Saturday, October 1, 2022
When a company, a syndicate, a government, or any entity needs to borrow money, to, let’s say, keep the business running, to embark on new projects, to pay back old loans, for aggressive expansion, or for whatever reason, they may issue out what is called “bonds” to interested parties....
Temperature is the instrument used in measuring thermometer. True or False? Now go back and look at the question again. Hahaaaa! Oh how I miss those days when the thermometer is put inside my armpit to check my temperature by a beautiful nurse. As a small boy, the nurses...
“Her mind was as free as a nimble bird, and she insisted that her students think outside the box on all occasions. But she was also positively bullish, and innately resistant to behaviors that represented oppression, or subjugation of the mind or the spirit. Any time she confronted such...
If management can’t trust you with one pesewa, management won’t trust you with one cedi This bite brings out some of the myths in leadership and even some of the bloopers we commit unconsciously, subconsciously and even consciously at the workplace. You often hear this at the workplace: ‘when I...
The story of Bomet, a 14-year-old Kenyan girl who killed herself after she was shamed in school for staining her uniform with her menstrual blood shocked the globe. Bomet’s story reminded me of a story about a 16-year-old girl I met on an outreach program organized by the Girls Excellence Movement. She...
When it comes to getting fit and healthy, there are many factors that can contribute to your overall sense of wellbeing. Nutrition, rest, stress levels, work commitments and genetics are just but a few of that factors with the potential to affect personal health and fitness goals. Becoming healthier and...
“The one who calls people into the pulpit is the same one who calls people outside the pulpit.” “When are you going into ministry?” This is a question I often get asked by people in my circles who believe in my Christian witness. My answer often is this: “I am...
In 1933, the Glass-Steagall Act established the US Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation to insure deposits of commercial banks. India, the Philippines and Sri Lanka all in Asia continent established their schemes in 1961, 1963 and 1987 respectively. In the Continental Europe, the German scheme which is administered by private...
The story is told of William Horman, a school principal at the Eton School in London, who released a book titled 'Vulgaria' - Latin for 'everyday adages' or 'common sayings'. In this masterpiece he captured the phrase 'Manners maketh man', which among others speaks to the subject of politeness...
Scents matter. We actually live in a world of scents. That enticing aroma of freshly-baked bread, that fresh scent of freshly-washed clothes, that exciting fragrance emanating from the interior of a new car, that inviting fragrance of fresh fruits are part of the human experience that adds some quality...
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