Monday, February 13, 2012

Get Right or Get Left

I know, it’s been a minute. My bad.

As of today, I have been in Nigeria for a month and six days, and I must say that to my utter surprise, I’m loving every minute of it.

Despite the few difficulties that come with living in a developing country, Nigeria is actually one of the most vibrant and opportunity-rich nations on earth. Never have I met so many successful and driven young people in one place, which has really spurred me to also be proactive about my own future.

In fact, I’m lowkey mad that I didn’t come here sooner.

When I think about all the time and money I wasted in America on getting a so-called education, when I’ve met a bunch of millionaires here who are also in their early twenties with little to no type of degree, I truly pity my life. People are out here making serious dough off things as simple as chocolate fountains and t-shirts! Clearly I got the game ALL the way wrong. 

But not to worry, I’ve got a few ideas brewing in the pipeline that if executed properly, could potentially make me set for life. My goal is to make my first million in the next six months (Naira though, not dollars. But that’s still one million more of ANYTHING than I have right now).

So for the next month or so, I shall be focused on getting my net worth up. My network here in Lagos is way too extraordinary for me to let an opportunity like this pass me by. My inner businesswoman has emerged in full force and is here to stay.  

Therefore, I would like to apologize in advance for how absent I’m about to be on these e-streets. I know y’all are gonna miss me, but greatness is calling my name, and I’ve gotta answer!

To be honest, if all goes well, y’all might not ever see me back in America.



  1. i hear you on this post sha. but I for one will miss you if you don't come back! mojo

  2. Go Ivie! Thank God you are enjoying yourself, we need more young people going back to Nigeria. Good luck in everything that you are doing!