One of the many successful people I admire is Lisa Nichols. I was recently listening to her talk at the Mind Valley Academy on How to turn your fear into fuel – it was amazing and so many life lessons were learnt. My last post on my blog looked at one of the hindrances that deter people from going after their dreams. If you missed it, make sure you check it out here. This week, we will be looking at another stumbling block on your journey to success and that’s FEAR. So many young people are a victim of this… View Post

Hello everyone! We will be looking at one of the stumbling blocks that hinder so many young people and that is…people’s opinions!  I’ve wanted to write this post for a week now but I was unsure of how to put it all together in a concise and polite manner. But, I was reading Brown Girl Bloggers founded by Candice VanWye (a must-read blog for minority women) and I came across the post “4 reasons to do that thing you’re scared to do.” The first few paragraphs below moved me and led me to write this post. “In July of 2013… View Post

“When you feel like quitting, remember why you started.” – Unknown What is your why? What keeps you going against all odds? What makes you jump out of bed each morning? What propels you to keep pushing forward? This is called you ‘why.’ We all have a ‘why’. Your why is the reason why you want to be successful. There has to be something that keeps you going, most times we think we don’t have one, but we do. Your scars, your trials, are your why. They are why you push harder, they are the reason you do not give… View Post

On your journey to success, you will encounter the ‘season of preparation.’ This is the real deal; this is where we differentiate the disciplined people from the indisciplined. It is the stage where we see the persistent ones who keep going against all odds and the ones who give up too soon. Success is a journey not a destination, ask any successful person they will tell you that they’re still becoming, they are still striving and learning, making mistakes each day and using them as tools to sojourn. As young people, it’s during these years that the ‘season of preparation’… View Post

Hello everyone! “Everything you’ve ever wanted is one step outside your comfort zone.” Are you willing to step outside your comfort zone? Sometimes, the journey to fulfilling your purpose requires you to do things that may seem ‘uncomfortable’ or ‘difficult,’ but friends the truth is that we have to start getting comfortable being uncomfortable, that is the reality of life. Hard-work in itself is not easy, hustling day and night to reach that goal of your isn’t easy, waking up at 5am isn’t fun, unless it has become your lifestyle, living a discipline lifestyle is not always easy. The things… View Post