Moonlighting

Do you know someone whose family has a lucrative business, but they are employed at another company? When you look at them do you wonder why they slave at the other company instead of getting into the family business? Or why they...

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Bootstrapping

A new school of thought has it that this is the best way of injecting seed capital in the business as one retains the full ownership. With boot strapping, VCs and angel investors only come in if you deem it fit for them to...

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Lesson from a Sprinkler

The other day I was doing some household chores and I remember being quickened by the ONE who teaches us how to profit on taking a few lessons from the sprinkler. I had been thinking about gratitude and how rare it is becoming...

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Time and The Entrepreneur

By Ory Olindo We are living in a time when more and more people are venturing into entrepreneurship or considering it. The desire to be your own boss or to do that which one loves is slowly overriding the need for a consistent...

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A Lesson from my Farming Father

As retold to the author by Watens Maina When life had offered him nothing, but days spent at the local shopping center, one day my farming father went to a public gathering where a lady was trying to raise 1,000/= shillings by...

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The Glass Ceiling

For many years, as the corporate world has evolved, it has been common place to hear many women complaining that they have reached a glass ceiling. In the recent times however, there is a select few men who are being vocal about...

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The Convergence of Talent & Business

If someone told you that that thing you so easily do sometimes even with your eyes closed and without charging a coin can earn you a million dollars, what would your reaction be? It’s certain that you might have heard or seen...

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The Intersections of Life

Driving down many towns and cities in many countries, you are liable to find points where two or more roads meet. There can be a small island in the middle known as a roundabout and sometimes there are traffic lights, traffic...

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Invest Wisely: Health Bar

This week, we explore an investment idea that feeds heavily and directly from the agriculture value chain. I’d like to define a health bar as a café outlet that serves healthy meals and drinks, whose ingredients are whole...

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