“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
Do you have a purpose? Not self-purpose but a purpose for your role as a leader and for your team? Most bosses are too caught up in their financial purposes that they do not realize that the social purpose is what leads to the earnings and profits
When I went to Spain sometimes back, I was amused by a local quote concerning debt. I noted it down and vowed to share it with my readers someday, “debts are like children: the smaller they are the more noise they make,” So the quote goes. But many
Last week in the first part of the lessons from Mauritius, we discussed 5 lessons that I learned from the Mauritius. Today, in the final part, I want to take you through a journey on the benefits of branding and the power of effort. Brand Positioning
I went to Mauritius last week. It is a Beautiful country with friendly hard working people. Their beaches are stunning. The nation is a melting pot of culture. But as I was meeting my hosts, I was amazed by the amount of interest that they raised to
Last week I was invited to Abidjan to speak to members of the Private Sector and young entrepreneurs on the construction and emergence of National Champions. Young people no matter where they come from, have similar challenges that they face. Lack of
This is something that is not only common with Generation Y but with those among us who are always looking for the easy way out. The problem with Generation Y is that they seem to want everything quick forgetting that great things take time to mature.
What drives you to earn a living? What drives you at work? What drives you in life? These questions may look simple but are very important if at all you want to be successful in life. Each day we make a choice to impact our lives or simply do nothing
I met Matt Morris a week ago and halfway through our meeting he decided to #AskKirubi a few questions. It was rather surprising but I welcomed the questions all the same. Matt Morris has been a serial entrepreneur for 20 years generating about $100 million.
“No job or opportunity is too ‘little’ or ‘low’ for you to do and be successful. It’s all in the mind.” I once said this owing to the fact that many young people do not want to start from the bottom of the food chain. It is sad when graduates
Just recently, we came across the following news headline; “Ernst and Young drops degree classification threshold for graduate recruitment.” This came as a shock to many of us but for some, it was a wakeup call. This move saw other ‘Big’ employers