Riding the Storm

We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated. –Maya Angelou The twin-engine McDonnell Douglas DC-9 jet airliner first flew in 1965. The year I was born. The […]

Why Singapore Runs While Kenya Falters

I first visited tropical Singapore as an adventurous college student twenty-seven years ago. It was my third trip abroad. I have since visited the roaring Lion City severally, for both […]

5 Leadership Lessons From the Kenyan Schools Crisis

“Everything rises and falls on leadership.” –John C. Maxwell It will be months, if not years, before the full impact of the suspension of learning in Kenyan schools – after […]

Torn Between Two Loves

“Some look at things that are, and ask why. I dream of things that never were and ask, ‘why not?’” ––George Bernard Shaw   Nairobi. Kenya’s capital and one of […]

When You Believe

“If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won’t, you most assuredly won’t. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.” –Denis […]

Where There’s A Will

“I shall either find a way, or make one.” –Hannibal   Sylvanus became an orphan at the age of ten. Both parents died within a short period of each other. […]

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 […]