MENTORSHIP: Issues on mentorship including how people could be mentored would be portrayed. Also how mentorship has helped humanity would be.

HOW TO POSITIVELY INFLUENCE THE YOUTHS:

Written by James Okere

HOW TO POSITIVELY INFLUENCE THE YOUTHS:

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The future hope of the world is in the hands of mentored and motivated youths. Presently, many countries of the world are witnessing lots of anti-social vices amongst the youths. These anti-social vices prevalent amongst the world youths include internalization of wrong values which retards societal development. The need to curb them as to improve the society; politically, educationally, socially, economically, technologically is a challenge that must be surmounted via influencing the world youths.

Role of Parents: Parents have great influence in the lives of their children. Many who have realized their worth and

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THE NEED TO MENTOR WORLD YOUTHS

Written by James Okere

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Pastor. C Maxwell; an internationally recognized leadership expert, speaker and author in his book the 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership stated that several years ago while teaching leadership to a group of people in Denver U.S.A., he noticed the activities of a nineteen year old named Brian, who he said he spoke to and encouraged him thus “Brian, I’ve been watching you here”, “I said, “and I’m impressed with how hungry you are to learn and glean and grow. I want to tell you a secret that will change your life”. I believe that in about twenty years, you can be a great leader. I want to encourage you to make yourself a lifelong learner of leadership. Read books, listen to tapes regularly, and keep attending seminars. And whenever you come across a golden nugget of truth or a significant quote, file it away for the future.

Today, Brian Tracy

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THE ROLE OF READING IN HUMAN AND SOCIETAL DEVELOPMENT

Written by James Okere

THE ROLE OF READING IN HUMAN AND SOCIETAL DEVELOPMENT

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First Wednesday of October every year is celebrated as World Reading Day. The World Reading Day was declared to raise the consciousness of the people about the importance of reading to the society and to individual self development. The declaration of the world reading day is to encourage all people the world over to appreciate reading as a veritable instrument of societal development.

Francis Bacon the French writer says “Reading makes a man”. Francis Bacon is not alone in advocating reading as a way of achieving greatness. Others who have also understood the power of reading after deep reflection includes Abraham Lincoln; former President of United States of America who said “The things I want to know are in the books… thus my best friend is the man who will give me books I have not read.

Also, Desiderius Erasmus said

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YOUTH CIVIC ENGAGEMENT: THE ENTREPRENEURSHIP PERSEPECTIVE.

Written by James Okere


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In 1998 a United Nations (UN) resolution proclaiming August 12th as International Youth Day was adopted during the World Conference of Ministers Responsible for Youth. In 1999, UN General Assembly further endorsed the recommendation. On 12th August 2000, the first International Youth Day was celebrated. This celebration has continued every 12th August till date.

The declaration of International Youth Day and subsequent celebrations were to create an avenue for World Youth mobilization and sensitization by countries and her institutions to become better persons in the society including wealth in creation.

These sensitization spanning in areas including education, socio-economic, employment issues etc are supported by governments, civil society groups, organizations, individuals, communities at local level and at international levels.

The maxim, the youths as future leaders can only be achieved in an atmosphere where the youths have been inculcated with the right values of life; for which International Youths Day advocates

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RELEVANCE OF 2015 INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY CELEBRATION

Written by James Okere

RELEVANCE OF 2015 INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY CELEBRATION:

In 1998 a United Nations (UN) resolution proclaiming August 12th as International Youth Day was adopted during the World Conference of Ministers Responsible for Youth.

In 1999, UN General Assembly further endorsed the recommendation. On 12th August 2000, the first International Youth Day was celebrated. This celebration has continued every 12th August till date.

The declaration of International Youth Day and subsequent celebrations were to create an avenue for World Youth mobilization and sensitization by countries and her institutions to become better persons in the society.

These sensitization spanning in areas including education, socio-economic, employment issues etc are supported by governments, civil society groups, organizations, individuals, communities at local level and at international levels. The maxim, the youth as future leaders can only be achieved in an atmosphere where the youths have been inculcated with the right values of life; for which International

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The Power of Mentorship

Written by James Okere

The Power of Mentorship; works towards directing the mind of people to achieve success in life as to make impact in our society.

In addition it is that process that is impacted in a person to enable bring him to a position to equal his abilities and talents as to improve ones personality and influence society positively. The essence of mentorship is to enable the person being mentored to become a change agent, and a changing agent in the society. Thus mentorship creates positive values in a person. It creates these values which enable one to succeed in life. These values include hard work, determination, patience, courage etc.

Mentorship covers all facets of lives. It could be in administration, medicine, agriculture, artistic works, vocational jobs, sports etc. A critical factor of mentorship is ones inherent ability or talents which is distinguishing factor for excellence in life pursuits.

MENTORING ORGANIZATION: Following

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