Faith in the face of challenges: Step down or step up? | © Fola Daniel Adelesi

All human beings will be faced with challenges but will certainly respond differently. How we respond to the challenges we are facing or about to face often determines the outcome of the challenges. When we respond to our challenges in fear, we live with the uncontrollable or undesired results that …

Age reduction for eligibility into public office: One of a million steps in Nigeria | © Fola Daniel Adelesi

Nobody tastes honey and spews it out. You end up asking for more. If not immediately, the request will still come. I think that’s how we got to the current situation of very many old people clinging tightly to power and leaving very little room for young people in Nigeria …

Reality is in your mouth, not circumstances | © Fola Daniel Adelesi

Too many people think that their reality is in their circumstances and they allow the circumstances around them become their reality. When you see them, they are weighed down by their circumstances while their mouths are completely shut. If you are ever going to get out of the unpleasant circumstances …

Your script will end well | © Fola Daniel Adelesi

Sometimes you wonder what’s going on in your life. You don’t seem to understand anything and can’t provide explanations for even those things that started well and fizzled out or simply stagnated. You’ve checked to see if you weren’t working hard enough. You also doubled your efforts in anticipation of …

Improve communication for productivity | © Fola Daniel Adelesi

Productivity seems to have become a complex word in a world that even uses it more than is probably required. The work place emphasizes productivity and the family talks about productivity. Everywhere you go, you are simply expected to be productive and sometimes, you wonder what exactly productivity means and …

10Ps to prepare you for your future | © Fola Daniel Adelesi

When you mention the preparation for future, some people suddenly go blank. They have no idea what you’re talking about and they don’t even know what to do. It is important to note that preparation for the future is not going to be by accident. The beautiful future you desire …

Managing your expectations from new job prospects | © Fola Daniel Adelesi

I recently got the chance to be on an interview panel for a new company that was filling up positions in order to compete favourably in the market. This company was hoping to take a sizeable market share within a short and hopefully become dominant within the decade. With this …

From paper to pragmatic politics: Where the intellectuals and good people need to integrate – Fola Daniel Adelesi.

Over the years in Nigeria and some other countries of the world, it has become extremely difficult for intellectuals and really good people to make it into the mainstream politics. When I say intellectuals I am referring to people who are sound enough to know the ‘root cause’ of problems …

Going down is easy, going up is work | © Fola Daniel Adelesi

Life presents a lot of challenges and difficulties and sometimes, they pop up at the least expected moment. We want things to be good and turn out well most times but we get that jolt from life. Interestingly, when we are getting our jolt, that’s when things look for beautiful …