We need more role models in society to drive a positive culture

You can’t build a reputation based on what you intend to do, or what you haven’t done yet. Character is built on achievements you have made, the relationships that you have developed and the public image established from the values that you hold dear. The saying ‘trust trust arrives on foot and departs on horseback’… Read More We need more role models in society to drive a positive culture

Disruptive innovation is creating a new type of middle man

Whatever happened to all the typing bureaus we had around town? Their clients were lawyers, service companies and university students with large amounts of paperwork that were processed in large halls with hundreds of women noisily typing for hours on end. The rise of the personal computer caused the down fall of these companies and… Read More Disruptive innovation is creating a new type of middle man

We can leverage on the Olympics to promote Kenya as a brand

Any publicity is good publicity and despite the best performance in Kenya’s history at the Olympics we’ve received olympic-size negative coverage around how we treat athletes. I’d rather spend time congratulating our team for their wins, and moving up to fifteenth from twenty eighth on the medal table compared to 2012. They came only second… Read More We can leverage on the Olympics to promote Kenya as a brand

A code of practice for online influencers will drive up the numbers

Two weeks ago I watched the Democratic National Convention in the US which was made more entertaining because I was switching between Fox News and MSNBC during the broadcast. Fox News is considered so far to the right that you have to tilt your head ninety degrees while watching to get a balanced view. On… Read More A code of practice for online influencers will drive up the numbers