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GROWING FROM TALENT TO SKILL (DAY 18)

GROWING FROM TALENT TO SKILL (DAY 18)

Yesterday I shared Toyosi Akerele ‘s passion story. Today, I will be sharing that of Jerry James, a friend I used to have. He was a banker by profession but a highly talented inspirational speaker by calling. He soon figured out what he wanted to do with himself and did quit banking after a while . Part of his plan to get established as a...

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GROWING FROM TALENT TO SKILL (DAY 17)

GROWING FROM TALENT TO SKILL (DAY 17)

Yesterday, I shared one of my passion stories on my success journey. Today, I will be sharing one of the ordeals of Toyosi Akerele, CEO Rise Group. I don’t know how many people on this group know of Toyosi Akerele, but this young lady, challenges me alot. As early as twenty four, she already had several establishments: Rise Magazine, Rise Print Media , Rise Youth...

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GROWING FROM TALENT TO SKILL (DAY 16)

GROWING FROM TALENT TO SKILL (DAY 16)

So I missed bringing you yesterday ‘ s post. I apologize. It’s not my style to default. The last one week has been extremely busy for me as more workload were added to my schedule. Pardon me guys. The extreme stretch is over now. I’m back on my usual routines. So last week, I noted that passion is the fuel that keeps you going on...

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GROWING FROM TALENT TO SKILL (DAY 15)

GROWING FROM TALENT TO SKILL (DAY 15)

Two days back, we began looking at Passion, the forth factor for consideration when growing from talent to skill. Seriously, there is nothing much you can do on the destiny path without passion. Passion can open doors that you have no money to open. In addition, passion can open doors that even money cannot open! ! I can stay on this factor for the next...

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GROWING FROM TALENT TO SKILL, (DAY 14)

GROWING FROM TALENT TO SKILL, (DAY 14)

Today we begin looking at Passion, the fifth factor for consideration when Transiting from talent to skill. The importance of passion in the pursuit of your greatness cannot be over emphasized! I’m yet to find any great man or woman who has achieved his/her dream without passion. You know, sometimes, I sit back to wonder what would have made Thomas Edison to repeat the same...

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GROWING FROM TALENT TO SKILL (DAY 13)

GROWING FROM TALENT TO SKILL (DAY 13)

Hello guys, today we wrap up on time, the fourth factor needed to transit from talent to skill. Yesterday, I noted that the time it would take to move from talent to skill will be determined by how much you have done with your talent in the past or how aggressively you move in your current pursuit of your dream. I’ll break that down. Take...

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GROWING FROM TALENT TO SKILL (DAY 12)

Yesterday we started looking at Time, the forth factor for consideration when growing from talent to skill. Today, I will cut a bit deeper. Yesterday, I mention that sharpening your talent into a skill happens over repeated practices which invariably takes time. Like they say, practice makes perfect. A Chinese adage says “do not fear the man who does a hundred things at once but...

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GROWING FROM TALENT TO SKILL (DAY 11)

GROWING FROM TALENT TO SKILL (DAY 11) On Saturday, we wrapped up on freebies. Today, we begin to look at the forth factor for consideration when growing your talent into a skill, TIME. You know, we live in an instant world where virtually everything is instantly done. Shopping? Online, instant! Cash? ATM, instant! Payment of bills? Moving funds? Internet or Phone Banking, Instant! Virtually everything...

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GROWING FROM TALENT TO SKILL (DAY 10)

GROWING FROM TALENT TO SKILL (DAY 10)

GROWING FROM TALENT TO SKILL (DAY 10) Two days back we began looking at Freebies. By that I mean giving out the service of your talent for free. Today, we will wrap up on this factor. Let me start by saying that you have nothing to loose but all to gain by giving out your talent for free. I already said before now that by...

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GROWING FROM TALENT TO SKILL (DAY 9)

GROWING FROM TALENT TO SKILL (DAY 9)

Yesterday we wrapped up on the second factor required for moving from talent to skill which is investing in yourself. Today we will be looking at Freebies, the third factor. I had a lengthy discussion sometime ago with someone I look up to a lot and he said something that greatly Inspired me. He said ” If you give out value long enough, people will...

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