Blog series 1 ‘when birthdays become scary events’ ended with the question: Is retirement viable for you? We should extend this inquiry a little further: If the majority around you aren’t feasible in retirement, does that undermine your retirement viability, however… Read More ›
We fundamentally believe that the most important asset for any organisation (including family) is its people (staff). Organisations that get the best out of its people, shall get ahead of the others in the race for productivity and effectiveness.
Every first week of November, we celebrate two birthdays in the family – my birthday and that of my niece, Anaya Kirabo. Both birthdays are on extreme ends of the age continuum – Anaya has just made four, and I… Read More ›
Last Friday, I attended a dinner party at which a colleague’s long-service at a certain august institution was celebrated. For the last forty-one years, and without any stoppage, this lady worked for one company. What I saw that evening was an… Read More ›
What causes people to micro-manage others? Some people by their nature do not trust others; others micro-manage because the organization they work for does not accept failure; others micro-manage because they have novice teams that are yet to master the… Read More ›
At the Effectiveness lab, we believe in the authenticity of character – others may like to call it integrity. Whatever name you want to call it, it is all about: personal genuineness or originality. When individuals are authentic, they tend… Read More ›
At the Effectiveness lab, we have been debating the point at which CEO’s or Governors decide to induce comatose at organisations. Inducing comatose results in a deep state of unconsciousness as a result of administering the barbiturate drug – in… Read More ›
Blog Series 3 of ‘The end of ‘Gestapo’ accounting’ concluded on an interesting note: welcoming you all to the beginning of the end of traditional accounting. Whimsical stuff, many, mainly traditional accountants, will say. We have shown in the last… Read More ›