I was originally busy slowly writing a series on Performance Management and suddenly I got a call from an acquaintance. Some ‘recruiter’ in Kumasi had a 5000 cedis job for her, guaranteed, without the 'recruiter' or the potential employer having ever met and interviewed the candidate (she lives in...
It is far better to be free to govern or misgovern yourself than to be governed by anybody else: Kwame Nkrumah – in the Autobiography of Kwame Nkrumah, 1957.   One of the longest running debates in economics is the role of government. And like every debate, there are sides to...
Corporate decision making happens at various levels in organizations and can be top down or bottom up. The difference between these two styles of decision making is that the top down decision making is done at the higher levels of the hierarchy and the decisions are passed down the...
Your conclusions may be varied after reading this article. I may have reinforced your belief in the prospects of your intended investment(s) or may have heightened your fears. Regardless, my intents are clear and simple – to provide practical signposts you cannot avoid in making that investment decision, big...
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family – Kofi Atta Annan If there is one economic and or social intervention promised by the current government that Ghanaians need to rally behind then it is the truly Free Senior High...
Virtual Currency: An unregulated digital currency that can be used as a substitute for real and legally recognized currency. Convertible Virtual Currency usually has a measurable value in real money, but what makes it convertible lies in its ability to be exchangeable. Not all virtual currency can be exchanged...
Everyone is talking about the New Normal. Presumably, this New Normal will be our new way of life after several periods of lockdown and other uncomfortable restrictions have been lifted. The New Normal will determine how we eat, how we fly, how we attend funerals and weddings…and even how...
Dear ECG, I beg to propose that you put measures in place to ensure your meters become easily accessible to the longsuffering masses of our people. The trouble and financial strain they go through in trying to acquire your meters are avoidable and unnecessary. I propose you decentralise the sale...
A number of things will happen in 2018: Russia will be hosting the football/soccer world cup.  It will be a century since the end of World War I.   For banks in Ghana, in my lifetime, it will be the busiest year due to the following ten (10) key...
In a recent interview, I was asked to share my thoughts on the global pandemic that is transforming our lives and shaping a new future for so many people. Most of my responses concerned Ghana and the strong, decisive and admirable way the country has responded to the crisis. My...

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