Life Updates Since I’ve Been “Away”

I blinked for like one millisecond and just like that two solid months have passed since I last posted on the blog. No, it wasn’t intentional. I just said let me close my eyes and open it small, and then fiam, November appeared. I wrote many blog posts while I was “away”, but I just never posted them. Don’t ask me why, because me sef, I don’t know the answer. So let me gist you on what has been going on with me.

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I Sat With Millionaires, and Here are 5 Lessons I Learned

I am fortunate to have sat with movers and shakers in industries from tech to fashion to real estate, and top executives in corporate America. I’ve sat one-on-one with each of them, just listening to their stories, and learning from their struggles, successes, and tough decisions they’ve had to make. Omo, don’t be deceived by what you see on the outside oh, the hustule is real out there in the streets.

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7 Reasons I am Taking a Break from Blogging

I gave the big announcement at my podcast launch party last weekend that I’ll be taking a “quick” break from blogging for the rest of the year. And then I got an “eeeyaaaaa” response from everyone, along with sad faces. Let’s be real guys, the internet will soon get crowded with everyone’s Thanksgiving jollof and turkey posts, plus cute Christmas photos of their dogs, and we all know I can’t compete with that.

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From YouTube University to Professional DMV Photographer – Femi Abolude

Wedding photo by Femi Abolude

My brother is a famous photographer y’all! Like, if you Google “top Nigerian wedding photographers”, it’ll be Femi Abolude, then some other random ones like Jide Alakija. Go argue with whoever.

I had the best interview with Femi, and at the end, I so badly wished I had properly recorded our conversation as a podcast; mostly so you could hear his passion, but also because Femi’s Warri sense of humor would have you rolling on the floor. If you need inspiration for WHATEVER it is you are working on, trust me, you want to read every word of Femi’s story. So relax, grab your fanta chapman, and enjoy.

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