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The topic of Self-Improvement cannot be overemphasized and to become a better continent, we need to be better people and to become better people we need to be intentional about self-improvement and personal development.

On the Afrocentrist, our goal is to help you think about areas where you need to improve to make you a well-rounded person. Our shows point you in one direction GROWTH. Growth in business, relationships, self-awareness and other areas of life. The point is you need to be a better version of yourself daily and we want to be part of that journey. Support this podcast:
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Welcome to another TAP Review!!!! Today we review A LINE IN THE SAND by Bralade Koroye-Emenanjo. This book is a collection of 14 short stories that teach about healthy boundaries in relationships especially marriage. We were able to talk about 2 out of the 14 stories. Titled - Every Woman's dream & - Money Matters Bralade  Koroye-Emenanjo is a leader, speaker, podcaster and author. She is the founder of Preach What You Practice aka PWYP Media that focuses on highlighting, promoting and transforming women of colour from regular to stellar and from success to significance. She hosts the trending  Stellify Podcast that features solos and interview masterclasses from impactpreneurs whose businesses have transcended side hustles to making an impact in society. Her first project on PWYP Book Series, a book on  Boundaries will be available in March 2021. She coaches on boundaries, productivity, excellence, multi-potentiality and product development. In corporate America with over a decade of experience,  Bralade is an Analytical Operations Leader in the largest chemical plant in the Western Hemisphere. She earned her Bachelors &  Masters Degrees in Chemical Engineering from the University of Port  Harcourt in Nigeria & Queen’s University in the United Kingdom. In the industry, she champions diversity, equity and inclusion as the  Society of Women Engineers’ African American Affinity Group Lead. She is passionate about all things: innovation, sustainability, diversity and inclusion for which she advocates as an Organizer, Speaker and  Writer. She lives in Houston with her husband Obi and their three children. You can get a copy of the books via this link Connect with Bralade on IG Connect with us on IG Support the show ( --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Have you ever experienced a creative block? How did you navigate it? Well,  on this episode of TAP we come clean sharing with you our predicament and how we decided to turn it around. We hope that in our sharing you'd learn a thing or two. Let us know in the comment section one thing that you learned from this episode and how you will apply it to yourself. Thanks for listening and watching our episodes, we celebrate you. Register for TBSummit using this link - Support the show ( --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Wow!!!!! In this episode, we practised one of the stretches shared in the book. "changing our pace". So we set our minds to be on this episode for just 20min and we did it!!! This goes to show that when you put what you learn into action, you will get the result. It is not enough to learn, it is very vital and important to also take intentional actions based on what you have learned to actually experience change and results. So we shared the remaining 7  stretches shared by Gustavo Razzetti in his book STRETCH YOUR MIND. We  hope that you enjoy watching this episode. Let us know that you did by dropping a comment and by sharing this video with friends and loved ones. Until next week which is also next month, have an amazing weekend and keep improving on yourself. Follow us on IG Support the show ( --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Welcome to another episode of The Afrocentrist Podcast. Today on the show we have Energetic Ej in an interview discussion with Coach Boluwatife David on THE POWER OF FOCUS. Some highlights from this episode are; 4:00 - Why he started the Focused Life Movement 4:50 - Assignments are tied to needs and needs are tied to time. 7:06  - What happens when you miss your time of assignment, how do you make up for it? 11:26 - How can young people download their assignments and focus on them without delay. 16:26 - You are either living to survive,  succeed or be significant. 20:55 - How do we prevent the pressure of 'TIME' 22:44 - Good pressure and bad pressure 26:50 - Conclusion We do hope that you enjoyed this episode. Remember to subscribe to our Youtube channel and turn on the notification. You can also watch on youtube using this link Connect with our guest on IG Connect with us on social media Connect with the hosts Got feedback for us? Send us an email to  Have a fantastic weekend. Support the show ( --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
How are you today? And how did your week go? I hope you had a good holiday? I, Ejiro got to hang out with some friends and it felt good to be out of my cocoon for a bit.  Now, today’s episode is quite lengthy but gosh!!! It’s so good! I legit had a great time editing this one. I kept laughing and laughing but at the same time learning. And there is something sweet about learning while having fun, it tends to stick better. I want you to experience that too, so just block out time to watch this one. You could listen as well, I promise you’d get the same feeling either way.  So, we introduced a new segment to The  Afrocentrist podcast (TAP) called TAP review where we get to review a  book. This will take place every second and fourth Friday of the month so watch out for it.   Our first book on this segment is “STRETCH  YOUR MIND” by GUSTAVO RAZZETTI. This is such a short but very interesting and practical book. You’re going to love this review I  promise.  There is a pace test link that came with the book and you should try it out and send us your feedback. Also in your feedback let us know which of the stretches we covered in today’s episode resonates with you the most and which one you are going to try out.  Take the pace test here - Watch the episode here - Do remember to subscribe to the podcast both on Youtube and on Buzzsprout.  Thank you so much for your support and encouragement. You are amazing and I celebrate you. Support the show ( --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Happy New Month dear listener, We do hope that  May is looking good already. We can't wait to exchange great content with you and have meaningful conversations in the course of the month. A  special shout out to everyone who downloaded our last episode and sent their feedback, you are the real MVP and we celebrate you. As you already know, the Afrocentrist Podcast shares content around personal and self-improvement and development. Starting and sustaining conversations that help us become better versions of ourselves. This week on the podcast, we took it mellow and dove into heart matters. We asked the question Is there a good breakup?  Daniel shared his personal experience with a bad breakup and the lessons he got from that experience. So we throw it back to you our audience, do you think there is such a  thing as a bad breakup? If yes what does that look like and if no,  kindly share with us your point of view? You can send us messages via social media or by email. On I G - On FB- E-mail - Support the show ( --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Today marks the end of season two and I am super excited because we have now moved to this awesome platform as well as introduced a co-host on the show. Let me tell you a bit about my co-host Daniel Daniel Enemuo popularly known as The Original Daniel is 22 years old and the firstborn of 5 children. He has spent most of his life as a freelance writer for websites worldwide and agencies like  Citizen news, MaameObolo, Zionite Online and Skillstodollarbills, from food blogs to general news to brand blogs and reviews. He is an outgoing person and an advocate for self-love. He is also a TV  show host for Tales of High school live studio discussion on GTV in  Ghana, an artiste manager, stage and on-screen actor, model, radio and  TV presenter, Campus Ambassador for International Model UN,  entrepreneur, student of life and all-around nice guy. He is an avid researcher, and his work has been published in Discover  Bangkok and many others. He has a history in the media fraternity of working in places like Asempa FM, Joy Prime TV, GTV and Adom TV. Daniel currently works with a team to produce HEAR IT FROM CHINA show which airs on Adom TV every week and is managing a couple of websites. Now that you have met my co-host how about I tell you what we shared on today's episode?  The title already gave it away, and the reason for our choice is because the month ends today and is a perfect time to reflect as well as plan for the new month. So here are our top 6 skills for self-improvement that you should consider.  1.  Communication skill  2. Time Management skill 3. Customer service 4. Listening skill 5. Research skill 6. Reading Skill I  hope that you got value from this episode. Please share your thoughts with us. Which of these skills will you be focusing on in May? Or what skill would you rather focus on?  Looking forward to reading from you.    Have a lovely weekend and Happy new month in advance Please support our work by buying us a coffee using this link --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
In this episode, I shared about three important and rewarding relationships to seize in your life today. And they are;  1. The Watchmen  2. The Warriors  3. The Workmen  In your journey to self-improvement and development, your relationships are going to be a vital tool that will move you from your current level to the next level in the different areas of your life and you really want to pay attention to the types of relationships that you have in your life and I hope that you found today's episode helpful.  Listen to the episode and find out who these people are, if you have them in your life now and how you should leverage your relationship with them. Feel free to share your thoughts with me on any of our social media handles below. PS.  I made a special announcement and I am excited for next week. Also if you would like to become a part of the Narrators On Purpose - then hit this link to join the family, we will be happy to have you with us. --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Hi Guys,  It’s another beautiful Friday and I am happy I could show up today.  On today’s episode I get the change to speak with Dr Stephen Akintayo who shared with us his top 3 personal development strategies that keeps him grounded.  Enjoy the episode, share your thoughts and tell a friend too.  Read about Dr Stephen on his website Follow some of his other works by visiting the links below Get your copy of his new book BILLIONAIRE HABITS by clicking the link below You can also connect with him on IG Thank you for listening / watching this podcast every week. I appreciate you. If you have specific feedback please reach us on  Connect with me on IG --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Happy Good Friday Fam.  I hope you are enjoying the new month already.  Today on the show I had the pleasure of hosting Raheema Odusote, a  recent amazon best selling author. Read more about her below     Raheemah Odusote is a trained Engineer and a Chartered Accountant.  However, her love and passion for reading and writing direct her to her dream job of becoming a Book Coach for clients worldwide.   When she's not writing fiction about family relationships, marriage,  friendship and love woven with Islamic ethos, you can find her painting,  solving crossword puzzles and taking personal development courses to continuously learn about herself, her Lord, her family and the world.  She enjoys cuddling with an interesting book in a quiet room with a cup of steaming green tea in her leisure time.  Raheemah presently lives in the capital city of Nigeria, Abuja. She's married with children.   I hope you enjoy the episode and her story too. Remember that your Self-improvement and Personal Development is our delight. Feel free to reach out to us by sending us an email to the  Below are links to get  the book    On Amazon -    For the hard copy:   For the pdf:    Connect with Raheemah on IG -    Follow us on socials    Connect with the host --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
In today's episode, we take a look into what THE REFERRAL CODE is and how to activate it in your career, life and business. As part of being intentional about your personal development or self-improvement, you need to understand what The Referral Code is and as a matter of urgency activate it in your career to accelerate your career ladder climb. How to go about the activation and what to do and more is what we discuss in this episode. Pay attention and commit to taking corresponding action afterwards.  About my guest:   Ijeoma Miriam Nwakuche is the General Manager at Mars Maritime Services  Ltd. She has 15 years of multidisciplinary experience in the Nigerian  Oil and Gas industry, which cuts across Contracts and Procurement,  Logistics and Maritime Services. She has held several strategic and management positions in both Indigenous Service Companies and  Multinational upstream (Mainstream E&P) Companies. In her roles as a  Contracts and Procurement expert, she was an active participant with respect to the Implementation of Local Content strategies.   Due to her passion for the empowerment of young Nigerian professionals and women empowerment, she has served on various impact projects such as  “Class to Boardroom” (CR2BR), Genesis House of Freedom Foundation, SPE  projects etc. where she lends her voice, provides leadership, support and resources required to achieve the impact goals. Ijeoma is a proven leader, skilful communicator, and a seasoned professional, versed in the marine business, strategic planning, and business development. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from the University of  Port-Harcourt and Management Credentials from Harvard Business School. She is married with three children.  Connect with IJ -    The Referral Code wait list - Connect with Host Ejiro -    Follow us on IG --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Hi Fam,   I hope you are having a swell Friday? So I am back again today with a new episode on The Afrocentrist Podcast (TAP). And in this episode, we are discussing how to manage your different roles as a woman. My guest Nita Hungu shared with us her own journey through this process of managing her different expressions. I hope that you find it valuable and enjoyable.     About my guest.   Nita Hungu is a community builder and founder at Binti, a multicultural movement that seeks to disciple, encourage, empower, and uplift women through the gospel's truth and the power of the Holy Spirit. She is also a researcher, having authored scholarly work in the field of leadership. She uses her background in Psychology, music, leadership studies, and her lived experiences to inspire women to live authentically from the inside out.  Originally from Kenya, she, her husband, and their daughter currently call Dubai home. You can connect with Nita via the links below Email - Instagram: Website: --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
In this episode of Tap, the discussion covers how to monetize your  Knowledge. And my guest Grace Kalu who is a Software Engineer and a  Knowledge Monetization Coach, covered limiting mindsets stopping people from monetizing their knowledge, steps to monetizing your knowledge and how to price your product or service.     Grace has a large community of over 16,000 members where she trains and empowers 'knowledgeprenures' to reach their money goals.     You can connect with Grace via the following media    Have you got an inspiring story to share? Then reach out to me via Instagram    or send me an email to --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Hi guys, trust you are having a good day. So last week I told you that this episode is a masterclass and I am really hoping that you would enjoy this and learn as much as I did.     Your feedback will be highly appreciated whether by dropping them in the comment section or by sending me an email to   In this episode we talked about understanding what a business model is, deciding how to choose a model that works for you and then going over to work on a business model canvas.     You can download a copy of the business model canvas here -​   To connect with our guest use the links below --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Hi guys,  It's been two weeks since I've been gone. I've really missed you but I  am happy to be back. Please watch the full episode to find out why I   was away. But I shared a lot and promised a lot of links today so I'd just get to the links.       Access Freedym here -    Access PLR here -    Access EEA here -    Check out Edirin Edewor's Past Episode on Goal Setting here -    You can be a member of OPEN here -    Connect with me on socials --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
It's so good to be back again this week. And today on the podcast I had a conversation with a business strategist, coach and author who helps businesses to 10x their sales. He shared with us 5 vital steps to take to 10x our input that will inevitably lead to 10x results. Enjoy this episode and feel free to share with me what jumped at you the most.  About my Guest.  Dapo Onamusi @dapoonamusi is a Designer and Business Consultant from Lagos, Nigeria.  He helps Business Owners SELL REPEATEDLY by delivering practical strategies and tactics that must be deployed to help them achieve their Growth-Driven Goals.  Dapo delivers value through his Products (Books, Articles, Audibles, Photos, Videos etc).  He also delivers value through his Services (Coaching, Consulting, Speaking, Mentoring, Brands Strategy/Design and Packaging/Label Design).  Dapo Onamusi trained as a Mechanical Engineer in the University of Ibadan. Rather than practising, he applied his training and design skills to his all-time passion for creating solutions for challenges through media and marketing communications, which he has done for over 20 years. To polish his craft, he also enrolled in a number of courses at the School of Media and Communications, Pan-African University (now Pan-Atlantic University). Dapo worked actively in the Brands Management and Advertising Industry. Here, he learnt the business of Sales, Marketing and Customer Psychology as he developed winning campaigns for many local and global brands, including Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Pirelli Tyres, Coca Cola, Debonairs Pizza, LaCasera and Avon HMO.  Dapo left paid employment to reactivate DESIGN AND FIX, a Lagos based smart shop he had started at the beginning of his career. The company, also known as DAFIX COMPANY @dafixcompany delivers cool, clever and interactive solutions for businesses, from branding, advertising, consulting, training and much more. The consulting and training arm of the company focuses on Sales, Marketing, Business Development and Customer Psychology. Through his company and in a private capacity, Dapo has facilitated for different clients including  Resource Intermediaries Limited, Nitro 121 (formerly 141 Worldwide), Avon HMO, REALS Pharmaceuticals, KCMB Microfinance Bank, Daytona 24/7, Platform Branding Company and White Cleon Limited. He has also coached numerous business owners and employees in series of his flagship training - SELL MORE THRU THE BACK DOOR. He has also been invited to speak in churches and non-profit organizations. Dapo Onamusi is a polymath, exceptionally gifted as a writer, coach, design thinker, drone pilot, speaker, salesman, photographer, videographer, graphic artist and then some. He is the author of a series of books titled - THE SELLING MINDSET. His latest work in the series is a book titled HOW TO BOOST YOUR SALES VALUE. As a friend of God, Dapo is always work in progress, ministering in his local assembly (Protocol Directorate, House On The Rock). Dapo is driven by values of Excellence and Integrity, which helps him to continually look for ways to do things better, without compromising on what is right. One day, he hopes to take as many people as possible with him from developing nations out of mental and material poverty. Remember to subscribe to our Youtube channel Here  --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
My goodness!     If you are a startup or a business owner or you know someone who is,  then this is a must-watch/ Listen depending on your preference.     On this Episode Just Ibe, the President of TAAS (The association of  African Startups) breaks down what you gain to be part of the  association as well as shared deep insights about rebuilding Africa  leveraging on your IMPORTANT role as a small business or start-up  business.    Are you aware that no matter how little you make as profit as a business  in Africa you contribute to the GDP of the continent? And when you  start to see your business in that light, you are empowered to start to  think big, think scaling and think global.     So much goodness to unpack on this episode so just dive in and enjoy.  And should you have any questions for Just Ibe you can reach her via  these channels.     1. Become a member of TAAS - Register here -    2. Follow Just Ibe's work -    3. Send an email -    4. Take the African Continental Free Trade Area course here - (AFCFTA)    I'd like to connect with you too     And please do connect with the podcast WATCH THE EPISODE ON YOUTUBE - --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
How do you perceive other cultures? How do you see people who are from a different background and culture? How do you treat them? How do you appreciate the differences that exist among us as humans. Dive into this discussion with Chenoa, who's experienced has helped her appreciate life, people and cultures and she shares and spread the word and love through her works. ABOUT MY GUEST Author, Speaker, Performer and HUMANitarian Chenoa hARTherapy Murray liaises with cultures and diverse people, showing them how to overcome harmful cultural paradigms and realize their wildest dreams.    Her passion for community engagement led her to live and work in places near and far including  Mexico, Costa Rica and, most recently, South Africa.  She served in the  U.S. Peace Corps as an HIV/AIDS Health Education Specialist in rural  KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa (2015-2017).    Upon returning to the U.S.,  Chenoa published her inaugural poetry book, "Whites Only", inspired by her time with the lovely Zulu community she served.  She has performed her poetry in venues including Atlanta's historic Apache Cafe, Divinity  Church International, the Social Security Administration Atlanta  Regional Office, the Velvet Note, the I Am Free Music Festival, the  International Centre for Women Playwrights, Fringe Benefits Theatre,  Bushfire Festival (Mbabane, eSwatini [formerly known as Swaziland]),  Great Bingo (Emnambithi/Ladysmith, South Africa), and Mama's Jus'  Jazzin' (eThekwini/Durban, South Africa). A portion of book proceeds goes towards Limehill, South Africa, the rural Zulu village where she spent her two-year assignment.  A "Whites Only" spoken word poetry album,  produced by Patrick Gregory Daniels, is slated for release in 2021.   Chenoa's latest endeavours include establishing a Dream Centre in  Limehill, South Africa. As a proud graduate of Paine College and Morehouse School of  Medicine Master of Public Health Program, Chenoa is a staunch advocate of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) education.  She absolutely believes that God has blessed her to be a blessing to millions of people around the world.  What would make her happy,  however, is if you would stop reading about her life and go out there and live out your wildest dreams too! "Live while you are yet LIVING!"  --Chenoa hARTherapy Murray To connect with Chenoa please tap any of the links below GET THE BOOK HERE WHITES ONLY --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Welcome to season two of the Afrocentrist podcast. On this first episode, I go solo and I share with you lesson from a class I attended at  TAAS check them out here This was a session facilitated by my dearest coach Debola Deji-Kurunmi you can check her out here The 5 habits for accelerated results are 1. Practice Introspection 2. Daily Knowledge quest 3. Strong Action bias 4. Regular appraisal 5. Break the Silos. I hope that you find it helpful. Do follow us across social media. Have a great weekend. --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
We all know how saving is the lowest commitment on your journey to becoming wealthy. Yet, a lot of us struggle to save. How then can we go on to the real deal; investing if we find it difficult to save? In this episode, to help us improve on this area of personal finance, we talk to our guest Aniekan who is an accountant by profession and a personal finance enthusiast.  We talked briefly about how to start saving by cutting down on spending to allow space for extra funds that can then be saved. It is a short and simple discussion with a lesson or two to go away with. Remember that your personal development or self-improvement contributes to the growth of the African continent and we are here to remind you and help you take corresponding actions to your journey to self-improvement.  Connect with us on social media. Connect with the host See you next week.  --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
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