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DESIGN WITH THE END IN MIND || "What do you plan on doing with the new space?” I inquired with genuine interest. You’d be surprised how few of my clients know the answer...

DESIGN WITH THE END IN MIND || "What do you plan on doing with the new space?” I inquired with genuine interest. You’d be surprised how few of my clients know the answer...

WHY LISTENING CAN SAVE YOUR LEADERSHIP || One day, I arrived home after a particularly hard day at the office. I felt like a sadistic imp was slowly chipping away in my skull brain cell by brain cell. My body felt like it had been dragged behind a pickup track for miles.

WHY LISTENING CAN SAVE YOUR LEADERSHIP || One day, I arrived home after a particularly hard day at the office. I felt like a sadistic imp was slowly chipping away in my skull brain cell by brain cell. My body felt like it had been dragged behind a pickup track for miles.

It was 5 AM. I stretched my body to wakefulness. It was going to be just another day. In a flash, my mind was invaded by a troubling question, “So, why are you alive today?” Like a shot out of a canon, I was out of bed like a cat on fire. By the time […]

It was 5 AM. I stretched my body to wakefulness. It was going to be just another day. In a flash, my mind was invaded by a troubling question, “So, why are you alive today?” Like a shot out of a canon, I was out of bed like a cat on fire. By the time […]

You are cruising along a beautiful, tree-lined boulevard. Without warning, you suddenly fall off a precipice that has appeared from thin air! This is how I felt on the morning of August 2nd, 2015. It was sudden. The finality of the experience tore at every fiber of my being. My Dad was no more… he […]

You are cruising along a beautiful, tree-lined boulevard. Without warning, you suddenly fall off a precipice.

LEADERS TEACH & INSPIRE || The personal brand arsenal of any credible leader needs to have some key drivers. Of critical importance is the ability to teach and inspire followers and peers.

Leaders Teach & Inspire

LEADERS TEACH & INSPIRE || The personal brand arsenal of any credible leader needs to have some key drivers. Of critical importance is the ability to teach and inspire followers and peers.

Inspiration from @rombokin on Girls in ICT Day: "You become a leader long before a title and a position are handed to you. Be a leader."

Inspiration from on Girls in ICT Day: "You become a leader long before a title and a position are handed to you. Be a leader.

Counterfeit goods are a flashy illusion of the real thing. They are cheap and affordable but hold no future. All they promise is a shadow of the reality. They hold no vision. Where your treasure is, there your heart is also! If you are like me, you may have found yourself in a dilemma. I […]

Counterfeit goods are a flashy illusion of the real thing. Similarly, all counterfeit leaders promise is a shadow of the reality and hold no future.

LEADERS CREATE A STAINED GLASS EXPERIENCE || My son and his fiancé elected to get married in a large antique church in mid-town Atlanta. Their choice of church was driven in part by the magnificent stained glass windows in the sanctuary. Just at the “I do” part of their late afternoon ceremony, the setting sun suddenly showered through one giant stained glass […]

Leaders Create a Stained Glass Experience - LeadByChoice

CAN VALUES LEAD YOU OUT OF FAILURE? || Over the last few weeks, we have been exploring why and how vision is critical for your growth as a leader. Without a vision, a people perish. You can’t serve effectively. However, what keeps the vision anchored and protected? Is it your status or position? I believe this is where our values come into play. […]

CAN VALUES LEAD YOU OUT OF FAILURE? || Over the last few weeks, we have been exploring why and how vision is critical for your growth as a leader. Without a vision, a people perish. You can’t serve effectively. However, what keeps the vision anchored and protected? Is it your status or position? I believe this is where our values come into play. […]

5 BOOKS THAT TRANSFORMED MY YEAR || “Leaders are readers,” says John C. Maxwell. This became a more profound truth for me in 2014. Reading to add to my knowledge and for entertainment has been a habit I have developed over time. But this was a year with a difference. I had just quit my day job and was venturing out on […]

5 Books That Transformed My Year - LeadByChoice

Many of us live in communities that identify with free speech. In this arena, the words we speak may seem trivial. But are they, really? Words are a powerful catalyst to life. They make war and instill peace. A carefully chosen word can incubate love or instigate strife. Our relationships depend on words we choose […]

Words are a powerful catalyst to life. They make war and instill peace, incubate love or instigate strife. Our relationships anchor on words we share.

One question is currently reverberating in our household. “Daddy, can I help you?” This question is repeated by one of our three kids at least once a day. At first, it would irritate me. The timing isn’t always convenient. Like yesterday. I was in the middle of a small construction project. At hand, I had both […]

Growing In Leadership Isn't Rocket Science

It cost Socrates his life when he said, “An unexamined life is not worth living.” But it still got me thinking about a niggling issue I had to deal with. I lost my sleep at 3:00 AM. Actually, this whole week has been restless and sleepless. My attempt at lulling myself back to sleep frustrates […]

When I accept who I am, I also have to define reconciliation. It helps everyone involved to embrace our stories that define what lies ahead.

The air is thick with dust in the sweltering heat. The cattle are in a state of a controlled panic. Confused mooing adds to the organized chaos. In the corner of the kraal, a fire heats the branding irons to red-hot. In the meantime, a cowboy has wrestled a steer to the ground. He reaches […]

My brand needs to constantly encompass the right guide, kit and environment.

Scary, refreshing, challenging and liberating. These are just a few terms that can be attributed to mentoring. It is not for the faint of heart. I thought crossing a road in Nairobi was dangerous. Most drivers consider traffic lights to be a suggestion. That was until I encountered the Romans! After a long day at […]

Mentoring - The Good, Bad & Ugly - LeadByChoice

LEADERSHIP IS A CALLING, WILL YOU ANSWER? || Nelson Mandela’s stated that “There is no passion to be found playing small… in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.”

“If we do not lie to our customers, They are the ones who manipulate us” Who? Does it begin lying with good intentions (?) To fix things, not to offend, to avoid conflict (!) “Lying has.

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