Together with my friend and CEO of Gr8an, Akinlabi Akinbulumo aka. Mr Phisha, we recently launched The Octagon – a platform aimed at cataloguing insightful conversations between people involved in business or running high impact projects. Each of these conversations happen with eight people who have been preselected and brought together into a room. The pre-selection criteria of the eight octagon guests are based either on area of expertise or simply their ability to share opinions on a particular subject matter. These conversations are first held within closed rooms and then

While everyone is stuck on Teyana Taylor’s performance at the VMA’s, I am drooling over Alicia Keys, and her #NoMakeUp Face, not because I think Make up is a bad thing, but because I’m happy that she’s staying true to herself.  I actually don’t think her not wearing make up has as much to do with Bravery as it has to do with making choices and sticking it out. This applies to life in general – when you make a choice that you strongly believe in (as long as it’s not harmful

When people ask me for advice, I usually keep it simple with the following: Don’t be afraid to make mistakes. Don’t be afraid to start again. Don’t be afraid to tell the truth. Don’t be afraid to not be liked. Don’t be afraid to be broke. Don’t be afraid that they’ll call your idea silly. Above all, Don’t be afraid to TRY. (Definitely an #AhdoraSpeaks Moment Here) I’m a big fan of Richard Branson and his way of telling things as they are. He’s not afraid to look like an

Be Grateful. What you appreciate…appreciates. What you focus on grows. It is easy to focus on all the things that haven’t happened in your life, and forget all the brilliant things that HAVE happened. At the start of each year, I write down all the things I planned to do the previous year, and what I actually accomplished. The aim is not to beat myself up for what wasn’t done, but to be thankful for what was done, and look at how to improve in the coming year. Even if

My favorite part of global sporting events isn’t the competition itself. It’s the Advertisements. Yes I’m random like that. Superbowl Ad’s are probably the most exciting ones, followed by the Olympics ads. If you’re an AD Junkie like me, and you haven’t seen the Nike Unlimited Ad’s, you need to quickly rectify. To determine the most effective TV spots of the Olympics, Google tracked the top 12 brands with ads that aired during NBC’s broadcasts by length and frequency, including Coca-Cola, Nike and BMW. Collectively, the ads generated 3.5 billion

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