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At work, I have some ladies who I often refer to as "my ladies". In the early days of the Open Institute's life, we were very male and undiverse. As we grew, we made a decision to strengthen our gender diversity by prefering to employ qualified, smart women in every new hire. Not affirmative action...

In a bid for self-improvement, I am now adding a new skill to my reserve of basic skills: video editing. As the world continues to globalise and become more competitive, professionals need more and more skills to survive. When my career started out, I was way ahead of folk because I could not only use Microsoft...

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="223"] This week I meet Ms. Christine Lagarde, MD, IMF.[/caption] This week, the 11th Managing Director of the IMF, Ms. Christine Lagarde is in Nairobi, at the end of a three year (2011-2013) credit facility to Kenya of $750 Million (over KES 65 Billion). Interestingly, this Extended Credit Facility was shepherded by the...