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

5 TED Talks about the African Story by Africans

Last evening, I attended a public lecture on the role of local knowledge systems in poverty reduction in  Africa.  The talk revolved around research that had been done in Malawi and Egypt on local agricultural practices. the findings should we should consider a hybrid of indigenous knowledge and scientific or western knowledge. One thing that … Continue reading 5 TED Talks about the African Story by Africans

Book Review: Randy Pausch’s The Last Lecture

Death is a never an easy topic for anyone to discuss. More so when one has a young family,at the peak of his/her career and is laden with so many dreams. The late Prof Randy Pausch had clearly come to terms with the fact that he had late stage pancreatic cancer despite having all of … Continue reading Book Review: Randy Pausch’s The Last Lecture