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“Prove you can do this!”

Ever had to answer to this statement?

If you haven’t already had this statement thrown at you, you are really close to having that happen. This seemingly harmless statement is many questions in one. I cannot count how many times I had to change question to statement in this post even.  And yet, it is not a question.

It is becoming more and more important to ‘show yourself’ (the Nigerian version of prove yourself or exert influence or strut your stuff). Some research results have expressed concern that the ordeal of having to face this statement at a job interview has led to egomaniacs flooding the workplace. However, it is really sad to face people with no working idea of where they are going, what they intend to do, or how to articulate their abilities, aspirations, experiences and desires.

In this last post

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