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It’s Not Your Village People Trailing You -A Review of Tunde Ekpekurede’s However You Tell It, It Is Still a Story That You Made Up

It’s Not Your Village People Trailing You -A Review of Tunde Ekpekurede’s However You Tell It, It Is Still a Story That You Made Up

Title: However You Tell It, It Is Still a Story That You Made Up
Author: Tunde Ekpekurede
Publisher: HRPS Limited
Year of Publication: 2023
Number of Pages: 220
Category: Personal Development

Blaming personal struggles on the mythical ‘village people’ is a widespread practice in African culture. Tunde Ekpekurede, famous for his no-nonsense style, openly calls out those who’d rather complain about life than take action, often pointing fingers at external factors.

In his first book, ‘Realizing Mental Resilience,’ Ekpekurede shares down-to-earth advice on building mental toughness. For truth-seekers, his second book, ‘However You Tell It, It Is Still a Story That You Made Up,’ offers candid conversations and thought-provoking insights into personal stories.

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Encountering a book with a lengthy title might make you pause at first, but it often sparks curiosity, urging you to delve deeper. Ekpekurede’s book challenges the stories that shape our lives, underlining the importance of our thoughts over outside influences like the ‘village people.’

Despite its 46 chapters, exploring the captivating chapter titles quickly dispels any doubts. These diverse titles suggest the book’s wide appeal. What makes it stand out is its departure from typical motivational literature, pushing readers to confront their flaws and rethink their personal stories.

Engaging with the book gives you a peek into Ekpekurede’s life, forging a connection through his personal tales. His storytelling strikes a chord with readers, blending individual and shared experiences.

Readers will appreciate the author’s genuine approach to his experiences, ensuring that the advice given comes from real-life wisdom. Many may find themselves marking pages for later, touched by the insights they uncover.

Those familiar with Ekpekurede’s work see its relevance across generations. Finishing the book leaves you feeling empowered with fresh perspectives to tackle new challenges. You also discover recommended reads to expand your literary horizons.

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Ultimately, completing this book brings a sense of liberation as you realize that your own stories shape your journey. Armed with newfound insights and a reading list, you’re ready to embark on a journey of self-discovery and growth.

About the reviewer
Titilade Oyemade is a business executive in a leading organisation and holds a degree in Russian Language. She’s the convener of the Hangoutwithtee Ladies Event and the publisher of Hangoutwithtee magazine. She spends her weekends attending women conferences, events and book readings. She loves to have fun and to help other women have the same in their lives. Email: [email protected] Social: @tiipreeofficial