One Thing Successful People Refuse To Waste Time Doing

If you know everything that’s happening in your neighborhood, office or country and spend hours poring over magazines, watching TV, wanting to know the “latest news” or discussing the latest trending topics, yet all the while neglecting your own life. You are doing what I call “focusing on everyone’s life but your own.” There is […]

Focus On Your Words And Transform Your Life

What do you spend most of your time talking about? Is it your problems, the seemingly negative things happening in your life or the country, the problems of others or the bad/negative things people do? Or do you focus and talk about the good things. Always talking about your problems and focusing on the negative […]

Using Your Strengths to Achieve Success

Do you know that you perform better, when you  use use your strengths to solve challenges or approach issues, rather than just copying other people’s strengths, ideas or approach? When you make the best use of your strengths, you achieve your goals easier and faster. It develops your self esteem and helps in keeping you […]

Making Room for Change

Change is guaranteed for everyone whether you want it or not, realize it or not. Resisting it doesn’t stop it from affecting you. Learn to embrace change, uncertainty and be optimistic about it. Don’t hold on to people, jobs, situations, systems, ideas that are no longer suitable for where you are right now or where you are […]

Danger of the Shortcut Mentality

Our society praises over night successes, get rich quick schemes and careers that seemingly have less difficulty. It looks down on anything that requires diligence and patience. We don’t want to sign up for anything that looks complicated and takes time. Now don’t get me wrong. I am not against taking risks or change. If […]

Monday Motivation

Running a business can be very challenging. At certain periods, you’may feel tired and want to give up. In those times you need to motive and push yourself to keep moving. With that in mind , i compiled a few quotes that i hope will motivate you. Have a great week A man’s success in […]

Remembering the Good

Today’s Quote of Velvet Our experiences both good and bad are stored in our brains like pictures in an album. You can choose the pictures you want to bring out and look at. We usually remember what’s missing, the bad experiences, the failures, rejection, lack etc but you need to regularly remember the blessings, victories […]

Don’t Wait, Pursue Your Dreams

Today’s Quote of Velvet Don’t wait until you have a connection or there are guaranteed results before doing things or taking risks. You may feel uncertain and yes you risk rejection, criticism and would have to start over if you fail. Don’t focus on that, instead look at what you stand to gain. A lot […]

Change for the Better

Today’s Quote of Velvet Resisting change doesn’t stop it from affecting you. Change is guaranteed for everyone whether you want it or not, realize it or not. So don’t be offended by people or circumstances that bring the change. Don’t try to go back to who you once where or how things once where but embrace […]

The Best Way to Define Yourself

Today’s Quote of Velvet There are different aspects to life and it is these different parts that make you. Every part is important. It’s important to not define yourself or define success in life on only one aspect of your life. On whether that aspect of your life is thriving or not, on whether you […]

Don’t Wait For The Perfect Time

Perfection is overrated. Most times people use the phrase “i’m waiting for the perfect time” as an excuse to procrastinate. You are waiting for the perfect conditions, perfect time or perfect product/service before starting anything new but that may never come.The Bible says that he who examines the winds will not sow and he who […]

An Original Is Always Worth More Than A Copy

Today’s Quote of Velvet Don’t try to copy other people.  In your life, learn to respect and follow your own ideas/instincts.Be original and forge a path for yourself. Don’t let other people think and decide for you.

Staying Humble

Today’s Quote of Velvet- Do you think you know everything? No matter how much you know, there’s still a lot you don’t know. Also having a know it all attitude comes with certain risks; You make more mistakes than you ordinarily would People who likely know more stay away from you because your attitude pushes […]

Your Smile Is A Gift

Give someone your smile today. You never know the difference you could be making in their lives at that moment. I love this quote by Mother Theresa, every time you smile at someone; it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing. So smile and “If you don’t have a […]

Dealing with Worry and Anxiety

Today’s Quote of Velvet Worrying is a fruitless activity that drains your energy and saps your joy. When you start to worry, stop and ask yourself, is worrying helping my situation? Is it changing my situation? What is the worst that could happen? What would i do if that “worst” happens? Asking yourself these questions […]

Focusing On What Matters

Today’s Quote of Velvet We all have different paths in life. Run your own race and forget about others. Don’t use other people’s accomplishments to measure yours. Concentrate on what you have and not what you think you don’t have. If you are faithful in what you have more will be given to you.

Pursue Your Goals

Today’s Quote of Velvet- Stop waiting for someone to help you. Start pursuing opportunities that will take you closer to your goals. Pursue your goals. It may take a while so you have to be patient.

Talent Is Not Everything

Today’s Quote of Velvet – Just because you have a talent or an aptitude for something doesn’t mean you shouldn’t first take the time to know and learn the basics of your craft. Talent alone doesn’t bring success; you also need mastery and the discipline that comes with it.

Just Brush It Off

12 Things To Remember When You Feel Overwhelmed

We all go through periods when we feel overwhelmed and no one is exempted from these seasons. I recently went through one of such periods with work, school and a host of other things, and thinking about the following helped me,which I would like to share with you. So for those days when you feel […]