Disciplining of children has become a very touchy issue. Rather than deal with it, we are dancing around it! We all love our children very much but we cannot escape the fact that we need to discipline them. The world has changed, at least we agree on that. We are now living in a technological […]

I have always been lucky to have relatives that I can bounce around crazy business ideas; but it struck me the other day that there are things I need to consider if I was to open a business with a cousin or even an aunt. Here are some of the pros and cons of being […]

I like reading all kinds of interesting articles; I came across one where an entrepreneurship blogger had interviewed Stephanie McMahon.  This lady is the Chief Brand Officer of the World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. (WWE); she is also expected to succeed her father Vince McMahon as Chief Executive Officer of WWE. I have to admit I […]

Early last year, a Kenyan Bank invited me for a forum for SME’s who bank with them. It was great meeting different people and listening to different insights of how business is for them. The trainer gave us a case study of a fictional company which was run by a lady who hired her brother […]

It is inevitable that someday, the business that we have founded will have to pass to our children. So how do we ensure that we engage children in a healthy way that will ensure longevity of the business?  One of the ways is through apprenticeship which allows parents to pass the trade to the children. […]

They say the first friendship a child forms is with either a brother or sister. It would make sense especially if you grow up around the same ages and transition around the same time. I have friends and a couple of relatives who have started businesses as siblings. I always ask them how they do […]

A year ago an old friend of mine called me saying she had a business proposition for me. At first I was hesitant, but could out of curiosity I agreed to meet up with her. After catching up about the good old days and the usual pleasantries, she got down to business. I admired the […]

In this day and age, we have to change the way we do business. The way we would see a shopkeeper seated at the counter waiting for customers or distributing fliers marketing the latest goods has been replaced by savvy business individuals who use social media as the back ground for displaying and advertising their […]

Unlike other little girls, I admired out of the box women who defied convention. One of them is Estée Lauder, the founder of Estée Lauder Companies Inc. which is now one of the biggest companies in the United States of America. I can go on and on about her, but what I find intriguing is […]