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EXAMINE YOURSELF NOW: IDENTIFY YOUR KEY CONSTRAINTS.

THE LAW OF PROXIMITY: WHY YOU NEED TO SUBTRACT SOME PEOPLE.

Ada was a religious woman who stayed in an area where smokers lived. Three apartments facing hers were inhabited by unrepentant smokers. Each of them brought their friends to form a league of smokers. 

WHAT ATMOSPHERE ARE YOU CREATING AROUND YOU?

  Something is so special about Mama Nkechi's Restaurant. Merely passing by her restaurant could hold you spellbound. The aroma from her kitchen is so magnetic that it can stimulate your oral sensory glands to produce saliva that is enough to fill a glass.

THAT GUY IS A GOOD GUY BUT....

Ali is the best cook in a family of four. He makes finger-licking dishes that can make you forget your first name. 

Goal-Setting:Getting it right with finding the Right Partner- Part I

I proposed to my wife when I didn't have a job.  After my National Youth Service, I was clear about who I was to going to marry. I knew exactly the kind of woman I wanted and the qualities that I needed. When I got a job, I knew where and how to channel my money. 

STOP COMPLAINING ABOUT THE WEATHER.

While many farmers are happy with the rainy season, some traders are sad that the rain is disrupting their businesses.

ARE YOU FUELING YOUR GOALS?

I once had an interaction with one of my pals. He was dispirited that things hadn't been well with his business for over a decade.   He had thrown in the towel a long time ago. But the structure of his business remained. This structure kept deceiving him to think that he was still in business. 

IDENTIFY YOUR DEMONS AND SUBTRACT THEM.

When we were quite tender, some things held us spellbound. Whenever we were on errands, we left like a "yours-obedient servant", but one thing or the other usually validated that we were stubborn. 

SOMETIMES YOU HAVE TO LOSE FRIENDS TO ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS.

Last year, a certain lady left my group because I shut her down when she was about to carry on with the discussion on the "Big Brother Naija" show. While it grieved me that she left, I didn’t see any need for her to be in the group.