Being a full time founder has a way of eating at you to say the least. As a result, I prioritize life as much as I prioritize work.
I have realized that in order to be my best in all my ventures and businesses, I generally need to be my best self. Hiking has been a big part of my life as a result.
I started hiking last year in March and since then I have completed 12 hikes since across Kenya. Everything from Mount Longonot and Kilimambogo to the Menengai Crater and Ngong hills.
I have always been a firm believer that some of the biggest life and leadership lessons are learnt outside four walls. They are learnt in hobbies, from strangers and often from our extraordinary pursuits.
Earlier this week I was in Ghana speaking at Ashesi University alongside Didintle, a star alumni from Botho University. At the Education Collaborative I was honored to share my journey as an entrepreneur and how African Universities can build better structures to service future founders. My Alma Mater Riara University was also present at the convening and I was honoredContinue reading “Entrepreneurship for African Universities”
Your purpose, passion and pursuit is greater than your fear. I meet people, amazing people, people that allow their fear keep them from their purpose. The fear of failure, fear of doubt and fear of being wrong. This paralyzing fear is the reason why that dream stays on a note pad, in a journal orContinue reading “Greater than…”
As an entrepreneur for 8 years now, there have been ups and downs, highs and lows, good and bad. However, there is so much about entrepreneurship as a whole that was hidden from me. Truths that have been kept secret. Truths I have had to uncover on my own. Let’s go over a few; ItContinue reading “What I wish I knew about Entrepreneurship”
Dear Founder, Just a kind reminder – You won’t always get an invite to a seat at the table, sometimes you need to create your own round table. Sometimes you need to be AUDACIOUS – “take bold risks” That may mean charting your own path! Carving your own table! Sending invites to like minded people and makingContinue reading “Be Audacious”