I am grateful to list on Forbes Africa among 30 young Africans who choose to write tomorrow’s history today; with relentless focus, stubborn self-belief and unwavering determination. This recognition however, comes during the toughest phase of my entrepreneurial journey; amidst uncertain times, where every day is a battle. That notwithstanding, I know that I am privileged to… Continue reading The Underdog Journey to Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 Cover
Our Lions Den Experience with Cloud9xp
The KCB Lions’ Den is Kenya’s biggest business reality television show. The series is modeled around a TV production which originated in Japan as Money Tigers or Tigers of Money. The TV format has since been customized and successfully launched in over 20 other countries globally with versions being shown in UK, Australia, New Zealand, Israel,… Continue reading Our Lions Den Experience with Cloud9xp
Great Leaders Eat Last
In Leaders Eat Last, Simon Sinek does not propose any new leadership theory or core principle. He has a much higher purpose to his writing. His vision is simple: to create a new generation of men and women who understand that an organization’s success, or a nations success for that matter, or failure is based… Continue reading Great Leaders Eat Last
Food, shelter, clothing & the internet
Access to the internet is no longer a luxury. It is fundamental. Beyond connecting people, all sectors of the economy are being digitized so that each of us as individuals can access services faster, and more affordably. The internet is creating opportunities for budding entrepreneurs like myself in to start businesses and create wealth. It creates more… Continue reading Food, shelter, clothing & the internet
Becoming a GIANT
I was just going through my notebook when I came across some notes from a year or so back. I will not take time to rip apart each point because I am quite engaged at the moment. However, I will do that and share my views in a later post. I believe that it takes more or… Continue reading Becoming a GIANT
Zero to One
EVERY MOMENT IN BUSINESS happens only once. The next Bill Gates will not build an operating system. The next Larry Page or Sergey Brin won’t make a search engine. And the next Mark Zuckerberg won’t create a social network. If you are copying these guys, you aren’t learning from them. Of course, it’s easier to… Continue reading Zero to One
3 superb ways to stick out your business
“Its not about what you do but why you do it.” If you are running a business, its about time you asked yourself a few questions that will give you an idea if you are really standing out from the crowd. Why am I doing business? What makes me/my business different? Who is my customer,… Continue reading 3 superb ways to stick out your business
Can friends and business mix?
The highly anticipated post is here! Doing business with friends! First off, I would like to disagree with the popular motion, “never do business with friends”. I strongly believe that it all depends on the approach you take while choosing who to do business with. Typically with friends, it’s easy to dive into a startup opportunity… Continue reading Can friends and business mix?
The Starting Point
The Starting Point is a startling book with big truths; packed into a book that the average person can read in roughly one hour.
Lessons from running 2+ businesses
At one point in my life, only 21 years of age at the time, I found myself actively involved in running 4 businesses. I always wonder how this came to be, considering I just celebrated my 5th anniversary as an entrepreneur, four of which I was still persuing my undergraduate computer science degree. At the age of 18,… Continue reading Lessons from running 2+ businesses