Count Down to World Economic Forum (WEF) 2020.

You want to know what it feels like to be at Davis, Switzerland…? And before you make a feel that you don’t need this, I want you to think about this:

Global leaders are coming to discuss what is affecting you and your business and your work.

If you see it that way, you’ll get ready for the edition. And you can follow through via live stream. Take a look at a preview of last year’s session:

Arrivals

Before each event kicks off, there’s the welcoming of attenders from all works of life.

The Welcome Address

Achieving a Single Market in Africa

The President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina speaking in a session.

China Economic Outlook


The World will stand still as more than 500 global experts will converge at Davos from 21 – 24 of January, 2020 to discuss 7 different themes that affects the world we live in.

  • Fairer Economies
  • Better Business
  • Healthy Futures
  • Future of Work
  • Tech for Good
  • Beyond Geopolitics
  • How to Save the Planet

These will be the themes for this year’s forum with 150 webcast sessions. It’s going to be fun and intriguing.

I know we have a bias about global leaders keeping to their promises. Yet, it’s still our responsibility to do what we can to make contributions to the world while we are here.

You can catch up with the live updates or listen to the videos later. But be rest assured, we’ll keep you updated here.

Africa and the Future of Work: Understanding the Gig Economy – Part 2.

The four necessities for thriving in the gig economy…

Place

People fail, said one of the writers they interviewed, because they don’t create a space and time to do whatever it is they need to do.

This is so insightful in the need to get to a place where you will be focused. Thanks to office spaces that are available for situations like this.

I was speaking with a colleague the other day and she told me of the structure, Genesys Tech Hub in Enugu, Nigeria, (whose CEO is Kingsley Eze) is creating. I’ve been there myself and it’s a good space for the gig worker. You can come there and work at a fee in a nice work space.

All tools you need for the tech thing is there. Someone else can choose a cool restaurant, that’s reserved.

The point is get a place for your work.

Routines

In organizations, routines are often associated with safety or boring bureaucracy. However, a growing body of research has shown that elite athletes, scientific geniuses, popular artists, and even everyday workers use routines to enhance focus and performance. The professionals we spoke with tend to rely on them in the same way.

Gianpiero Petriglieri, Susan J. Ashford and Amy Wrzesniewski

Your routine will decide how effective you will be even as a gig worker. Be regular, Gustave Flaubert said, and orderly in your life, so that you can be violent and original in your work.

Having a routine gives control too. You plan your time. You know the things to do. It’s almost like the life of an entrepreneur.

Purpose

The trio said about what gig workers during their research: Purpose creates a bridge between their personal interests and motivations and a need in the world.

It’s simple. To do well in this gig workosystem, you need to connect to your why. Perhaps you would want to read Start With Why by Simon Sinek.

People

If you browse through the pros and cons of the gig economy, you’ll see that one of the downside of the gig economy is the isolation it creates.

Humans are social creatures. Don’t stay alone. Find people to connect with. Find people who are into your thing. If you’re in Lagos, get to visit the civic centre, a bar or other hangout places like innovation hubs coming up.

You might want to do your break in a mall so you can talk business as you make contact.

The gigism is here to stay. From Abuja to Accra, there’s going to be, sorry, there’s already a shift in the way we work.

The question is: Are African employees ready for this? Especially fresh graduates…

Don’t miss out on the next topic coming up in 7 days time. Let’s keep in touch and remember to share…

Africa and the Future of Work: Understanding the Gig Economy – Part 1.

South African telecoms firm, MTN, on Friday sacked 280 of its employees in Nigeria, in a major job cut that affected about 15% of the company’s entire Nigerian workforce. Those affected by the move include some 200 permanent employees and about 80 contract staff across various cadres, ranging from new graduates to senior managers.

Many of those sacked spent up to 15 years with the company having joined MTN as it opened its business in Nigeria in 2001. Our sources said affected workers were given a dismal severance of 75% of their gross monthly income multiplied by the number of years with the company.

That was the news as seen on Nairaland Website on 2 May, 2017.

And many more of this is coming. Why? Work is changing. The world is getting to a point where permanence of employment is an illusion. Organizations are outsourcing on a large scale. It’s a give me what I want now. I pay you. You go system.

Well, let’s get into understanding what this gig thing is.

What is the gig economy?

This is what Investopedia website explains the gig economy as:

In a gig economy, temporary, flexible jobs are commonplace and companies tend toward hiring independent contractors and freelancers instead of full-time employees. A gig economy undermines the traditional economy of full-time workers who rarely change positions and instead focus on a lifetime career.

That’s it! It use to be that you get into an organization, grow, retire or maybe die there. When you are done, your kids come in if they want to. That is changing. Even if you have that due to family business structuring, the change is coming so fast.

Reasons for the gig economy.

I think it’s just simple. Companies have come to realise they can do more with less long term staff strength. There’s effective cost management in outsourcing jobs.

It’s clear there are better people who can do what you are doing at a cheaper rate. So, why should we keep you? they ask…

Let’s not stop there. Employees too want a more flexible lifestyle. You want to do your work from the confines of your bedroom without showing up in the office. This is another great factor driving the gigism of the economy.

So, it’s a reaction between the thirst and dynamics of employees, employers and the economic forces. Whether it is balanced is a course for another day.

The Pros!

More Flexibility: I use the WordPress app to do all the work I need to do online. From research to first draft from vague idea to refining the draft to more editing (photo editing and…) to final uploading anywhere I find myself. This is a plus for the gig economy.

Access to more employment opportunities: Google Fiverr or jobberman.com or jobmag.com… You’ll find lots of jobs available with limited applicants. If fired today, it’s only by choice to be jobless in the next 12hrs.

More money:  This is also true of you know what you want. You can have two or more jobs without interference. What’s the translation in dollars or Rand?

Less computing expenses: Source of power might be the only reason you move. If you can work from anywhere, why move?

It carters more to the creative worker: Those who are art inclined folks – she draws, into music, photography, fashion designing… – are given that space to express themselves. So, they enjoy the flow.

The Cons!

No benefits apart from your pay: The 401k system or whatever your ststa calls it, might not functional. Although, I saw recently how Uber is making retirement plans for it’s staff. But how many organization will do that? It means you have to plan with your salary.

(For government) Taxes might be difficult to track: Very true. Fintechs are making easier to pay and be paid for service rendered. How will government receive taxes?

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High levels of isolation: And this could lead to depression amongst workers. You’re working from home. Just you. No one to disturb you and make you angry in the office… I think this might make some folks refuse the system entirely. Although there’s a way out of this…

Stress or anxiety in the instability of the work you’re doing: You’re replaceable. If your work is not good, we can call someone else. Remember how your mum stayed faithful to the organization and they cherished her? Now, it’s going away. You are repleaceble!

No room for lack of skills: You are either good or go away. Most folks I tell about building websites just tell me yo go online and I’ll get it cheaper and better. So also, organizations will get things done cheaper and better and if you’re not getting better your odds are just in…

It’ll take longer time to build experience as in teems of focus: As you do this and do that, that focus needed for mastery will be lacking. If you stay stable in a place and work and learn, mastery from experience comes faster.

How can you as an African Employee Thrive?

Taking a look at these cons and its trends, if you’re an employee, how would you navigate the tide? What will be your strategy?

From Johannesburg to Addis Ababa to Lagos and Cairo, there’s no exemption or hiding place for this. The way forward is this: How will I thrive in this system?

Albert Einstein will tell us this:

The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.

And George Bernard Shaw…

Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.

The way to thrive says Gianpiero Petriglieri, Susan J. Ashford and Amy Wrzesniewski is to use these strategies:

Place, Routine, Purpose and People.

And the second part of this post talks about these strategies extensively.

4 Most Important Skills Every Nigerian Employer will Need in 2020.

In about 20 years’ time… jobs that are outside of making music or art are going to be computer programs. Everybody else is going to be pretty much obsolete.

Pulkit Jasiwal

Life is changing so fast that I can assure you that if you check your Google Play store now, you’ll see an app or apps that need update. You want to try?

In fact, if you updated a week ago, you’ll still have an app staring at you for update?

Why?

Change is ravaging everything around us. Whether you want it or not… In fact, if you don’t change, you’re left behind.

We’ve just spent six days plus in the start of a new decade. And see, if you have a job in Nigeria, there are about 500,000 graduates looking to take your job each year if you drop it.

I’ve been involved in recruiting engagements and I want to say this:

Your CV is not relevant if you’re not getting better.

And if you keep being the same, your employer (if he or she is visionary – civil servants are off it) will see you cheap if you don’t have these skills in 2020:

Good Digital Skills

My boss was just introduced to twitter recently. He knows about it but not fully engaged with it… have had android for more than five years now. Suddenly, it’s proving to be important.

From personal tweeting to organizational tweets, it’s now necessary to understand the twitter environment. We had to even hire someone to oversee that aspect.

Please note that this is beyond twitter. It’s about digital literacy. Can you blog? Can you create content? Can you drive traffic? Do you know how to program? If your boss have not talked about this with you, get ready. You’ll hear it soon!

Continuous Creativity

As an employee, it’s not been easy for me to keep up with the pace. Yet, I’ve made sure that something new comes up every season.

For example, the structure of our content for training just changed. Since I do training with teens, I had to adjust it completely. I added smileys 😀😄 to it. And the students are enjoying it… Also started training secondary students who run businesses and NGOs. And it’s been fun.

Relationship Skill

Two things are involved here – relating with your coworkers and relating with your customers.

If you don’t know how to relate, forget it.
Your employer or boss might not tell you but when you default in assignments because you are not a team player, your job might be at stake.

Problem Solving Skills

Why do you think you’re employed? Although, some folks think that it’s because of their beauty… Yet, that beauty must solve problems o otherwise you’ll be out…

This is linked to creativity but different. One can be creative without solving problems.

So, don’t just be creative. Let that creativity be tied to solving problems.

As you enter 2020, get trained in these skills so you can offer more value to your organization and make yourself mor valuable too.

Top 7 Job Sites in Nigeria According to Latest Alexa Ranking.

Are you looking for a job? Are you tired of submitting CVs and asking questions? Do you think you have what it takes to land that job?

Get on your CV and check for hot jobs with these top job sites in Nigeria.

Ranks 9,088 in the world and 76 in Nigeria.

Until I checked online, I didn’t know this existed, let alone ranking as #1 Job site in Nigeria according to Alexa ranking.

With this site, you’re sure of gaining access to the most current jobs.

Ranks 11,920 in the world, 108 in Nigeria.

Started by Ogugua Belonwu in 2010. The site has an interface that makes it easier for job seekers by using a company-job design model.

Ranks 20,361 in the world, 233 in Nigeria.

Paul Eze and Andrew Eze started this platform to help people access employment opportunities online.

Ngcareers also boost a user friendly interface which makes it easier to navigate.

Ranks 37,341 in the world, 316 in Nigeria.

Yet another site that is targeted at listing job opportunities. I love jobgurus as one can access ebooks to learn about interview processes and can also take aptitude tests on the site.

Ranks 40,342 in the world, 347 in Nigeria.

Founded by Olalekan Olude, Ayodeji Adewunmi and Opeyemi Awoyemi as college students from their dormitory. It’s one of the most profound sites in Nigeria despite its positioning.

Jobberman has played a major role in the online job listing trend.

51,695 in the world, 505 in Nigeria.

It sounds like the famous Mozilla Firefox Browser. Jobzilla displays job vacancies in a lovely way: vacancies by state, vacancies by industry and vacancies by field.

Your search on this site might not take up to 5mins before you get what you really want.

Rank 54,924 in the world, 543 in Nigeria.

It’s ranking shows that it is among the best in Nigeria. Jobsinnigeria attracts a handful of visitors daily. One unique feature of this site is its career coaching tab. Get in here and get the job you need.

Just one more…

Ranks 94,494 in the world, 1090 in Nigeria.

Justjobsng is another awesome site that is making job scouting easier everyday. No more worries for job searching any more.

The new year is coming in so fast. Why not find a job for yourself on any of these sites? I wish you success as you do.

Friday Book Review with Chuks | The 9 Dimensions of Success by David Nielson.

Can you imagine today is 3rd of January, 02:24am and I’m publishing this work now. Is the year running so fast again?

I can hear the fireworks blasting and smelling in my New Year’s night imagination. But you know what, business goes on. Life goes on.

Well, let’s see in this video, what insights David E. Nielson has in his book: The 9 Dimensions of Conscious Success.

I so much love this video because it’s short and the questions for each point is mentioned there. So, as you listen, it’ll be good to have a pen to note them.

For our quotes, we’ll not have it this week. Just have a time to brood on the questions David Nielson raised in the video.

Again, welcome to 2020 and my first post for the year. Why not dive into that project of yours and do something about it now?

It’s not about showing up in the office. Rather you should be able to answer the question, “What did I produce today?” after each day.

Our next book review will be on the 17th of January, 2020. Keep your eyes and heart attuned and don’t let the traffic 🚃🚕 of Lagos (or the busyness of your city) make you loose your peace!

Do have a sweet and successful 2020 building your niche in your career!

4 Things to Make Your Goals Achievable in 2020.

I think I’ve mentioned this before that I started goal setting when I was seventeen. And I’ve looked at certain years with despair. Why?

After going through books like GOALS by Brian Tracy I don’t understand why my goals will not be achieved. Looking closely, you’ll see that this is one of the reasons we don’t set goals.

Yet, I still do set goals. Why? I’ve discovered these four secrets. There might be others but this is what I’ve worked with that has produced results, including this blog.

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Are your goals CONNECTED TO YOU? You don’t set goals for me. I set goals for me and you for you. Why? I know where it hits me the most. And you know where it hits you the most.

What triggers a musician might not be what triggers a salesman. Let your goals be yours. In that way, it’ll be easier to feel inspired by it.

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Are you taking strategic ACTIONS?

The universe doesn’t give you what you ask for with your thoughts – it gives you what you demand with your actions.
Steve Maraboli

Are goals animate?

SO, why do I set a goal to write a book and I refuse to put down a pen daily to write… After a while, I grumble that goal setting doesn’t work.

Setting goals without acting on them is like having a desire to cook and eat beans but then you decide to put few cups of uncooked beans inside a pot, on the stove without lighting the stove.

What will you get after 1hr?

After taking actions, are you willing to be PATIENT? I can remember my first date… Chai! I palpated that day like I was going to see a Governor. After the whole euphoria, I landed at Kilimanjaro restaurant. Guess what?

She wasn’t there. Guy, I waited o. No reason am… We die here! She finally came and we “prayed” lol! I knew my goal. I acted but see, I waited o.

Everything we do on earth has an element of time in it. Do you know when I started dreaming of having a blog?

Patience is not sitting in your house and expecting to loose 8kg. It is visiting the gym, over time, with an expectation of the result you desire.

Are you LEARNING ALONG THE WAY? If I tell you the number of blog sites I’ve created, you’ll laugh at me. The sites are on but I won’t share it now.

As a teens coach, one of the first assignments I had in 2016 was to speak to a group of teens in a school I’d not been to. See, it was so tough. I had the passion but do it nah… If I hear!

Until I started practising weekly, I was just day dreaming about speaking to teens. Today, I know I can stand anywhere to talk with teens. Why? I’ve acted on it over time and I’ve learnt what doesn’t work and what works.

I think sometimes when we don’t act on our goals, we don’t know what we need to stop doing and what to start doing.

The first feedback you get as you act on your goals is usually to differentiate what works from what does not.

As 2020 comes, please take time to apply these principles to each of your goals: make sure it’s connected to you; take actions daily – babe take action; be patient and then keep learning (the learning includes knowing when to throw away some goals).

Merry Christmas in arrears and Happy New Year in advance!

FRIDAY BOOK REVIEW WITH CHUKS | MANAGE YOUR DAY TO DAY: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus and Sharpen Your Creative Mind by Jocelyn K. Glei

Going through this book gives a broader perspective of the time management framework.

I’m in Enugu (Coal City, Nigeria) but I also understand that the vibe in Lagos is on a higher level. Several times, I ask myself,“Do you want to be a local player or a global player? “

This alone gets me thinking and more importantly for 2020, I’m having a whole new structure for my time. Why? I want to be a global player and this book has helped shown me how.

Can we ride and see it?

The POINTS?!

  • Do your most productive work early in the day and reactive works later in the day.
  • Learn to organize your workspace to inspire work. Like set a particular music or set the tables in a manner that tells your mind it’s time to work.
  • Learn to block out time daily when no one will disturb you no matter what. (I’m personally learning this… So, from 8am till 11am, it’s hard to catch me free.)
  • Schedule time for creative thinking. This can be different from work. It can be early in the morning before dashing out for work.
  • Don’t allow perfectionism eat you up. This has nothing to do not going for the best. However, use all you’ve got to deliver the best you can while knowing when to submit a work and move on to the next.

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  • Much of what we are taught about multitasking is scam. Studies have shown that the tasks that we can multitask effectively are those that are highly automatic like walking and talking… dancing and singing… While in the activities that require our conscious mind, what we do is task switching. And task switching is highly unproductive. The alternative? Finish a task and move or break a task into bits of finishes so you can take breaks at those times.
  • Learn to build renewal into your work day. As you do your work, find time to rest. (This disturbs me the most. The average African employee and employer sees rest as waste of time. We are the least present at vacations. We don’t rest yet the economic systems speak of who is ahead.)
  • One of the authors, Lori Deschene says this about the social media thing:

  • Keep your long term vision or goals in front of you so that it helps when you prioritize your day.
  • Place huge value on your imaginations than on technology.
  • What if you do things everyday at certain times just to play, for fun?

QUOTES!

“I don’t wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to work.” Earl S. Buck

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” Aristotle

“It’s not the load that breaks you down. It’s the way you carry it.” Lena Horne

(I melted when I saw this quote directly above. If you did physics in school, you’ll grab it faster.)

“Tell me to what you pay attention and I will tell you who you are.” Jose Ortega

“The difference between successful people and very successful people is that very successful people say no to almost everything.” Warren Buffet

“You can do anything but not everything.” David Allen

(Wow! My head is telling that the reason for this is that our time and energy is limited.)

“Look at the word responsibility – RESPONSE-ABILITY – the ability to choose your response.” Stephen Covey

“Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.” William S. Burroughs

“Creativity is not a talent. It is a way of operating.” John Cleese

(While I agree with the last line of this quote, I disagree with the first line. What do you think?)

“Inspiration is for amateurs, the rest of us just show up and get to work.” Chuck Close

“The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.” Eugene Delacroix

(Hmmm… I think this doesn’t mean don’t strive for excellence.)

“Creation is in part merely the business of foregoing the great and small distractions.” E. B. White

The Questions?!

The primary question this book poses for me is this: Do I have control over my time? Have I scheduled my most important tasks for the day on the most important times of the day?

Check the 12 points I mentioned above and gauge it with your life.

2020 is coming soon…! The website of the editor of this book jkglei.com/

This is my Most Important Goal for 2020.

It occurred to me that if you focus on goals, you may hit goals – but that doesn’t guarantee growth. If you focus on growth, you’ll grow and always hit goals.

John Maxwell

I’ve studied so many of his books and I’ll recommend it for anyone who wants to master leadership especially in the work place.

Going through The 15 Laws of Growth, I saw where John Maxwell mentioned the differences between goal oriented individuals and growth oriented individuals. How did this happen?

He had a meeting with one of his mentors who asked him about his personal development plan. Instead, he started telling him how he’s planning to do this and do that and do this like we all do… I will get four more customers, I’ll get four more schools, I’ll hit my marketing target… bla bla bla…

In the course of the conversation it was so clear to John Maxwell that he just had goals but no personal development plan. He’s been a goal oriented person instead of a growth oriented person.

John Maxwell had to save money over a period of time, with his wife (this is a virtuous one really), to buy their first personal development program.

More than 45 years down the line, the difference is clear. He has sold more than 25 million copies of his books, a major with fortune 500 companies, a global leadership guru, trained millions of leaders round the world. You can visit his website here

This story alone gave me a new perspective of what my most important goal should be for every year including 2020.

But then, what are the DIFFERENCES between a goal oriented person and a growth oriented person?

  1. Destination VS Journey. With this, the growth oriented employee enjoys the entire moment and does not wait for someday like the goal oriented employee. For him, everyday counts.
  2. Motivation VS Maturation. If you want to mature, you’ll start living beyond mere motivations – whether you feel like or not, you’ll read that book, attend that training, do the PMP program…
  3. Seasonal VS Lifelong. This is why it’s important to have a defined career path. When you know where you’re going in your career, you take a lifelong decision and step. The growth oriented employee, sees longterm.
  4. Challenges VS Changes. Goals at it’s best challenges you. Although, for each goal you achieve, there’s an element of growth you attain. Yet, the mindset is different. Focusing on growth brings about changes. The last point explains this more…
  5. Stops after goal is attained VS Continues after goal is attained. This is the icing. There’s this death of drive or vibe that comes once we attain a goal. These footballers – Ronaldo and Messi – have exhibited this over and over again hat they are committed to growing than anything.

The same with you and me – if you focus on growth, you’ll become So Good They Can’t Ignore You. (By the way, that’s a book we’ll do in January, 2020.)

The growth focused employee has her eyes on the future. She wants to mature and not just get things. She wants to become.

And the truth is this, when you become, you possess the ability to produce anything you want at that level. You can also compare it collecting fish and knowing how to fish.

So, what’s my most important goal? My personal development. And that’s why I have a Personal Development Plan.

I’ll do a post on how to create a personal development plan by next month. I don’t just want to achieve goals, I want to grow in 2020.

Friday Book Review with Chuks | The 15 Laws of Growth by John Maxwell.

One of the best books I’ve read about personal growth is this. In fact, it’s like a ritual for me to read it before each year starts.

I’ll share few of the laws and insights from the book and if you need it, you can oder for it here.

  • The Law of Intentionality – Growth doesn’t just happen. Waking up and sleeping daily might require no much work but personal growth is different.
  • The Law of Awareness – You must know yourself to grow yourself. In essence, if your colleague in the office goes for a training on content creation yours might be for public speaking, ending what you know you need.
  • The Law of the Mirror – You must see value in yourself to add value to yourself. Don’t you think this might be the reason you’ve not bought those books… you don’t think you deserve it?!
  • The Law of Reflection – Learning to pause allows growth to catch up with you. Just think about it.
  • The Law of Environment – Growth thrives in conducive surroundings. Your company can inspire growth in you or dissuade you from growing.

  • The Law of the Rubber Band – Growth stops when you loose the tension between where you are and where you could be. Hmmm… Are you too comfortable in First Bank that you don’t want to grow again?
  • The Law of Tradeoffs – You have to give up to grow up. Anywhere you want to grow, you must be ready to sacrifice something or else…!
  • The Law of Modelling – It’s hard to improve when you have no one but yourself to follow. Even self made billionaires receive inspiration from others – dead or alive.
  • The Law of the Ladder – Character Growth determines the height of your personal growth.
  • The Law of Contribution – Growing yourself enables you to grow others.

Lots of quotes to look at but then we can just look at these:

“A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.” Bruce Springsteen

“No one can produce great things who is not thoroughly sincere in dealing with himself.” James Russell Lowell

“Almost every man wastes part of his life in attempt to display qualities which he does not possess.” Samuel Johnson

“You cannot win if you do not begin. The people who get ahead in the world are the ones who look for the circumstances they want and if they can’t find them they make them.” John Maxwell

“Most of the accomplishments I’ve achieved in life I began to attempt before I was really ready.” John Maxwell

“If you put a small value on yourself rest assured the world will not raise the price.” John Maxwell

“There are things in life that you have to work for and there are things you have to wait for.” Anonymous

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“The great composer does not set to work because he is inspired, but becomes inspired because he working.” Ernest Newman

“The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment you first find yourself in.” Mark Caine

“God’s gift to us: potential. Our gift to God: developing it.” Unknown

And now the part I love the most… Better is a wise question than an array of unsolicited answers.

  • Do you think you’ll wake up one day in 2020 and notice that you’re a footballer without training?
  • Are there TEDx videos you need to listen to as get more insight into public speaking?
  • What apps are you downloading for 2020 because you know you need them to grow?
  • Do you think the place you live now is inspiring you to dream bigger? What if you begin to spend time at Kilimanjaro restaurant once in a week?
  • Who is the best in your field in Lagos or Enugu or in any state in Nigeria?
  • Can you book an appointment to meet with the person in 2020?
  • Are there personal projects you’ll undertake in 2020 to stretch you beyond your comfort zone? (Open that manuscript again and complete the book…)

  • Are there books you need to read in 2020? (Am actually going through that now and into 2020.)
  • Are you worth a training of N40,000? If yes, what if you go for a Project Management training in 2020?
  • What certification does your organization requires for you to be promoted?
  • Who would you want to help grow in 2020? (Remember, wing yourself will help you grow other.)
  • What did you fear the most in 2019? How can you break that in 2020?

The truth is this: life does not get better with time and that includes 2020. It only gets better by choice.

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