (20). I added, “How many laps am…

No Excuse…

Life is funny! Two people are exposed to the same information, same experience and possibly same background and they process their experience differently. When I watched the opening ceremony of Russia 2018, the colourful and carnival-like event was remarkable. It is an image that will stay with me for a long time. I know an…

Make it work!

In December 2018, I was in the middle of a 1001 things, I had given a task to one of team members to pick up items from a client’s warehouse. He came back lamenting about issues he had encounter and the current challenge he was facing. In one word – no where to store the…

I will get back to you

I was not expectant on my birthday this year, this was because I just started a new job and thought I have not made many friends in my new office. Also I was broke and did not have any plan of throwing a party. I belittled the power of social media and the fact that…

Talk, Talk and Talk…

I had a “one on  one” with my Manager (Pee) at work today, this is our weekly catch-up where we alternate our discussions between official and personal issues. He inquired about my world and what I have been up to, I mentioned my desire to do much more with my life, time and skills. I…

Weeds

There is another vital lesson I learnt from arranging my wardrobe on Saturday. …please click here to read previous post. Like a typical matrimonial room, our wardrobe is split into two(2). First part is for madam(my wife) and the other part is “meant” to be mine. During the separation process, I discovered that some of…

Catalyst

There is a particular group on WhatsApp that I am privilege to be an admin, on the group we discuss marriage matters, especially the “core” of marriage – if you know you know. The group has grown significantly, we have celebrated some major milestones and members “bedmatic” skills have improved significantly. The group has been…

Small Head Vs Big Tail

Working out at the gym today, amidst my sweaty face and body I noticed a fellow gym user. This elderly man reminded me of my father, he has similar gesticulation and mannerisms as my Dad. I smiled and travelled down memory lane, reminiscing over the good times we spent together. My Dad traveled out of…

What exactly are you Measuring?

I asked my colleague a sincere question yesterday, before he could answer my Boss passed by and we involved her in the conversation. This was the question and I will like you to answer. When I see some of my contemporaries’ profile on LinkedIn – I often feel like – Lanre, what have you been…

No matter how small…

In 2009, I was talking with a friend who was very excited because his Father just got a new job. Out of curiosity I asked for his father’s new salary – funny me “abi” – and he told me. As at then I was relatively new in the Labour Market, and my Salary was higher than his Dad’s…