The Struggle is when you wonder why you started the company in the first place. The Struggle is when people ask you why you don’t quit and you don’t know the answer. The Struggle is when your employees think you are lying and you think they may be right. The Struggle is when food loses… Continue reading The struggle is where greatness comes from
In 2007, Faraz Ramji co-founded Norda Industries with the mission of creating growth and opportunity in East Africa by providing consumers with quality, innovative and fun products. In the last 10 years the company has been manufacturing snacks and has several well-known brands such as Urban Bites, Urban Stix, Bitez and Tamu Tamu. Fast forward… Continue reading The obstacle is the way
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
Prof. Micheni from Maasai Mara University has this to say to students. “Academic excellence is overrated! I said it. Being top of your class does not necessarily guarantee that you will be at the top of life. You could graduate as the best student in Finance but it doesn’t mean you will make more… Continue reading Academic excellence is overrated!
Today, I share 20 nuggets for nobles. A special post to the entrepreneur, the unstoppable entrepreneur! With tips to guide you as you awaken the giant within you! Here we go… Take risks in your life. If you win, you can lead; if you lose, you can guide. People are not what they say but what they do;… Continue reading Nuggets for nobles
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
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
This is to pick up from, I’ll be me in my 20s, you be you. Your 20s are not a time to be troubled by the small things. Instead, it is time to focus on the bigger picture. It is not a time to allow yourself to be passively molded by culture — its a time to deliberately make your own decisions, selecting… Continue reading So what are your 20s for?
I do not ascribe to notions proclaiming that your 20s are for having fun or for learning lessons. This is a sure fit way to end up broke and clueless. As a twenty-something, you’ll often come across older adults who share comments such as, “I wish I had done/known that when I was your age,” or… Continue reading I’ll be me in my 20s, you be you!
“Look around you. Look at your friends, your relatives, your coworkers, the people you meet when you shop or go to a party. How do they spend their days? Most of them work. They all do many other things as well, playing sports, performing music, pursuing hobbies, doing public service. Now ask yourself honestly: How… Continue reading Talent is overrated