Hi,

I’m Otoabasi Bassey, a brand strategist, designer, writer, and entrepreneur.

I help clients build compelling brands with strategy, design and digital services and I inspire people with thought-provoking content.

Life by design

My blog where I learn and share ideas on self-improvement and living with intention. A new post every week!

Slow down, think deeply

Slow down, think deeply

I've been slowly working my way through Ryan Holiday's book "Stillness is the Key", and the other day, I read a chapter that really captured the essence of things I've been feeling and experiencing lately. To call 2020 a wild year would be an understatement. From the...

Using rhythm, ritual & practice to reclaim balance

Using rhythm, ritual & practice to reclaim balance

Life tends to gets chaotic, as I've mentioned many times. If you don't apply the effort to keep your affairs in order, things tend towards entropy, towards falling apart. There are external vagaries of life that push us to and fro, the world outside, events outside...

How to bounce back

How to bounce back

The other day, I got robbed, and my laptop was stolen. Naturally, I thought I'd make a blog about it. What do you do when you get knocked back by misfortune? When the deal you have been working on for months falls through. When you get unceremoniously laid off. When...

speaking of books…

The Meaning of Life

(and other such nonsense)

A collection of essays written from 2010 – 2014

The search for meaning is fraught with paradox.

On the one hand, it is a noble pursuit, a need to understand and align with higher purpose.

On the other hand, it is also nonsense, vanity, a desperate desire to neatly package the raging chaos that is life into boxes.

How to live with intention

(and actually achieve your goals)

A short but powerful book to get you aligned towards your ultimate purpose.

The road to fulfilment – happiness, and success starts with living intentionally. To be successful, you have to be able to set a North Star and move toward it consistently. But how do you define your One Thing, and how do you connect the dots backwards to your day-to-day life?

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