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The Bumpy Entertainment Industry

Name ‘Kipesa’ could easily be loosely translated  from Kiswahili to mean one with money and we would love to think it is rather appropriate a stage name for one young John Kimani, who uses it as the brand name name for his hustle; one that pays his bills. Kipesa, as he likes to be called […]

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When the Partnership Fails

What happens when you are fired up with an idea, get some friends excited, you decide on a partnership together, because why not?…. A couple of months, weeks, years down the line it looks like you either are parting ways or things are going south! Now, what do you kill? The idea or the professional […]

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Other Side of the Coin – Choices With Yvonne Okeyo

In our last article we met Mark Bosire who found his satisfaction in being employed. On the flip side, we meet Yvonne Okeyo a public relations professional with a deep understanding of business operations ,passionately pursues transformational speaking and loves to read as it helps her be more effective in her job. Formerly an employee […]

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Choices – Are you the Employed or the Employer?

At some point in an individual’s life, we have to make some choices, especially whether to be employed or be an employer. We usually encourage those people who can to venture into business, and the journey can be very rewarding. However, not all of us will run and own businesses, some of us are much […]

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Agripreneurship – When Passion Meets Opportunity Gap

IN so many ways, we have been led to believe that agriculture is reserved for the folks up-country and all those stereotypes. But that is not entirely true, because here is someone who actually believes that agripreneurship is cool. As a youth, she has proved that we can do much more when we are passionate […]

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Make Your Business Systems Work For You – Here’s How!

Today, lets talk about systems! Yes you read that right. Nothing to do with the numerical ‘+’ sign. Depending on your business or organisation calendar the last four months would represent any one number of quarters in your cycle but for the regular calendar, the first one has just ended what have you or your […]

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When The Feedback Bites

They say, the only way to learn about business is by doing it. However, among us who ‘just do it’ more than less fail at it. Occasionally, we come in with so much inspiration, energy and motivation and even have a full drawn Business, Marketing and Financial Plan plus more having projected everything there is […]

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My Entrepreneurship Lessons In The Entertainment Industry

Entrepreneurship is a journey. A practical life lesson to be learnt. It calls for more than just Passion, Vision and Determination. Not one day is the same as the other not one concept applies everywhere so we seek to learn from everyone and pick our lessons as we encourage each other. Join some of our […]

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Who is Your Competition?

So, your work week is over and you made it so far, well done! Perhaps it was a good week, maybe not. Probably you are closing your books for the week and compounding your gains and losses (or you already have). As you think through how to make it better next time, increase your sales, […]

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Personal Branding

The Misnomer that is ‘Personal Branding’

This notion of ‘Personal Branding’ is not entirely new, but has garnered increased attention and proclamation over the last year or two. Driven by the need for individuals to identify more succinctly with a distinct set of beliefs that allow them to stand out from their peers, personal branding has been served up as the […]

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