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Day 14: Who Needs A Watch Dog?



Pro 6:6-8 (GNB) Lazy people should learn…from the way ants live. They have no leader, chief, or ruler; but they store up their food during the summer, getting ready for winter.

There are some people who can’t do anything well without assistance. We all can do with a little help sometimes. There is another category who must be under strict supervision to deliver any tangible result, and sincerely, we all sometimes do need close supervision.

The third category however, is those who cannot do just about anything well EXCEPT there is something at stake; sometimes a literal ‘watchdog’ to impose penalties!

Remove the stakes, watchdog or penalties- and they simply stop functioning. They practically shut down!

There be … things… little upon the earth, but … exceeding wise…The locusts have no king, yet go they forth all of them by bands… Pro 30:24;27 (KJV)

The tendency to ‘coast’ in life is prevalent. Rich, poor, black or white, absolutely no one is immune. From junior level staff to top management, we all have a great tendency to get complacent when no one is watching.

Junior and middle management staff typically coast when they are beyond the reach of their boss’ jurisdictions. Moreover, top management staff, and even business owners coast when they are not … #StopCoastingSeries read more

About Funmi Adebayo

Funmi is the Content Creator and Team Lead at, an initiative she set up to create and implement Online Media Strategies and other value added services for Nigerian Brands, Businesses and Professionals. She renders Writing, Editing, Book Cover Design, Book Layout Formatting, eBook Conversions, Book Marketing, Author Page Creation, Blog Consulting, and related services to authors through her FunmiAdebayoDotCom initiative. She also authors devotionals and journals, which she shares on Each Day Online blog. Funmi is an Electrical/ Electronic Engineering graduate (with expertise in IT Service Delivery/Support, and Strategic Business IT).

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