We all know the origin of this phrase. In case you don’t know, it came from a popular musician called Zlatan Ibile.
I know a lot of young people repeat this phrase to get a sense of relief from their frustration.
While they seek temporary relief by dwelling on this negative line of thinking, something is being destroyed internally and it will show up one day.
In a country where almost everything looks frustrating, one might be tempted at some point to join the wrong crowd.
I’ve seen people who are more of Naira Marley than the real Naira Marley.
While he makes his money through his hit songs, his fans are busy keying into the philosophy of his songs. They make it so practical.
They fail to understand that this artist is educated to a great extent.
Who you hang out with matters a lot. Your crowd can either propel you upward or bring you to the lowest ebb.
What you listen to and pay attention to moulds you. It might seem harmless at first instance but one day it will help to fuel your frustration.
If the first five people in your intimate friend list are having this philosophy, then it’s time for you to decide.
If what you’re paying attention to is carrying this philosophy in the subject matter above, then it’s time for you to have a sober reflection.
If you plot your graph well you’ll discover that Education still feeds more people than football, music, comedy, Movie Industry and some popular industries that house selected people.
Yes, I know many will refer to Bill Gates, Dangote and the likes but they forget that these people employ highly educated people to work for them.
You’ll do better as an entrepreneur when you’re educated.
The importance of education can never be overemphasized.
Go to school, take your lessons, ace your courses and graduate. When you graduate, you can decide to use the certificate you’ve acquired or keep it and major in your skills.
How does this message concerns leaders? As leaders, we have to watch for indicators of any likelihood of phrases, patterns and trends that affect our followers.
We have to constantly winnow the weeds of distraction from our children, followers, and students so that they can reach their maximum potential.
Let’s spread the message.