Speaking to students at the University of Massachusetts, Robert Hale said something that made me think. He said, "There's a good chance I'm the biggest loser you've ever met."
It was October 2013, two years had passed since I had left the family business in Lagos, Nigeria and moved to London, England to start my own oil trading company. My time in the family business, as a director in the telecoms division and upstream oil & gas company was challenging to say the least but engaging and ultimately rewarding.
In Genesis chapter 1, we see that God commands us to increase, multiply and replenish the earth. But that doesn’t happen in absentia. A man during copulation with his wife releases millions of sperm cells to fertilize the ovum(ova) of the woman. In the end, only one of these sperm cells succeeds in accomplishing the task of fertilization. And the rest?
This is a very important point [that] I’ve come to realise lately. Nobody gets a reward for narrating all the problems in the world, except historians maybe. People need solutions to the numerous problems that plague humanity, and they'll part with fortunes if you can offer the solutions.