This was a new year just the other day. It’s now the an OLD year and the new one is here. This is time to take stocks on how the year was. Use the stock to propel you to the brand new 2020.
According to the World Bank, Kenya’s unemployment rate dropped to an all-time low of 9.3 % in Dec 2019. This is a great development given that the Country has been going through much economic strain, especially for the Micro, Medium and Small Enterprises (MMSEs), who are a huge source of employment in this East African Economic frontrunner.
There are many ideas in the world today but only a small potion of these ideas move to action and transformative stage. So, how can you move your idea from a thought to something more tangible? Here are 5 ways to win a good idea.
It is said that, ‘you are a product of what your thought yesterday’. This is because thinking changes your destiny. According to John Maxwell, ‘Everything begins with a thought’. If you change your thinking, adapting a positive mindset, then the future will be changed too. After all, life is what you think about the whole day. How then do we achieve thinking for change?
In the heart of Kamakis, a young man has spent at least 7 hours on his phone, calling, texting, smsing and whatsapping. There is a new breathe of life in him from the last time he was addicted to betting. His family got so tired of him lazing about without anything to show for the skills he learnt at the TVET college he attended.
We all have enormous individual capacities to achieve more than we can probably envisage. These abilities help us to set and achieve our objectives, to perform functions, to solve problems and to develop the means and conditions required to succeed.
The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be, these are wise words from Ralph Waldo Emerson, renowned American essayist and philosopher. And in order to become the person that you dream of becoming, you must purpose to execute the following:
11 October is the International Day of the Girl, aimed at highlighting and addressing the needs and challenges girls face. The day also promotes girls’ empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights. The theme for this year is Unscripted and Unstoppable.
As I bid good bye to the month of July, I am aware of the challenges that the month of August brings to many families. On the most part, a number of parents are looking forward to taking sometime to spend with their children. Some who are blessed will be taking time off to go on holiday while those with deep roots in the village, may well be planning a time to engage with the farm and while at it, teach their children one or two things about growing up.
My friends and I are mulling over the phenomenon of lack of jobs that is fast making some achieving graduates to desperate measures in order to survive. What comes to mind in the interim is the sad case of the trending feature on CITIZEN dubbed First Class Betrayal. This is the story line of a real life experience of one young man who graduated top of his class in actuarial science but was not able to get gainful employment.
Here is the big question: Is it okay to buy land with a charge? Or in other words, is it okay to buy land that has been purchased by a developer through a bank loan? It is highly likely that the portion of land or the plot of land that you are about to purchase from any of the well-established land developers in Kenya is funded by a financier.
The 11th of July every year provides a good opportunity to look into the needs of any population in the world. This is because, the World Population Day is observed worldwide on this day. The aim of such an observation and celebration is to shift the focus towards the urgency and the significance of issues related to population.
A lot has changed in the society we live in and the old expectation that children are insurance for the future is quickly disappearing in the smog. The child of today is nothing compared to those who consider themselves adults in 2019. The race is on in life for parents to create a better future for their children and those who have caught the wave understand all too well that the compass has moved and so must our strategy as parents.
The news of the success of students from Kenya’s Strathmore University School of Law becoming the first African team to win the John H. Jackson Moot Court on World Trade Organization (WTO) Law continues to elicit a lot of excitement on the local scene. Of course our team of students from Strathmore in Madaraka are a bright lot of brainy humans.
As you press the accelerator pedal on your way to succeeding in life, you might as well need to pull over for a moment and check the kind of company that you have on board, in the ‘car’ that is your life. Here are the 5 most important people that must be on board.
As one Barrie Davenport aptly states, low self-confidence is not a life sentence. Self-confidence can be learned, practiced, and mastered – just like any other skill. Once you have mastered it, everything in your life will change for the better.