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Becoming By Design

Moradeun Balogun

Welcome to the Becoming by Design Podcast. I'm your host Moradeun. I believe there is no real doing in the world without being first. So here on the Becoming by Design podcast, I chat with great women and connect you to their amazing stories and hopefully they inspire you on your journey to the woman becoming.

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On today's episode I'm chatting with Tokunbo Fasoro. Her story of fighting for what she wants in the face of overwhelming rjection and opposition will inspie to go for the life you want and be dogged in the pursuit of your goals! Tokunbo's story is relatable and she shares the wisdom she has gotten from her journey of 20 years which she shared in her memoir, a book she released 2018 called 'The Persistent Woman'.

Tokunbo is extremely passionate about Human Capital Development; she is an HR Generalist, a career coach, a speaker, an author. Her desire is for everyone especially young people to excel in their various careers, personal lives and businesses. She is the founder of BI Empowerment, a platform with a mandate to empower young people all over the world in their professional and personal lives. She is the Managing Consultant of BI solutions Nigeria a human capital development company. She co- hosts the 7 Star Worker Radio show with the multi award winning Career Specialist Jimi Tewe, she has trained staff of top organizations in the country such as 9Mobile, Keystone bank, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to mention a few. She regularly works as a subject matter expert with the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) in the United States of America and she is also an ambassador for the Human Resources Society.

Find Tokunbo Fasoro here @tokunbofasoro

Get the persistent woman here @the_persistent_woman

Connect with Becoming By Design here @becomingbydesign

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On today's episode I'm chatting with Funto Ibuoye. You need to listen to wisdom simplified! I remembered when I started this podcast everyone asked me if I'm now working for Funto by hosting a podcast for her, because it has BECOMING in the title😂...(my secret wish though!) On the episode Funto shares her story to becoming and purpose, how unglamourous it is. She also details the difference between Purpose and Assignment. So if you've ever been in that place where "This Purpose Thing" has just got you stressed, then this episode is for you! This episode of Becoming By Design is brought to you in partnership with CapitalSquare, a coworking community for real people doing real work. Our Lekki and Ikoyi locations are easy to access and convenient to use - from a warm and welcoming front desk and super fast internet, to specially designed events and programmes to help your business succeed. CapitalSquare is offering Becoming By Design listeners a free trial day and 10% off your first month’s membership. Funto Ibuoye is the lead Designer at Five28 Interiors(@five28interiors), Founder of The Beautified Network(@thebeautifiednetwork), Convener of Becoming conference and Author of 4 books including This Purpose Thing. Funto is passionate about nation building and helping women live up to their full potential. She strongly believes that the empowered woman is one of the greatest assets of a thriving society/nation. Her life’s goal is to inspire women, young and old, to fulfill their greatness and live their best lives. She is married to Gaise, a contemporary Gospel Artiste and she is blessed with 2 boys. Find Funto Ibuoye here @funtoibuoye Connect with Becoming By Design here @becomingbydesign
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On Today's episode, I'm chatting with Morenike Molehin. I remember meeting her earlier this year and she described herself as an "executioner". She said just tell me go and I'll get things done! I was intrigued, I wanted to know what goes on the mind of that type of power woman. In the podcast we talked about her failing mathematics back in secondary school and now going on to getting two degrees in Maths. She shared how she intentionally builds a support a system around her life as a business owner, pastor's wife and a mother. If you are fan of interior design, then you may have come across Oak and Teak and it's Founder and creative director, Morenike Molehin. Oak & Teak is a fast rising interior design company which specialises in residential and commercial spaces. Interestingly Renny, as we her friends call her, is the Managing Director (MD) of Newer Heights Ltd., an agro allied company which specialises in the processing and manufacturing of soya bean seeds. Talk about a multi dimensional woman! Apart from business Morenike Molehin finds different expressions to help people Convener, The Complete woman conference, an initiative of her church to equip young women to fulfill their destiny. Also the host of Design Through His eyes, this is where she helps aspiring interior designers/decorators start and grow their business. Now this part is powerful and we talked about this in the episode. Morenike has two degrees in mathematics! She obtained her first degree in Industrial Mathematics from Covenant University and second degree in Financial Mathematics and Computation from the University of Leicester, United Kingdom. You have to listen to know the story behind this. Guys this is powerful episode, and I'd love to hear what you enjoyed about it, So I'm asking you to please take a screenshot while you're listening and put it up on your Instagram story, tag me @moradeunb, tag Morenike Molehin @morenikemolehin and tag @becomingbydesign. You can even share in the comment section on Instagram, I'd really love to hear your review and I'd be sure to give you a shout-out in the next episode. I'm so excited about this one guys, let's dive in!
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