Tuesday, 19 January 2016


A wise man once said that to be a good leader, you must first be a good follower. How true! 

I have listened to a lot of speeches by some great men and women, and there is one unique thing about all of them; they will tell you that they served in humility and they started small. One of the richest black man in the world, Aliko Dangote from Nigeria said, "I built a conglomerate and emerged the richest black man in the world on 2008, but it didn't happen overnight. It took me 30 years to get to where I am today. Youths of today aspire to be like me but they want to achieve it overnight. It's not going to work. To build a successful business, you must start small and dream big." 

Starting small could mean that you have a master who is very wealthy and you are learning skills from him- the best thing to do is to keep your head down, serve and learn. That is the only way you will grow. 

Learn to follow the leader, by so doing, you are learning how to lead the follower. You cannot achieve success overnight, you must contribute your own quota. Humility is the fastest and easiest way to learn how to be a good leader. Never contend with your master, you will never win. 

More piece on "follow the leader" coming soon...

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