My Experience at 3 days Residential NELIS Leadership Bootcamp in Akure, Nigeria

My Experience at 3 days Residential NELIS Leadership Bootcamp in Akure, Nigeria



I am glad to be among the 15 young leaders from Nigeria selected as NELIS (Next Leaders’ initiative for Sustainability) Japan, chapter coordinator in Nigeria. I am happy representing Imo State, the eastern heartland and base of hospitality.

The 3 days leadership bootcamp was held at Sharon Exclusive Suites, Ijapo estate, Akure. It was a follow up to the December 1-2, 2017 conference held in Lagos, which was first ever conference by NELIS in Africa.

The environment was peaceful, serene, and
My 2018 Ntorobia Ideato lecture " Youths are the architects of their destinies' Read and be inspired.

My 2018 Ntorobia Ideato lecture " Youths are the architects of their destinies' Read and be inspired.



Youths are the architects of their Destinies
By Ethelbert Obinna Umeh
(CEO Blueprint Consulting & Vice President, International Institute for Global leadership, USA)
Delivered at 2018 edition of Ntorobia Ideato lecture series, April 4th, 2018
Introduction
I am pleased to be here discussing this topic. Due to want of time, I wouldn’t like to bore you with a comprehensive dictionary or encyclopaedia analysis of who a youth is. The three key terms in this presentation are ‘youths, architects and destinies’.
 However, as a point of departure, many scholars adopted a working definition that a youth is simply the period between childhood and adulthood; the period of being young.
An architect simply means, a person who
Be like Felix: Happy Birthday Felix Iziomoh

Be like Felix: Happy Birthday Felix Iziomoh


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Today is the Birthday of Felix Iziomoh, a great leader, a leader of repute, a man of integrity, a social worker of superlative echelon, a convinced apostle of due diligence, humility, innovation, a man who understands leadership as a service above self, a global brand, a global citizen, a mentor to
Cindy Nnodim Launches Ignite with Cindy talk show in Owerri

Cindy Nnodim Launches Ignite with Cindy talk show in Owerri

Plan to attend this exciting event:

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In a world where many people are homeless, hopeless, lonely and poor, lacking in direction. Cindy Nnodim, a public speaker and God's servant has come up with her pet organization 'Ignite with Cindy' to enable people unleash the giants within them, so that they can become better versions of themselves. 

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It's going to be an exciting event.

 You don't have to miss this!








Plan to attend Blueprint Consulting Masterclass on Public Speaking, CV/Resume writing & Job Interview Skills

Plan to attend Blueprint Consulting Masterclass on Public Speaking, CV/Resume writing & Job Interview Skills

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Blueprint Consulting 2 Days MasterClass on:
·        Public Speaking,
·        CV/ Resume writing, and
·         Job Interview Skills
Public Speaking is a learnable skill. If you want to become a highly paid Professional speaker, easily build your influence, up your game, business, motivate, inspire, persuade or capture the undying loyalty of your audience, and/or if you want to learn principles of professional CV/ resume writing and how to succeed in job interviews? Then this offer is exclusively for you:
Benefits:
This Program will mentor participants on how to:
·        Develop and monetize their speaking skills,
·        Create a brilliant CV/ Resume from an expert, and
·        Excel in job interviews of all kinds.
     
See details in the flyer below:
Plan to attend 2018 NATIONAL YOUTH SUMMIT ON CRIME PREVENTION

Plan to attend 2018 NATIONAL YOUTH SUMMIT ON CRIME PREVENTION

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PRESS RELEASE: 2018 NATIONAL YOUTH SUMMIT ON CRIME PREVENTION.
African Youths Initiative on Crime Prevention, AYICRIP a non-governmental organization based in Lagos with focus on youth development and crime prevention will be hosting her annual Youth Summit (The National Youth Summit on Crime Prevention on the 31st May, 2018 at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, NIIA, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.
While addressing the press, the Executive Director and Founder, Comrade Chris C. Ibe said that the 2018 (9th edition) of the National Youth Summit on Crime Prevention is very unique and strategic in
Get informed, Get inspired and Grow your Leadership Capacity from IIGL, USA...100% tuition free.

Get informed, Get inspired and Grow your Leadership Capacity from IIGL, USA...100% tuition free.


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Sometime in 2013, a friend, fellow, partner in service, mentor and dependable leader, Celestine Chidozie visited me in Owerri. He is one of the finest brains Africa has produced, and i say this with all humility and sincerity. At that time, he was already a Masters student at the prestigious University of Ibadan, where i had earlier graduated in 2009. At this time, Celestine's profile has been ranking high in Imo State University Owerri, where he was the best graduate in Philosophy in 2011 with First Class Honours.
In the course of our usual intellectual leadership summit and rejuvenation on sundry issues in Africa and importance of community development, Public Speaking, and leadership development. He mentioned to me about The International institute for Global Leadership, IIGL, USA and described it as an institution that train leaders across the world, which
Christmas Message from Fela Durotoye (Part 1)

Christmas Message from Fela Durotoye (Part 1)


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My dear brothers and sister, at home and abroad.
I really wish I could extend to you my very best compliments of this season with my best wishes for a very Merry Christmas. But that wouldn’t be true and it will lack the integrity that I have held dear for most of my adult life.
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The truth is that whilst in all things we do give
5 Great Ways to Read Self-help Books

5 Great Ways to Read Self-help Books


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"Fools learn from experience. I prefer to learn from the experience of others.”
.....Otto Van Bismarck.
A self help book is a non- fiction book that was written to teach, instruct or motivate. Most times it is a distilled experiences or knowledge of achievers and successful people.
Most self help books contain single idea with most pages full of fillers and jargons. This single idea is enough to transform your life , relationship , work or living if you know how to read and pick what apply to your own situation.
Nothing has changed my life more than the reading
Top 5 Tips for Public Speaking

Top 5 Tips for Public Speaking


Growing UP, I knew of a boy who was rarely given a chance to speak, even in our class. Not because he was hated, but they thought they were saving him from embarrassing himself with his stammering, since he was laughed at every time he tried to sp-sp-speak. It killed his self esteem, I lacked confidence because that boy was me. I felt like I had to work twice as hard to fulfill the dream of becoming a MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER.
MY STORY: FROM THE LOW SELF ESTEEM OF A STAMMERING BOY TO AN INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC SPEAKER.
Today the same boy speaks with
Top 10 Qualities of Effective Servant Leaders

Top 10 Qualities of Effective Servant Leaders

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Service is a privilege- assume it,
Service is a challenge- meet it,
Service is a journey- complete it,
Service is a gift- accept it,
Service is a duty- perform it,
Service is a promise- fulfil it,
Service is friendship- enjoy it,
Service is a spirit- live it,
Service is a goal- achieve it,
Service is an action- do it,
Service is a vision- have it,
Service is a future- hold it,
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Chinua Achebe described Nigeria’s problem as ‘fairly and squarely failure of leadership’. We have seen multiple examples of poor leadership styles in Nigeria, from despotic rulers to greedy executives and legislature, and that inspire us to yearn for more

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