I ran into my old pal Herbert yesterday, a geyser of enthusiasm and a sprightly figure who, even without bulging muscles, has the strength of a horse. We had met for a function at some fancy lounge on Kiambu road. He pumped my hand vigorously in a manly handshake that seemed to refresh all my... Continue Reading →
I’m part of a soccer team. Not a big-time competitive team or club, just a local meet up of young men who catch up to play a few times a week. You can think of it as an adult version of the little league. So,we are planning this match against each other and we split... Continue Reading →
Thanks Diana Gitau for the nomination .... I'm certainly taking this up .....5 years later! Quote for Day 1: "The first step on the road to success is good character. The second is openness to new perspectives. The third is ensuring that daily action is shaped by higher aims, with the knowledge that you always... Continue Reading →
When I moved into my current house, I had the sweetest and friendliest neighbor. Her name was Primrose. Her name alone was sweet enough. I just had to get used to the loud rock Christian music. That lasted 4 months and finally I got round to saying hello. 6 months later, I came back from... Continue Reading →
In February 1492, a poor grey-haired man, walked into the pearly gateways of the great Alhambra, King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella’s palace. Haunted from his boyhood with a dream and idea that the earth is round and that there were other unknown lands in the west that he could reach. He believed that could reach... Continue Reading →
A dabble in Scrabble; why life is not so bad after all.
Despite the insightful analyses and research relating to this subject, leadership theorists and scholars are far from presenting conclusive or concentric leadership models. However, Robert I. Rotberg makes a spirited attempt in this 2012 tome. He suggests that there are core leadership competencies that may be observed in all effective leaders. He reveals five core... Continue Reading →
The popular advice that one should NOT work for money is now common currency. I find it agreeable in a general sense, and with some truth to it; a half-truth though. Truth is, you will be more satisfied and “happier” if you are engaged in purposeful work or employment, for which you are fitted. Luckily,... Continue Reading →