George Wachiuri - CEO Optiven Group

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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’.... Read More>>

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Investment, Advice and Commentaries October 26, 2021


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.

Investment, Advice and Commentaries September 28, 2021


The common denominator is that everyone wants a good life. But, its upon you to guard your heart so that not every negative attention penetrates you leading to depression. When individuals are stressed they loose their capability to focus. But when the mind is stable, we are able to achieve great results. There is power in focus, which scatters results as a result of a split mind.

Investment, Advice and Commentaries September 28, 2021


Organizations have more to fear or to be concerned about where there is a lack of quality customer service. This is key to the organization compared to what is offered to the external customer. But who are the recipients of internal customer service? In most organizations these constitute of the staff, associates, and close stakeholders including suppliers and donors to the organization.

Investment, Advice and Commentaries September 15, 2021

5 Mentalities To Deal With

When I think of mentality, I think of a quote by Pat Riley who said, “If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges.”  Basically, a healthy mindset can help you achieve remarkable things.  Here are a number of mentalities that limit us in achieving our goals and aspirations.

Investment, Advice and Commentaries August 9, 2021

How To Tap In To Flourish

We have had an opportunity to discuss the topic of flourishing and its connection to favor.   While it is readily available to all, favour however comes with responsibility in order to flourish.  This responsibility calls of diligence as is the case when we sow and harvest.   The analogy here is that if one does not plant by taking action especially at the right time, then they have nothing to harvest.  So then how can we tap into favour in order to flourish?

Investment, Advice and Commentaries August 3, 2021

How to Flourish

The month of August is a significant time to look back at our achievements and look forward to seeing the goals we set come to flourish. The month itself was so named in honor of Augustus the great around 18BC. Well now that we are face to face with the last quarter of 2021, it’s time to use the available raw materials to survive.

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.

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