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Unbroken

Butterfly_Wing

“Where there’s still life, there’s still hope.” –Louis Zamperini Whenever we face the surgeon’s knife, we are confronted with possibilities. It could be improved health or devastating consequences. This was made real to me recently during a mission to assess the state of learning in schools within Nairobi County.   On this day, I didn’t […]

Your Best Year Yet!

Happy-New-Year

“We spend January 1st walking through our lives, room by room, drawing up a list of work to be done, cracks to be patched. Maybe this year, to balance the list we ought to walk through the rooms of our lives…not looking for flaws, but for potential.” —Ellen Goodman So 2015 did not turn out […]

Making It Happen, the Pursuit of A Dr...

Cheetah-Gazelle

“Find a dream worth chasing, and when you find it, pursue it relentlessly.” –David Waweru The other day, I watched a National Geographic episode in which a cheetah stalked and then blasted off in hot pursuit of a nimble Thompson’s gazelle that had only moments earlier been browsing on shrubs in the dry savanna. In […]

The Power of Vision

Vision

“Where there is no vision, there is no hope.” –George Washington Carver   “Bam.   “The right hook hit my shoulder like a hammer, knocking me back on my heels. I gasped for breath. Ali, my opponent, used his fancy footwork to turn into a moving target. His long-range punches kept me at bay. A […]

It Takes Time

Happy-child

“The most important thing is to enjoy your life—to be happy—it’s all that matters.” —Audrey Hepburn Kids. I recently read a staggering statistic: kids smile an average 400 times a day while adults smile, well, just a mere 20 times a day! Could this happy, blissful and worry-free attitude result from kids’ general outlook to life? […]

So, You Want To Be An Entrepreneur?

So-You-Want-to-Be-An-Entrepreneur

  The total life plan of the average person in Africa is fairly straightforward: Step 1: Go to school, work hard, get good grades. Step 2: Good grades take you to university or college for a degree or diploma. Step 3: With a degree or diploma, you will get a good job. Step 4: Sit […]

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