6 Books to Tweak Your Career Outlook

The other day I listened to entrepreneur Myleik Teele talking about ending 2017 strong. She highlights a number of things that you can do set up your career for success in 2018 including setting mini-goals(and subsequent plan) on how to turn your current work situations around. Planning and goal setting can be daunting especially when tackling … Continue reading 6 Books to Tweak Your Career Outlook

The Glass Wall by Unerman & Jacobs

Title: The Glass Wall: Success Strategies for Women at Work and Businesses that Mean Business Authors: Sue Unerman and Kathryn Jacob Page Numbers: 248  (Paperback) Publisher: Profile Books Publishing Date: October 2016 Based on their experience in British advertising industry, Sue Unerman and Kathryn Jacob argue that the glass ceiling has long been shattered but … Continue reading The Glass Wall by Unerman & Jacobs

Reach Out by Molly Beck

I am not quite sure where I first heard about Molly Beck, probably from her articles from The Muse and was drawn by her blog's quirky name: Smart, Pretty & Awkward. Title:  Reach Out: The Simple Strategy You Need to Expand Your Network and Increase Your Influence  Author: Molly Beck  Pages: 240 pages (Hardback) Publisher: … Continue reading Reach Out by Molly Beck

Capital and the Common Good by Georgia L. Keohane

When markets fail to produce broad-based and sustainable public goods,  it is up to governments, multilateral agencies, philanthropists and well-wishers to step in and save the day through innovative finance. Title: Capital and the Common Good: How Innovative Finance is Tackling the World's  Most Urgent Problems Author: Georgia Levenson Keohane Publisher: Columbia Business School Publishing Publishing … Continue reading Capital and the Common Good by Georgia L. Keohane

Rethinking Reputational Risk by Fitzsimmons and Atkins

It took me a while but I am glad that I finally got round to finishing this book and just before the clock struck midnight 2016. Given that my current day job is in the financial services industry and the numerous questions surrounding the state of corporate governance in the Kenyan banking industry definitely made … Continue reading Rethinking Reputational Risk by Fitzsimmons and Atkins

How to Manage the Boys’ Club

One of my fondest memories of my college days is getting grouped with five guys for an entrepreneurship course. How that happened? Well,  our alphabetized class-list did all the work.  We came up with a great idea of paying for bus-fare via M-Pesa and really put in a lot of blood, toil, sweat and tears. … Continue reading How to Manage the Boys’ Club