Nurturing children in challenging times

As a dad, my children don’t see my struggles the way I do. When I have a tough day, they don’t understand how emotionally draining it gets and the stress I go through. All they can think about is having fun and they get excited that dad is home to play with them. And in […]

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We are Hurting, But we Remain Hopeful. #HopeForZimbabwe

The people in Zimbabwe are hurting right now because we love this place so much and we can’t bear to see it like this. People are tempted to leave and some are leaving but to be honest nobody really wants to leave. We love this place. Even those who have left would choose to come […]

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Don’t settle for good. Be GREAT!

I really admire people who excel at what they do. The kind of people who are not just good, they are GREAT. I often like to imagine what they do behind the scenes to get to that level of skill. It intrigues me and it’s fascinating because everyone has different skills and different approaches to […]

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Survival mode to Faith mode

Zimbabwe is like a Rubik’s cube right now. Mixed up! If we get one side working, another side gets muddled. When we have Zesa, there’s no fuel and when we get fuel, then there’s no money and so on. I wish all the sides were solved. I never thought I would have the difficult task […]

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Keep going Zimbabwe!

The last couple of days in Zim have really been quite unsettling. Prices going up, fuel queues, bank charges going up, unbalanced multi payment methods because of cash shortages. Panic, fear, anxiety, stress, confusion.. As Zimbabweans, what do we do? 1 – Moan about the things we have no control over and quit? Or 2 […]

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Mining the Imagination

You may have heard that we use 10% of our brains but I am convinced that we use far less than that. Let’s look at our potential. If the brain has 4 billion nerves and each nerve has the capacity to store 4 A level subjects on one nerve, that means we only need 1/4,000,000,000th […]

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The missing puzzle piece

My daughter and I spent a lovely time doing her Hello Kitty puzzle. We love doing puzzles and its exciting when the pieces you pick up just connect to nearby ones and slowly the picture begins to take shape. Puzzles get easier as you approach the end and its exciting to put the last piece […]

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What’s your kryptonite?

It would be so awesome if we could go through every day and have strength like a Superhero and conquer every situation we go through with ease, but unfortunately there are things that drain our energy no matter how hard we try to not let them affect us. We all have those days when we […]

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Whatsapp Etiquette

Ping! A notification, whoohoo! I got a whatsapp message, or wait.. 350 unread messages!! In this age of instant communication and accessibility, its important to re-evaluate our ways of communicating better with each other, therefore I have decided to write 8 Ways to Ensure Good Whatsapp Etiquette. If you have any other points, please share […]

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Leadership through involvement

Over the last couple of days, I have been thinking about maximising time spent with the people we lead. Leaders are often very busy people and one of the biggest cries leaders have is not having enough time. With all the demands of life, time is a valuable commodity that needs to be carefully managed. […]

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