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Appreciate Your Location By Henry Ukazu



Greetings my esteemed friends! Before I begin today’s discussion, I will like to thank everyone of you for the love you showered on me last week on my first article for the Boss Newspapers. I’m truly humbled by your feedback. I thank you for finding the time to not only read the article, but reverting back via email, calls and messages. I’m truly grateful.  For me, it’s always a pleasure to write and share any little information within my disposal to empower humanity. If I may ask, of what value is education and knowledge if not to be shared?


On today’s article, we shall be talking about appreciating your location via gratitude.  I choose to write this article because no condition is permanent. This is because the only thing that is constant in life is change.  Therefore in order to appreciate this article, you must have a mindset of gratitude. You must be grateful for whatever you have and wherever you find yourself, because it could be worse. The best way to practice gratitude is learning this four A’s (Admiration; Appreciation, Acceptance Approval). For more details about this A’s look up chapter 8 my book (Design Your Destiny- Actualizing Your Birthright  HYPERLINK “″To HYPERLINK “” Success). I know your might be wondering what’s the article up to, but I plead you to hold your thoughts and appreciate the meal before you.  Be informed, all my article is structured to inspire and empower your mind by making you to think out of the box. I will also liken my article to be like a pendulum because it can swing from time to time.


It’s important to note that in this present generation, location is very important and vital factor for any business, opportunity, skills, and information to thrive.  If you are not at the right place, you might loose out when sensitive information is been shared. Location can either make or mar any person. For example, if you have a business and you are not properly situated in the right place you will have a hard time succeeding. If you are a real estate agent, you will definitely know that location is very important in marketing your building. Furthermore, you’ll also know that a house or building in a remote area can have more value within a short period of time depending on various factors which can be attributed to government intervention, economic location, or  rich human and natural resources.

In the contemporary society in which we live today, location is very important. I liken location to networking. However, it’s important to note that, location is not the yardstick for success, rather, it’s only a facilitator for any creative minded person.  In order to appreciate your location, you must know the needs of your environment; identify the problem which is posing like a challenge and be creative in proffering a solution, then sit back and enjoy the resources that will come your way. For example, you might be in a particular environment that needs a particular commodity, but if you have a poor mindset you will have a hard time seeing great opportunities that lie ahead of you unlike a visionary leader with an eagle mindset who will create opportunities for the people around his/her environment by mere observing the needs of his/her environment. I always tell my friends, we all look in one direction, but we don’t see the same thing; we all go through pains but we don’t feel the same thing, we all sit in the classroom, but we don’t hear and understand the same thing. With my little knowledge and experience about life, I have realized that you are the architect of not only your success, but also your life. It doesn’t matter where you are located, it doesn’t matter where you are born, it doesn’t matter if you were born poor, all you need is to look at your environment and see what’s lacking. Most third world countries complain so much to the extent one wonders if someone is the cause of their misery. Every country, State and community is blessed with abundant human and natural resource to sustain it, but due to poor vision, they remain docile and depend on foreign countries for support. This is what makes civilized countries different from third world countries. Civilized countries think out of the box.

Appreciating your environment can lead to various opportunities. There has been various testimonies of people who have succeeded within their locality while there are some who have succeeded with the advancement of technology in civilized climes. Example, David Adeleke aka “Davido” popular Nigeria artist was born in USA but was raised in Nigeria. On November 30,2017 Davido won the best African act at the MOBO Awards and also became the first African artist to perform live at the awards. On June 24, 2018, Davido became the first African-based artist to have received his award on the BET Awards main stage. In his acceptance speech, he urged patrons and American artists to visit Africa and also enjoy the food.  Olubankole Wellington aka Banky W. He was born in the United States to Nigerian parents. His family moved back to Nigeria when he was five years old. After moving to Nigeria in 2009, he established the label in Lagos. His breakthrough debut studio album, Back in the Building was released in 2005 and since then he has been celebrated artist in Nigeria.

Michael Collins Ajereh aka Don Jazzy is a Nigeria self made millionaire Mr. Ajereh found an interest in music early in life in Nigeria and at age 12, began to play the bass guitar. He also gained knowledge of traditional instruments. Ajereh enrolled in business management studies at the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State. Nigeria. Today, he’s one of the most celebrated celebrities in Nigeria.

Chinedu Echeruo is a Nigerian tech entrepreneur and innovator who tapped into the western technology to develop which he sold to Apple, Inc for a billion dollar. An interesting thing about Mr. Echeruo is that the possibility of attaining this excellent achievement would have been limited if he was in Nigeria. His success story can be routed to USA.

Take my case for instance when I immigrated to USA and joined Nigeria Lawyers Association, I was humbled to serve as the Public Relations Officer for the association during my term in office, I had difficulty in my grammar, I was told by my superior legal colleague I have a bad grammar and that I am from a different world, but fast world four years later, I was  fortunate to have authored an amazing book in USA, a book that has been receiving great commendation from different quarters globally. The interesting thing about case is that, the United States of America was, and still remain instrumental to my success because I had the opportunity to learn from mentors in addition to developing myself using the resources in the system especially using the internet which I may not have been exposed to if I was in Nigeria. There are other people who share similar success stories in their environment. Of particular interest to note is that this great beings weren’t limited by their environment, they looked into themselves and saw the opportunities and solutions that needed to be created in their environment. The moral about this analysis is that, yes, to some extent your environment can facilitate your success, however, the ultimate success must come from you. I strongly believe you can go to heaven from anywhere. Success is not limited to location. If “Davido” was in Atlanta, I doubt if he would have received the kind of fame and ovation he has received globally, same with Bank Wellington and Don Jazzy who took advantage of their environment.

Let’s change the narrative a little bit by looking at the immediate past President of America, President Barack Obama, one wonders if he would have been able to become the president of Kenya assuming he was born and raised in Kenya? I guess, your answer would be like mine if you look at the dirty politics that is being played in most third world countries especially in Africa. But the story is not the same in America. President Obama gave his best to USA, attended the best of colleges and distinguished himself in his personal and professional lives before offering himself to serve USA and he was fortunate to have the opportunity to serve the citizens who believed and contributed both financially and otherwise during his presidential election. The moral here is that, President Obama possessed what Americans needed and he was able to given it them.

Furthermore, I believe given every equal opportunity everybody is a potential achiever, because we don’t have dull brains only brains undeveloped. Therefore, your ability to be creative is very important. It’s important to note that nothing happens without a corresponding action. Relocating to a different environment/country sometimes might not be the best. There are stories of people who left good paying jobs to travel to foreign countries with belief and imagination that they’ll survive by chance or by stroke of luck, forgetting that opportunities meet prepared minds.  In some cases, they become miserable and frustrated in the so –called country and wished they never relocated while some are being forced to do menial jobs despite having outstanding academic qualifications. That being said, it is better to weigh the option available for you in addition to doing proper research before taking the risk.


No doubt there are greater opportunities in civilized climes, however, it’s important to note the words of Alice Walker, ‘nobody is as powerful as we make them to be’. This developed countries were made by individuals not ghost, we too can be instrument and vessels of change in our environment. Once you have a good product, the world will surely locate you especially if you are the best version of the product or specially skilled and talented in a particular area of life. According to Steve Jobs “Innovation distinguishes a leader and a follower”. And this is the reason why Muhammed Ali said “The man who has no imagination has no wings”. Do you want to fly? If yes, use your imagination and creativity to invent a product that solves problems for the world. And if you find a problem in your environment, remember the words of  Duke Ellington “A problem is a chance for you to do your best” And by so doing, you will become a man of value that the world will sought after. Indeed, Aristotle was right when he said, The secret to success is to know something nobody else knows.”


Furthermore, on the opportunities of appreciating your environment, many people don’t know they can find their dream marriage partners, dream jobs, dream mentors etc; Networking can also make you to be representatives or agents for different international companies in your location or region if you think out of the box.  One of the rubrics in knowing a successful company is by searching to know how visible they are in other jurisdictions. I know a couple of individuals who have representatives in different part of the world. In the world of international business, networking with the right people can create opportunities for you. My candid advise for anyone in search of greener opportunities, please try to figure out what you want to do, identify with your brand, read and research more about the product, offer your time by volunteering for the organization and make yourself readily available because opportunity meets prepared minds

I have heard from hundreds of people who opine that they would have achieved so much assuming they leave in USA, London, or any of the European countries forgetting that it’s not rosy and greener out there.  There are challenges and difficulties associated with such countries depending on their immigration laws and economic polices.  Yes, there may be signs of opportunities, but have you forgotten that there’s risk associated with such environment. For example, one can loose his/her life due to the frustration (rampart and incessant killing) in the system, the environment might not even be conducive for you depending on the kind of business and skill they have. Also, you may even find it hard to survive in the harsh weather not to talk of the frustrations that come with the lifestyle that comes with living and surviving in such environment when the coast is clear, for example when you don’t have the right working papers. Personally, I have no regret living in New York. No doubt, I have had my own challenges and still have, but I still feel I’m much better off living in the USA compared to Nigeria. Do I miss some things in Nigeria, definitely, would I have achieved more? maybe, but I’m not too sure about that. Everything has it own ups and down. I could go on and over, but as the sage says, a word is enough for the wise….


Henry Ukazu writes from New York. He works with the New York City Department of Correction as the Legal Coordinator. He can be reached via

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The Oracle: Nigeria in Search of Enduring Political Structure: Imperative of Structural Reform (Pt. 8)




By Mike Ozekhome


In the past 7 weeks we have been on this treatise. Last week, we discussed our past experiments with constitutional democracy, contrasting our colomiatera Constitutions with those of the period since independence. We then suggested two options for the way forward: a sovereign national conference and a brand-new Constitution and concluded it with a comparative review of some foreign countries, such as Iraq, Kenya and South Africa.

In today’s episode, we shall continue the dissection of the foreign dimension by considering the experiences of Iraq, Bangladesh, Morocco, Egypt, Eritrea and Tunisia, before rounding off with the American example of people’s Constitution. Please enjoy the last part of our treatise.



A proposed new Constitution which would make Iran an Islamic Republic, introduce direct elections for the presidency, create a unicameral parliament and require any constitutional changes to go a referendum was proposed by the Iranian Government. To bring this about, a constitutional referendum was held in Iran on 2ndand 3rd December, 1979. The new Islamic constitution was approved by 99.5% of voters at the Referendum.


A constitutional referendum was held in Bangladesh on 15th September, 1991. Voters were asked “Should or not the President assent to the Constitution (Twelfth Amendment) Bill, 1991 of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh?” The amendments altered the existing Constitution and reintroduced of Parliamentary system of government. It also abolished the position of Vice-President and provided that the President be elected by Parliament. 83.6% of Bangladeshis voted in the referendum, with a turnout of 35.2%.


A referendum on constitutional reforms was held in Morocco on 1st July, 2011. It was called in response to a series of protests that spread across Morocco which had begun on 20th February, 2011, when over ten thousand Moroccans took to the streets in massive demonstrations demanding democratic reforms. A Commission was set up to draft proposals by June, 2011. A draft was released on 17th June, 2011, which brought about fundamental changes upon people’s referendum.



In October, 2012, the Egyptian Constituent Assembly announced that its first draft of a new Constitution and launched a public awareness campaign called “Know your Constitution”, to educate the public. On November 29, 2012, the Egyptian Constituent Assembly of finalized the drafting process of a new Egyptian Constitution. One week later, on December 8, 2012, Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi issued a new constitutional declaration announcing that the constitutional draft would be voted on in a national referendum.

In accordance with article 60 of the Transitional Constitutional Declaration of March 2011, a special Judicial Commission was formed to supervise the referendum process and monitor vote counting. The referendum took place in two rounds on two different dates: December 15 and 22, 2012. The majority of Egyptians thus voted in favour of the newly drafted Constitution in a popular National Referendum, a Constitution that brought about profound reforms.


The Eritrea’s Proclamation 55/1994 established a Constitutional Commission which organized popular participation in the process of a new Constitution.
The Commission members and more than four hundred specially trained teachers instructed the public on constitutional issues and related political and social questions using local vernaculars. The process took three years to solicit the views of a broad cross section of Eritreans. The participation of a majority of Eritreans gave the people a “sense of ownership of the Constitution.”


Tunisia’s first modern Constitution was the fundamental pact of 1857. This was followed by the Constitution of 1861, which was replaced in 1956, after the departure of French administrators in 1956. It was adopted on 1st June, 1959 and amended in 1999 and 2002, after the Tunisian Constitutional Referendum of 2002. Following the revolution and months of protests, a Constituent Assembly drafted a new Constitution in 2014, adopted on 26th January, 2014 after a referendum.

As a great contrast to the 1999 Nigerian experience, when America became independent from Britain in 1776, it held a Constitutional Convention under the leadership of George Washington, between May 14 and September 17, 1776, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 55 delegates represented the autonomous Confederates, with a view to creating a “more perfect union”. Broad outlines of a new union were proposed and hotly debated. This was how the American people achieved a federal system of Government, separation of powers among three branches of Government (Legislative, Executive and Judicial); bicameral, legislature; an Executive presidency; and Judicial Review. The Constitutional draft was signed by 39 of the 55 delegates on September 17, 1787; and thereafter released to the States and the American people to debate and ratify. It was this people’s Constitution that threw up great founders, such as George Washington (first president); Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay (the Federalists), Thomas Jefferson, etc.

The 1999 Constitutions lacks these. It is not autochthonous or indigenous Being imposed, it worsened the unitary nature of government, and concentrated enormous powers at the centre. While the 1979 Constitution had 67 items on the exclusive legislative list, and 12 items on the concurrent list, the 1999 Constitution increase this to 68 on the exclusive list, but retained only 12 items on the concurrent list. This indicates an unacceptable unbearably strong centre and very weak federating units.

The unity, development and peaceful co-existence of Nigeria as a country are currently imperial. Our diversities in area of culture language, tribe, and religion, must be seen by all as a Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colours, blessing and not a curse, because variety they say, is the spice of life. Concerted effort must be put in place by formulation of policies and reforms that would help promote national integration and peaceful co-existence. However, one of the strategies that must be pursued to ensure a far-reaching national integration and peaceful co-existence are to create a meeting point that would ensure and enhance integration between one ethnic nationality or tribe and another. One of the ways by which this noble idea can be
achieved is by putting up a strong advocacy and support for intertribal and interreligious marriage.

Philosophers, many say, have understood the world, but the problem is to change it. Albert Einsten’s dictum is apposite here: “we cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them” Hippocrates the father of medicine once told us that desperate diseases requires desperate remedies. An economy based on oil and other depleting natural resources is fast becoming obsolete. The global economy is already in the 4th Industrial Revolution or digital age, dominated by Robotics, Artificial intelligence, Machine learning, Virtual reality, Augmented Reality and others. At the moment, Nigeria is largely bypassed and still grappling with the most basic aspects of the old economy. But given its geographic- demographic conundrum, Nigeria has to leapfrog the industrialization value chain or stagnate. Yet its institutions are those woven around the distribution and consumption of oil rents and the old economy. A system designed for consumption cannot be expected to become efficient for competition and production in the 21st century. Sadly, many people miss this point. As Professor Claude Ake once put it, Nigeria operates a disarticulate economy, where we produce what we don’t consume and consume what we don’t produce.

For a change since the military incursion into our body politics, let us sit down and craft a new Constitution that not only provides for a stable, equitable and just polity but even more so focuses on the incentive structure to usher a competitive and productive economy of the future.
Reforms at the meta-level would entail either embracing our discarded Prime Minister system of government or dismantling and re-coupling several of the institutions that help or hinder us, including a serious re-examination of the 36 state structure as federating units vis-à-vis their fiscal/economic viability or their consolidation into six or more regions with economies of scale and higher investment rates; multiple vice-presidency representing respective regions other than the region of the president, each with supervising powers over certain ministries to ensure equitable representation at the federal cabinet (the Central Bank has four Deputy Governors for instance); principle of equality of regions; multivariate judicial systems with state/regional appellate courts up to regional supreme courts while the federal supreme court becomes the constitutional court— and this is to decongest the centralized system and guarantee speedy dispensation of justice; introduction of commercial courts for speedy resolution of commercial disputes; institution of merit and equal opportunity principle; etc. This will carry the majority along.

Devolution of functions between the central and federating states/regions should be guided by the principle of subsidiary. According to the European Charter, subsidiary means that: “Public responsibilities shall generally be exercised, in preference, by those authorities which are closest to the citizen. Allocation of the responsibility to another authority should weigh up the extent and nature of the task and requirements of efficiency and economy.”

This principle is not observed in the 1999 Constitution. For a Constitution that proclaims a federal structure, the exclusive and concurrent lists constitute an atypical concentration of powers at the centre. Currently, the federal government is burdened with hundreds of parastatals and agencies trying to inefficiently micro manage the entire Nigeria, with the recurrent expenditure of the federal government exceeding total federal revenue. Every penny of capital spending by the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) is borrowed, and its fiscal position is precarious. Put starkly, not one kobo of oil money is invested in infrastructure by the FGN: it is all consumed by the obtuse federal bureaucracy. The federal government should loosen its hold on policing, electricity (power), railways, ports, aviation, business incorporation, taxation powers, regulatory functions, etc. This will generate the economy.

The greatest challenge is how to get some of the elite whose privileges are provided by the existing system to support its dismantling into a system that is potentially beneficial to ‘society’ but perhaps disproportionately harmful to their interests in the short term. In other words, we are faced with the same kind of conundrum as some western countries with their welfare system. Having designed and implemented it for generations, it has grown into an unsustainable octopus of inefficiency but reforming it is not easy. In the US, millions of voters are hooked to the feeding bottle and its government keeps postponing the day of reckoning by borrowing to keep the system alive (the US, with the global reserve currency can afford to borrow for a while from the rest of the world but Nigeria cannot). Everywhere, such a distributional system has acquired a huge and powerful constituency, and the political cost of dismantling and re-coupling is not trivial. There is also an intergenerational issue involved. The present beneficiaries don’t care if the same benefits do not extend to the future generations: they just want to have their share and go, and let the future generations take care of themselves. Nigeria cannot continue to share the national cake without caring how it is baked.

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Voice of Emancipation: Yoruba Nation Campaign: Momentum for the Struggle




By Kayode Emola

Five years ago, a revival of the call for Yoruba independence started. People began to clamour for the formation of a Yoruba nation outside of Nigeria. Meanwhile, many folks who either did not believe at all, or were only half-hearted about the idea of complete independence, nonetheless still advocated for a devolved Yoruba nation within Nigeria. Ultimately, whichever camp one falls into, we all agree that the present-day Nigeria does not serve the majority of its people and therefore requires a major overhaul.

We must seriously consider our approach to this task, as we do not want to end up like the Israelites, wandering in the wilderness for 40 years even though God had told them to go and possess the Cannan land. We must avoid the pitfalls that can set us back, and be open to embracing new ideas in pursuit of our aim. Most importantly, we must remove from among ourselves this mentality of “I have to be at the centre of affairs before major decisions can take place.”

I believe Nigeria is not capable of stopping us if we decide to pull out of this unhealthy union that has plunged the majority of our people into poverty. However, our campaign is hampered by a lackadaisical attitude which I believe is born out of fear. Until we overcome this fear, we may never take the plunge that will either make or break this campaign.

In 2022, heightened levels of activity could have led to the birth of the new nation; however, the selfish ambitions of a minority held us back, trapping us in the situation we are today. It still baffles me that over 5,000,000 Yoruba people can sign a petition to leave Nigeria, yet we struggle to even get 100 people to attend meetings where serious strategizing on how we can achieve our independent nation can take place.

In fact, I doubt if there are even 100,000 people across the entire world who are ready to commit their time, energy and resources to achieve this noble cause. It feels like the majority want to sit back whilst someone else puts in the work to realise Yoruba independence, and merely reap the fruits of another’s labours once it is completed. This was exactly what happened with the Israelites: less than 20% believed they could vanquish the Canaanites, and so this prophecy self-fulfilled, prolonging their time in the wilderness.

Why do numbers of supporters’ matter? Because it sends a strong signal to the authorities that we are determined to exercise our inalienable right to self-determination. That being said, we don’t need the entire Yoruba people to subscribe to the idea before we begin to make impact. The Israelites were held back as a result of listening to the voices of the majority. I believe we should listen to the voice of the progressive few who truly know what they are doing and be guided by them at all times.

Consider Iceland, a country of less than four hundred thousand people and little or no natural resources, and yet it is one of the wealthiest nations on earth. This country relies mostly on imports for their everyday goods, although they do also export seafood and aluminium products.

If this small country of Iceland can build a system that works for their people, then I propose that we the Yoruba people who believe in independent Yoruba nation outside Nigeria must begin our own system of governing ourselves. Quite a few people have been mooting the idea of Customary Law government which is recognised by the United Nation and currently being practiced in Northern Nigeria for over 100 years.

If northern Nigeria is permitted to practice their customary law government giving them the powers to create their religious (Hisbah) police, then I believe we the southerners must take our destiny seriously. It is now time to take roll call of those who truly believe in the Yoruba nation struggle and are willing to pursue it with all that they have and not just mere say.

We must target at least a million people who are devoted to the struggle and are willing to help set up the customary law government, giving it the legitimacy it requires. After all, the current British Prime Minister and his immediate predecessor were not voted by the country. They were elected by a handful of people who are their political party faithful. The people who voted the British Prime Minster were less than two hundred party members who subscribed to be a party member.

If we can be able to set up a system whereby people can subscribe even with a little monthly token, as little as a dollar, then a million people would bring a million dollar to the cause. With this revenue, those tasked with representing our people can begin the developmental programmes that will propel us into becoming a formidable force to be reckon with.

I know some people may see this idea as foolish. But if we have over 70 million Yoruba people, even if over half of them live below the poverty line, then we should not struggle to find 1 million people to kickstart our new nation. For if we cannot find 1 million people, or even half of that number, then maybe we should just bury the idea of Yoruba independence and simply embrace being slaves in Nigeria forever.

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Adding Value: The Test of Character by Henry Ukazu




Dear Destiny Friends,

The test of character is having the ability to meet challenges – Walter Anneberg

In life, one test everyone will surely experience, is the test of character. Our character will surely be tested. It is therefore, instructive to note that circumstances don’t say who we are, they reveal who we are. The character of a human being is manifested when they face challenges. This is why the best qualities of strength, courage, love, persistence, and loyalty are manifested when one faces betrayals, disappointments, failures, and challenges of life whether it is small or big.

When you face challenges, it is advisable to respond positively and constructively. When you react negatively, it shows how your mindset works, knowing that according to Walter Annenberg, “The test of character is having the ability to meet challenges”.

It is easy for people to say, I will do this, I will do that, I won’t do this, I won’t do that etc., when they have power, but when they are faced with trials or opportunities, their true being will manifest.

Some schools of thought opine that one can hardly advise these four sets of people: a woman in love, a rich man, a religious bigot and a member of a political party.

Do you know your character can manifest when you experience challenges? To show you how character works, imagine that as a driver, a passenger or stranger forgets a million dollars in your car, what would you do in such a situation? Again, imagine when you see a million dollars on the ground, and no one is there around to claim the money. What will you do  in such a situation? Will you return the money or give it to the appropriate authorities? If you decide to return the money, that again, is the test of your character. When you keep the money, that shows how your mindset works. Again, circumstances don’t say who you are, it reveals who you are.

Furthermore, one of the ways to know a great man is by looking at how he treats those who can do nothing to him. The true being of the man will be shown via his humility, kindness, respect, and more importantly, his understanding of life. This is because, according to Charles Beard, “the two great tests of character are wealth and poverty. How you act when you have money is quite different from how you act when you are poor.

Ultimately in my humble opinion, the three tests of character are” adversity, temptation, and power. As human beings, we’ll surely have one form of adversity or the other, and this adversity can come in the form of various temptations. Our prayer should be, God, grant me the grace to overcome the temptations and adversity of life.

Furthermore, a man can’t say he’s strong until he’s able to withstand the temptations of a woman in addition to being able to control his anger when his wife annoys him.

According to Abraham Lincoln, “any man can stand adversity, but if you really want to test his character, give him power.” I will add money and women. If he’s able to control and manage them very well without them managing and overpowering him, he is a man of repute and influence.

It’s one thing to be generous, loving, compassionate, etc. when life is rosy for us, but quite another to maintain noble attitudes when things are no longer going our way. Adversity, it seems, has the power to bring out the best or the worst in us because circumstances don’t say who we are, rather, they reveal who we are.

In conclusion, if you are passionate about a cause, one of the ways to determine if you will be successful about the project is through your ability to forge ahead with the right attitude and character when adversity and temptations bring up their ugly heads, and I pray when you finally get to the top, may God grant you the grace to bring up a virtuous character that will attract and humble the world.

Henry Ukazu writes from New York. He works with the New York City Department of Correction as the Legal Coordinator.  He’s a Transformative Human Capacity and Mindset coach. He is also a public speaker, youth advocate and creative writer Design Your Destiny and Unleash Your Destiny.  He can be reached via

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