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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’
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This month I was priviledged to be among the top leaders of the Kenya Private Sector Alliance KEPSA to celebrate industrialist and leading philanthropist Manu Chandaria. The magnet of entrepreneurship as I prefer to refer to Manu was celebrating his ninety third birthday on 20th September 2022.
Culture is about embracing the corporate vision and walking it. It’s the duty for all stakeholders to defend the vision and protect it. Be guided by the vision on how to behave. The vision also directs us to where we are headed.
All organizations function better when they have a strong culture. It aids recruiters in luring top talent and retaining them. Additionally, a successful corporate culture comprises of the crucial intangibles that govern how your team functions and does business. Your company culture shapes you in many ways and becomes a part of who you are.
What is your next step?
You must plan for the next step in advance for you to see it come forth. As you work you should see the end. Check out the end of day achievement to see how far you have come. Tick off what you have achieved to keep track of what you are doing. Reflect. Look back at what went right and repeat it.
Who are you? How can you discover yourself? To find yourself, first learn about yourself. It is an enlightening experience. You become self-sufficient and do things for yourself. It is hard to ignore what others say when you have self doubt. The process is not easy but worthy.
Optiven will soon be celebrating it’s milestones as it moves from Good to Great. We are keen to create a New environment for progress. How?
Today, the world celebrates Youth Day under the theme, Inter Generational Solidarity : Creating A World For All Ages. This theme befits not just this important day, but it’s a call to action for us all.
Brand awareness must continue regardless of your brand rank in the market. Never assume that your brand is known. Create brand awareness. Being online keeps you top of mind.
The George Wachiuri School of Mentorship Cohort 3 graduands have been exposed to the very best in sales and marketing field and are able to discover their special gifts and talents.With the lifelong expertise acquired, the mentees are able to apply it in their careers, their businesses or when looking for a job.
Presence. Some people have it, some people don’t. What is it about these impressive traits that make you stop and look when they walk into a room? How do they manage to command attention without even trying? If you want to survive in the market place, you must be different. “You better embrace the discomfort of being different than comfort of fitting in”
Leadership is influencing people and the results having a positive impact in the world. Anyone can be a leader. The job in your life is to use your gifts to make a difference and that means being a leader in the roles you play. You have the opportunity to act as a leader, no matter where you work, serve or play. “The key to successful dominance and influence is leadership not authority”
Sometimes in life we find ourselves lacking a driving force that would help us move forward in life. That driving force is called motivation. We all seem to be trapped in a loop where we are motivated for a short span and everything goes back to zero.
July begun with a unique meeting celebrating a living legend in Bishop William Tuimising. The celebration which was attended by clergy and laymen alike from all walks of life was manifest that Tuimising’s 60 years for service this 2022 were not a mirage that fades but instead a clear legacy worth of emulation and celebration.
Lions team up to attain their goals in hunting big prey. Lions are made for hunting but are also killed. Sharks are also made for hunting but move to swim in the deep. Pets are made to love. Humans are made for progress despite the movement of time. The onus is however on you to keep moving.
An all star contributor is a person who is a luminary. A person with extra-ordinary abilities, who is always outstanding at any given undertaking. When such a person is at the apex of decision making, they understand how to balance emotion with reason and make decisions that positively impact all the people and stakeholders around them.
When you think about the time, think as you act because it is not just moving fast but it is almost like an effervescent tablet. Welcome to the tail end of the first half of the year 2022 and now we are facing the second half squarely this July.
Sometimes we slow down because we are comfortable with a certain behavior or lifestyle. We only know that we are capable of more by testing our capabilities and receiving a different set of results. But how can you know you are on the slow lane?
People behave differently when they hear about money. It is a source of stress for some while for others it provides happiness. It has seen spouses disappear from their families while others disrespect their significant other. Overall 70% remain respectful when they received money.
How time flies and it is a reality that we are now staring at the second part of the year 2022. The month of May was a great opportunity for us to look back and see what steps we have made in terms of what we set out to do at the beginning of the year.
The moving energy is what takes us to the next level. To achieve above average results, you need to have moving energy.