I’m seated on a wooden bench under a makuti shed located at a vantage point deep in the heart of a national reserve watching a herd of elephants grazing peaceful below, oblivious of the chaotic world out there. A fortnight ago I handed in my final year project which marked the end of a 5-year pursuit for my Undergrads. Faced with the biggest dilemma of my life, I traveled down to this remote camping site in south coast to strategize on my next step. The decision I’m about to make is to either take the job offered or turn it down and instead follow my passion which happens to be unconventional.
Are you extremely beautiful, wealthy, highly talented or ambitious? Do you ever feel like people hate and try to pull you down? Well, you are not far from the truth. Normally, people secretly hate those who seem better than them in all spheres of life. This explains why when a celebrity or Politician errors the rest of the population take it upon themselves to chastise and discredit them on social media.
As an outstanding individual it’s imperative that you come up with a strategy to overcome the curse afflicting trailer blazers. The following are 6 rules every exceptional individual should live by especially at the work place to ensure their survival.
If you are just about to clear campus or take a job in a different city, one of your greatest concerns must be how you will survive out of your parent’s home. Having moved out of the nest four months ago I can tell you for sure that it’s not a walk in the park but unless you want to hit 30 while still living with your mom you cannot avoid it. In retrospect, the benefits of having your own place outweigh the cons by a great margin. The following is a list 7 important guiding tips on moving out which will go a long way in easing the transition process.
College is easily the most amazing part of a person’s academic life. It is during this period you get to have the government or your family bankrolling you for a 4-year long party with the hope you will acquire the necessary skills to get a job soon after completing. Now imagine studying in a totally different country without anyone to dictate what you should or not do, isn’t that cool?
I finally met Mr. Trushar Khetia at his office on the 5th floor of Reliable Towers located in Westlands, Nairobi. This was after an unsuccessful attempt to book him for an appointment the day before. I got a chance to interact with his employees before we began the interview. They all spoke highly of Trushar, citing how charismatic and open-minded he is. He arrived a few minutes9 amter 9am, attended to a client before ushering me into the boardroom for this interview.
Gone are the days when investors and employers would enlist your services just because you had great papers. Any shrewd investor or employer looking to recruit a person into their business will first do a background check on them. The first avenue upon which the check is carried out is on Google search. Therefore there is a need to create a personal brand with an online presence. Your personal brand should clearly display who you are and what you want to be known for. The following are 5 secrets to creating an outstanding online personal brand.
Earlier today, I met Mr. Charles Njiru a.k.a. Mkombozi, a multi-millionaire industrialist based in Mwea, Kenya. Mr. Njiru owns the largest privately owned rice processing factory in Africa, Nice Rice Millers, valued at Ksh. 300 million. He also owns a supermarket in Embu and has vast interests in the hotel, transport and agrochemicals sectors.
He was awarded state commendation in 2011 by the former president, Mwai Kibaki, for his massive contribution in uplifting the living standards of rice farmers in the expansive Mwea irrigation scheme. When I inquired about the secret behind acquiring such wealth, he shared with me the 8 secrets to becoming a multi-millionaire.