Happy New Month friends! Welcome to the month of June! The first half of the year is almost over. Have you done your assessment yet? Especially how well you have fared in the different areas of your life. Please do! And remember…it isnt over yet!
This month’s edition on #ListenUpNG is centred around our men; by this i mean the MALE SPECIES amongst us???? Our guests will be helping us answer some salient questions even as they mentor us.
WHO IS A MAN?
WHO IS MENTORING HIM?
WHO CARES ABOUT HOW HE FEELS OR WHAT HE DOES? ????
OUR GUESTS ON #ListenUpNG JUNE EDITION DO! ???? They will be bringing their expertise, knowledge and experience to bear on the real life topical issues we will be discussing in this edition.
Join the conversation on #ListenUpNG every friday in June as we discuss #RealLifeIssues relating to MEN! Meet our guests!
1. OLAKUNLE SORIYAN
TOPIC: WHERE ARE THE MEN? WHERE ARE THE FATHERS?
DATE: FRIDAY 3rd of June, 2016.
Olakunle Soriyan is the Principal Transformation Strategist of the OLAKUNLE SORIYAN COMPANY, a Total Life Management (TLM) and Nation Building, Training, Coaching and Consulting Firm. The company works with leaders of various arms of Government and NGO’s as well as Business and Institutional leaders at all levels, using original, home grown research and principle based methodologies.
A Futurist, Disruptor, and Thought Leader, he works strictly with thinkers, decision makers, influencers as well as the most vulnerable in society. Olakunle Soriyan is shaping CULTURE in ENTERPRISE, GOVERNMENTS, YOUTH and FAMILY LIFE through THOUGHT REVOLUTION. He is also co-visionary of the POWERPARENTING™ COMPANY and TRUCEWORK™ LTD.
Soriyan serves on the Board of various organisations, and is a Radio host, Philosopher, Trainer and Consultant of high pedigree. He has developed many best-selling products helping hundreds of thousands of individuals across the globe. The Personal Advisor, Counsellor, Coach and Confidant to many high net-worth individuals and high-profile organisations, promotes ORIGINALITY as a critical pathway to PURPOSEFULNESS at any level of development.
He is happily married to his immensely gifted Wife, Tiwalade and they are blessed with a son, Olakunle David.
2. BOLA ADISA
TOPIC: THE PLAGUE OF INFIDELITY
DATE: FRIDAY 10th of June, 2016.
Bola Adisa is a versatile and intelligent professional who has brilliant ability with information and technology business and process management. He has keen interest in research and business analysis, business requirement gathering and analysis, IT business solutions and systems development.
With over 15 years of professional experience in the ICT sector, Bola had at various times in his career function as field/network engineer, business requirement analyst, business development manager, sales support specialist (Pre-sales), and business solutions manager with key IT companies both indigenous and multi-nationals in Nigeria.
Bola is bi-vocational, apart from being a business practitioner in the IT field, he’s also an Associate Pastor at The Elevation Church, Lagos. He believes in upholding character to show that you are a Christian rather than telling people who you are. His Character content has been a great value add in his care. Happily married for over 12 years to Toyin Adisa and blessed with two great children.
3. DEJI IRAWO
TOPIC: MEN ARE ABUSED TOO!
DATE: FRIDAY 17th of June, 2016.
Deji Irawo is a well-respected Men Resource Technocrat and the lead men resource person at the confident relationships for men resource initiative for men(CR4MEN). He currently hosts Nigeria first weekly unique talk show for men “The Manview” on WFM91.7 and He is also the men resource person for the family segment of the Saturday morning show and the well-baby show, both on radio continental 102.3 FM on Saturday mornings.
Deji is a key media advocacy influencer for the “being a man in Nigeria” research project by the Voice for Change, a gender equality NGO and a member of the men involvement group for Project Alert, a violence against women initiative. Deji is a well sort after resource person for various men, women and family conferences,seminars,trainings and interactive sessions.
His passion to see Africa as a continent achieve her full potential has endeared him to capacity building, youth development and various developmental initiatives as a well sought after resource Technocrat for organisations such Strategy for mentoring initiative and leadership empowerment (SMILE),”out on a Limb”, Sickle cell advocacy media initiative (SAMI) and Let the artiste prophesy (LAP). He recently created Africa’s first capacity development TV brand “RECAP AFRICA” a daily TV content block dedicated to all round development of the African continent.
He is happily married, with two awesome children.
4. ‘DAYO ADEBAYO
TOPIC: MEN & MENTORS: ARE YOU ACCOUNTABLE?
DATE: FRIDAY 24th of June, 2016.
‘Dayo Adebayo is a lawyer and Principal Partner of ADEBAYO & ADEBAYO (Legal Practitioners). A passionate husband and father to 3 adults and a preteenager, ‘Dayo is an advocate and coach of good parenting.
He is the Dean of the School of Parenting of Daystar Christian Centre. He and his lovely wife are mentors to many, especially young and intending couples. He is a prolific writer on parenting and family affairs, some of his articles can be found in the following blogs: www.wivesalert.com and www.parent-alert.com He has facilitated in many conferences on parenting and family affairs locally and internationally.
‘Dayo Adebayo is on a crusade to help families be what God ordained them to be.