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George Wachiuri, Chairman of the Optiven Foundation and Founder of the George Wachiuri School of Mentorship has called on parents to educate their children on debt management. Speaking on K24, Wachiuri advised that the same should be replicated in learning institutions in order for debt management to be a culture.
By Faith Murugu
Emotion has to do with strong feeling derived from circumstances or moods around you. Stability has to do with maintaining your emotions despite what is happening around you. Emotional stability is powerful and not to be ignored.
Farmers are planners because nothing happens by accident. Similarly nothing comes easily. Patience is a virtue. Farmers till, plant, water, harvest and sell then the cycle begins. Good things come to those who wait.
People who get inspired live longer and attract other people. They also achieve their targets easily, are motivated, energized, and grows. Teams that are inspired dominate. Leaders inspired can lead a movement that can topple power. So how do you dominate?
It’s always a happy new year as per the culture in Kenya upto and including the last day of January. 2022 is no different except for the need for all of us to start the year on a strong footing in order to make it to the end successfully.
The year 2021 is about to end. In a few weeks time we will bid bye to 2021 and we shall welcome the incoming year. For some individuals, the yearly date change — adding another year to life’s count — puts a more prominent spotlight on long haul objectives than occupied lives generally permit.
It is said that you are the product of the books you read, the company you keep and the thoughts you harbor. At the moment am reading a great piece of work in the form of a book by Chip Ingram titled “Good to Great in God’s Eyes: 10 Practices Great Christians Have in Common”. It is in this book that am looking at the power of great things in life and today I will share a number of them with you.
Leaders from all walks of life gathered today for the 7th edition of the Utumishi Bora Awards. The awards ceremony was held to honor the distinguished servant leaders who had worked around obstacles to provide direction and create a difference in society.
The 7 habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey is a self-improvement book. Covey states that the way we see the world is entirely based on our own perception. He goes ahead and says, “In order to change a given situation, we must change ourselves, and in order to change ourselves, we must be able to change our perceptions.” (Stephen R. Covey, 1989)
This is the last series on the topic how to move yourself forward which I kicked off this November 2022. We have learnt from the different sessions and now we are looking on how best to improve ourselves. How can we do this?
What do you do to ensure that you are moving forward? Everyone gets into a situation where they feel stuck sometimes! Even those really successful people who might initially look like they have it all, struggle with this. When those feelings strike and you find yourself flat, unmotivated, and despondent about what you’re trying to achieve, it can be really tough to move forward.
The third cohort at the George Wachiuri School of Mentorship is set to start their classes this month. Classes for the mentorship programme will begin on 5th November 2021 where all attendees will be required to be present and participate at least 70% of the time of their engagement.
This is a follow up on the need to adapt and understand the importance of moving from dreaming to reality. Last week I shared on the same giving nuggets on how this is achievable. Details of the same are available on my blog and you can read the details plus share. This week we are looking to engage and share on the next three Ds.
Leadership is a great calling that not only changes the people being led but the leader too. It was an excellent privilege to be able to speak during the 2021 Global Leadership Summit on 15th October 2021 at CITAM Valley Road.