Tag: productivity

In this distraction-filled 21st century one important skill to treasure is the capacity to focus.   As a freelance translator, I discovered that concentration is key to improved productivity.  Therefore, the purpose of this article is to sensitize colleagues on…

    Yorùbá:  Adé ori ọ̀kín kò si f’ẹ́yẹkẹ́yẹ.   English:  The crown on peacock is not meant for just any bird.   Usage:  It is used to explain the fact that the honour bestowed on a merited person is…

  Yorùbá:  Ti wọn bá ni ẹran oniwo ni yóò kan lágbájá pa, bí ti ìgbín kọ́.   English:  That a horned animal will knock a person to death, is not an animal like snail.   Usage:  It is used…

Yorùbá:  Ẹgbẹ ẹyẹ l’ẹyẹ nwọ tọ. English: Birds of the same feathers flock together. Usage:  To express the fact that people of like minds are comfortable being among themselves. Issues that relate to co-operation, teamwork, and teamspirit dominate discussions on…

Yorùbá:  Èniyàn kì í f’owó ra òyì, kó má kọ ọ l’ójú. English:  One does not buy giddiness with money, for it not to make  one dizzy. Usage:   This proverb is used to show that people want value for  money. …

Yorùbá: Èniyàn boni lara ju asọ lọ. English:  People cover one more than cloth. Usage:   This is to express the benefit derivable from human                relations.   The Yoruba believe that there is much to gain in togetherness or communal…