Tag: Kenya

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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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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CNN Can Do Better

by on Jul.23, 2015, under Inspiration & Others

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Against my better judgement in mid July 2015, I silenced the urge to write a prescription for the International Media (in particular CNN) on what they should report about Kenya during President Obama’s visit. Given the previous juvenile sensational reporting by CNN on Kenyan elections in 2013, I felt that I should advise and to …… Read more

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Where do I desire to live?

by on Jul.12, 2015, under Inspiration & Others

I desire to live in a country that enacts and implements just laws.
I desire to live in a country the supports family as the basic form of government.
I desire to live in a country where the citizens know their rights; they demand their rights and they also meet their obligations to the nation state.
I desire …… Read more

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More Women in Parliament At No Extra Cost: Part I

by on May.16, 2015, under Leadership, Politics & Patriotism

One day when our mouths connect to our hearts and communicate the content of the same heart, we will have fewer problems with gender representation. One day our nation will say: men and women are equal and mean it. One day Kenyans will go to the ballot to elect leaders with vision, passion, integrity and …… Read more

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Kenya’s Ugliest Couple: Corruption and Tribalism

by on Apr.06, 2015, under Politics & Patriotism

Futureatlas

Kenya only suffers from two evils: corruption and tribalism, the rest of the challenges that bedevils the nation are offsprings of the above two. If we liberate ourselves from corruption and tribalism we will then take our place among the community of respectable and progressive nations. Given the location of our nation, the acreage of …… Read more

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My Dream for the Kenyan Universities

by on Feb.16, 2015, under Education & Learning

SiGatlAS

One day Kenyan universities will treat all its students as their clients.

One day Kenyan universities will lead by example, the universities will not only teach their students to be good managers but the universities will practise good management.

One day Kenyan universities will not send faculty members to the media and conferences to lecture the nation… Read more

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Good Leader With Bad Supporters Is A Misnomer

by on Sep.20, 2014, under Leadership, Politics & Patriotism

We have heard these 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 not …… Read more

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