Month: February 2017

Lifestyle

Jishinde Ushinde

I am in the middle of watching a motivational video when the idea for this article comes up. Let me tell you a little story. Back in high school, I was amongst the best students in my first year. I was the top girl in my class. I held it with pride and really deserved…

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Book Club

Chapter Three: Mind Your Business

“The rich focus on their asset columns while everyone else focuses on their income statements.” Ray Kroc, MacDonald’s’ founder was invited to give a talk to an MBA class. He asked the students, “What business am I in?” After an awkward silence, someone replied, “Who doesn’t know you sell hamburgers Ray?” “I thought you’d say…

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Courage Stories

Meet Egerton University’s Women Empowerment Powerhouse: Miss Winny Chepkwony

She is a graduate student at Egerton University. She is passionate about women empowerment. Her profound enthusiasm in advocating for humanitarian rights and women in trade earned her well-deserved seats at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in 2015 and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in 2016. She recently presented her paper…

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Workout

The Reverse Plank

Hi there, First I would like to appreciate Yvonne who did the wood chopper using weights and told me it worked! You know it works when you can feel the effect so, thanks for the feedback Yvonne. Much appreciated. The reverse plank is yoga. I still stretch but maybe my journey with yoga came to…

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Workout

Tummy Exercise; The Bicycle Crunch

I love anything that works my tummy. I may have mentioned about those deep tummy issues I have had that led me to starting  my fitness journey. I spent time researching on perfect tummy workouts and there are numerous believe me. This one really stands out. I like to do it while listening to Muziki…

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Workout

Tummy Exercise: The V-Up Wannabe

Hello, Let me warn you first, this exercise is not the normal v-up. I just saw it on the baseball series Pitch and tried it out. I could not feel my tummy afterwards because that thing burnt like hell. So, this is the perfect abs workout I could ever tell a friend to take up.…

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Lifestyle

Talent, Hard Work and Skill

I have seen these quotes do rounds on the internet a couple of times: “Hard work beats talent when talent does not work hard.” And, “It takes 10,000 hours to master a craft.” It has stuck by me ever since and I believe it is 100% true. How many times have you seen a less…

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Book Club

Chapter Two: Why Teach Financial Literacy?

“Life is not about how much money you make, it is about how much money you keep” After the rich dad’s demise, Mike took over his father’s empire and run it even better than he had been groomed. The meaning of retirement True retirement means that with or without working, the money still streams in.…

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