Networking Is Over-rated

If you asked me one year ago what I believed is the most important skill in life, I would have said “networks” or “connections.” I kept on repeating the adage; “It’s not just what you know, it’s also who you know.” But I have now cheated on that idea. I don’t believe in it anymore.

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Niche At Scale: Why BigEye.ug and CampusEye.ug Lead?

We don’t put out as much content as we often did in the past. Yet despite this, we continue to see the numbers of returning visitors increase on our two websites: www.bigeye.ug and www.campuseye.ug. In 2016, I convinced every other person on the team to buy up the idea of quitting every award. I told

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Come on, You Don’t Need A Ruler To Measure Stuff

I am a huge advocate of being street smart. I am also a huge advocate for hands-on skills. Above all, I long to see men re-discover that art of manliness. I long to see men able to do stuff with their hands. When I give birth to my kids, I will strive to make them

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The Magical Powers of WD-40 aka Penetrating Oil

Ever tried to open up a rusty nut and you just can’t get it off a bolt? It’s been long since a magical penetrating oil aka WD-40 was invented. For those who have got hands-on experience in Engineering, you will realize that WD-40 is a personal friend of every mechanical and manufacturing engineer. In fact,

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Hard Work is the Only Variable You Can Control

I have received a lot of feedback from one of the work ethic videos I released a few days back. The video was compiled by Francisco Kyambadde, one of the people I believe to be the most intelligent in this country. He’s currently going to be concentrating on running a new business having overseen the

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What is Everyone Not Doing?

Picture this, I have just finished high school. I know I want to be an engineer but not certain about which kind of engineering. Everyone is talking of electrical or civil engineering. Others are talking of computer engineer, software engineering and telecommunications engineering. So I go back to my room and think once again. A

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Stop Hiding: Broadcast Your Desires Now

How many people publically wish for one thing while silently wishing for another? How many people publically pretend to be in love with their wives while secretly in love with their housemaids? How many people live double lives? They have their public self, then they have their private self. When I started off as a

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Uganda’s Baby Boom: A Recipe For Disaster

By the time you finish reading this article, assuming it takes you one hour to read it, 200 new babies will have been born in Uganda. This makes up for 4900 new born babies every day. Only 47 people are dying per hour. So we are producing more than we are clearing out. Only 93

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I Hope I Will Look Back and Realize What an Idiot I was Today

I am driven by growth. I want to know more today than I knew a day back. I hope a week from now when I look back, I will be astonished by the idiot I was today. I am a believer in continuous improvement. It could be just a one percent improvement, but I must

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Fear of Success Is Worse Than Fear of Failure

I have no fear of failure, not even a teaspoon of it. I don’t fear failure. I have failed many times, picked myself up and continued along the way. I have started businesses, and they have failed. Some succeeded. I have applied for jobs, many of them, got invited to some, and got rejected for

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