Never relent in your communication. There is something about continuous communication with your community and partners. Provide occasional videos not longer than two minutes or an infographic of your impact in a quarter. It shows progress and builds the perception that there is constant growth that funders, investors and partners always want to see. It
In early 2020 as part of my consultancy for a USAID funded program, I visited Taita Taveta county. A beautiful coastal county known for a lot of natural beauty. Most of the beauty I had seen on the ground was wildlife, landscapes and a flavour of coastal hospitality. I didn’t know mining was big business
I was looking for images of a good friend to share on my blog, when I came across a series of SD cards of images I have taken over the past 7 years or so, with borrowed cameras and my camera. A few years ago, I shared some images with a friend who castigated me
“…only when individuals trust the culture or organisation will they take personal risk in order to advance that culture or organisation as a whole. For no other reason than, in the end, it’s good for their own personal health and survival…” Simon Sinek, Start with Why I have been reading, rather, studying this book and
Last week I celebrated a decade of consultancy with you. And like all life experiences, there are lessons you learn. Some to grow you others to wake you up. Here are just a few of some of the lessons I have learnt over the past decade. Growth is deliberate – You grow or you stagnate.
Today marks the 10th anniversary since I left full-time employment. It has been a rollercoaster with really amazing highs and gut-wrenching lows which at times made me feel like I would break. Several times I have found myself updating my credentials on LinkedIn, Brighter Monday and opening a Fuzu account to test the waters and