“If anything happened today and I became a single father I would do whatever it takes to see my children grow. I want to see them when I come home every evening.” He said. “What if your work schedule does not allow. What if you travel a lot?” I interjected. “I would still do anything […]

“If you were holding a Bible and a phone and they were both falling, which one would you hold on to?’ Asked the teacher. “The phone” answered the young girl. “If you were holding a Bible and a phone and they were both falling, which one would you hold on to!” Shouted the teacher in […]

“Why are you here? With over 20 years’ management experience what else would you be seeking to learn?” I asked. “My current tea pickers are young Diploma and Degree holders. They are no longer the old men and women from the village. I cannot just give instructions any more. I need to learn how to […]

“My second son is too emotional” she said. What do you mean by emotional? I asked. “He cries too often” She responded. “Let him cry” I said. “No, he needs to toughen up he is a man” She said. I have always had a different opinion when it comes to allowing men or boys express […]

“My childhood was a training ground for murder.” He said. These words shook me to the core. I am a big fan of real crime stories. Forensic psychology is one of the richest form of human behavior and the unspoken mental illnesses. As these statement shook me the mother went down in tears. This is […]

Have you ever listened to someone and wondered if they were looking for a chat or a therapy session? With the ongoing challenges castigated by Covid-19 people have all the reasons to worry. Actually most of them have reasons to complain. We however cannot be complaining the same way we complained an year ago when […]

“Feedback is food for the soul”. If you are a content creator this will probably sink deeper. The other day I was having this conversation with an acquaintance. We were talking about how long it takes to think through content. It’s even more taxing when you start to think about how to deliver it. This […]

The other day I was engaging in one of my favorite sessions; Professional gossip. This is a session where I get to brainstorm about someone’s behavior from a professional angle. I am always intrigued by that moment. Trying to drill down into what influences a certain behavior. It gives me a chance to attach meaning […]

“I got the job but am scared” She said. This did not come as a surprise to me. I hear these words a lot. When you mentor someone and push them to rise, it’s because you know and believe that they can. There is however that feeling of inadequacy. The questions that ring in our […]

“I can’t believe am working so hard to drop the things I worked so hard to get?” She said. “Am now leaving the car at home so that I can walk. I have stopped taking sugar. Am looking for a more flexible job. I think I will eventually relocate to a quiet serene place away […]