RELATIONSHIP: COMMUNICATION; ARE YOU ACTUALLY BEING HEARD?

RELATIONSHIP: COMMUNICATION; ARE YOU ACTUALLY BEING HEARD?

We all crave and love to be heard and understood. We would wish others to respect our point of view .We would like to express our feelings and ideas. We would like to discuss and work through a situation together. We would like to develop and shape new ideas. We would like certain responses or actions after we express ourselves. But are you really being heard? Many times we talk, especially women, we love to talk but is the other…

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ENTREPRENEUR: BEING A SUCCESS IN KENYA REQUIRES, STRATEGY, RESILIENCE, COMMITMENT AND GRIT

ENTREPRENEUR: BEING A SUCCESS IN KENYA REQUIRES, STRATEGY, RESILIENCE, COMMITMENT AND GRIT

Two days back I met with an old collage friend. We were catching up as we always do when we meet. Listening to his story really inspired me and challenged me. We were both classmates, in collage studying IT, over 15 years ago, before going to the University for our Various Degrees. This is a gentleman who decided that he will get rich by growing our country IT and ENERGY sectors. Of course he is extremely ambitious from his choice…

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RELATIONSHIPS: IS YOUR LIFE PARTNER REALLY A FOREVER PARTNER?   

RELATIONSHIPS: IS YOUR LIFE PARTNER REALLY A FOREVER PARTNER?   

  Having a broken relationship especially a marriage is difficult to get over from and move forward. Everyone deserves love and to be happy. Failing in one relationship does not mean you will fail in all relationships, it just means you need to get up, review and plunge to the next relationship, of course bearing in mind the lessons learnt. Many women in their twenties are looking for a spouse who will be their LIFE PARTNER. Although nowadays many more women are…

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BELOVED- A NEW DAY A NEW YEAR! IS IT ALWAYS A NEW DAWN? Part Two

BELOVED- A NEW DAY A NEW YEAR! IS IT ALWAYS A NEW DAWN? Part Two

(After Part ONE http://blog.mpowerwomen.co.ke/motivation/beloved-a-new-day-a-new-year-is-it-always-a-new-dawn-part-one/ here is Part 2 of  the discussion,)     C. DEVELOP A WORKPLAN – great you have the goals – pat yourself on the back as having a destination is the FIRST and most important part of your journey – KNOW where you want to be so you can get there.  However even the greatest of ideas need execution.  I promise you prayer alone will not suffice.  Trust when I say visualization without action is just…

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PROCUREMENT AND TENDERS: WHAT IS AGPO? HOW DO I/MY BUSINESS QUALIFY?

PROCUREMENT AND TENDERS: WHAT IS AGPO? HOW DO I/MY BUSINESS QUALIFY?

  In 2013, His Excellency the President Uhuru Kenyatta directed that the procurement rules be amended to allow 30 per cent of contracts to be given to the youth, women and persons with disability without competition from established firms. The Public Procurement Directorate under the Ministry of Finance is in charge of the Access to Government Procurement Opportunities (AGPO) initiative which was launched at KICC on June 29th 2012. The Director of the Public Procurement, Directorate, has been tasked with…

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BELOVED: A NEW DAY, A NEW YEAR – IS IT ALWAYS A NEW DAWN? PART ONE

BELOVED: A NEW DAY, A NEW YEAR – IS IT ALWAYS A NEW DAWN? PART ONE

So for a number of years I declare Jan 1st a “no-day” as in similar to no-man’s land. In the past, aka my 20’s, because I was usually too hungover to move! Now with time and maturity I keep it as a day where all bets are off. On this day I reflect on what it means to start a new year and whether or not my targets / resolutions from the year before were realized, what will carry forward…

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BELOVED: Is This Boy Child Conversation Really A Thing?? Part 2

BELOVED: Is This Boy Child Conversation Really A Thing?? Part 2

( Check out Part One of this blog post on  http://blog.mpowerwomen.co.ke) The “girl child” a phrase only came into existence to coin the movement around young female development & empowerment– a progressive movement in the just the last two decades that needed a catchy phase to garner more support and traction against the resistance from the male dominated economic & business community.  The “girl child” came about because there was a need to make way, a road as such, for…

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BELOVED:Is This Boy Child Conversation Really A Thing?? Part One

BELOVED:Is This Boy Child Conversation Really A Thing?? Part One

Thursday 14 Dec 2017, So 12,000 steps later, just under 6KM under my belt and a 1 hour debate on “the boy child being forgotten???” later I find myself wondering… What really is the problem with “Boy Child”.  Why is this even a thing? Men have been the dominant gender for GENERATIONS?? Hundreds upon hundreds of years! Now the female gender has entered the arena and suddenly in only 2 decades the male gender is feeling neglected?? I agree there…

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GREAT NEWS! WE GOT NOMINATED FOR KNCCI-MOMBASA BUSINESS AWARDS 2017!

GREAT NEWS! WE GOT NOMINATED FOR KNCCI-MOMBASA BUSINESS AWARDS 2017!

It’s the end of the Year time to evaluate the year past, end of year parties and business awards. Mpower Limited is honoured to be nominated in the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry Mombasa Business Awards www.mombasabusinessawards. This is a platform where businesses are honoured in various categories. The public will vote for their favourite businesses in the categories nominated and the winners are recognised during a Gala Dinner on 15th December 2017 at Wild Waters. Mpower Limited…

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MPOWER ENTREPRENUERSHIP SEMINAR 8/12//2017: HOW TO MAKE YOUR BUSINESS READY TO MAKE MONEY 2018, TESTIMONY BY PAULINE KINYUA

MPOWER ENTREPRENUERSHIP SEMINAR 8/12//2017: HOW TO MAKE YOUR BUSINESS READY TO MAKE MONEY 2018, TESTIMONY BY PAULINE KINYUA

The Entrepreneurship seminar on 8/12/2017 is a MUST for anyone who wants their business to make MONEY in 2018. For any business to be successful you need a PLAN, MONEY and CUSTOMERS. The training on 8/12/2018 is designed to equip an entrepreneur to; Organise their business Have a plan that they can execute in 2018 Make the business ready to get finance from a financer or investor Help you net the biggest customer; the GOVERNMENT through procurement. Pauline Kinyua is…

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