I spoke to a lovely chap yesterday
His name was Osita
(Osita is a name from Nigeria by the way (I asked after trying to pronounce it with a south american accent!))
And the thing that impressed me most with Osita, right off the bat, was that it was 1am for him in the UK (2pm for me over here in New Zealand), and he’d kept himself awake until then just to speak to me
(side note: every time this has happened my first response is: why didn’t you tell me, we could have found a time that worked better!!
But that’s not the important part here…
…the important part is this:)
He was that driven to change his life
Driven to stay up until 1am to speak to a literal stranger on the other side of the world
Driven to live his life on his terms
— A hat tip to that level of effort —
And I asked him:
What can I help you with today?
And he answered this: