Leadership

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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United Nations: We Need A New Dream

by on Feb.29, 2016, under Leadership

Martin Luther the king moved the world into action in 1964 when he eloquently outlined his dream for a free and a United America. Who thought that America with all its advancement in human endeavours could segregate its people of colour! The Blacks were second class citizen for many generations. Some Whites with devilish black …… Read more

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Teachers’ Strike: A Leadership Test, Part II

by on Oct.01, 2015, under Leadership

Jam

Leadership Test Part II
5. The Opposition – 20%
There was a joke that went around during Kibaki’s time that Redykulass comedy could not sell with Kibaki as the President, reason being that Kibaki was too fun, one could just watch Kibaki instead of watching Redykulass. Given the opposition we have today, Redykulass could not sell but …… Read more

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Teachers’ Strike: A Leadership Test, Part I

by on Sep.30, 2015, under Leadership

September 2015 was a sad month in the education sector; we watched students teaching fellow students in classrooms across the nation because teachers were on strike, we heard the cries of the parents who sacrificed all they had to pay fees for their children hoping that they will go to school and learn, God willing, …… Read more

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More Women in Parliament At No Extra Cost: Part II

by on Jun.01, 2015, under Leadership, Politics & Patriotism

IssacMao

Read “More Women in Parliament At No Extra Cost: Part I” for background information.

The two scenarios that could provide fair representation of both genders in the Parliament without extra burden to the tax payers are as follows: –

Scenario One: No Change to The Constitution
Based on the current figures in the Parliament, the state should ensure …… Read more

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