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EMAIL ETIQUETTE – A PROFESSIONAL’S PERSPECTIVE

EMAIL ETIQUETTE: A PROFESSIONAL PERSPECTIVE BY MILLICENT MELLO, AN EXPERIENCED BANKER AND BUSINESS WRITER Recently I found myself in a situation that required that I write a letter to a person who I have never met. There was a brief...

How Safaricom’s BYOB Kisumu extravaganza took place

The Safaricom Be Your Own Boss (BYOB) extravaganza took place at the Kisumu ASK Show Ground in Mamboleo over the weekend. The show brought together youth from the entire Lake region and surrounding counties of Kakamega, Kisii, and Uasin Gishu. Young...

Things nobody will tell you before you start a business

Things nobody will tell you before you start a business: There are quite a number of things things that nobody will tell you before you start a business. They only manifest themselves after you make mistakes and have to start...

The 7 Biggest Marketing Mistakes Every Startup Makes

No matter what kind of business you start, some marketing mistakes are inevitable. But startups in particular must navigate a unique set of marketing challenges: restricted budgets, limited resources and the pressing need to build brand visibility. Knowing when and...

10 resolutions every employee should make

Here are 10 resolutions employees should make in order to reflect upon their performance and find ways to integrate themselves more fully into the success of a business, which then generally evolves into their success, too.: 1. I will work...

3 Sure Ways to Fail as an Entrepreneur in 2018

No one likes to fail. That’s why it’s beneficial to constantly review your goals and business plan and see where you can improve. It’s also important to look at some of the ways you may be hurting your own...

The 5 stages of entrepreneurship

The 5 stages of entrepreneurship Stage One: Drive What most people lack, and the reason we’re divided as a society between go getters and settlers, is drive. When you are driven, you suddenly have time. Why? Because you somehow make that time. When you are driven,...

10 Myths About Entrepreneurs

In his book, How to Start and Operate a Business: Winning the Entrepreneurial Game, which I published a number of years ago, author David Rye lists and debunks a number of these myths. Myth No. 1: Entrepreneurs Are High Risk Takers Entrepreneurs, Rye...

Want to Become a Billionaire in 2018 ? Do These 5 Things Immediately

Everyone wants to become rich. Everyone wants to become a billionaire. It’s not easy but you always have to keep faith. Here are tips on how to become a billionaire 1.Believe in change and innovation These days we all confuse technology...

Jack Ma: Two mistakes that can destroy a startup

Jack Ma is a global icon in business, ranked second on Fortune’s list of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders and one of the richest men in China, with a personal fortune of nearly $30 billion, according to Forbes, He is the founder...
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Loss-making KQ to send employees home

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Nairobi landlord slashes rent by Sh. 5,000 as tough economy bites

Rent in Nairobi: In yet another indication of how bad things have gotten, a Nairobi landlord has reduced monthly rent for the year 2020...

Indian descent billionaires who run the business world in Kenya

Indian descent billionaires: The number of Kenyan billionaires continues to grow substantially as economic growth in the country outstrips that of other countries in...

I left good money on the table during a job negotiation

Nelly Movine is the Regional Chief Finance Officer at Jumia, a Pan-African e-commerce firm listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Greatest milestone: My greatest milestone in...