“Every Thursday for a period of three hours, I am able to interact with the young people using the hashtag #AskKirubi on Twitter. I honestly did not know what I was getting myself into but I was determined. In the last two weeks I have gotten over 200 questions and this has just proved how much the young people are yearning for information and advice to move in the right direction”. – Chris Kirubi
Innovation, Technology, Entrepreneurship, Youth Empowerment…these are some of the ‘big’ words that headline most of the summits, conferences and events taking place in Africa. Everyone wants to be part of this movement but what’s the big fuss?
Sometimes you need to down your tools and re-focus. I find myself doing that many times and let me tell you, the results are rewarding. Most of us take time off to relax and go on holidays, but I appreciate those who take time out to evaluate
Watch out young people, your grammar will cost you and most likely be the barrier between your business proposal, CV or meeting request being accepted. I am seriously concerned about the grammar young people choose.
Much has been said about how young people need to be more of job creators than job seekers. Day in day out, many businessmen and motivational speakers take to the stage to encourage young people in particular to be their own bosses and create a livelihood
You determine your success. This is because you decide to make the situation you are in work for you or vice versa. I come across many young people wanting to venture into business but their ideas seem to be all over place. I agree that you need to diversify
What's your attitude towards others particularly those not as smart as you or in the same social class as you? Do you believe you can learn from them? Additionally, are you ready to take instructions from those younger than you, of the opposite gender
We are living in tough economic times and many companies are downsizing and restructuring in a bid to keep up with the world’s changing trends. As an employee, you must embrace change but it’s not easy because this is not the change you anticipated.
Are you born to become a driver or changer of the world, or are you born to pass by and disappear? A renowned motivational speaker, Jim Rohn, once said that “any day we wish; we can discipline ourselves to change it all. Any day we wish; we can open
While many experts have written and expounded on the Do’s and Don’ts of Networking, I have chosen to personalize my points based on my experience. More often than not I get to attend cocktails and events where I meet and interact with young
Ever heard of the phrase, ‘work until you do not have to introduce yourself’? Well, this is very much achievable but sadly very few pursue it. Many of us want to climb the corporate ladder but are not willing to go beyond their comfort zones