Leadership

The Battle for the Kenyan Heart, Part 2

by on Jan.27, 2018, under Leadership, Politics & Patriotism

This article is a continuation of “The Battle for the Kenyan Heart, Part 1”, published on December 31, 2017.
Below are the 7 aspects that need to be addressed to put Kenya on the right path of peace and prosperity.

Corruption and wastage. A while back I visited Marakwet and at about 7 am my host invited …… Read more

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The Battle for the Kenyan Heart, Part 1

by on Dec.31, 2017, under Leadership, Politics & Patriotism

Dear Mr. President,
Like Machiavelli, I have a few words for the Prince. Unlike the Prince in the Machiavelli’s treatise, you are a democrat and wise, this is important because history has demonstrated that a wise king cannot be advised foolishly and a foolish king cannot be advised wisely. The battle of our nation is a …… Read more

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Bye Obama, Part II

by on Apr.20, 2017, under Leadership, Politics & Patriotism

Part I on domestic outlook was posited on 27 March 2017

World Stage
I believe that ethical and effective leadership is imperative for nations’ progress. Leadership may be implied or formal, whatever form it come in, we need leadership. It may be provided by US or United Nations but it has to be provided. Nobody demands …… Read more

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Bye Obama, Part I

by on Mar.27, 2017, under Leadership, Politics & Patriotism

Initially I wanted to reflect on both the achievements and the shortcomings of the Obama Presidency but president Obama used his final days in the office to enumerate his achievements. At every opportunity afforded to him he reminded us that he was the best gift to the world between 2009 and 2016. Two particular moments …… Read more

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Good Leader with Bad Followers is a Misnomer

by on Oct.31, 2016, under Leadership

We have heard the following statements many times in Kenyan politics, “the leader is a good man but the people who surround him are the problem”; “our leader is not corrupt it is the people who surround her that are corrupt”; “our leader is humble but the people around her are arrogant”; our leader is …… Read more

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America: Lead or Get out of the Way

by on Aug.31, 2016, under Leadership, Politics & Patriotism

Sean Neber

Many days in 2008 I stayed up late or woke up in the wee hours of the night to listen to Senator Obama’s inspirational speeches. His words were a spring of fresh water in the land submerged in dirty political waters. American politics stinks and Senator Obama promised to purify it if he won the …… Read more

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Brexit: A Challenge to Democracy and Leadership

by on Jun.30, 2016, under Leadership, Politics & Patriotism

Brexit is not just an exercise in democracy; it is a challenge to democracy. One of the key pillars of democracy is free and fair elections. It has been common knowledge in an election that majority have their way while the minority are protected. The results of Brexit and other recent elections have led many …… Read more

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Leadership is a Choice

by on May.31, 2016, under Leadership

Anonymous

Billions of dollars are spent annually world over to develop leaders. Numerous universities have baptized most of their management courses: “leadership”. Nowadays businesses employ leaders and not managers. Given the attention leaders and leadership has enjoyed in the recent years one could think that the world is a better place than it was 20 years… Read more

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