Taking Money Off the Table

On the outset, we agree that decision making where money is concerned is not an easy process. In investment circles, the phrase “taking money off the table” is meant to tell investors to diversify their investment or convert some of their shares in a company or on the stock market…

The Younger Boss

By Winnie Mwangi This could be a difficult thing for a lot of us - to get used to having someone younger than you having the reigns but who needs the job here? I think the first thing that would work when you find out that you have a younger…

The Power of Agreement

“Assuredly, I say to you, whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven. “Again I say[c] to you that if two of you agree on earth concerning anything that they ask, it will be done for them…

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 in this current world. In taking my lessons, I…

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 monthly pay check that comes through being…

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 selling off two skinny sheep. By all standards,…

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 it and its not on behalf of the…

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 marshals, yellow boxes as well as signs. All this…

Building yourself as a Brand

As we take a look at you being a brand, let us evaluate two questions. If ten people from the different facets of your life (i.e. professional, social, from the bank, your family, your neighbors etc.) were asked to describe you, what one word would they use? Would those words…

Lessons Best Learnt @ home

It’s amazing the lesson you will learn about life in the simple activities of the home. The other day we were scheduled to have a group of visitors coming to visit our new born and amid all the preparations that go into making a lasting impression that will not embarrass the head of the house out…