Tag: African Diaspora

The day I decided to outsource…

I took off my glasses and groaned as I rubbed my bleary eyes. I tentatively stretched my aching back and then glanced at the clock by my bedside table, it read… 4am! I jumped up out of my chair and decided to take a power-nap until 6am which was when I had to wake up to go to my full-time job.

I was hunched over my computer since 6:30 pm the day before editing ONE audio interview and it still wasn’t close to perfect. What is going on? I need to outsource this ASAP.

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Yesterday my pastor said, “words create worlds.”
Let me say that again and let it sink in, “words create worlds.” 

The Importance of Positive Self-Talk

I have transformed my life, career, dreams, goals and mindset with positive nourishing words. I have done a complete 180 in the past due to implementing positive self-talk. I talk aloud to myself because if I think something, say it and then hear the words it helps me remember and believe it.

I urge you to speak positive words aloud.
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Speaking With An Authentic Voice

“Why did I do that?” I started to panic after deleting a 2,800-word resource guide about the importance of African small business owners creating a strong African brand.

I deleted my guide at 5pm on June 7th, 2016. The day and time are not very important to you, however this website goes live in seven hours and that African brand guide was going to be my big professional splash.

However, I just could not publish it, the first line was “how thoughtful branding can transform an African business.” Whose voice is that? Not mine.

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Good morning! I am here to introduce Cuthbert Ayodeji Onikute.  I had the privilege of watching Cuthbert speak at the 2016 Africa Business Conference at Harvard Business School. He was one of the top 10 finalists chosen to participate in the new venture competition. He had to pitch his business in 5 minutes to 4 judges in front of a packed auditorium.  The passion he feels about his business shined when he was on stage and I know when you read his interview below you will also sense his passion as a social entrepreneur working in Guinea.

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