“The Gift of Blindness” – Watch Cobhams Asuquo’s Inspiring Speech at TEDxEuston

Posted on Saturday, February 9th, 2013 at 9:30 AM

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  • 35 Comments on ““The Gift of Blindness” – Watch Cobhams Asuquo’s Inspiring Speech at TEDxEuston”

    • Someone February 9, 2013 at 10:22 AM

      This is inspirational. Don’t excuse failure. Thank you Cobhams

    • nwagbara chima February 9, 2013 at 10:25 AM

      Keep on updating me

    • Kizito February 9, 2013 at 10:28 AM

      Amazing, so spot on. I am inspired not to excuse failure, to trust even When there is no reason to and finally to be blind so that i can focus on the goal. So help me God

    • Anonymous February 9, 2013 at 10:34 AM

      Trust, even when there is no reason to… That statement is deep and true. Well-done Cobhams, May the Lord lift you higher each day.

    • Toyhin February 9, 2013 at 10:36 AM

      I normally don’t comment on blogs but I have to do dis……. I rilly love this guy, he is a major inspiration in my life and my God continually bless you

    • Someone February 9, 2013 at 10:38 AM

      Do not excuse failure on no account, for no reason. Trust even when you have no reason to. Be blind to be focused

    • babe February 9, 2013 at 10:39 AM

      So inspiring

    • Paige February 9, 2013 at 10:47 AM

      Inspiring,I just had to comment

    • Joy peter February 9, 2013 at 11:19 AM

      God wil bless you every thing u do

    • Anne February 9, 2013 at 11:22 AM

      These are the kind of pple we need in the world. Not the Kim Kardashians!

    • Ola February 9, 2013 at 11:31 AM

      Inspiring and fun to listen to

    • isabella February 9, 2013 at 12:16 PM

      this is trully inspiring, i am so touched.


    • Rola February 9, 2013 at 1:27 PM

      Bella Naija thank u for sharing. I concur that failure will always come but I’m determined to make sure it goes just like it came .henceforth, I choose to be blind to all my distractions

    • salsera February 9, 2013 at 1:38 PM

      great thoughts here

    • kay February 9, 2013 at 2:47 PM

      A Beautiful and thought provoking speech!!! ” Focus is a form of blindness” that really hit the mark for me!! Don’t think i will ever forget that perspective!! And Bellanaija Welldone for posting this!!

    • Eyak February 9, 2013 at 5:00 PM

      Poignant , amazing and so true. Thanks Cobhams

    • muta February 9, 2013 at 5:17 PM

      That was the best motivational speech I have heard, thank you for sharing this Bellanaija. God bless Cohbams and family

    • feintoe February 9, 2013 at 5:21 PM

      wow! Cobhams God bless you. I’m inspired.

    • okon February 9, 2013 at 6:17 PM


    • shanday February 9, 2013 at 7:02 PM

      Very poignant speech. Cobhams is such an inspiration. Awesome

    • Lateh L February 9, 2013 at 7:37 PM

      Amen to trust oo!! I should take lessons on how to deliver a good speech … it had everything!

    • Lynn February 10, 2013 at 1:32 AM

      AWESOME….Never excuse failure, learn to trust and be blind in order to focus. SO on point. Truly inspired.

    • shadee February 10, 2013 at 7:10 AM

      a mind-blowing speech. BE BLIND TO BE FOCUSED- IS THE KEY

    • Kify February 10, 2013 at 1:28 PM

      I keep loving Cobhams…there are ppl u may never meet but they constantly keep you on track….Lord I thank you for his life and the legacy you have written for him, for he has been a blessing to me and others

    • Dee-USA February 10, 2013 at 2:25 PM

      I am entirely enamored by his speech. This is the definition of stirring and inspiring. Thank you for making this available to me. I don’t think I have ever heard him speak; at least not in great detail and I have a greater appreciation for this man.

    • Mobola February 10, 2013 at 2:30 PM

      The talent we have in Nigeria is exceptional…I feel so proud!

    • NNENNE February 10, 2013 at 7:31 PM

      One of the reasons I keep coming back to Bella Naija. Atfer a hard day’s job, you need the likes of Cobhams Asuquo to inspire you. Great presentation!

    • Meme February 10, 2013 at 8:54 PM

      Bless him

    • Olulu February 10, 2013 at 11:46 PM

      Wow, this is so very inspiring.
      No more excuse or feeling sorry for myself. If he can, then I must, I will cos I can

    • Omo Jesu February 11, 2013 at 5:33 PM

      beautiful beautiful beautiful

    • Alexander Odega February 16, 2013 at 11:15 AM

      “BE BLIND TO BE FOCUS” C Asuquo. Point of reflection. Thank you C.A

    • Opey Lowes February 21, 2013 at 2:39 PM

      Awesome…so inspiring…

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    • Magege Theophilus March 3, 2013 at 11:46 PM

      Grand and elevating words physically directed but spiritually ground breaking. Truly an inspiration. God bless you cobhams.

    • Oghale Amuno July 3, 2013 at 1:23 PM

      true talk!