Here’s Why Business Travel Is Still Important

Posted on September 17, 2018

In an era where mobile phones and video conferencing are so ubiquitous, some people question the need for business travel at all. Many companies view business travel simply as an expense. At Family Bank we see it a little differently. Sitting in an office and staring at a glowing screen is not a replacement for […]

Family Business Focus – End the Year Strong, What of succession planning?

Posted on December 8, 2017

As 2017 comes to a close, the focus for many businesses in Kenya is to end Q4 strong. A mood aptly captured, during a recent conversation with a 2nd generation scion heading a family business with a footprint in various counties. Who stated, “this is not a usual end year, it will not be slow […]

Mentoring: Is it the key to successful talent and organizational development?

Posted on October 4, 2017

We’d like to begin by asking you 3 questions: Can your business run without you today? Do your employees have the knowledge to really achieve what you want them to achieve? Do you want to grow and keep the best people in your business? As a leader who is concerned with company growth, if the […]

8 Highly Effective Business Success Tips for Entrepreneurs

Posted on January 22, 2016

“Being an entrepreneur means that you’ll often blaze your own trail: No career guides, counselors or maps will guide you from one step to the next. You’ll have to make it up as you go”. Mathew Toren, mentor and co-founder of has been an entrepreneur his whole adult life and it’s the only career he has ever […]

Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Tap From Apple Co-Founder-Steve Jobs

Posted on July 2, 2015

By Collins Owiti. “Steve was among the greatest American innovators- brave enough to think differently, boldenough to believe he could change the world, and talented enough to do it.” US PresidentBarack Obama eulogizes Apple Co-founder in a terse statement released by the White House onthe 5th October, 2011 following the news of his death. This […]