Don’t undersell yourself

Don’t undersell yourself

Hi, There is a slogan made popular by John Lewis UK retailer that goes something like ‘never knowingly undersold’. A lot us are losing out on money be unknowingly being undersold that is to say we accept less than what we are worth. One of the biggest...

How to become a problem solver

Times, they are a changing – Bob Geldof There is an existential threat everywhere – to jobs, businesses, industries and so much more so the question with possible obsolescence of even our jobs being a start reality. The question then becomes ‘what do...
Becoming Unleashed

Becoming Unleashed

I have been reflecting a lot on why I started my podcast You-Unleashed with Femi Akinyemi and it suddenly dawned on me that I had never truly shared with my listeners what it means to be unleashed. Sure, we had done a lot of podcasts that point to becoming unleashed...
Breaking down barriers

Breaking down barriers

Hey there, Success in life is always predicated on our ability to break through barriers. Sometimes the barriers are mental but sometimes they are more obvious like race and sex. Sure! These can all be overcome but it’s certainly a lot easier when we can learn...
Releasing the leader within

Releasing the leader within

Hey there, Hope you had a good weekend. It’s been no doubt to put it mildly been an interesting past few months dominated by COVID-19. Its also been very interesting to watch the various world leaders react to the crisis in many ways. Some we thought were great...
Building your personal brand

Building your personal brand

There is nothing quite like a new week. New weeks bring new beginnings and give us an opportunity to press delete on the week before if it was bad and press play if it was a good week. It’s all about perspective and focusing on the things you can change and not...
Comforting truth about job loss

Comforting truth about job loss

I remember it like it was yesterday. After all, who would forget the first time they were fired from a job. It all started with a rather innocent email from my manager at the time and it was scheduled for 4 pm on a Friday. A time and date I would come to learn were...
Whats a sandwich got to do with it

Whats a sandwich got to do with it

A while ago when I was toying with the idea of getting into writing, coaching and public speaking I remember once asking someone I look up to and admire for feedback. He was very direct and quite frankly speaking negative and this dented my confidence for quite a...
Tough times, tough conversations

Tough times, tough conversations

I had a project manager I worked with once. He had his strengths but one I particularly appreciated was his ability to have tough conversations with leadership teams and still come out smelling like roses if you catch my drift. I asked him how he did it and he said,...