I am Shadrack Akrofi-Quarcoo (a.k.a. Kwabena Dartey). I am a trainee ‘Philosopher, Transformational Speaker, Author, Poet, Song writer, Teacher and Visionary.’ I hold First Degree in Economics/Philosophy from University of Ghana, Legon, Postgraduate certificate in Project Management from Graduate Institute of Management (GIM), and Certificates in Finance & Financial Markets, Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) and N.G.O Management from Cambridge Centre of Excellence (CCE).
I am the founder/Coach of the Gold Empire Foundation (GEF). I have had useful experience working with development oriented organizations as the United Nations (UN), African Rights Initiative International (ARII), Forever Living Products (FLP), Enterprise Life Assurance, just to mention a few.
My field of interest in my speaking/ creative writing career is in HUMAN CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT (HCD). Through my Speaking, Teaching, Writing and Coaching career, I have helped several hundred YOUTHS to reach varying levels on the critical path of Human Capital Development. The critical path involves: (I) discovery (ii) developing (iii) maximizing (IV) Deploying or using, their endowments, talents/skills and abilities.
I Turned, I saw, I said…
But none bothered
I forged forward, I braced my mind to face the hardship, I endeavored to stand strong
Would this also pass for another opportunity to POSTPONE?
Christmas is come and Christmastime is soon gone
Day is come and gone, and, night has all too soon taken over
Christmas... a time of the year filled with cheers and pleasantries
Moments when friends and family collaborate to 'altogether' commemorate
The diameter of a choice extends beyond the boundaries of informed & even presumed logic
Decisions are cultivated in the bedroom of self introspection
Varied on form, but deliberate in essence
Butterflies are beautiful creatures
Usually colorful and lovely to watch while they fly
But did u know butterflies weren’t born that beautiful???