Musings

  • How does it feel to be left out?
    This author argues that a unifying theme in all the freedom movements and protests et al. is that a group of people want to be included, to be seen, to be heard, and to be considered as part of the others who enjoy some form of benefits or privileges. What does Inclusion mean to you?…
  • Do it today, with Bento+
    Top of the morning’, hold on. Don’t put off until tomorrow what you can do today – Benjamin Franklin The chronic procrastinators might ask, why? Well, the obvious answer is that tomorrow might be too late. It has been and still is our mission at Bento to redefine the way life works on the continent…
  • Why are you giving your boss a loan?
    Getting paid once a month is like loaning money to your boss. What if you got paid every day? The payday infrastructure for corporate employment in Africa works on the salary model. You get paid between the 25th to 31st day of the month, and in many cases, payments are late. It is not uncommon…
  • The Future of Work
    I remember in 2017/2018 when I started paying attention to conversations on the future of work and how I thought robots will take over everyone’s work and humans will become redundant… Then I went to a tech event in 2018 and some of the speakers spoke extensively on it and broke it down. Few things…
  • Why not live your best life?
    “Just because something works doesn’t mean it cannot be improved.” Shuri (Black Panther)      Hurray! You invested in yourself, went to school, had good grades against all odds, and worked hard to succeed in the system, going through the rigorous NYSC requirement and finally landing a job at a fast-rising startup in Lagos, Nigeria.…