To aspire to leadership is an honourable ambition. Should you then seek great things for yourself? Seek them not! By Njeri Muchunu Do those you lead TRUST you? How do you know if they do (or if they don't)? Trust and leadership go hand in hand. However, trust doesn't come with your title. It needs...
By Njeri Muchunu It all happened in an instant. One moment, you were happily living your life and the next it feels like the ground beneath you has disappeared. No one is immune to adversity, and yet it's human nature that we rarely give much thought to...
By Njeri Muchunu I am really truly blessed. I am a Coach, Speaker, Teacher and facilitator. In these many different roles I get to work closely with leaders and emerging leaders and help them get clarity on their Purpose. Through my work, I have had the opportunity to share my message on...
By Shalini Gadhia Success in leadership comes when there is cooperation in a team. Having team members who work together is one of the biggest achievements of a leader. Looking at the constant changes taking place in the environment particularly in the context of finance, it...
By Njeri Muchunu You never thought you would be a cynic, did you? Neither did I my friend, you are not alone! There was a time when I oozed optimism. As a law student I was very idealistic. I would work hard, get admitted to the Bar and become the best...
By Njeri Muchunu Are you wandering around aimlessly in your life or are you living a purposeful life? For most of my life, I just lived without giving much thought to what the purpose of living was. However, twelve (12) years...
What are the characteristics of an ideal man? There are many different worldly opinions on this, and many of them are misguided. Today I wish to share with you the Truth! The truth that, we women need you. I Njeri Muchunu, need you. We cannot make it without you. Truth is factual...
Helping to build informed and civically engaged communities is central to our work around elections By Akua Gyekye, Public Policy Manager, Africa Elections Our work in supporting elections across Africa continues to be a priority and we've dedicated unprecedented resources...
By Shalini Gadhia Leadership is about striving to bring out the best in someone else. It’s more about exploring the talents in other people rather than ourselves. People usually feel motivated to use their talents and knowledge to their best when they are given the power to make decisions and...
The new U.S. administration must double down on – not shy away from – engagements with African energy opportunities by facilitating U.S. private sector investment in natural gas and renewables and eschewing a return to aid-driven diplomacy On January 20th, 2020, U.S. President Joe...
"What you do in secret will always show up in public" By Njeri Muchunu The question of leadership and character assumes that leadership is a role because it is roles that imply responsibilities. Roles like father, mother, teacher, lighthouse keeper, captain, etc all have certain responsibilities. But if leadership isn't a...
By Njeri Muchunu, a leader curator Let me start by asking a question, what does it mean to be a leader? Let's go back to the basics. In my view, and as John Maxwell rightly puts it, leadership is influence nothing more nothing less...
By Njeri Muchunu In my previous article, I wrote about character in leadership. Today, I will add onto that statement and say that true leadership requires courageous character. Have you ever found yourself in a situation where everything is going completely wrong! The reason for everything going wrong is YOU. You...
By Njeri Muchunu Last time, I left you with a provocation.....so what happens? How do you go from being so positive to being so negative? What I have come to discover on my own journey is that at least 3 things happened to my heart as it grew cynical: I know too...