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Liebster Award nomination I feel so honoured that my blog has been considered and nominated for an International Liebster Award. It is said, it is easy to sit up and take notice. What is difficult is standing up and taking action. Today I celebrate the fact that I stood up and took that action to … Continue reading Liebster Award nomination!
I am currently a volunteer member of an International organization called ONE. ONE is a campaigning and advocacy organisation of more than 8 million people around the world taking action to end extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa. I joined it because I share their belief that the fight against poverty is not … Continue reading My big idea to make the girl child count
Have you ever paused to think, why Kenyan Banks of late have been under immense pressure to ensure every credit facility given to borrowers are duly serviced ? If you service a credit facility with any Kenyan Bank, like I do, then probably you have received a text message or a phone call from either a bank collection staff … Continue reading Why Bank auctioneers will be your guests soon, if you do not service your loans promptly.
During the November 2017 British Broadcasting Corporation World Questions programme recording, co-hosted by the British Council. I had a chat with a seasoned author and world affairs Journalist Jonathan Dimbleby. Jonathan (Born 31st July, 1944) is a current affairs, political radio reporter and televisions programmes presenter with the BBC. With over thirty years Marketplace world leadership … Continue reading The little thing that really count in life; the thought of a marketplace guru
Today, I am over excited to introduce a guest blogger, Mr. George Odeny. Mr. Odeny is a seasoned Linguistics and Literature teacher with over ten years teaching experience, currently serving as a deputy Head teacher in Kisumu County. He Holds a Bachelor of Education Arts Degree in Literature and Linguistics from The University of Nairobi. George and … Continue reading The 8-4-4 system of Education is on its way out. Did Kenya’s economy gain or lose?.Reflections of a beneficiary of “a controversial System”.
At the mention of Nakumatt supermarket to an average Kenyan,two major things comes to mind, the 'You need it, we've got it' slogan, and the elephant jumbo logo of the retail stores. Since it was founded in the 1980s as a small retail outlet in Nakuru town, the supermarket’s iconic logo of an elephant clutching … Continue reading Why the Elephant may just be permanently on its way out of Nakumatt this time
Innovativeness and Creativity are very important skills for business enterprises, and to succeed in the increasingly competitive business environment in Kenya, firms need to be very innovative and creative. Schumpeter (in Tidd et al., 2006) defines innovations as product, process and organisational changes that do not necessarily originate from new scientific discoveries, but may arise … Continue reading The value of corporate creativity and innovation in entrepreneurial growth