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 …

Your bursting out will be mind blowing | © Fola Daniel Adelesi

But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him. – 1 Corinthians 2:9 God definitely has something big in stock for us and it’s far bigger than you …

Help for hindrances against bursting out | © Fola Daniel Adelesi

But the prince of the kingdom of Persia withstood me twenty-one days; and behold, Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me, for I had been left alone there with the kings of Persia. – Daniel 10:13. We understand that there are hindrances against bursting out and when …

Find someone who can listen to you this year? | © Fola Daniel Adelesi

Over the years, I have come to appreciate the importance of having someone who listens. I realized that they may not have provided any special help in the things that we were doing but that they listened and asked questions helped a lot. That’s why I am now suggesting you …

What will you do differently this year? | © Fola Daniel Adelesi

What will you do differently this year? | © Fola Daniel Adelesi It’s a few hours into another year and the race has begun already. Some people are already making the needed moves and a few others have started lazing around like they did last year. Some others have stated …

​Developing profitable business ideas for self reliance | © Fola Daniel Adelesi

I have decided to make this just bullet points. This also because it’s my note for a recent speaking engagement on the topic. I am sure you will find this useful. I want to start by separating all the words that form the topic given to me. We look at …

​Encouraging young entrepreneurs: what the government can do differently | © Fola Daniel Adelesi

I was recently invited to a meeting of Commonwealth Alliance of Young Entrepreneurs – West Africa (CAYE – WA) which held in Lagos, Nigeria. The meeting focused on the challenges of young entrepreneurs and seeks to identify what government can do to make it easier for young people to do …

Valuing teachers, improving their status | © Fola Daniel Adelesi

Text delivered at the commemoration of World Teachers’ Day organized by Nigeria Union of Teachers, Kosofe Local Government Branch, Lagos State on 5th October 2016. I can’t be more privileged than I am right now. The set of people who gave me an invaluable asset in life have asked me …

Why you must know who you are Pt. 2 | © Fola Daniel Adelesi

6. Our destinies, when launched, will launch other destinies – ‘Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.’ Mt 5:16 NKJV. The preceeding verses of this scripture says that we are the salt of the earth and we …

Why you must know who you are Pt. 1 | © Fola Daniel Adelesi

You should never come into this world without discovering who you were meant to be. You should always remember why you came and state clearly what you came to do. Until you achieve this seemingly simple but complicated question of why you are here, your stay here on earth can’t …

Why goals fail 7 | © Fola Daniel Adelesi

Instant gratification The issue of priority just ties into instant gratification. There are too many dreams being killed by instant gratification. People embark on a project, make a little money and can’t think about putting the money back into the project. Someone takes a loan to start a business and …

Why goals fail 5 | © Fola Daniel Adelesi

Limited knowledge and training As you set some goals, you will see that you really need new trainings to achieve those goals. People set goals to start businesses but they have little knowledge about running any business. Please note that limited knowledge is the reason some businesses fail. That’s one …