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

GIVE THANKS TO GOD – PSALMS 136

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
Publications May 21, 2014

Soar Like an Eagle Memoir

Your success depend on your attitude towards life. You are able to be what you want. You have the capacity within you to be the best. You can be a person of great influence. You are the best God ever created. Read this book and your life will never be the same again. You will be extremely encouraged. It will make you change your perception about your own life…

The Book costs Ksh 1,000 at Tuskys Supermarkets or from the author at Optiven Ltd , Barclays Plaza, 14th Floor

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Investment, Advice and Commentaries May 21, 2014

Here are 15 things that bold leaders never do

They Never Fail To Lead. Bold leaders lead. They set an example for the rest of their team to follow. They don’t expect more of their team than they do of themselves. Bold leaders are always in front exhibiting the commitment and the work ethic that shines the way forward.

They Are Never Lukewarm. Bold leaders are also people with passion. When their gut tells them that their mission is on target they explode with enthusiasm that carries others along with them.

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Investment, Advice and Commentaries May 21, 2014

Discipline Of Persistence

Drive yourself to keep on keeping on. Do not quite even if you feel like. The best is just about to come. Always strive to gain more courage to endure. Yes, you can make it. Refuse to be discouraged. Do not agree to those negative voices from your friends. Do not seek advise from people who are negative. They will drain all your energy

Your persistence is your believe in yourself. Love yourself, go to the mirror and talk to yourself. Tell yourself that you are Gods best on earth. Walk like a King/Queen. Have self confidence. When you are down. Wake up and go. Do not stay there. ..oh…I am JUST A FORM 4….so what? Go to college and pursue your education. I am Just a graduate in sociology. ..Do your masters . ..NOWADAYS THERE ARE NO JOBS….go out there

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Investment, Advice and Commentaries May 21, 2014

Discipline of Excellent Health Habit

  1. The key to great physical health is to eat less and exercise more every day. Morning exercise is preferred.
  2. Top performers work-out for not less than 30 minutes a day
  3. Avoid going to Bed immediately after eating. Have at least three hours gap
  4. Finally get regular medical check ups. The same way you take your car to gurage, take yourself for check up.

If you follow this I assure you that you will stay alert, feel better, get more motivated, feel fresh and you will live enthusiastic life.

Investment, Advice and Commentaries May 21, 2014

Discipline of Hard Work

  1. Self made billionaires work 7 days in a week
  2. Hard work open more success doors (I will serialise a story soon of a class four dropout was selling mitumba in ngara and he now import cars and he just bought his second house in the up-market)
  3. Research shows that an average person waste 50 % of their time.
  4. Today make a point of reclaiming three hours. .how? Inbox me and I will explain
  5. If you work in the office set up, avoid early morning meetings

I wish you a great day as you refocus your life.

Investment, Advice and Commentaries May 21, 2014

Discpline of Continous Learning

Work on your mental capacity, read a book per week. Build up your home library and develop a reading culture. Read for 2 hours daily…. George Wachiuri, how can I get 2 hours and life is extremely busy

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Investment, Advice and Commentaries May 21, 2014

Discipline Of Daily Goal Setting

  1. Goal setting gives you focus and concentration
  2. Goal setting enhance your ability and clarity on what you want
  3. Goal setting guides you on what you want in life
  4. Goal setting answers the question “why I am here? “
  5. Goal setting reprogram your subconscious mind
Investment, Advice and Commentaries May 21, 2014

Discipline Of Daily Planning

  1. Every minute spent in planning saves 10 minutes when implementing
  2. Planning improves your productivity by 25 per cent
  3. Remember to prioritize your tasks
  4. Eliminate the task that you can delegate
  5. Make deliberate efforts to make a list of things to do

Remember to make a list of things to do a night before.

Investment, Advice and Commentaries May 21, 2014

Discipline of Regular Savings

  1. Set a smart goal of financial independence
  2. Develop a saving culture
  3. Ensure you always save 15 to 20 per cent of your income end if you earn as little as X  shillings.
  4. Investigate before investment

Lesson ending quote. .”making money is like digging in the sand with a pin and loosing it is like pouring water on sand”

Investment, Advice and Commentaries May 21, 2014

Get Rid of The Poverty Mindset

There is no shortage of money but what we suffer from is mediocre thinking or totally lack of thinkers, refusal of people to think and letting your mind to remain blank. Avoid visionless life, avoid facing tomorrow with a blank mind. Do something. Do not just wait for nature to favour you. Change it the way you want. Create something and be the driver of your life. Refuse to be the passenger. Be creative and change the world.

Real Story: I was

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Investment, Advice and Commentaries May 21, 2014

Do Not Allow Money To Motivate You

Wealthy people are motivated to work more, yet they have wealth that can run three or four generations. Why do they do so?

I once met a very wealth senior citizens of over 80 years in Navaisha. I was told about him and I decided to go and see him. On contacting him, I was given a 6 a.m appointment. I thought it was early for such a man who is advanced in age. I arrived in his hotel near limuru at exactly 6.05am.

To my surprise he had left since I was late. I persuaded

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Investment, Advice and Commentaries May 21, 2014

Sorround Yourself With Millionaires

  1. Get people who inspire you
  2. Get those friends who think big, behave big, walk big,attempt big things and have great confidence.
  3. Have mentors that challenges you, follow them on Facebook, blogs, read their books, study their behaviours and learn from them.
  4. Have a few individuals connectors that have got or have access to economic capital, social capital that you can confidently tap
  5. Identify eagles that will teach you how to fly. Behave like them, dine with them, attend their forums,seminars that they are key note speakers etc

Story
I remember when i was in class seven and i was performing dismally in my rural school. I was not worried as most of my friends were those that were number five and below from the bottom of the class list. I had no mentor other that those friends and i had no clue about the future. One day i saw my brother who did very well in class and he joined form one.The joining of form one came with goodies such as new trouser, new shoes and nice metal box.

This package

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Investment, Advice and Commentaries May 21, 2014

Shift Focus From Spending To Investing

Do not spend money, invest it.

Story;
Our company Optiven Limited was buying a property in machakos from an elderly lady. Looking at her you could not tell for sure if she was the owner. She was a simple lady carrying a simple kikuyu bag “kiondo” I decided to ask her how she acquired the 50 acre property. She smiled and told me a very inspiring story. To cut the long storyn short, she had bought that property in 1983 and kept if for that long. What we paid her was at 4000 per cent more.

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Investment, Advice and Commentaries May 21, 2014

Work Like a Millionaire

Always treat time with care and please do not waste it whatsover – Time is a more valuable than Gold or even money. Do not forget this, plan for it and do not be an open book to do just what comes on your way Do not just work! Work like a Pro – Work smart and win. Always avoid doing work to fill in your day. Ensure you evaluate what you do at the end of the day. Work for results and be

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Investment, Advice and Commentaries May 21, 2014

Creating Multiple Flow Income

Self made millionaires create several revenue streams and I would like you to consider a few examples;

 If you are selling your products in retail consider doing wholesale – Look at greater market, open up your mind and take advantage of open borders, rapid population growth, county government opportunities, seize the oil and gas dollars awaited to flow in the next few years, the billions to

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Investment, Advice and Commentaries May 21, 2014

How to Improve/Develop Your Self Esteem

Dress nicely– you need to look good. Ensure that you feel good before you leave the house. Always affirm yourself and you will see the difference in your inner self confidence Have a good hygiene – take care of personal appearance. For gentleman it may be necessary to visit your barber on weekly basis

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Investment, Advice and Commentaries May 21, 2014

How To Overcome Low Self Esteem

Stop comparing yourself- remember that we are all different. – Yes you were classmates, workmates, twins or even brothers but you are unique. You are different. Stop discouraging yourself by comparing yourself with others. Just learn from each other. If you find that George Wachiuri Authored a book or He is creating jobs to Kenyans, make efforts to learn from Him and not considering yourself worthless because

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