Divorced and a father of four wonderful children with whom I have shared my life for many years, I have revolutionized the traditional role of a stay-at-home mother by becoming a stay-at-home father. I was born on July 24, 1974, in a small locality in western Cameroon called Mbouda, over 250 kilometers from Douala, the economic capital of Cameroon. My mother, a farmer, gave birth to me shortly after the passing of her husband, who inherited the responsibility of raising and educating me.
For the past fifteen years, I have worked as a coach and teacher at universities, focusing on developing managerial skills, personal development, and leadership. Prior to that, I completed my primary and secondary education in this small village, where I used to walk barefoot for at least ten kilometers to reach my school. The guidance I received back then was to stay away from children from “well-off” families because, as the popular saying goes, birds of a feather flock together. This paradigm pursued me until I obtained my first degrees, at which point I realized that life is impartial, distinguishing neither losers nor winners. I became aware that, by walking to school, one can excel in mathematics just as much as someone who arrives by car, and that not having three meals a day does not prevent one from being accepted in society and building a beautiful family, just like those who eat their fill. It was at that moment that I started to closely examine the multiple aspects of a life project (professional, family, financial, intellectual, spiritual, leisure, health, social) in order to construct each of them properly and find happiness in them.
Fueled by this curiosity, I gradually cultivated my appetite for human relationships, and I became particularly interested in the path that can lead to excellence in every aspect of life. This led me, after my university studies, to invest in the business sector and develop my life’s challenge, coaching, thanks to studies and certifications in NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) and Transactional Analysis, tools for modeling success and human potential development. My fulfillment in certain areas of my life more than in others allowed me to understand that, regardless of where you come from, the most important thing is to know where you are going.
For my first book, “Cessez de vivre pour les autres,” I turned to Editions NAKUONA Forlag. This choice was facilitated by a mutual friend who connected me with Martine. What particularly appealed to me was the simplicity of communication that was established between Martine and me from our very first exchange.