Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Sustainability is not a new concept, it has been in existence for decades; but the concept became more popular after a series of global catastrophes - such as the use of chemical bombs in world wars, the Great Depression, collapse of corporations due to mismanagement as seen in the...
It was September 16, 2008, a Tuesday, in Mumbai, India and I was walking around the airport in the evening, waiting to board a flight to Nairobi, Kenya en route to Lilongwe, Malawi for a professional assignment. A little tired, I sat down in one of the sparsely populated row...
The Sherrif Security Indicator (TSSI) is an annual online survey that is organized to commemorate Cyber Security Awareness Month. TSSI researches the most critical security issues that confront residents of Ghana. It achieves this objective by asking respondents to indicate their greatest and least security concerns from a list...
Inflation is now on the front-page of newspapers around the world, and for good reason. Prices of more and more goods and services are increasing in a manner not seen for decades. This inflationary spike, accompanied by actual and feared supply shortages, is fueling both consumer and producer anxiety....
Use the Sandwich approach! Central to the discussion on feedback is communication. Without appreciating communication as a powerful tool to leadership, feedback will become unilateral and probably without value. In other words, feedbacking is a two-way street. It involves sharing, listening and action. Feedbacking obviously goes through the communication process. An...
For a moment, she could not believe she had heard right. Her ears could be deceiving her. The sting in the words of the customer momentarily stunned her. Thief? How dare this customer? Why call her a thief? What of his had she stolen? She did not have to...
On several occasions, I have come across a lot of people who join in the chorus “I just want a roof over my head” when it comes to buying or building a home. It would surprise you to know that only a few people consider the important factors in...
Private media in Ghana enables corruption through a combination of partisan reporting and weak journalism. Corruption involving the misuse of entrusted power to accomplish private ends can have devastating consequences for society. As the former United Nations secretary-general Ban Ki-Moon said, When public money is stolen for private gain, it...
I read this statement some months ago about the power of gratitude: A man was listening to a gentleman complain, and this is the comment he made when the gentleman was done. “I see that our friend here is living on Grumbling Street. Every day of life there is...
Insurance is ultimately about providing a financial safety net to take care of yourself and those you love when you need it the most. Even though many people understand this level of importance, most postpone any conversation on same to a future date. In some instances, past unpleasant experiences...
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