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Bankole Williams

He is a Master Practitioner of NLP, a Life Coach and a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) from the International Council for Managing Consulting Institutes(ICMCI). He is also a Fellow of the International Management Consultants Certification Board (FIMCB). He is also widely regarded as an Employee Engagement Expert . He is the author of “Engaged to a job I hate”; a book on career advancement and employee engagement. He was awarded Nigerian Author of the Year at the Yada 2012 Readers Choice awards.

Bankole is the Founder of LiveYourDreamsAfrica; a platform he set up to challenge Africans to live their lives intentionally towards the achievement of their dreams. Through this platform, he showcases successful people in different walks of life who have against all odds consciously pursued their dreams and are today celebrated for what they do.

He has successfully held 3 editions(2013 – 2015) of this initiative gathering over 3,000 people to listen to successful people share true stories of how they unlocked their potentials in a seemingly difficult society like ours.

He is an emergent force to be reckoned with in the field of Management Consulting with over 10 years experience in Human Resources and consulting fields. In his quest to understand and optimize human potential, Bankole has gained management and career experience, first at Guaranty Trust Bank, where he was an invaluable member of the Human Resources Team.

While at Guaranty Trust bank, he discovered his passion for workforce activation and man power development which led to his move to the Training department where he also facilitated trainings for staff in the bank, after which, he joined a reputable consulting firm – Visible Impact.

Due to his passion for proffering solutions to corporations and his vast consulting & training experience, Bankole now serves as a Managing Partner in EdgeEcution Consulting; a company he co-founded in 2011.

Bankole Williams has designed, managed and facilitated several customer service and personal mastery training programmes, management and leadership retreats for several organizations. He is an expert at delivering training solutions on product lines such as Self Mastery, Emotional Intelligence, Enterprise Development, Effective Communication, Team bonding, Superior service delivery, Leadership , Selling skills, Change management and Workplace psychology etc.

His facilitation skills are no doubt prolific, as he currently provides consulting interventions for banks and different organizations, some of which include, Guaranty Trust Bank, Access bank, Diamond Bank, Skye Bank, Union Bank, Heritage bank, Stanbic IBTC, StanbicIBTC pensions, Fidelity bank, Oando, NLNG, UTC and the Nigerian Stock Exchange to mention a few. He has facilitated various Culture Transformation initiatives for AshakaCement, team bonding retreats for Multichoice, Heritage bank and Stanbic IBTC, Executive management retreats for DPR, the PoloLuxury and NLNG.

In 2013, he was the Host on the “Market Place” on Smooth 98.1fm. A radio programme aimed at empowering business people with the skills necessary to successfully run their businesses.

Bankole has been hosted twice on Moments with Mo where he spoke about “Employment or Slavery” and “The State of our nation.” He has also facilitated Career coaching sessions with the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) and the JobMag Centre. He also speaks at corporate trainings, conferences, churches and universities empowering people with the necessary skills for a successful life.

Mr. Williams is a convener of Youth conferences and the Assistant Coordinator , Youth With a Purpose (YWAP), a nongovernmental organization where he speaks on a weekly basis, inspiring young people to become great achievers in Nigeria. YWAP’s vision is to positively affect the lives of Nigerian youth and he successfully motivates the youth to achieve this objective. He also empowers graduates at the After School Graduates Development Centre (AGDC) in partnership with the Lagos State Government with speeches on Employability skills and Enterprise Development.

Bankole’s greatest craving is to speak and cause people to discover and optimize their God given potential.