‘If only they would take responsibility for their workplace relationships,’

                                     He was the epitome of arrogance, despite his  diminutive stature. Whenever he made his entrance to the  office, his colleagues would scurry like rats after having sighted the proverbial cat. The once joyous office would degenerate into a graveyard of sorts with pin drop silence. This was the Finance Department of Huzuni

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Meet Stormy Wasiwasi and the causes of stress in her life

Meet Stormy Wasiwasi, this morning she had to navigate through town to the nearest clinic that she could find open. She cannot  take it any more, this is the third panic attack in a span of two days, coupled with her memory loss and sense of loss of control. A glimpse at her friends’ social media status updates and happy photos and it seems that she is the only one undergoing

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Akili ni nywele, kila mtu ana zake – A snapshot on symptoms of stress.

Do I have frequent emotional melt downs?   Am I easily agitated? Is my life spiraling out of control, do I feel like whatever I do or say does not matter anymore? Have I ‘reclused’  to my own cave, avoiding close family and friends? Do I feel inferior to others? Has my self esteem been dented? Am I constantly in worry mode? Has it been a long time since I

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Mr. Maneno Mabaya – where did he go wrong?

Dear Colleagues, YOU ARE HEREBY INVITED FOR A MEETING TO BE HELD AT THE RECEPTION  AT 6 PM, NEXT MONDAY TO DISCUSS MAY TARGETS, LATENESS WILL NOT BE TOLERATED!!!!!!!! For Management, Mr. Maneno Mabaya     And that is the last email that employees of Maneno Mabaya Enterprises received in their inboxes just before they broke for their Labour Day long weekend last Thursday. Mr. Manaeno Mabaya is a hard

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‘My Kwambie Style’ …on how to build a great wardrobe (Part Two)

Interviewer: Hope you all had an awesome weekend and are eager to continue from where we stopped.So last Saturday we had a tete a tete with one Kwambie, who gave us a brief introduction on factors to consider when building a great wardrobe. Today we carry on with the discussion. So over to you Kwambie. Kwambie: Thank you, and I must compliment you on your outfit today. I love the

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‘My Kwambie Style’ …on how to build a great ward robe (Part One)

Interviewer: Today we engage Kwambie, a banking professional, budding motivational blogger, entrepreneur, wellness and fitness enthusiast, wife and mother of one on building a great wardrobe. Interviewer: Hello Kwambie, I have been following your posts keenly on your face book profile specifically ‘My Kwambie Style’ album. Did you always dream of being a supermodel? Kwambie: I must admit that that thought has crossed my mind many  a time but the

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The ‘first couple of style’- my thoughts on building a personal brand.

President Barack Obama and His wife Michelle Obama represent to me the definition of a strong personal brand. The first couple of the free world and the ‘first couple of style’ as I would wish to refer to them are endeared the world over by people as diverse as humanity itself. They have that essence that we all wish and aspire to have; a strong personal brand. The epitome of

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The ‘first couple of style’… a Kenyan woman’s thoughts on building a personal brand.

President Barack Obama and His wife Michelle Obama represent to me the definition of a strong personal brand. The first couple of the free world and the ‘first couple of style’ as I would wish to refer to them are endeared the world over by people as diverse as humanity itself. They have that essence that we all wish and aspire to have; a strong personal brand. The epitome of

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My friends, delay does not mean denial

A friend of mine is having her inlaws to be coming  to begin discussions. This is the first time a family has come to engage her. She is 43. People are murmuring she is old. The long rains came on 22nd March, this year. It is said they were delayed. My friends, delay does not mean denial. A look around you and it seems everyone has what you deserve except

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Financial Wellness a nutshell: Let it be said of me that my money works for me!

It all boils down to living within your means, saving and growing what you earn first and then spending the rest.   Many  of us grew up in homes where money was a scarce commodity and to this day live in the ‘scarcity mentality’ where whatever amount of money  that we have will never be enough. Others grew up in  excesses where any money that was made was used as

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