SHAME: You will never again be ashamed to ask for help.

We think scholarships are better. I call scholarship holders “corporate beggars.” We are the real beggars. Those of us who contact organizations via applications or otherwise and convince them to finance our life goals

Zainab Haruna’s Midas Touch and the Soup N Stew Empire

There’s this myth in Nigeria and parts of Africa that some women have the Midas Touch. The myth propounds that even if a poverty stricken man can only just marry a woman, his fate would be reversed

Trevor Noah: The best 5-minutes elevator conversation I had with the man.

“Donald Trump has made everyone interested in everything, everywhere. He’s a worldwide phenomenon. And with everything that’s going on — the Muslim ban, threats to women’s rights, the environment

​Our Undeserved Righteousness: An encounter with S’fico Ncwane

This morning I stumbled on comments under a song I have had on repeat for close to a week. S’fico Ncwane’s “Hallelujah” song has held me spellbound for days. I keep repeating this song. I hardly understand a quarter of…

How love affects successful writing, beautiful expression that works.

Let your love be like the misty rains, coming softly, but flooding the river. – Malagasy Proverb You can’t possibly make anyone love you if you don’t love yourself enough. Like business negotiations, love is a strict bargain. There is a…

Essential Ingredients for a Focused Writing Session; The Self-Expression Dilemma.

An elderly man once asked his protege who wanted to be a world-renowned speaker “Do you want to be a great speaker? Or do you want great people to listen to you Or do you want to be known by…