The new skills dilemma – the 4th revolution Series 1 of 2
Who should be interested in this blog series? Parents of generation-Z kids, millennials, HR leaders, the education industry, and CEOs. For the last 100 years plus, one needed hard-skills to get into the labour market. Hard skills like: civil-engineering, mechanical engineering, medicine, law, accounting, and finance, etc. University systems were designed to train students in hard-skills.… Continue reading
Modesty and humility aren’t equal to weak leadership
Saturday 18th August, 2018 while waiting for a haircut at a Nairobi city saloon, I read on the TV screen that Koffi Annan former UN Secretary-General was dead. My mind raced back to the period of the Genocide in Rwanda when Koffi Annan was in charge of UN peacekeeping. Then an undergraduate at Makerere University,… Continue reading
Opportunity-myopia – getting your 5-years-old genius back
From where we stand – we see youth and post-youth unemployment as a ticking time bomb. Unemployment is attributed to many factors – bad politics and governance, corruption, bad-economics, lack of skills, rigid agrarian economic regimes, etc. However, this blog looks at unemployment through a different lens – the inability to spot potential economic opportunity;… Continue reading
Apollo B. Gabazira is an Ugandan OD. junkie fascinated by matters that render organisations/individuals effective or not. He blogs on effective leadership and management. He is a devoted green-farmer and breeds the Ayrshire cow at Nakabugu, Luuka district, Uganda. Apollo is quite effective at what he chooses to do.