“We Preach About Supporting Ourselves But Do We Really? Some Of Us Forget That We Also Started From Somewhere And Life Is A Journey” – Toke Makinwa



Media personality, Toke Makinwa shared her thoughts on people who in the name of supporting others do nothing to encourage them financially especially because they are giving them “exposure” in return.

She tweeted,

When you get the chance to help someone do it, remember you got to where you are now because someone also decided to help you. #Payitforward

We preach about supporting ourselves but do we really? Some of us forget that we also started from somewhere and life is a journey

I remember when I started out and how frustrated I got when people made me work for free in the name of paying my dues…

By all means we all must pay out dues but the constant work to get noticed with nothing to support me made me question my skill

I promised myself never to do it to another person, I may not pay you what you are worth but a little something to encourage you I must

No one works for me for free. I have never used the “you know I’ll give you exposure line”, I believe in giving back to encourage at least

When you walk thru that door of success don’t shut it behind you, give someone a chance too. We all need each other

When people ask why I tag/promote people so much even after I pay them I tell them it takes nothing from me, my dream is that we all win.



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