The Leadership Challenge

The leadership challenge is that situation or point that we get to in life that poses the ultimate trial so that our leadership and character can prove itself. If we were to be weighed on the scales as…

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The Honesty Gift

Something was amiss. It troubled me to find myself somehow taking part in the conversations going on about how unaffordable a weekly donation to the poor was going to be, and how unrealistic buying a ‘royal’ gift for…

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Singing From The Same Hymn Book

I remember during my first week of consultation in Muyenga, that my thinking on leadership was re-programmed. It was better than reading a text book because my lessons came through the conversations we had, the observations I made…

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Why Can’t We Sing From The Same Hymn Book?

One year ago, I met a personable young Eritrean lady living and doing business in Uganda. At our first client/consultant meeting over lunch, (she was the client and I was the consultant), I learnt that when she came…

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Today Is Forever

I overheard my 4 year-old grandson Ethan asking his uncle to take him back to his home because “today is forever”. I asked myself, “since when does today become forever”? Later, I found myself mulling over these same…

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Wealth and Poverty; Leadership and Change

Isn’t it a contraction that poverty and great wealth should co-exist? That scarcity and wealth should dwell in the same space at the same time? As a nation Uganda is rich.  There is no shortage of mineral, natural…

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Retrenchment or Refreshment?

I was at the mall when I heard someone calling me. I turned around but didn’t recognize anyone. But there he was, smiling and making his way towards me. He seemed really happy to see me, so I…

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