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Val Okafor

Executive Director @ The Val Okafor Company
Val Okafor is an Effective Leadership Evangelist, Productivity Strategist, Transformational Speaker and Social Innovator. With an incredible passion to help individuals and corporations achieve exponential growth, he brings to bare, practical knowledge that translates to Wisdom and Results.

Through life changing symposia executed by the Val Okafor Company, he has been able to help over 5000 emerging leaders gain clarity of purpose, improve their performance, and deploy their leadership potentials unhindered.

He is a Nigerian youth SDGs Champion, African Change Makers fellow, Commonwealth Open Source Leader, alumnus of the YALI regional leadership conference west Africa and a proud ambassador of the Fela Durotoye Leadership Network.

Val has received some recognitions and awards for his passion towards Effective leadership, productivity and social innovation. Some of the awards and recognitions are as follows;

Award of achievement for reaching out to out-of-school children in Nsukka community from 234 project Texas USA

Special recognition from Young African Leaders Network (YALI) for successfully executing a rural renewal project in Enugu state Nigeria.

Nomination for the prestigious first baba Isa award for influence through Education and social good.

Val exudes an unsurpassed passion for Nation Building and Human Capital Development especially for developing nations across the globe. He believes that as you let your own light shine, you unconsciously give others the permission to do the same.
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As a handsome and visionary young man, I wanted to marry the only beautiful daughter of a farmer.


I went to the farmer to ask for permission to marry his daughter.


The farmer looked at me and said, “I will allow you to marry my daughter but you have to fullfill one condition.”


The farmer told me the condition, “Son go out and stand out in the field. I'm  going to release three bulls one at a time and you have to grab the tail of any of the three bulls. if you can catch the tail of any one of the three bulls, then you can marry my daughter.”


Ahhh just that, I happily went to the field and stood there waiting for the bulls to be released.


The barn door opened and then came out one of the biggest bull i have ever seen.


Haaa I cannot come and kill myself ooo,  I decided to let this one go and wait for the second bull.


I went over to the other side and let the bull pass through. Again, the barn opened for the second bull. This one was bigger and even more fierce than the previous bull. This time again, I thought that may be the next one could be a better choice so i ran to the other side and let the bull pass through. This man wants to kill me ooo 


Now the door opened for the third bull. I had a big smile on my face. This was the weakest bull I've ever seen. So i positioned myself and was all set to take on the bull and grab his tail.


As the bull came running by, I jumped at the exact movement. As I  threw my hands to grab his tail, to my greatest surprise, this bull had no tail. 


Wooooooo so I've lost my chances of marrying this beautiful girl.


The farmer turned to me and said " Don't say till tomorrow to the things you can achieve today. your breakthrough was just an action away from you, but you missed it twice. I'm sorry, you can't have my daughter." Na so I take go house empty handed oo. 


How many times have you said " I'll do it tomorrow to the things you can do today"?


Six sure ways to avoid procrastination


1. Do it scared

2. Do it now

3. Do it scared

4. Do it now

5. Do it scared

6. Do it now


Remember that action is what separates dreamers from achievers.


It's another beautiful week, let's choke procrastination starting from now, today and everyday.


Val Okafor

Effective Leadership and Productivity Strategist 

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