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What are some of the key factors that shape doing business in Kenya and East Africa ? And, how can one can compete to be up there with the market leaders ?

Get in 10,000 of hours of focussed practice in your area and you will become a master.  Strange thing is you will find that once you reached a threshold, as in IQ,  anything additional can at times not make a difference.  And, it might be good to learn Chinese.

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“How do I work. I grope” said Albert Einstein. Interestingly, he does not praise the virtues of inductive and deductive thinking, or the joys of the scientific method. Simply gradually groping to find answers, asking the right questions. Coming up with a distinctive approach, a strategy. But how do companies find answers to their route of success ? How does “rain dance” planning in organisations really work? And, what does this word strategy really mean?

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Holy Grail of business must be the illusive change programme that genuinely transforms business performance.  In many cases, despite excessive doses of new age management voodoo, and an often jargon filled optimistic start, with time, the balance sheet starts bleeding red ink. With the company worse off, than it was before the start of the misguided effort.

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