FLOYD “MONEY” MAYWEATHER: HIGHEST PAID ATHLETE ON EARTH BY FORBES LIST

Floyd Mayweather has overtaken Tiger Woods at the top of Forbes magazine’s list of the 100 highest-paid sports personalities over the past year. Boxer Mayweather, currently serving a three-month jail sentence for domestic assault, made $85m (£54.25m) – a figure bolstered by promoting his own fights. Golfing legend Woods dropped to third having received $59.4m… [Continue Reading]

IS YOGA AN OLYMPIC SPORT?

There is a big movement to make yoga an Olympic sport. Are yoga practioners athletes? Many people will argue that yoga is not a sport at all. I have never been a Yoga person, but can respect the feats of strength, flexibilty, balance, focus and agility it takes to perform some of the movements in… [Continue Reading]

BLESSING OKAGBARE – NIGERIAN PRIDE: SPOTLIGHT ON NIGERIAN ATHLETES FOR LONDON 2012

As you may know, I am shining a spotlight on the Nigerians who will be representing us at the London 2012 Olympic games. The focus today is on Blessing Okagbare. Blessing Okagbare was born on October 9th, 1988 in Sapele, Delta State in Nigeria. Blessing is a Nigerian long and triple jumper and short sprinter. Blessing is an African record holder and champion… [Continue Reading]

LATHER, RINSE, REPEAT – THE KEY TO SUCCESS

Lather, rinse, repeat is a phrase that is a common part of the instructions on shampoo bottles. It is sometimes also used as a humorous way of saying that a certain set of instructions should be repeated until an explicit or implicit goal is reached,. The quote above is the metaphor for success. Repetition…repetition…repetition! Before… [Continue Reading]

GIVE ME COMPETITION OR GIVE ME DEATH!!

Last night, I hung out with friends for the super bowl. The game was between the New York Giants and the New England Patriots. It was the second meeting between the quaterbacks, Eli Manning and Tom Brady. It was also a a battle between the minds of the coaches – Tom Coughlin of the Giants and Bellicheck of… [Continue Reading]

HELLO…GOOD MORNING FROM NEW YORK!

I woke up a few hours ago from such a deep sleep. I passed out last night, shortly after I came home. I think I passed out at about 11pm. I tried to stay up for as long as could, so that I wouldn’t suffer the effects of jet lag. It worked. I don’t like… [Continue Reading]

BRAND NEW ARTICLE IN NIGERIAN NEWSPAPER!!!

Search his name on the Internet and you would be amazed by the high profile Nigeria’s Ngoli Onyeka Okafor has built for himself in the United States over the years. Aside his life as a super model, Ngo as he’s fondly called, is also an actor and two-time Golden Gloves boxer. In fact, search engines… [Continue Reading]

YOU MUST ADAPT IN ORDER TO WIN!!

It’s raining outside in NYC…again. Actually, I shouldn’t complain because the past several days have been very nice. It’s been unusually warm for the last week in November. Global warming Anyone? Or should I say….CLIMATE CHANGE. In business and in the building of a brand, you must be willing to adapt in order to win…. [Continue Reading]

GREETINGS FROM THE TRENCHES

It’s been quite a few days since I wrote in my blog. If you are in America, I hope you had a happy Thanksgiving. As you might have noticed, I haven’t written a blog post in a while. This is so because the past two weeks have been the busiest in a very long time…. [Continue Reading]

WE HAVE TO FIGHT THE POWER!!

Black Male Model Ngo OKafor Today’s blog will be short and hopefully, sweet, because I have to run out to a sparring session in a few minutes. I didn’t want to run out without leaving you with some food for thought. It’s all about consistency. The past few days have been hectic and I haven’t… [Continue Reading]