Come on Millennial, Get Some Thick Skin, Stick In There

We have nurtured a generation of “hurt feelings”, “Whiners”, “Complainers”, “thin skins”, and “Quitters.” Nothing has made this generation delusional like the idea that you can have ‘smart work’ without ‘hard work.’ And this has made this generation more of ideas and less of execution. In the past, when people had ideas, they took action

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I Wish Nobody Reads My Next Post Because They Are So Busy Living

I am annoyed that my Facebook posts have soared in popularity. I am annoyed that everybody is busy liking and commenting on that next Facebook photo, video, and post. I am scared that with the next Instagram photo, somebody else will be distracted from going out to live and instead wish they were “me.” But

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Everybody Is Gonna Do; Talk Is Cheap

Almost everybody I met said they were gonna do. Almost all my friends and family said they were gonna do. Andrew said he was gonna start a tour and travel company. Ben said he was gonna start on his music career. Rachael said she was gonna pull off her interior design startup. Frank said he

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Less Is More: Why I am Becoming a Minimalist? 

In 2012, I visited one of my grandmothers in Mbarara. She is a Born Again Revivalist aka “Omulokole Omuzukuffu.” I spent a week at her place that tremendously changed my outlook to life. The Born Again Revivalists believe in a detachment from the world of materialism and thus dedicate their lives to simplicity, only keeping

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Now Is The Easiest Time To Be In the Top 10%

I was speaking to a friend. He quit his job the moment his boss blasted him. I scoffed at his lack of thick skin. Most of the millennials in the workplace lack a thick skin, they whine, they complain, and they quit the moment things get a bit tough. I see the same with those

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#UgandaSocialMedia: The Future of Journalism in A Digitised World

On 22nd June 2017, I was a panelist at the Uganda Social Media Conference hosted by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS). I was part of the opening panel that deliberated on; “Reconfiguring Ethical Standards Online.” I must say KAS Uganda has played a grand role in enabling us to have these conversations that matter. My panel

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The Future We Are Leaning

Yesterday I was invited to give a talk to the Rotaract Club of Ntinda. I gave an off-head talk about Next Lean. It was just to give the members a quick intro to Lean and get the conversation starting about the great revolution we are ushering in. I told people that jobs as we know

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Business Idea 4: A Uganda Events Website

Proggie.ug is dead. Pearl Guide Uganda is also dead. Arts 256 is on life support. The market is ripe for a serious events website. Trust me on this one. My instincts are never wrong. I don’t have the time to execute on these ideas I share but I am certain they create turnaround within a

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Most Ugandan Startups Are Not Pivoting, That’s The Problem

Have you heard of the big story about www.bigeye.ug? Did you ever see version 0.00001 of BigEye.ug? It was far off from a social entertainment website. It was created as a one-stop centre for one’s online needs. That’s how it started off. Before we ever had an online dating website in Uganda. BigEye.ug had one,

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What Is Your Vehicle?

Passion is everything. We all have different ways through which we attain happiness. Some choose to be the best mothers, and commit to staying at home to give undivided attention to their children, some choose to pursue career. Some get employed, others start businesses. Some become musicians, some play the drums, and others play the

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