Do you read and listen to music at the same time? Good or bad habit?

read and listen to music

Many students (not only students) like to turn on music when they read.  Some say, when they read and listen to music, it helps them associate the content of the book with the music; for some, it creates an inspiring environment and others love that background sound to keep focused. I was also guilty of […]

101 Motivational Quotes for Students and Learners

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Motivational Quotes for students are like pills for learners to energize the inner being. Just as technology tools are necessary to get by our daily lives, so are motivational quotes. As a student and a learner, a simple short sentence can go a long way to brighten your day and ignite a spark into your […]

6 Things to Know About Getting Paid for Your Creative Work

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More and more professionals are describing themselves as “creatives” in today’s job market, particularly among the self-employed. Whether you work for a big brand or are the freelance type there are a few things you should know about how to make a living off of creative work. Whether you’re a graphic designer, an artist, or […]

10 Inspiring stories of Nigerians who quit their career, pursued their passion and Became Successful

Quit your Job! Pursure Passion! Become Successful

Sometimes we find ourselves at the cross road of our career. It used to seem as if you knew where you were going but suddenly, you are left to ask the life changing questions; is this really what I want? Should I go left or right? Should I stick with this or try something different? […]

9 Lessons from Nelson Mandela about Building Your Career

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I listened to the United States President, Barrack Obama deliver a powerful tribute at the memorial service for late Dr. Nelson Mandela as he said, “Madiba’s passing is rightly a time of mourning, and a time to celebrate a heroic life. But I believe it should also prompt in each of us a time for […]

Top 27 Quotes from Nelson Mandela


Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw. I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man […]

How bad do you want it? Lesson from J K Rowling Author of Harry Potter

How bad do you want it

Do you want success more than party; more than football; more than sleep? Are you willing to give up relationships and activities that are holding you back? Any area of your life where you want success isn’t going to happen overnight. But when you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, you’ll […]

Entrepreneurship is like changing a flat tire while the car is still moving

I gave a speech titled “Dare to live your dream”, about 2 weeks ago. As a result of the feedback I received from the distinguished audience, I think it’ll be nice to share it with you here hoping it connects with you, as it did with them. Keep reading. Originally published on Have you […]

17 Common habits every student should break before you leave school

Students Bad habit

With the ASUU strike still in effect, as a student, what have you been spending most of your time on? You have two choices; to either feel disappointed and frustrated about the whole situation or take responsibility for your life’s outcome from here. It may not seem easy to accept, but ASUU strike or not; […]

How Dr. Curtis dealt with Fear of Public Speaking – if He Could, Anyone Can

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Do you get those butterflies swimming around your stomach when you are called upon to speak before a group? That dreaded nervousness; the trembling knees? If yes, then you are in good company. You are simply as human as most of us. A group of market researchers asked 3000 people the question: “What are you […]

53 National inspiring Quotes – Happy Independence day Nigeria

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As we celebrate the 53rd independence day of our nation Nigeria, here is a list of 53 national inspiring quotes for you to meditate on. Empires do not suffer emptiness of purpose at the time of their creation. It is when they have become established that aims are lost and replaced by vague ritual. Frank […]

11 Life-Changing Questions You Must Ask Yourself

Originally published on by Jeff Haden Keep this list handy. Ask yourself these questions every day–without fail. And then, based on your answers, take action. 1. Who would cry the most at my funeral? Those are people who love you unconditionally. Start returning the feeling. 2. Do I spend enough time with the people […]