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

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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.

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  • 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!

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