We have all come across them in our professional interactions: coworkers who are able to disrupt and poison meetings with their toxic presence, undermining otherwise fruitful discussions. However, if you have a thorough understanding of these personalities and know how to deal with them, you can make sure that your meetings stay concentrated, collaborative, and […]
The Kenyan Housing 3% Levy: A Case of Poor Timing and Communication or A Burden on Workers’ Shoulders
The Kenyan government recently proposed a housing levy, requiring workers to contribute 3% of their salaries to the building of affordable houses. This proposal has sparked a wave of peaceful protests among Kenyan workers. I must say from the onset that the goal of addressing the housing crisis is admirable and the 3% is not
Kenya’s high cost of living is a complex issue that necessitates a multifaceted approach. The high cost of living is exemplified by the high costs of necessities like food, housing, and healthcare, among others. As a result, there have been decreases in economic activity, job losses, and inflation. However, Kenya can lower its high cost
Are New Year Resolutions and Goals Necessary? Should you have Resolutions’ or Goals? What is the Difference Between Resolutions and Goals? How do you Create The Future You Want To See.
The new year is here with us and quite young. Year in and year out you have been penning down resolutions, most of which you rarely follow through on, right? How many of the resolutions you had last year did you fulfill? I know many of you reading this article have or are in the
I have read the requirements for some advertised positions and most require experience of over 5 years. Whereas experience is important I could not avoid thinking about whether experience and expertise are the same. Experience is measured by the number of years you have been doing something. For example, if you have been a manager
Being Honest In Kenya Is Rarely Rewarded And Can Be Dangerous. However Without Integrity Nothing Works.
Being honest and more so a person of integrity is a virtue that should be cultivated by all. I dare say that without Integrity nothing works. A car without integrity will not take you from point A to Point B; A building without integrity will tumble down; You sit on a chair that has no
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
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
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
The Corona pandemic has and continues to affect organizations in various ways. Most organizations have experienced financial distress and have implemented cost-cutting strategies with the aim of reducing expenses or improving their bottom line. Some organizations have engaged in serious cost-cutting activities without much thought and used the pandemic as their scapegoat. Some have used