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November 2020: A Career Switch

Hello Friend, November was certainly calmer than October for Nigeria, yet still a fast-paced month for me.  How was your November? A useful reminder @Visualizevalue  Highlights of November:  Joining TechCabal as a Writer/Editor. A career switch that took some thinking and deliberations but one month in and I’m liking it. Spending a week in a different […]

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Why She Changed Career Paths

Today I had a discussion that made me sad, I met a young lady and while we got talking I got to know she studied Computer science, I got excited and wanted to know what she was doing with the degree, she said she works at a call center and she’s into customer service, a […]

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Everyone is a Teacher

I remember those days in school while growing up when we were asked what we wanted to be in future and no one or only a few people mentioned being a Teacher, the cliché response from the Teachers was “So who would now teach your children” and the usual response was usually some mumbled disjointed […]

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How We Are Preparing the Next Generation

How are we preparing the next generation to enter the Workforce?   Last month I saw a vacancy by The economist for the role of Deputy Snap Chat editor (what many do for fun),  I spoke to teenager in Year 3 of Junior secondary school, as we spoke I asked him the usual question so which class […]

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Misconceptions

Misconception: A view or opinion that is incorrect because it is based on faulty thinking or understanding. Nowadays I’m hesitant to my opinion on certain issues without getting a better understanding of the context, in cases where I can’t get the context I tend to give multiple possibilities. I’ve realized that most of the things […]