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

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
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Investment, Advice and Commentaries May 30, 2014

How To Market Your Business With Little Or No Capital

  1. Word of mouth – this is a very effective strategy as enjoy telling people what you do. It’s very important that in your 60 seconds introduction of yourself, mention what you do and tell people why they should give you business. Remember people do not buy products or services, they buy benefits. Do not sell hand bags sell lifestyles, Do not sell plots but sell investments. Just be creative and package what you are selling
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Investment, Advice and Commentaries May 27, 2014

Businesses You Can Start With No or Little Capital

Online sales – use Google trader, Amazon. Com, olx etc  Independent sales person – distribute products on behalf, partner with manufactures or sell for commission Independent driver – be a driver for hire. Package yourself as top notch chauffeur and charge a premium. Car sales – use people’s money to facilitate imports, Sell on behalf or act as a link between the buyer and the seller Land agent – be a genuine agent and you will have an edge. Be known as the only honest broker in your are Computer expert – installing softwares, repaires and cleaning.


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  • Website consultant – be the best website designer, give online support, help clients on goggle analytics and charge a fee
  • Tutoring – look at youth counselling, proposal writing, business plans, Cv writing,
  • Investment, Advice and Commentaries May 23, 2014

    Do it yourself and Work From Home

    Good morning my great fans. Let us thank God for giving us yet another Day. This is a priceles gift.

    Do it yourself – A friend of mine was sharing with me on how he started a TV Station called YOUTH TV.  He explained to me how in the the first one year he was the designer, producer, photographer, youth mobilizer, accountant and he was literally everything. He had difficulties but today his digital youth TV have got hundreds of followers. Yes, you can start something and do it yourself. I personally have done it and it works. I challenge you to start and you will see how creative you can be within you. In fact you are already a resource by yourself. You are a human capital so you have the capital right now. Make yourself flexible and turn your dreams into action, activities and eureka, you will be doing business transactions.


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  • Work from home. Wah! You are asking, George HOW? Yes , it’s possible, where you sleep at night can be converted into an office during the day. You save on office rent, government licences since you already paid house rent. I remember I used to be a car agent and all what I required was Internet and a list of my friends
  • Investment, Advice and Commentaries May 22, 2014

    What Causes Business to Succeed and Prosper

    Creativity – try something new and do not copy others. This will make you different and unique and hence ability to compete well in the market place. When thinking of a business to engage in, explore options and do a thorough evaluation. Have a list of your dream businesses, shortlist the top five and come up with one that align with your passion and zeal. It is good to settle on a business venture that you can do even if you are not paid for it

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    Video Gallery May 22, 2014

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    About Me May 22, 2014

    About Me

    George Wachiuri is the founder and C.E.O Optiven Group. He is an astute Business man & Entrepreneur, Author, Motivator, Philanthropist,Lecturer, serves in the Church as an Elder among others.

    EDUCATONAL BACKGROUND

    • Currently Pursuing PhD Degree at Jomo Kenyatta University of Technology (JKUAT)
    • Masters of Business Administration from University of Nairobi
    • Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing Option)
    • Certified Public Accountant – CPA (K).
    • Awarded a global award in the US Mashujaa Awards (Business & Entrepreneurship category) as the Best & Most Innovative Entrepreneur.
    • Awarded the Best & Most Entrepreneurial Student at the University of Nairobi in 1997.

    EXPERIENCE

    • Over 17 Years working experience
    • Worked with International firms e.g. United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), International Organization for Migration (IOM), Lutheran World Federation (LWF), World Vision Somalia (WVS), And leading local companies like Uchumi Chain of Supermarkets
    • He has lectured at Daystar University
    • Sits as a Board Member at the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA)
    • Sits as a Board Member at the Kenya Property Developers Association
    • A member of board of Brookhurst International School

    George Wachiuri has authored three books

    • First one titled – Soaring like an Eagle
    • Second one – Unleash your Full potential
    • George has authored the third book Heal our land in Collaboration with Sam Okello From Sahel Publishers

    The proceeds from these Books go to Optiven Foundation, a charity that gives back to the Society through Sponsoring Bright needy average Students, Promotion of Health, Poverty alleviation, among others.” Read More

    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

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  • 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
  • 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

    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”

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