“The bad news is, time flies; the good news is, you are the pilot” – Michael Altshuler

You may have come across some workers in your organization who never have time to rest. They are always up, about, anywhere and everywhere running between tasks that they need to accomplish by day end. They never even have time to sit and eat. Always getting home late, completely exhausted and stressed out. And yet they cannot pick out one thing that they have accomplished at the end of the day.

Imagine your supervisor asking you to write his speech for this all important occasion which will take place in two days time, and here you are already bogged down with a list of many other urgent tasks that you must also accomplish. This makes you anxious, unable to concentrate, distracted, moody and stressed because you have too much to do in too little time. Dwight D. Eisenhower attributed this to confusion of urgent and important.

Many managers, including myself, attribute their success to Continue Reading "How To Manage Your Time Efficiently – And Even Have Time For Recreation"

A friend once told me and I quote “I know that you civil servant earn peanuts. I make lots of money from my employment and from my side business of selling cars. I sell at least one car every week. But even with all that, you are way richer than me. ”

“The reason I am holding this fund raiser is because the money I make is not enough. My one week old child has an ailment but doctors say she can’t be operated on until she is three months old. In the meantime I have to spend Kshs 10,000 every week on kidney dialysis until the girl is operated on. Continue Reading "Why Do we Take God’s Blessings in our Lives for Granted"