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Working Hard Vs Working Smart? A Fact or a Myth?

Have you ever been told by someone to stop working hard and start working smart? Have you told another person to work smart rather than hard? We all have come across this advice and most if not all say it without much thought. Is working hard or smart enough?  Working hard entails spending long hours …

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Does Education Play Any Role In Politics? Is Education Important or Necessary In Politics?

Kenyans have been castigating the people seeking political offices who have no education. KCSE results showing pathetic grades for some candidates are doing rounds on social media. Some of the candidates have a questionable educational background. The question is whether education plays any role in politics and if important for those running for political office. …

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How Will Public Universities In Kenya Remain Afloat With Reduced University Funding By The Government? Are University Administrators Willing To Bite The Bullet And Do The Right Thing To Remain Afloat?

The Kenyan Government has continued to cut the funding for public universities, with the capitation barely enough to pay staff salaries. Some Universities are unable to pay staff salaries and others delay the staff salaries. Most if not all public universities are unable to remit statutory deductions and pay suppliers. This situation is likely to …

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Is Witch Hunt The New Way of Solving Problems In Organizations? How Does Witch Hunt Work In Organizations?

Organizations today are full of witch-hunting and it looks like witches are full in the workplace. Some employees who hold positions of leadership find themselves engaging in witch-hunting to save their faces. Such managers look for someone to blame and hold responsible for problems facing the organization hoping that the difficult situation or crisis will …

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Why Do Intelligent People Withdraw From Issues And Discussions In Organizations, Meetings and Social Media

We all have come across intelligent people in our organizations, the Nation, and our social circles. Intelligence means different things to different people and in different situations, to some, it is the ability to solve problems and make decisions. To others, Intelligence could mean having emotional knowledge and creativity and to others, it is simply …

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Why All The Propaganda By Some High Ranking Kenyans About The Top Presidential Candidates? Is It Necessary? Is It Strategic?

The political heat is becoming hotter by the day. Bloggers for different candidates have perfected the art of using propaganda in their campaigns. We have witnessed the likes of Mutahi blatantly lying to the masses to get mileage. Most Kenyans have dismissed these bloggers as people paid by their masters to soil the names of …

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How To Win An Election: Strategies and Tactics

The Political Climate in Kenya is becoming hotter and with less than 100 days to elections, it can only be worse. Leaders are doing all they can to demarket those that are competing against them or their preferred candidates. The formula for winning elections is simple, you get more votes than your opponents. Your strategies …

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Is There a Difference Between Political Leadership and Corporate Leadership? Does Success in The Corporate World Guarantee Success In The Political World?

The party nominations for the August elective positions are over. Nairobi county has elicited heated discussions with the entry of Polycarp Igathe as the Governor Nominee for the Azimio la Umoja coalition. The Kenya Kwanza Governor Nominee Johnson Sakaja has also nominated James Muchiri former COO of ABSA bank to be his deputy governor. A …

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Why Competent Persons Refuse Positions of Leadership in Organizations and in Politics.

I did an article the other day on why incompetent people become leaders. One of my bosses commented on the article that the reason incompetent people become leaders is that competent people refuse to take up positions of leadership. They challenged me to explore why competent people refuse to become leaders. Competent leaders inspire and …

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