While standing in the queue for my visa interview at the American Embassy in Nairobi, on a chilly July 1st morning, I read from the embassy public TV that the quintessential CEO of Safaricom Kenya, Bob Collymore, was dead. I… Read More ›
They come and go – and it’s only right that we let go when called upon to do so. After all, even if we didn’t want to let go, we ain’t God!
This week’s blog concludes our Individuality monologues: the tendency to match human beings to global-average metrics (at times entirely meaningless for the individual) has been challenged. You just want to be you, after all, that is what makes you happy… Read More ›
Let’s start off this week’s blog, the second in the series ‘You are more effective when you choose to be you,’ by making it very clear that we aren’t calling for rebellion or dissent in companies, families and other social… Read More ›
There is this fascinating book – The end of average by Todd Ross that resonates with our tendency to question why what is right or best is usually associated with a specific pre-agreed standard/norm. The book encourages you to look… Read More ›
In last week’s blog, we explored what you learned in 2018. We asked if you re-skilled/up-skilled or de-skilled and also delved into the expertise vs. skills dichotomy. We concluded that expertise only remains potent when you continue to re-skill/up-skill. To… Read More ›
Human behavior mostly mimics the ‘code’ that was used to programme our brain when growing up. We can’t dispense with the need for young human beings needing to be groomed by fellow human beings. It’s only natural for mankind to… Read More ›
There may be no other country on earth, where diversity and inclusion – at every level, but more so the corporate and political spheres where power and influence are vested in the hands of a privileged and powerful class, are… Read More ›