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Writing since 2010, I explore and share ideas around personal growth, creativity, design, branding, business, strategy and technology.
My father, Nnimmo Bassey, is the greatest man I know. A legit superhero in my eyes. Two days ago, it was his birthday. His 60th. A milestone. This year is a milestone year for me too. Tomorrow, I’ll be half his age. I don’t know what my earliest memory of my dad is. I...read more
I asked this question on WhatsApp the other day, and I got back a few interesting answers from friends. Most people said something along the lines of they would sacrifice time, or energy to get what they want. To be honest, the first thing that popped into my head...read more
I have been thinking about this idea for a while, and some time last year, I shared it as a tweet. After it gained a bit of traction, I knew at some point down the line, I would want to unpack my thoughts properly on the concept in a blog post. So, here it is. As...read more
(Or, how to think about strategy) Trying to get things done and pursuing a long-term goal can be daunting. You are aiming at an eventuality that is still quite far off. You have a sense of where you are going but don’t know quite know how to get there. You see the...read more
flinch: /flinCH/ - verb (used without object) to draw back or shrink, as from what is dangerous, difficult, or unpleasant. to shrink under pain; wince. For the past two weeks, I’ve been taking cold showers every day. I did not mean to, it just happened. The geyser...read more