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What are some honest, unfiltered things about you?

  • My writings are always serious.
  • I am a global citizen of Ibadan origin.
  • I am devoted and faithful to worthy causes.
  • I take 30minutes everyday to laugh and rejoice.
  • I don’t have a reason to believe that people are bad.
  • If it is not right, I won’t do it. If it is not true, I won’t say it.
  • I believe in God our Father. I believe in the name of Jesus.
  • I am learning to smile a lot since friends said I look cute with my smiling face.
  • I am a catalyst of good thinking, passion, due diligence, love, discipline, innovation and grits.
  • Everyone tells me I am too mature for my age, but I do not view that as a bad thing. ~65% of my friends are older than I am.
  • People think I am reserved a better now and can open up more. I know people still think I’m very reserved and it bothers me.
  • One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself. In other words, I don’t like eye – service.

What drives you nuts?

  • Telling me to calm down.
  • People who treat me with disrespect, or who believe they are more important or more valuable than me.
  • People who abbreviate words and write you as u. I am on a quest to identify the colour of their problem.
  • Why would someone derive joy in taking advantage of another? I know I’m not a human rights activist but it’s sickening.
  • Why would you phone my line 10 times? What’s the plan? If I miss your call, I’d return it.
  • Going into meetings without clear objectives beforehand.
  • Pretense.

What are your quirks?

  • I cannot dance to save my life.
  • My handwriting has to be an asset.
  • I enjoy taking long walks. I walk very quickly too.
  • I’m never comfortable attending parties. I love my space.
  • I am obsessed with food. I love to eat and I make healthy choices too. I am wired to think of work the moment I eat.
  • I am in a fix with sleep. It’s either I am energetic and hardly ever need to rest or I sleep all the time and still gets tired during the day.

How can people earn an extra gold star with you?

  • Saying it as it is
  • Being present in the moment; not being distracted.
  • To quickly respond to texts, messages and emails is heavenly.
  • Being able to match my excitement on ideas, in meetings and when talking about topics that interest us.

What qualities do you particularly value in people who work with you?

  • Accountability
  • Dedication and Selflessness
  • Givers: value will always attract value!
  • Be Engaging: I connect with enthusiasm and encouragement.
  • Empathy: it’s the currency that allows the exchange of value in our relationships and communities. Spend the currency!
  • Be Inspiring: Let me see how your intuition and intelligence gives everyone around you an opportunity to grow.
  • Ambitious: To pioneer new frontiers or keep moving forward is a complete turn – on. I love to see the contagious energy.

What are some things that people might misunderstand about you that you should clarify?

  • Just because I’m not smiling doesn’t mean I’m not happy; I just don’t smile a lot.
  • Just because I’m online doesn’t mean I am available. I work with my gadgets.

How do you coach people to do their best work and develop their talents?

  • If approached, I provide relevant support within my capacity.
  • I offer myself as a platform to display people’s talents. I recognize efforts and give credit to talents in public.

What’s the best way to communicate with you?

  • My Twitter DM is always open. If you’d like to connect with me, be specific (a call to action), What would you have us talk about? Any recommendations? Just Shoot!
  • Zoom (preferably video) for calls on idea generation, goal/project update and feedback.
  • Emails: When mails pertain to deliverables and actions that need to completed or feedback on MayWeather Newsletter

What’s the best way to convince you to do something?

  • Ask! If it resonates with my personal values and I can confirm your intentions are pure, count me in.

How do you like to give feedback?

  • Feedback on writing: picking out unnecessary words in marketing copy, essays, articles, and blog posts.
  • Feedback on individual performance: saying what’s disagreeable if it means that the person in question is willing to improve from the feedback.

How do you like to get feedback?

  • Without agenda. With honesty. Without feeling like you’re trying to morph me into a particular image of somebody. Rather, you’re planting seeds of good character that I want to nourish myself through good work.
  • Being told what I don’t want to hear, but that I need to hear.

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