Family Business 101 – Nobody wins when the family feuds except….

Posted on March 10, 2018

It hangs above the door-way, where many casual eyes must have missed it. Yet for some reason, I noticed it, and was immediately struck by the beautifully curved frame, with hand-written letters in black fading ink, and yellowing paper. Though very old, it certainly wasn’t original. I later learnt, that the original had been written […]

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 YoungEntreprenuer.com 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 […]

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