Diary of a Parastatal CEO

Diary of a parastatal CEO June It’s been one month since I was appointed as the CEO of this parastatal. I went through a very rigorous interview process and turns ...

Performance appraisal Nightmares

Nightmare on corporate street. This guy gets a parrot but it’s got a bad attitude and foul vocabulary. He tries everything to change the bird’s attitude and clean up its ...

Hoodies in the boardroom

Revolving Board Room Doors and Hoodies. The beginning of this month provided a front row, edge of your seat and whodunit suspense in the Kenyan production of “Now You See ...

What your boss REALLY wants you to do

8 WAYS TO KEEP YOUR BOSS HAPPY – ACCORDING TO YOUR BOSS Last week, the Time Business online had a great article by Geoffrey James titled “8 Ways To Keep ...

MPs Performance appraisal

My copy editor and I have an unwritten pact. I am only to submit business related articles as this honorable newspaper is suitably titled “The Business Daily” as he noted ...

Best Company to work for in Kenya

“No man however great is greater than his people” Ibo Proverb Kenyan companies love awards. Whether it’s an award for best company amongst SMEs, company of the year, best Chief ...

Unclaimed financial Assets Act

MILKING ABANDONED ASSETS FOR FREE What is the difference between democracy and capitalism? In a democracy you have two cows. 
Your neighbor has none. 
You feel guilty for being successful. ...

Philadelphia Murals

Our “city fathers” have literally got their knickers in a twist with the latest distraction to their dodgy service delivery. A group of four brave, swashbuckling heroes have launched a ...

Filo Baklava Economics

A Greek man went to his bank manager and said: ‘I’d like to start a small business. How do I go about it?’ ‘Simple,’ said the bank manager. ‘Buy a ...

EAC Monetary Union

A Greek, an Irishman and a Portuguese go into a bar and order a drink. Who picks up the bill?
A German. If you have not been following the unraveling of ...

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