Author: Chude Jideonwo

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Chude JideonwoMay 18, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | Stretch is good

Knowing who you are and how you best function doesn’t mean you should close your mind and actions to other ...

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Chude JideonwoMay 11, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | Leaking

I have spoken twice about emotional leakage – and in context, I have used it to explain when the parts of yourself ...

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Chude JideonwoMay 4, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | Love and duty

When you die, if you are West African like I am, your kinsmen will most likely rally around and arrange ...

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Chude JideonwoApril 27, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | Pay attention to yourself

Stop looking for signs of your own progress in other people’s eyes or actions. You know where you are coming ...

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Chude JideonwoApril 20, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | Accountable

I like to make a small difference between holding myself responsible for something or holding myself accountable. The former means ...

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Chude JideonwoApril 13, 2019

Decide for yourself | The Daily Vulnerable

When people come to meet me for advice, they often want me to look into my life’s situations and tell ...

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Chude JideonwoApril 6, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | Sorry, but your fears are boring

I always laugh when younger people tell me in an urgent voice, the voice you use when you have something ...

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Chude JideonwoMarch 30, 2019

Rookie mistake | The Daily Vulnerable

I used to make this mistake a lot, and today I continue to be surprised when people make that elementary ...

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Chude JideonwoMarch 23, 2019

How does one deal with insecurity? | The Daily Vulnerable

Therapy helps. But when it comes to emotions, therapy is about management more than anything else. And what you want ...

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Chude JideonwoMarch 18, 2019

From Africa to the world | A letter from RED, as 2019 kicks into gear 

Our fourth presidential win. It was completely worth waiting for before writing this year’s letter. Our company, StateCraft Inc., after ...

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Chude JideonwoMarch 16, 2019

Good grief | The Daily Vulnerable

You know when you break up with someone you shouldn’t have been with, end a business partnership you shouldn’t have ...

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Chude JideonwoMarch 9, 2019

You can learn a lot from driving | The Daily Vulnerable

No matter what other drivers are doing, you can’t move forward if you spend your time looking at them. Some ...

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Chude JideonwoMarch 2, 2019

“Your mother doesn’t know what she is talking about” | The Daily Vulnerable

One of the interns at one of our companies came to spend an evening with me – he had things ...

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Chude JideonwoFebruary 23, 2019

Does it honour you? | The Daily Vulnerable

That relationship you’re in, that friendship you’re participating in, that business you’re running, that church or mosque or temple you’re ...

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Chude JideonwoFebruary 16, 2019

Complete, always | The Daily Vulnerable

I shared a mail from someone who said she doesn’t understand what I mean by being perfect or complete as ...

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Chude JideonwoFebruary 9, 2019

How do you? | The Daily Vulnerable

Two years or so ago, I was selected for a Stanford programme for entrepreneurs. It was, of course, a prestigious ...

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Chude JideonwoFebruary 2, 2019

The fear of sadness | The Daily Vulnerable

When I posted on social media in December about feeling sadly and barely avoiding the pit of depression, I was ...

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Chude JideonwoJanuary 26, 2019

What about the person who loved you? | The Daily Vulnerable

You are counting all the people who didn’t say yes to you, didn’t stay with you, didn’t love you the ...

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Chude JideonwoJanuary 19, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | True Prosperity

There is nothing wrong with striving to improve your life situation. You can improve your life situation, but you cannot ...

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Chude JideonwoJanuary 10, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | This is why we want you to succeed

If you’re a committed reader of this newsletter, then you probably know what I know: that money doesn’t lead to ...

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Chude JideonwoJanuary 5, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | Drama

I like drama. I am also naturally given to drama. And I attract a number of dramatic people to myself. ...

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Chude JideonwoDecember 29, 2018

The Daily Vulnerable | New year, new … what?

New you, yeah? Well, how has that worked for you all these years? For much of you, not very much. ...

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Chude JideonwoDecember 22, 2018

The Daily Vulnerable | You are not your emotions only

We speak a lot about emotions in the newsletter (The Daily Vulnerable). Because emotions are often the way we react ...

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Chude JideonwoDecember 8, 2018

The Daily Vulnerable | What’s your story? 

I shared one of the most profound moments of my life with the audience of TEDx Ungwarimi, where I was ...

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Chude JideonwoNovember 23, 2018

The Daily Vulnerable | Nothing but the truth

Friend, ask me: “Do you care what people think about you, Chude?” My answer will be this: “On most days? ...

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Chude JideonwoNovember 17, 2018

The Daily Vulnerable | Friends

Sometimes your friends will be unreasonable. Sometimes they will be annoying, they will say the wrong things, do the wrong ...

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Chude JideonwoNovember 10, 2018

The Daily Vulnerable | There is too much judgement in the world

Too many people are living under the disapproving eyes of others, or themselves. Too many people are in the prison ...

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Chude JideonwoNovember 3, 2018

The Daily Vulnerable | For my sake, I choose truth

I was at dinner with a mentor the other day, and he asked me, “So are you still based outside Nigeria?”  Now, ...

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Chude JideonwoOctober 31, 2018

As we commemorate 501 years of the Protestant Reformation, Nigeria is going through its own special revolution

There are a lot of moments in history that have been held dear as the most momentous points of innovation ...

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Chude JideonwoOctober 27, 2018

The Daily Vulnerable | Sadness

When I began to learn about living a joyful life, I would find myself ashamed whenever I was sad. Almost ...

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