There are No Detours in Life

Contrary to the distractive phenomena that they are often perceived to be, detours are actually adventurous experiences that teach us a few things in preparation for our target destination and often keep us safe from disaster on our way there! 

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Effective Leadership

Leadership is about making a change. It is about deciding that the status quo in a particular area – healthcare, technology, development, politics, family, etc. – can be better, and then embarking on a journey characterized by relentless effort to disrupt that status quo.

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Don't be a jerk; play nice!

Use Schopenhauer’s prescription – harm no one; rather help everyone as much as you can – as a framework within which you determine what it would mean for you to be great, successful, and significant by the end of your life. I think the way to achieve any or all of these three things, is to first define what they mean to you, and then use the skills and resources at your disposal to live out whatever definitions you coin.

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Why we should focus on foundations.

Remember that the tallest and strongest trees often spend a long time establishing firm, extensive roots underground before sprouting. In the same way, building your foundation could be a long, drab, and inconspicuous process that requires patience, discipline, and endurance.

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Creating a Space Where People Can Dare to Dream [Again]

One thing is clear: these girls, and many other young people in this community, have a deep desire to learn and to do well in life. They are working very hard with the insufficient resources at their disposal and making the most of the few opportunities they have. Access to a few more resources and opportunities could be the catalyst for incredible growth and world-changing achievements.

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Africa is rising because Africans are rising

Despite the effects of mismanagement and exploitation on Africa’s growth and development, the continent still holds great potential to compete and excel in the global marketplace. More importantly, it has great potential to feed, educate, and provide quality healthcare for most of its people while affording them more luxuries.

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The million-dollar question.

The major driving force in my life right now is the desire to change lives. It’s what I’m passionate about. I am on a hunt for opportunities to create things (products, businesses, institutions, etc.) that transform the way people live. I am returning home to Mama Africa because I believe she will present me with more opportunities to pursue this passion. I am not as concerned about the living conditions that await me as I am about the people who have to endure them on a daily basis.

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