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.

Stay Home, Stay Safe; and Refocus on your Horizon

Investment, Advice and Commentaries March 31, 2020

Covid-19 pandemic has brought the whole world into a situation that was unprecedented and has never been experienced by anyone during our lifetime. Experts say that the cycle could take about more than another 8 weeks to overcome and we trust God that it will end at least earlier than that.

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

5 Prudent Ways to make use of Amani Ridge – The Place of Peace

Investment, Advice and Commentaries July 10, 2018

Amani Ridge – The Place of Peace is an ultra-modern Mini-City that neighbours Nova Pioneer School and Tatu City. As one of Optiven Group’s prime projects, it is located only 3.2kms off Kiambu-Kamiti Road and is easily accessible from Kiambu Road and Thika Super-Highway, via the Eastern By-Pass.

The six ‘Fs’ of Life that will unlock your year 2018

Investment, Advice and Commentaries December 29, 2017

Here are some quick goal-setting tips that can guide you towards a much more successful year 2018. They have worked for me over the years. I call them the six ‘Fs’ of Life:

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.

How to Grow your Business into a Gigantic Empire

Investment, Advice and Commentaries September 22, 2017

The potential to grow your business into an empire that matches or surpasses that of great business magnates such as Jeff Bezos, Anne Mulcahy, Brad Smith, Howard Schultz , Larry Page is very much within your reach!

George Wachiuri is Africa’s Best Entrepreneur – D.E.A.R Awards 2017

News and Events September 5, 2017

Trailblazing Optiven Group CEO George Wachiuri is now the Best Entrepreneur – Africa 2017 – Diaspora Entertainment Awards & Recognition (D.E.A.R) awards.

Sharpening the mind – George Wachiuri Books Selling like Hot Cake in USA

Investment, Advice and Commentaries June 15, 2017

The human mind thirsts for a good book the same way the sword yearns for a perfect grindstone, if it is to keep its edge forever as sharp.

How to start a business with Ksh 1,000

Investment, Advice and Commentaries June 3, 2017

Some say Ksh 1,000 is not enough to start any business in Kenya, but there are several businesses, which thrive in Kenya that started with such small investments. The following are businesses to start with Ksh 1,000 – Ksh 5,000 in Kenya

How To Make Business Work

Investment, Advice and Commentaries March 4, 2015

Have a written plan

  • Vision
  • Few Write ups on specific objectives of the business
  • Strategies, financing, sales plan, cash you need to get things done

Stop Carrying Emotional Baggage!!!!!

Investment, Advice and Commentaries February 2, 2015

This is how you can immediately change your life for better.

Social Media and Business

Investment, Advice and Commentaries November 24, 2014

Social Media is an interaction among people where they create, interact, share, exchange information, ideas, pictures, videos in a virtual communication and network.

Situations that successful businesses people undergo

Investment, Advice and Commentaries November 18, 2014

Doing business is not child play and one mistake can bring you down to square one. It is good to have a role model whom you study from a far and learn how they run successful business empires.

How to stay motivated

Investment, Advice and Commentaries November 5, 2014
  1. Get Rid Of The Poverty Mindset
  2. Do Not Allow Money To Motivate You
  3. Surround Yourself With Millionaires
  4. Shift Focus From Spending To Investing
  5. Work Like A Millionaire


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
Investment, Advice and Commentaries October 18, 2018

How the Uhuru Government can Harness SMEs’ Great Potential

We must thank the President for creating time to meet SMEs during the one-on-one SME Presidential round table at the Strathmore. As a mentor to thousands of SMEs, this was a great move by all means. Keep up Mr President. Off course the President has been holding many round table meetings with big titans over the years and his gesture to seat with the ‘Wanjiku’ SMEs was the best thing this year.

Investment, Advice and Commentaries October 4, 2018

National Housing Fund Levy is Another Burden to 17% of Kenyans who Pay Tax

Most Kenyans are hardworking and extremely optimistic people by all standards. For the last 10 years, the tax burden has fallen on the shoulders of the few who pay taxes and support the 48 million population.  The Government is the custodian of all the taxes paid, this custodian has been having challenges of managing the people’s money, and the adoption of the new constitution was the story that broke ‘Wanjikus’ back.

Investment, Advice and Commentaries October 2, 2018

How to Create a Golden Path to Success

Choose and Display the Right Attitude
The Right attitude determines your altitude. The choice is personal and you need to make a decision today for this change. You need a 360 degrees transformation to change your story to success. Choosing right attitude leads to better relationships, promotion at place of work, success in business, solid relationships and attracting the right people in your circle

Investment, Advice and Commentaries September 28, 2018


The power of mentorship cannot be underestimated. Through this I have learnt that what I do more often than not affects people in places far and wide. As many of you are aware, I have been an ardent reader and follower of John Maxwell. In fact, many of his books guide what I do as a person and I have endeavored to share the same with those whose lives I have impacted.

Investment, Advice and Commentaries September 14, 2018


There is need for Kenya and indeed the entire African continent to harness the resources it has in order to make them sustainable contributors in terms of returns and capital gain.”  Making his contributions during a panel discussion on NTV Live on 13th September 2018, George Wachiuri, Chief Executive Officer at the Optiven Group noted that Africa as a continent remains rich with resources but poor in cash.

Investment, Advice and Commentaries September 8, 2018


The Optiven Group celebrates it’s Platinum or China anniversary this year, after serving stakeholders in the Real Estate sector for the last 20 years.  The company’s growth has been pegged on a number of values – coupled with our purpose which has been to socially and economically transform our staff, customers and other stakeholders.  This, the Optiven Group has done through the provision of state of the art products and services.

Investment, Advice and Commentaries August 16, 2018

Thank You To All Optiven Funs

We would like to take this opportune time to thank all those in Diaspora for supporting our vision of Economically and Socially empower and transform the Society. We toured several states in USA and we are very grateful for the many friends we made, the many relationships we created and for the innumerable warm handshakes.

We at Optiven Group will forever remain to be your humble servants. We exist to serve you Read More

Investment, Advice and Commentaries August 16, 2018

How to Finish the Year 2018 Strong

Days come and go at a faster rate than we expect. The year is also running fast like the rivers of the Aberdare Range. If you do not act now on your assignment, you may never do it and you automatically attract mediocrity in your precious life.  Let me share with you here, what has so far worked for me. You can also try it:

Investment, Advice and Commentaries August 11, 2018

Stakeholders Should Harness Youth Potential Now

In the presence of youth, the older generation is either jittery or confident – depending on how their world view of youth is shaped.  It is not weird to hear the older generation lamenting about what has become of the youth in the current generation?  Suffice to say that some have even failed to understand how to refer to this group of people and decided to christen them as Generation Z.

Investment, Advice and Commentaries July 29, 2018

The 3 Wise Women Strategy

During one of my recent visit to Frankfurt, Germany, I had an opportunity to share a dinner with some three awesome Kenyan ladies who couldn’t individually manage to buy property back in their motherland. These women ingeniously decided to circumvent their temporary impediment by coming together to build a formidable real Estate portfolio as a team, through Optiven (

Investment, Advice and Commentaries July 12, 2018

SMEs are continuous goals

Portuguese footballer Christiano Ronaldo is many things to many people.  For majority of footballers he is literally goals… because he has the second-most international goals scored (85) among men’s association football players.  When we talk about his worth, it is not everyday that anyone earns 21 million Euros in a year which is approximately 2,457,000,000 Kenya shillings.

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