HOW FAR have i gone?…

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By the way earlier today I updated one of my old posts and sent out.. check it here. followig yesterdays’ post. no one can break a smashed heart. what is left of it are fibres ad atries, if theres someone out there trying to reap that out, it should be “DEATH” itself. 😀

i made mention of revealing my 2012 goals and revolution I set in december last year and for US to see how far I have gone.

here… in no particular order

  1. Stay closer to GOD.
  2. Learn to be patient and optimistic.
  3. Push LC forward – Build a website for LC.
  4. Get promoted at work.
  5. Get myself a defined relationship.
  6. Create my blog with atleast one article weekly.
  7. Establish a standard resume.
  8. Increase my network of contacts.
  9. Become more responsible.
  10. Learn to complete my ramdan sessions – Pilgrim to saudi.
  11. No more odd hour parties.
  12. Complete one of my books.

Truth be told, i didnt have to look at a book every month to achieve these goals but they were just twelve plus others registered in my mind as to what and what would make me fulfilled this year 2012 it’s few days till the end of 2012 and i do not think I have done enough. please grade.

  • Stay closer to GOD.

This is marked half way because sincerely, i am better than 2010 and 2011 when talking about being closer to GOD but as you see, im not close enough. sometimes I am even too afraid to ask from him because I have done little or less in creating a bond with him.

  • Learn to be patient and optimistic.

I have  always been optimistic and entutiastic but patience, hmmm it has been difficult but thanks to writing, its helped me so much that what anger and passion i have to pour out, i do it right here on wordpress and my wonderful readers and followers on twitter are just good to go.

  • Push LC forward – Build a website for LC.

This i have proudly crossed. for the new-bees M’ADE used to be LC (LAHYOH COUTURE) but as i evolved being the motive of existence i realised the name couldn’t cart i have to offer and avoiding several mini brands why not put them all under one umbrella (not PDP tho) this gracious umbrella is called M’ADE. M’ADE is definately my greatest achievement this year would continue to top the list until i have sons and adopted kids. lol. as for the website aspect. dont worry before 31/12/12 it’ll be ready. 😀 drum rolls!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Get promoted at work.

Adjusts my collar and re-touch my IMAN powder, pouting and posing for camera and several executive handshakes, I proudly say: i am no more the front desk person / secretary, gradually moi CV is making sense. you know i always crave being a front desk officer, well after six months into it, i wanted more. more than just recieving and delivering, i wanted to make impact and have a defined Working experience. i didnt have to go too far, God willing there was an open space in the next office… Human Resource department was empty, a colleague had just resigned and i was suppose to post an ad for a new one when my boss walked in.

boss: M’ade see me now

me: ooo! im enjoying this movie jo *in my head sha*

boss: erm, you know our HRM left on monday abi?

me: nods in disbelieve

boss: the management thinks we need someone immediately  thats why you were requested to post an ad but looking at you and your enterpreneual skills, you are smart, very deligent and goal driven. we decided that you should act for a while pending your time here as a corps member.

me: jaw drops*

boss: what? you cant do it?

me: i can do anything but im not experienced you know?

boss: you see, i know you are capable thats why. dont worry as for the inexperience part, we will get you a professional you can assist when we fully employ you.

me: thinks* fully employ? erm i though i was starting up a business after NYSC O.

speaks* okay boss, just tell me what to do.

Anyways, thats the small dramma behind my getting promoted o, and since the end of NYSC i have been appointed the assisatnt HRM where i work. Its been an amazing tears breaking experience. will gist ya’ll later.

  • Get myself a defined relationship.

Lets just act as if we didnt see this one. you know how it is na. Gal is too busy for this one *covers face*

  • Create my blog with atleast one article weekly.

Ya’ll be the judge of this, with over a hundred and fifty posts in ten months i am more than sure this is achieved but DO YOU ENJOY IT?

  • Establish a standard resume.

I will someday soon post a copy of my resume and CV for you all to see, im no jobberman or CV editor but my boss has helped with the designing and re arrangement and as an HR person i see a lot of good, bad and ugly CVs everyday. mine is more than standard.

  • Increase my network of contacts.

Even though i have not met the president of Nigeria or even Obama, i have small tiny confidence that the small people i have met can do wonders in life, i am yet to post my 30secs moment with dangote, i will soon. in numbers i have met over a hundred top executives, over 500 enterpreneurs and many jagbajantis followers on twitter that make my life fun, facebook? lets not just go there and during the PROJECT I’M MADE i met a couple of people who have impacted in my life. and before i forget those wonderful kids i and many young change agents mentored, their parents. i even had one fix my door recently for free because his kid was one of them, you see? life is give and take.One saturday i was going to shop for vegetables and i got free carrot from one of the market women who recognised me during the project. i might not know the rich people o, but i got free vegetables every weekend, i will be fresher than all of you (in DAVIDO’s voice).

  • Become more responsible and make impact.

I have always been responsible *rme* but i liked free bees. i still do but now, me sef i pay bills, i don get bukata. I have responsibilities at the end of the month, i have responsible for the growth of my community, I am responsible for the welfare of about fourty staffs where i work and many other virtual intending employees. I am responsible for my self, my business and my family. in fact, i am feeling fly (in areske’s voice). I am not just responsible, I am a responsible lady. When you see ME, you gotta respect me o.

  • Learn to complete my ramdan sessions – Pilgrim to saudi.

😦 I’m not entirely happy about this thou, even I completed ramadan and all but many things are still not in place and i’m sorry for not breaking my record and dissapointing those that look up to me. but most especially God almighty, i promise to be better next year. well as for Hajj mehn, i got online and realise it takes a fortune to go for hajj o and I was earning just 30k per month *covers face* let’s hope for 2013  sha… I must go o and driver AVENZA when I get back. *smiles*

  • No more odd hour parties.

Oya protest this one if you ever saw me in a night party this year. I’m now a good girl o. Night clubbing days are so over and I miss my girls but I deduced a much better way to party hard. lets see sha. I will invite all of you (my readers and followers).

  • Complete one of my books.

Anything can still happen, I am half way into it and because i gbagaun alot, my parents wasted money on the fake english teacher they got me, it slowed me down. stop blaming! its my fault and I’m responsible for this failure and I hope to finish and publish it soon. ISA

SO, all of you that always make my head swell saying I am the perfect girlfriend and sister and everything, you see I’m not even close to being one, I am a work in progress. This post is meant to make people understand that setting goals helps you succeed better and measuring how far you have gone helps you break record. Remember Usain Bolt, he’s such a genius and role model, why? because he breaks self-records.

…i compete with no one but my self…

peace out!!!

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Project I’M MADE – theres no stopping YOU

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5fingers 5courses 5weeks

5fingers 5courses 5weeks

Happy sunday y’all , what’s cracking? With me, i got so many good things happening to me, i can’t even count my blessings even though some really challenging things are attached i keep being positive :D.

The project which i talked about few weeks ago has kicked off and i thought to share with you all. There are some re arrangements and considerations, the project which is aimed at training, counselling and empowering of secondary school students and corps members in Lagos on skill acquisition and entrepreneurship. Whilst doing these, we aim at campaigning on child/youth right to solid and affordable education, security and good health care.

The various training will run for 5weeks in 5courses contrary to the previous post saying 15-20courses, we agreed that some of the courses are not visible and cannot be learnt in 5weeks or less due to some facts. The choosen courses are:
Hairstyling, baking, make up artistry, pasteris/chops and accessory making.

50students, from 5schools will be trained in 5courses for 5weeks with the help of 5 professionals in each course! Project I’M MADE is been approved and will start registrations of students by next week, venue for training and counselling will be communicated soon.

For sponsorship, partnering and questions please contact project Director Adebola Maryam F madeanswers@gmail.com or Ff @MADE_creations on twitter.

You can be a team member, talk about the project and be a success driver by helping develop *NG* through this project, you do not have to start big, talking and acting is a way of change! Change we all Nigerian Youth crave for.

If not NOW… When? If not YOU… Who else?

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I’M MADE

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PROJECT – I’M MADE

…there’s room for everyone
TO EDUCATE NIGERIAN YOUTHS ON HOW TO MAKE A LIVING IN LOW- STANDARD LIVING ECONOMY-Despite the known and unknown strive of the government providing and creating jobs in Nigeria and especially in Lagos, it is no doubt the population of the growing youth exceeds the available number of jobs. Also, to reduce crimes and corruption which mostly arise from frustration and loss of sight, this project is dedicated into helping the Nigerian Youth to freely and satisfactorily start a life of their own. using the NYSC platform. These involves two categories.

CATEGORY A- SS3 STUDENTS
ORIENTATION ON CHOICE OF COURSE IN UNIVERSITY LEVEL
LECTURES ON NIGERIA JOB AVAILABILITY
TALENT DISCOVERIES
SELF DISCOVERIES
BRIEF LECTURE ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP

CATEGORY B – CORPS MEMBERS
TALENT CHOICE
LECTURE ON NEXT STEP IN LIFE
ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRAINING
JOB AVAILABILITY IN NIGERIA SCHEME
ENROLLMENT IN AT LEAST 20VOCATIONAL COURSES OF CHOICE-
• EVENT MANAGEMENT,
• EVENT PLANNING,
• MAKEUP/MAKE OVER,
• CAKES,
• PASTRIES,
CATERING,
• ACCESSORY MAKING (BEAD MAKING),
• MECH ENGINE,
• FASHION DESIGNING/TAILORING
• GRAPHIC DESIGNING
• PHOTOGRAPHY/VIDEOGRAPHY
• PRINTING AND PRESS
• WRITING
• HAIR/NAILS STYLING
• FURNITURE
• COSMETICS (SOAP/ CREAM MAKING)
• MODELLING
• and more
TIME-LINE
PROJECT LAUNCH – 1ST WEEK AUGUST
REGISTRATION OF PARTICIPANT – 1ST-2ND WEEK AUGUST
MENTORING AND NETWORKING – 3RD WEEK AUGUST
TRAINING – 4TH WEEK AUG – 3RD WEEK SEPTEMBER
CLOSING PROGRAMME – 4TH WEEK IN SEPTEMBER
FOLLOW UP AND ACTUALIZATION OF CANDIDATE – 2ND TO 4TH WEEK IN OCTOBER.

CERTIFICATE  AND STARTING KIT WOULD BE PREPARED FOR THOSE WHO PARTICIPATE AND EXCEL IN TRAINING, BACK UP PLANS AND FURTHER TRAINING WOULD BE PROVIDED AND ENSURED.
NEEDS:
SPONSORS ON EACH COURSE, FORMS FOR REGISTRATION, LECTURERS, A HALL FOR THE TRAINING, PROCESS, MONEY, PARTNERSHIP/SPONSORSHIP, NYSC APPROVAL, MEDIA, PRINT, ADVERT, BRANDED SHIRTS, WRITING MATERIALS, TRAINING KITS, TEAM LEADERS, TRAINING KITS, REFRESHMENTS, TAGS, ID….

MEMBERS

ADEBOLA MARYAM——–CORPS MEMBER——- @MADE_creations

i am glad that these great minds have decided to join hands with me in the strive to make Nigeria a better place for success breeding.

Sharon———————–@shazzy_berry—————– MAKUP ARTIST
Adeyeye Toba—————@otunba_tourba————-BRAND CONSULTANT
Haneefah Adam————-@ms_hanie——————creative designer/blogger
Oloriegbe Hussiena———@kiyahbunny1————– event manager
Adesanya Sawyerr———-@adesanyasawyerr———–
Akintunde Abisola———-@bisakin———————— make up artist
Agbosasa Babatunde——-@agbosasa_babs————— pasteries and chops
Monsurah Alli Oluwafuyi–@emmcrystal——————- brand analyst
Bello Mariam Biola———@mizzlebizzle1—————— model
Adeniyi Adeyemi———–@kneeyie————————- mentor
Shaji Folorunsho———–@bigfolly2003——————- printing and press
Ofure Ighalo—————–@ofureighalo——————— photography
Farooq Kolawole————@Pharooqumar—————— IT analyst
Abimbola  Ajani————@prettybembo————- Aso Oke and bead making
Otto Orondaam————–

George Damilola—————@damilolageorge1———-Graduate

Ahmed Mustapha—————@leckan_m——————Undergraduate

Mumuni ————————@darealNMexus————-Graphic Designer

Moses Maryam——————health and safety environment agent

Musa Nafeesah———————-teacher, child education

Olasheinde Olajumoke ————–

Sikaiye Omotoke———————@omoh_toke———— makeup artist

Thank you all for supporting this project, the project kicks off in JULY please kindly support with #M’ADE n twitter for a follow back and information on the project run, sponsorship and partnerships.

The team isn’t complete without a cosmetologist,event planner,furniture maker, caterer, videographer and Engineer. please contact me if you know any.