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Kill unemployment, bury poverty

20 October 2014, 11:36

Most times, people tend to undermine what they have and wander endlessly in search of what they don't have and erroneously term it 'better opportunities'. The truth is always here and as human being, we walk pass average beautiful opportunities daily, without noticing it; this is because we focus on looking for opportunities that are so mighty and pronounced. We seek to reap where we didn't sow, we want opportunities such as "come and take N10 million, start your own business and don't pay interest". We don't want to start small and that has kept us where we are today! What am i saying? I am simply encouraging you to learn to start small, kill our pride and start doing the little things that could turn to big things, if we give it our Best.

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The purpose of this is to make you understand that you can make it, if you are willing to start! With the advent of technology, you have better opportunities than those of us who started in a blind age. What have you achieved with the technologies and opportunities in your hands, the electronic gadgets you carry around? Why not put them into use? Don't be discouraged, be inspired, even if you are not interested in Netcontacts, think about something else you could do with your time. Don't rely on anyone or promises or even your salary, if you happen to have a job, you only have 5% chance of becoming a millionaire at the age of 40 years. If you are working for someone else, think about this. If you have N10,000 from your salary every month, how many years will it take you to save up to N10million? Don't bother calculating, it would take you 40 plus years, but how old are you already? So make it a point of duty to spend at least two hours from your 24hour in a day. The bottom line is start small and don't listen to or think about what people would say about your small business, its your life and you've got to live it your way,as much as you don't hurt anyone.

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