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12 minutes | Sep 15, 2021
67: Getting What You Want
I look back at some decisions I’ve taken so far in life and can say they were mostly driven by a desire for change, you know, for something different, more or better. I’m sure you would agree this would have probably been the case for you too.However, I've discovered that somethings must give to fully enjoy any desired change. Like an exchange of some sort. And on this episode we’ll be looking into 3 key things we need to work on to get that change we want, if we don’t want to leave it as a wish.
15 minutes | Aug 18, 2021
66: Positioning As An Authority
Would certain names come to mind for you when think of words like fashion & style, holidays & travels, wealth creation, relationships…? Ok, have you ever considered being known for anything in particular, being perceived as the go-to or preferred in an area?On this episode, I share 5 tips that you may want to start to use to help you position as an authority / expert. These are tips that many we respect today have also used in one way or another, and over time that makes some even appear like overnight success.
11 minutes | Aug 4, 2021
65: A Pinch of Hate, A Cup of Love
Have you ever got to that point where you knew you desired nothing but a change for more or better? Did you know that emotions play a major part with how we approach critical changes in our lives and ultimately affect the eventual outcomes we experience?Listen to the full episode of “A Pinch of Hate, A Cup of Love”, to get an insight into how you can work the path of change you may want in any area of life.
43 minutes | Jul 21, 2021
64: Thriving Stories With Dr. Kikelomo Mbada
I’m sure you would agree it’s a wonderful feeling when we’re happy and able to share this with others around us. Yes! You can actually be the reason someone else enjoys happiness, but being happy yourself first is key. On this 'Thriving Stories' episode with Dr. Kikelomo Abayowa Mbada, a Lecturer at the Obafemi Awolowo University, she shares a bit on why she prioritizes happiness amongst others tips she’s used to thrive so far.
12 minutes | Jul 7, 2021
63: Buffet Ou À La Carte
One thing we enjoy doing as a family on my end is hanging out & eating together, especially those times we get to go out to celebrate a birthday or something. So what dining experience has been your most memorable so far? And if you had to choose between buffet or à la carte, which would it be?It’s interesting that we can apply this approach to other things we take in too other than food right. So on this episode I touch on tips you may want to consider if you’ve been struggling with connecting with certain solutions, that you require for transformation, to grow or to build, from particular people or channels.
13 minutes | Jun 23, 2021
62: The M1,440 Treasure
The M1,440 is one resource that we’d probably all agree is actually a treasure. As long as we’re on planet earth, we get access to this treasure.But, as with all treasures or resources, understanding it’s value is one thing; but learning how to maximize and enjoy it is another. How have you really leveraged this till now? On this episode I share tips on re-valuing and truly intentionally enjoying it.
41 minutes | Jun 9, 2021
61: Thriving Stories With Jumoke Odepe
Have you had to transition across major continents in the world and needed to practically start afresh? Have there been times when you were on a path and despite all seeming to work well, you felt yet unfulfilled?On this Thriving Stories episode, Jumoke Odepe, a Canada based Lawyer & Writer shares a bit of her transition to a whole new culture and how she eventually stepped into a more rewarding path.
11 minutes | May 25, 2021
60 : Why Your Dreams Mean So Much
It's almost certain that some point or another we have all nursed one dream or life goal. Most times these targets when met come with amazing results, for us and for many. However, that path to accomplishing isn’t quite a stroll in the park, so many of us shelve till later ‘perfect time’ and sometimes completely let go.On this 60th episode, I share 4 major reasons why your dreams mean so much, and why staying on track to accomplish them is the way to go.
35 minutes | May 12, 2021
I’m sure you’ve had those moments when you’ve felt a restlessness on your inside for more. You could tell there was more you could be, more you could do, more you could have. How have you handled such moments?On this episode, I share how I’ve dealt with those moments at milestone moments in life, with a particular focus on ‘Becoming’, a critical step to truly enjoying more.
51 minutes | Apr 28, 2021
58: Thriving Stories With Tolu Afonja
If you were to count the number of transitions you've been through in life, what would that be? Well, while you think about it, here's one person who joined us last Thursday to share her stories around a few transitions she's had so far. We also got some insightful clues from her journey so far.Tolu Afonja is a life, relationship & marriage coach, who started her career in the sciences but now focusing on helping people evolve to thrive. In May, she would be supporting all those who sign up on her program to step up on their confidence level.
10 minutes | Apr 14, 2021
57: Why You Aren't Seeing Desired Results Yet
I used to feel very discouraged in the past when trying to push towards goals and not getting the results I wanted. In fact I think for some people it gets really frustrating, especially when you also factor in the element of time, you know, that life is moving on and you’re not getting younger.I’ve discovered some reasons why this happens to most of us and on this episode I touch on 3 frequently occurring ones. And usually when we can point to a root cause it’s easier to address the issue. Which root cause do you identify with and what will you do differently?
15 minutes | Mar 31, 2021
56: "Nice To Meet You" With Moyo (A CrossRoad View Through A Teen's Lens)
Moyo (a teenager) joined me on this episode to share one of the specials from her collection. She gives us a peek preview of what facing crossroads could look like through the lens of a teenager, with a tip on how we can support this age group.If you have a teen in your life - child, cousin, niece, nephew or friend, particularly going through a similar crossroad, this one is for you.
46 minutes | Mar 17, 2021
55: Thriving Stories With Mofolusade
On this episode, Founder of Mumpreneur NG, Mofolusade Sonaike shares her story to thriving in certain areas of life. She reveals some clues within the clues from her very first job to when she resigned to pursue a "Why" which still helps her make critical decisions today.She also talks about her new project, an online course - "Launch Your Brand" which she just launched to support those who are ready to put out and showcase their brand by maximizing available opportunities in the online space.
12 minutes | Mar 3, 2021
Have you ever worked really hard towards a goal or a dream before and gone through a tough path to finally say 'done' or not particularly satisfied with the end result? Have you seen many come to opportunities, yet not able to fully maximize them?Have you ever heard the saying 'it's more about the journey than the destination' and still trying to figure how that applies to you?On this episode, I share my understanding of what really happens as we achieve our dreams and why some might not be able to maintain the results that got to them 'by chance'.
33 minutes | Feb 17, 2021
53: Progress Is Spelt C-H-A-N-G-E With Tope Ogunfayo
You'll rarely find anyone who doesn't want to make progress in life. Everybody wants things in their life to get better, we all want to enjoy better, we all want to enjoy more. However, not everyone is ready for the change that usually comes with achieving this progress in life. In fact many end up resisting the required change. The truth is things cannot remain the same if you really want progress. And on the episode with Tope Ogunfayo (a Corporate Executive of over 17 years experience with a multinational) , he shares options you should make adjustments on to actually make progress.
14 minutes | Feb 3, 2021
52: Getting Into Your Creative Zone
Have you ever experienced a block when trying to create a new thing or even modify something? Do you know that there are various creative catalysts that can help you deal with this?On “Getting Into Your Creative Zone", I shed some light on a number of catalysts that can help you get those creative juices flowing time and time again, with a special focus on 2 critical ones that most of us really need to leverage on.
13 minutes | Jan 20, 2021
51: How To Create The Change You Want
Here's a fact - things in our lives will either stay the same or get worse till something changes. Quite frankly most of us, at a time like this, really want change, especially for the better. However, here's a question to ponder on - How badly do you want that change or how serious are you to keep those things doing great at the moment?Here's a truth though, you can create that change, you have what it takes to maintain those great things. There are many approaches to creating the positive changes we desire in our lives and on this episode I share 3 top ideas that have been key to remarkable growth and positive change on my end.
10 minutes | Dec 1, 2020
50: Hold The Promise, Your Best Time Is Now
On this 50th episode, which is also the last one for the Year 2020, I look into 2 main concepts or should I say keys, that helped me this year. We all know how memorable the year will be for all of us, with all that it opened us to, it's why these keys amongst others made the year unique.One is the Promise I held on to differently from previous years. The second is the realization and appreciation of the timing of the opportunities I've had. If you're already wondering how Year 2021 would look, especially with how differently you need to approach it, this is one episode to listen to.
44 minutes | Nov 17, 2020
49: Thriving Stories With Oluwatoyin Arowolo
On this edition of Thriving Stories, Oluwatoyin Arowolo shared with us her story to being intentional to thrive in a particular area of life which is her health and well being. After surviving a stroke years ago, Toyin hasn't only come to identify some resources she's now maximizing in her life, she also launched and runs "UnplugwithToyin". This is an online platform on which she supports many who need to be deliberate to enjoy great health, by embracing the concept of unplugging.
58 minutes | Nov 3, 2020
48: Dealing With Stress In Crisis, With Dr. Gbenga Adebayo
Earlier in the year, right at the early stages of the global lockdown, we hosted Dr. Gbenga Adebayo, a Health Communication Specialist. He got to share with us key tips to dealing with stress in crisis situations, from his professional background and experience in the field.Today, it seems this is a much needed conversation again. You might be facing some crisis on your end or know someone who is. This episode is one that will help you be better equipped to stay in a good place despite all the tough times going on around the world.
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