George Wachiuri - CEO Optiven Group

Mentor Others So That They Benefit From Your Experiences

Investment, Advice and Commentaries February 16, 2021

Today is the World Mentoring Day, and the year 2021 marks the second observation of the day globally following the first observation in 2020.  What is the day all about?  I believe it is an opportunity to reach out and guide someone out of the darkness and into the light by sharing your experiences over the journey you have had.

Forty One Kenyans Empowered through George Wachiuri School of Mentorship

Good to Great Mentorship December 18, 2020

It’s a bright end of the year 2020 for 41 upcoming Kenyan entrepreneurs who have just been empowered to become great business and career men and women courtesy of the George Wachiuri School of Mentorship.

How to Appropriately Manage our Mutual Friends on Social Media Spaces

Investment, Advice and Commentaries July 8, 2020

Social Media is one of the most positively influential tool in our world today. On the flip side though, I have observed that it can be used to spread hate, and unfortunately so. I have severally experienced many social media enthusiasts spreading some form of hate to their former friends turned foes.

Success with George Wachiuri

Success With George Wachiuri January 11, 2020

Adding VALUE to OTHERS is the Best thing in Life – Join the movement in 2020

Life is a gift, it is short, it has challenges galore and sometimes one may feel like giving up. Such situations have led to very many people committing suicide, engaging in drugs or just giving up, waiting for fate to deal with them.

Service To Humanity and Leadership to Humanity is a Humble Calling

Investment, Advice and Commentaries November 26, 2018

It was extremely humbling to be recognized for Service to Humanity and Leadership to Humanity and to be awarded as African Business Personality Award 2018 By Voice Achievers, Netherlands – Asante Sana! This Award is not my Award but it is an Optiven Team Award.

How to Deal and Cope with Depression

Investment, Advice and Commentaries September 26, 2018

For the last 20 years, I have done mentorship to thousands of individuals across the globe. I have done inspiration talks in the USA, Europe, Africa, Dubai, South Africa, East Africa and parts of Asia.

How to Solve a Brand Social Media Attack

Investment, Advice and Commentaries July 25, 2018

There are three sources of brand Social Media attacks:

  1.  Dissatisfied customer(s)
  2. Competition
  3. Brand haters
  4. From the company itself: to mock up the risk-coping mechanism in real attacks

How to Keep Your Business Afloat During this Electioneering Period

Investment, Advice and Commentaries September 25, 2017

Who said that electioneering period must be a bad omen for the business community? Far from it – Here are some positive ways you can adopt to keep your business afloat.

GIVE THANKS TO GOD – PSALMS 136

Investment, Advice and Commentaries November 1, 2014

Importance of Giving thanks God – Optiven Devotion with Bishop Phillip Katutu

  1. When we give thanks to God we appreciate His mercy on us.
  2. Gods favor is all powerful- God needs to be thanked at all times

Welcome to My Blog

George Wachiuri is the Chief Executive Officer of Optiven Group, a leading brand in Kenya that has interests in real estate and hospitality. He is also the Chairman and Trustee of Optiven Foundation, a charity arm that is guided by four pillars namely; provision of education to needy children, poverty alleviation, promotion of health and environmental protection. He has indefatigably been at the fore-front of empowering Kenyans and Africans in Diaspora, especially to invest in the real estate sector. George Wachiuri is also a family man and a celebrated author of bestselling books; Soaring like an Eagle and Unleash your full Potential.

Latest Blogs

Investment, Advice and Commentaries July 21, 2021

Let’s mentor for prosperity

From my experience from way back in my university days, I can say confidently that mentorship of young leaders is the best strategy towards a successful future. My contribution during the Emerge Young Leaders Summit on 15th July 2021 was a privilege as I mentored young leaders from various universities across Kenya.

Investment, Advice and Commentaries July 18, 2021

Echoing Hope in our Times

As we celebrate the milestones achieved after the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic, we look back at the reflections of the icon Nelson Mandela. Today as Optiven, we join the rest of the world in celebration of Mandela, on the World Mandela Day. His Impact years after his demise continues to be felt and his legacy is a source of inspiration across the globe. ,

Investment, Advice and Commentaries July 15, 2021

How to achieve Excellence

In life everyone wants to be excellent regardless of age. When at work it is a choice to be good at what you do. Excellence is a catalyst for corporate excellence. Excellence is quality of being extremely good at what you do. WHY is it important?  Excellence improves your performance. Ask yourself how to improve your performance to be complete

Investment, Advice and Commentaries July 5, 2021

How To Be Outstanding

The year is fast spent and more and more a great time to look back at how far we have come, or how far we have gone.  We look at opportunities for being outstanding in our approach even as we move into the next half of 2021.  Moving forward is not automatic as it requires us to be ready because if we are not, we will loose out.

Investment, Advice and Commentaries June 29, 2021

What is your next step?

The need to look forward to doing something is what propels the energy behind the action. While some are ardent planners, among us there are those that have no idea what is happening next. The process of knowing however involves simple steps like, taking time out, understanding your emotions, exploring your passions, taking inspired action and letting go of the outcomes after you have done your best.

Investment, Advice and Commentaries May 19, 2021

The Future of Innovation is here

Optiven Walks You Through ARDHISASA

it’s safe to say that now more than ever before, innovation is the unrelenting drive to break the status quo and develop anew where few have dared to go. For years there has been little happening within the Ministry of Lands, with some citizens loosing faith in the system altogether.

Investment, Advice and Commentaries April 15, 2021

Optiven Strategic Partnerships Scales Up Philanthropy

After 20 years of impacting the society, socially and economically, Optiven Group is now stoically set as a game changer in business. The story of the journey that made Optiven what it is today is no secret. From the biography written in his book Soaring Like An Eagle, Chief Executive at Optiven Group, Mr. George Wachiuri has been featured widely as he shares his ups and downs in making Optiven what it is today.

Investment, Advice and Commentaries April 12, 2021

Relentless Innovation

Jeff Bezos was doing an interview on how Amazon beat other companies? He answered saying that his secret was relentless innovation. What is innovation? Innovation is not a big vocabulary but it simply means change and doing things differently. The role of innovation is key because doing things the way we did will not bring different results.

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