THREE (3) MAJOR MISTAKES THAT MESS UP YOUR CREDIT SCORE

For one to be successful in the diaspora, one has to adapt, learn and overcome many challenges, and do it fast. One of the major challenges Kenyans in diaspora face is learning and navigating the financial system, especially in understanding what a CREDIT SCORE is and also, what things make it good and what makes […]

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MEET PETER MWANGI, GROUP CEO, OLD MUTUAL KENYA

Peter Mwangi is the Group CEO of Old Mutual Kenya, a position he took up in the last quarter of 2014. Prior to this he was the Chief Executive of Nairobi Stock Exchange and an investment manager at Centum. He is a chartered financial analyst who started his career as a lieutenant in the Kenya Air […]

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TOUGH TIMES DO NOT LAST, TOUGH PEOPLE DO

PHILIPIANS 4:13 “I can do all things, through CHRIST who STRENGTHENS ME” Sometimes when we see successful people in our society, we assume that their path to success has been a straight journey to the top. That can never be far from the truth. In fact, if we were to chat their path to success, […]

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THREE (3) LESSONS I LEARNT FROM BILLIONAIRE CHRIS KIRUBI

Blogger: A day in a dog’s life When I first showed up at Capital FM for work I didn’t know what to expect but I knew what I wanted. I wanted to learn how to be successful. In my mind, there was only one man who I could learn this from, Chris Kirubi. This part […]

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MONEY LESSONS FOR YOUR KIDS

Parenting is not an easy task, there is no one formula that works, there is not manual that one can periodically peruse through to check and see how you can fix somethings. The care that we give to our kids, is based upon what our parents taught us as right and also what our life […]

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3 REASONS WHY YOU SOMETIMES NEED TO LOOK BACK

I know for most of us, looking back brings out a lot of negative emotions, a lot of pain, a lot of hurt, and memories we would not like to relive again. Sometimes we are held captive by our past, and that has led us to believing that we should never look back, otherwise if […]

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FOUR (4) REASONS WHY WE SHOULD ALL EMBRACE OUR PAIN

We have all heard of the saying that says “No Pain No Gain.” which boils down to saying, if you ever want to succeed in life, if you every want to achieve something in life, if you want to be somebody in life, then you must be willing to go through some pain. For example, […]

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DIASPORA JOBS: WHY I APPRECIATE KENYANS

If you follow #Kenyan politics it does not take you long to realize how divided we are as a nation. There is always bickering, there is always in fighting mainly along tribal lines. The image that comes out is one of a country that is heavily divided. However, in the diaspora, many Kenyans are willing […]

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FAITH + CONSISTENCY + HARDWORK = FORMULA FOR SUCCESS

The road to success is not that one (1) straight line that we all think it is, it is rough, it is rugged, and full of ups and downs. It is a road that tests you to the very core, tests your beliefs, tests your values, tests your relationships, tests your friends, success tests every […]

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3 REASONS WHY YOU ARE NOT ACHIEVING YOUR GOALS

JANUARY IS OVER! Just like that, we are one month into the new year, starting on second month. I realized that I now have 11 months to achieve the goals that I had for this year. It is time to be serious, time to get to work, time to get our plans into action. Otherwise […]

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THE SEVEN (7) QUALITIES OF THE HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL

What separates the highly successful from those who are “just getting by“? This is a question that a lot of aspiring entrepreneurs have when they are just starting out. You have read all the books and learned all the skills but your mindset and “know how” may not be quite there yet. Here is a […]

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4 REASONS WHY DIASPORA LIFE CAN BE DEPRESSING

Life in the diaspora is not always a bed of roses, it can be tough, it can be depressing due to various reasons and circumstances. Here are some of the main reasons it can be depressing. 1) BECAUSE WE MISS HOME:  When one is at the J.K.I.A Airport, one dreams of the good life that […]

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4 COMMON MONEY MISTAKES THAT THE DIASPORA MAKES

The one thing that makes Kenyans make that leap of faith, and dive into the challenges of diaspora life, is MONEY. Money, money, money, isn’t money the thing that drives us most into the daily decisions we make in life? Money can be like a relationship, (I know!…as if we do not have enough relationships […]

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MEET KHASINAH-ODERO: FOUNDER SUPAMAMAS KENYA

I am sitting in a small coffee shop in Karen, an affluent suburb in Nairobi. I am meeting with Christine Khasinah-Odero, a Kenyan entrepreneur who has taken a somewhat unusual road towards business success. Instead of engaging in ICT, agriculture, real estate, or finance – which are viewed as Africa’s top sectors – she has […]

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