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A Dazzling Diamond: Tribute To HE Mrs Florence Ajimobi at 60

A Dazzling Diamond: Tribute To HE Mrs Florence Ajimobi at 60

I first met Dr (Mrs) Florence Ajimobi in November 2010. There was a Harvest Thanksgiving service at a church in Opebi, Lagos. We were introduced and politely said hello to one another. During the March 2011 elections, I was delighted to hear that her husband Senator Abiola Ajimobi had won the election. I did not […]

MAKING IT BETTER: When Do You Know It’s Time To End a Friendship?

Over the years I have received many letters from mostly women describing the betrayal of one friend or another, or of a relationship that feels one sided, or of someone feeling like she is being taken advantage of by someone she thought was a friend. In all these letters the one theme that stood out […]

The Healing Quality of Healthy Interpersonal Connections

The Healing Quality of Healthy Interpersonal Connections

Recently I was once again reminded of the strength of and need for relationships that hold up and survive the test of time. A good friend, sister and someone I can confidently say I consider my family rolled up into the UK a few weeks ago. We hadn’t seen or spoken to each other in […]

Types of Friends You Need in Your Inner Circle

Types of Friends You Need in Your Inner Circle

Have you ever spent an evening with a friend who turned every positive emotion into something negative? I bet you walked away feeling mentally drained. On the flip side, when you spend time with friends who lift you up, you are inspired to conquer the world. There is an old saying that goes something like […]

How to Find Yourself by Connecting With Others

How to Find Yourself by Connecting With Others

When we get caught up in our own lives, it’s easy to feel disconnected from the people around us. We can get so busy at work that we don’t make time for our partners at home, or so rushed to put dinner on the table that we don’t even look the grocery store cashier in […]

You Need These Five Peeps In Your Network

You Need These Five Peeps In Your Network

As much as I struggle with networking, I constantly remind myself that it’s one of the most effective ways to build connections, influence and bandwidth in the business world. Meeting other people in your industry (and elsewhere) allows you to create relationships that can benefit your professional long-term success. However, a small professional network with a few people […]

The Value of Friendship

The Value of Friendship

Coach Wooden had a great appreciation for the value of friendship. In the ’60s, Coach received a letter from his elementary school principal and coach, Earl Warriner, requesting tickets to an upcoming game against the University of Notre Dame. Mr. Warriner also included a signed and dated check but left the amount line blank. When […]

Rant Of The Day — Oh, Well! It’s A Prank?

Rant Of The Day — Oh, Well! It’s A Prank?

A Friend and I got talking sometimes back about ‘words’, we were discussing about the power of spoken words and how irreversible words are most times. Then, she narrated her experience to me and she didn’t mind me sharing because she wants everyone to tell from her story. So, straight up to what happened to […]

The 5 Types Of Friends Every Woman Needs In Her Late 20s And Early 30s

The 5 Types Of Friends Every Woman Needs In Her Late 20s And Early 30s

“True friends are like diamonds—bright, beautiful, valuable and always in style.” – Nicole Ritchie Coming of age and navigating the tumultuous waters of adulthood, I was a big fan of the TV show “Sex and the city” as my friends and I looked to the show for advice on how to model our lives in […]

10 Ways to Make (and Keep) Friendships as an Adult

10 Ways to Make (and Keep) Friendships as an Adult

When it comes to relationships, romance often grabs the spotlight. A simple glance in the self-help aisle of any bookstore reveals a thousand ways to Get a Mate/Keep a Mate/Dump a Mate/Get Over a Mate—perhaps there are even tips on how to Moisturize A Mate—and yet so few words written on friendship, which is one […]

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