Bayo David - Assignment Manager

Bayo is a graduate of the National Open University of Nigeria, where he earned his bachelor's degree in entrepreneurship and business management in 2019. He is furthering his education by pursuing an online Google certificate course called Foundations of Project Management. In addition to his education, he has been honing his skills as a professional virtual assistant, project manager, and sales executive through his work as a freelancer for the past three years.

Has been part of the team since: January 2023

I believe in this principle, even though it isn’t always the popular opinion: No one ever became outstanding at what they did by quitting along the way. Regardless of how difficult it appears today, just one more step might be all it takes to get it right. I believe there is always a solution to any problem.

Specialties & Interests: Learning new software, reading, project management, and self-development.

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Most Read Book: The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene, Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on It by Chris Voss, and Hustle Harder, Hustle Smarter by Curtis Jackson, aka 50 Cent.

Favorite Story to Tell: When I was just 12 years old, my parents went through a divorce. I and my three other siblings stayed with my mom, and it was a very difficult time for us. One evening, after dinner (we were not happy with the quality of food we had that day, and mom tried to explain why we should accept what we have and stop complaining), I told my mom that, although I am the last of her children, I will not be a burden to her. I told her I needed to start working, but she laughed and said, "When the time comes, you will," but I insisted that the time is now and I have to start now. I asked if I could help my father's close friend with his small store; he said no and gave me some money; I refused the money and insisted on being paid monthly; he accepted after much persuasion, and I can come to his store after school to do my assignments and help him with minor chores, but I can't remember how much he paid me for my service because the money was paid directly to my mom. In my final year of high school (I was then 16 years old), I started paying my tuition fee, and since then, until I graduated from the university, I was responsible for my tuition fee and other financial obligations. I am and will always be a go-getter.