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“Failures And Success Are Like 5 & 6; You Cannot Have One Without The Other. They Are A Mix!” – Betty Irabor

   

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Genevieve Magazine clocked 16 years on the 13th of February and the publisher, Betty Irabor shares some lessons you might useful for your business.

Read her note here

There is no one way to run a successful business, it takes a blend of often costly mistakes, self doubts, failures, fear, steadfastness, tenacity, consistency and crazy focus. Failures and success are like 5&6; you cannot have one without the other. You do not have the luxury or privilege of choosing one over the other. They are a mix!

16 years ago, after second guessing myself I plunged into the stormy waters of publishing. Nothing prepared me for what lay ahead; I made my mistakes and turned them into life lessons. I laughed, I teared up, I bent over from the rigours but I did not break though I found myself on the edge many times.

Today, I celebrate the GTEAM past and present and our readers, business partners. I congratulate and salute Sonia Irabor’s editorship.

Our fears are like our shadows, they follow us where we go. I urge you to never succumb to them rather, use them as fuel to power up your passion. I have a few new projects on hand and I am very excited about my new beginnings and next steps. I am always excited and grateful for every new day. I love who I have become and becoming..I love you all for being my biggest cheer leaders.
Thank you Genevieve mag for being my biggest coach. #Genevieve16#sweet16

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There is no one way to run a successful business, it takes a blend of often costly mistakes, self doubts, failures, fear, steadfastness, tenacity, consistency and crazy focus. Failures and success are like 5&6; you cannot have one without the other. You do not have the luxury or privilege of choosing one over the other. They are a mix! 16 years ago, after second guessing myself I plunged into the stormy waters of publishing. Nothing prepared me for what lay ahead; I made my mistakes and turned them into life lessons. I laughed, I teared up, I bent over from the rigours but I did not break though I found myself on the edge many times. Today, I celebrate the GTEAM past and present and our readers, business partners. I congratulate and salute Sonia Irabor's editorship. Our fears are like our shadows, they follow us where we go. I urge you to never succumb to them rather, use them as fuel to power up your passion. I have a few new projects on hand and I am very excited about my new beginnings and next steps. I am always excited and grateful for every new day. I love who I have become and becoming..I love you all for being my biggest cheer leaders. Thank you Genevieve mag for being my biggest coach. #Genevieve16#sweet16

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2 Comments

2 Comments

  1. Bukola Martins Odetayo

    Bukola Martins Odetayo

    February 14, 2019 at 6:13 pm

    That’s true, but we pray our failure don’t last long.

  2. Ajoke Kupoluyi

    Ajoke Kupoluyi

    February 14, 2019 at 6:14 pm

    #fact!

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