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Why CVs Tell Bad Stories (And Memoirs Just Rock)

Why CVs Tell Bad Stories (And Memoirs Just Rock)

We’ve all seen them, and we know what they do. CVs tell us a story about success and career growth. By their nature, they show us only the glorious and shining moments in a person’s life. They tell us how talented he is… how educated he is… how experienced he is. They also highlight what […]

Reading Doesn’t Make You A Leader. Something Else Does

Reading Doesn’t Make You A Leader. Something Else Does

We’ve all been sold the lie in many forms… Readers are leaders. Read today and succeed tomorrow. Avid readers are great writers. Sounds familiar? It’s a generational deceit that has survived for many centuries. Now is when to stop listening to it. It’s high time we resolved not to pass it to the next generation. […]

I Was Shamed By 2 Kids (And How I Learnt English Grammar)

I Was Shamed By 2 Kids (And How I Learnt English Grammar)

“Have you ate your food?” I stammered, unsure whether my grammar was correct. Emmanuel and his kid sister, Shade, burst into laughter. They were respectively 9 years and 7 years. I was 18 years. I knew I had misfired. I began sweating profusely. I had overheard Emmanuel telling his mother how “…uncle Tosin speaks incorrect […]

From Deplorable To Admirable: The One Thing You Should Do

From Deplorable To Admirable: The One Thing You Should Do

Abdullahi’s Note: This is a must-read guest post by Sodiq Yusuf, a freelance writer and blogger out to make a difference. He’s the founder of ComsoyHub, a resource of opportunities for fresh graduates. He tweets at @comsoy. Are you sick of staying at home endlessly without a job, without some money in your pocket? It’s […]

How To Hit Your Goals When You Lack Resources

How To Hit Your Goals When You Lack Resources

Almost every time I talk about goals, and dreams, and taking action, someone shows up and says he would have loved to pursue his dreams too… but he lacks the necessary resources. I mean, someone who doesn’t have a PC. Another who doesn’t have a reliable Internet connection. And yet another who’s too broke to […]

The One Thing Successful Writers Don’t Do (With 5 Great Examples)

The One Thing Successful Writers Don’t Do (With 5 Great Examples)

You want to be successful in your writing endeavours, don’t you? Of course you do. Everyone does. But get it clearly – except you realize and avoid this one fatal thing all successful writers never do, your writing dreams would remain a mirage. Without a single exception, all successful writers don’t surrender to setbacks. In […]

How To Be Lucky In 3 Easy Steps

How To Be Lucky In 3 Easy Steps

Have you noticed how successful people always seem to be lucky? You know, they just come from nowhere, enter the right place at the right time and get rewarded handsomely by life. Isn’t that perplexing? Just look at Linda Ikeji. Her blog is crappy. And ugly. And slow to load. And cluttered. She isn’t even […]

Stop Making Excuses. Upgrade Yourself

Stop Making Excuses. Upgrade Yourself

It’s 2015 and I’m sick. Terribly sick. No, it’s not fever. I’m pretty sick of people falling into their comfort zones, making excuses for failure and blaming their woes on others. I mean people who blame their parents for killing their dreams and creative minds, and giving them substandard education. People who blame their teachers […]

How To Be Legendary In 2015

How To Be Legendary In 2015

Abdullahi’s Note: A great way to start the year with a bang! Muhiz Ogunwomoju (MOAB) shares brilliant insights in this guest post that everyone who wants to really stand out in 2015 should read, print, hang on his wall and take action on. Seriously… check out his blog, ThoughtsByPen, and follow him on Twitter: @moabsophy. […]

Meet the PMM Graduate Who Made 86k Last Month

Meet the PMM Graduate Who Made 86k Last Month

Pen Money Masterclass is changing lives. BIG time. And here’s another of the dozens of testimonies. I just held an interview with Olasupo Abideen, the CEO of Brain Builders Educational Consult, who’s a successful graduate of the Pen Money Masterclass. Meet him on Facebook or Twitter. (NB: Registration for Pen Money Masterclass ends by Wednesday […]