We’re afraid to die yet want something to live for. That’s the unofficial lesson I learned growing up in a Christian family. Our prayers were always asking God for a long, meaningful yet safe life that ends with us entering heaven.

And of course, we gave thanks for how lucky…


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I love black people.

When it’s easier to die, we choose to live. Even in the middle of a pandemic killing us off disproportionately…even while our lives are at risk of state-sanctioned murder in the middle of a pandemic.

And we live pursuing excellence. We enter arenas playing games designed…


You’re never going to hustle your way to social justice and reform.

My mission to save the world was fueled by the misguided idea of using the master’s tools to dismantle the master’s house, not realizing the master owns too much property for any one person to demolish in one…


It’s one of those labels we use without knowing what it actually means.

Have you ever wanted to be an alpha female? Did you ask yourself why?

I used to say it was because I wanted to be rich, dominate anything I pursued, or be the one always in control…


Genetically speaking, our brains weren’t built for hustle culture.

I’m reading this book called Work: A Deep History, From the Stone Age to The Age of Robots and it says that the basis of human evolution was finding the easiest way to eat and not die trying.

It was a…


I am unable to describe exactly what is the matter with me. Now and then there are horrible fits of anxiety…or otherwise a feeling of emptiness and fatigue in the head…”

I didn’t think I’d relate so much with a 19th Century white man. That worries me.

Because if I…


I’m a year into making money from my money and it feels GREAT.

After a decade of stress creating value for a company someone else built, I’m glad I finally get to experience what it’s like to do so for myself.

I’ll spare you the details of my specific personal…


This is a transcript of a keynote address I gave on International Women’s Day 2021:

A little about myself…

My name is Seun Shokunbi, and I’m the Principal Consultant and Founder of Karfi, as well as its charitable arm The Karfi Foundation.

I have over a decade of experience as…


Here’s why.

I’ve been in the business of development — a.k.a. helping organizations raise funding — for 10 years now. It was success stories like securing over $5 million USD in just one year that pushed me to start my consulting firm, Karfi. …


If you haven’t tuned in before, the goal of my Investing Series on YouTube is to make investing and building wealth a realistic goal that anyone can achieve — no matter how much money you have right now.

And in my last video, I spoke about not leaving out people…

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