JANUARY 2018 STATEMENT, Year 6, Month 8

Happy New Year to all reading this. Hope you had an amazing December and are on track for a tremendous January 2018?. Mine was a hectic one, but fruitful as well. In a retreat some days ago, I asked a prominent investment banker what percentage of income he asks people to save. He said, personally,…

DECEMBER 2017 BOOK REVIEW – WORRY #1

Today, I will be doing a review of the book entitled, ‘How to stop worrying and start living’ by Dale Carnegie. It will be the first review in this series, thou I previously emphasized this. We shall specifically look at the section that goes deep into THE DANGER of WORRY, from which we will learn that…

DECEMBER 2017 STATEMENT – Year 6, Month 7

It’s a free market, not a free world. FORESIGHT In astronomy, a binary system occurs when the orbits of two stars are linked because of their gravitational interaction. In humans, it’s the notion of foresight and formlessness. One of the effects is pure and clean regret. Last month, Jay Patil emphasized how Blockbuster refused to…

NOVEMBER 2017 STATEMENT – Year 6, Month 6

“When you are thirsty, it is too late to think about digging a well.” – Japanese Proverb During the industrial revolution, an entrepreneur solved problems of consumption. Today, the need has shifted to problems of storage.  And war has no place if we are to feed this need. Peter Thiel once wrote how just as…

SEPTEMBER 2017 STATEMENT – Year 6, Month 4

Assumptions kill more relationships than anything else. It is well-known by most that attraction is what you see, infatuation what you feel but real love is what you know. This is the reason real love and particularly any lasting relationship has no assumptions, only facts. Problems that are ignored and look like they will go…

MAKING PEACE WITH CHANGE, CONTROL AND BALANCE

“Anything you can’t control is teaching you how to let go.” – Jackson Kiddard Change, The Dilemma Have you ever wanted something/someone so badly but you felt like you couldn’t do anything about it? How would you describe your state during those times? Chances are that you experienced one or more these emotions: frustration, neediness,…

BOOK SERIES, AWAKEN – THE RAW STORY

Bill Gates told his University Professors he would be a millionaire by age 30. He became a billionaire at age 31. That is the power of Faith, bundled with Execution, as exhibited in each book I write. The Awaken Book Series started as what appeared to be a joke, a dream, not anymore. “The future…

AUGUST 2017 STATEMENT, Year 6, Month 3

The byelaya smert was a failure free technique invented by the Russian mafias where snow would be put into the mouth of a person thereby suffocating before it melts. That’s exactly what you do to your dreams and goals every day you don’t act. Ideally, the electric light didn’t come from the continuous improvement of…

Dr Sudhir Ruparelia vs Bank of Uganda

  I have been following the Dr. Ruparelia vs Bank of Uganda case and have seen a lot of inaccurate reports that are so far from the truth. What is uncommon is that this all starts with National Bank of Commerce former management that wants to resurrect their bank possibly for the Kigezi community. Behind the Curtains…

MARCH 2017 STATEMENT, Year 5, Month 10

There is an old Greek quote; ‘Αλλοι τα γένια πεθυμούν, κι άλλοι που τα ‘χουνε τα φτυούν.’ Which means that much as some individuals wish they had a beard, the ones that do, are spitting on it. The young wish to be old, and the old wish to be young again. As for me, I…

APRIL 2016 MONTHLY STATEMENT SERIES, Year 4, Month 11

The worlds fastest growing companies are spending 5 – 15% of their revenues on research, development, innovation and training. These priceless words were extracted from a priceless book I will be reviewing this month. Oversubscribed by Daniel Priestley has some of the rarest gems you can find in any book, anywhere. It speaks directly to…

AUGUST 2015 MONTHLY STATEMENT SERIES, Year 4, Month 3

David Boucher‘s furniture is the most expensive furniture on the planet. A desk goes for $80,000, tables go for $200,000 and a chess set for $18,000. His company Boucher & Co. is the only company on earth commissioned to provide a custom interior for Rolls Royce vehicles. There is a waiting list for his furniture…

SEPTEMBER 2014 MONTHLY STATEMENT SERIES, Year 3, Month 4

This month, I chose to share a very powerful principle. The DANGER of WORRY. From this month, you will learn that if you have time to LEAN, you have time to CLEAN. You will also learn that FAILURE is an EVENT, NOT an IDENTITY and the power of resting before you get tired. Above all,…

MARCH 2014 MONTHLY STATEMENT SERIES, Year 2, Month 10

There are two words every ENTREPRENEUR needs to master, HORIZONTAL and VERTICAL! Every detail in the journey of entrepreneurship can be looked at in the lenses of these two words. Will power on its own doesn’t give a man ability and strength to lift a camel burden or pull an oxen load. There is no…

DECEMBER 2013 MONTHLY STATEMENT SERIES, Year 2, Month 7

“Today is not only yesterday’s tomorrow; it is also tomorrow’s yesterday. There is MAGIC in taking action at the first available opportunity. The only thing you should ever procrastinate is ANGER. Many people only hear what they are told and see what they are shown, even feel only what is extended to them. What is…

SEPTEMBER 2013 MONTHLY STATEMENT SERIES, Year 2, Month 4

While in Cape Town, South Africa in July 2013 with a friend, Nixion, delivering a keynote presentation on THE MILLIONAIRE MINDSET, I pointed out that to be a millionaire, you need a fair slice of tenacity and leadership. I further spoke to this great audience about a secret I learnt from Linda Hill, a Harvard…

AUGUST 2013 MONTHLY STATEMENT SERIES, Year 2, Month 3

There are two categories of people. Those chasing pleasure and those running away from pain. “Will Smith in the Movie: Pursuit of Happiness said, ‘You got a dream, you gotta protect it. When people can’t do something themselves, they wanna tell you, you can’t do it. If you want something, GO GET IT. Period’. Darcy…

MAY 2013 MONTHLY STATEMENT SERIES, Year 1, Month 12

When the top of an anthill is destroyed by an enemy, the first ants that come out are extremely offensive and aggressive and will fight ruthlessly, attacking any outsider or obstacle they find. If you dared place your finger around them, they would bite and sting you terribly. After they have confirmed peace in the…

APRIL 2013 MONTHLY STATEMENT SERIES, Year 1, Month 11

99% of rat poison is pure wheat. It’s the 1% that kills. In Richard Branson‘s Autobiography entitled, Losing my virginity, he states; Even thou I’, often asked to define my business philosophy, I generally won’t do so, because I don’t believe it can be taught as if it were a recipe. There aren’t ingredients and…

JANUARY 2013 MONTHLY STATEMENT SERIES, Year 1, Month 8

Huzir Sulaiman narrated his story a few days ago that i felt i should share with you. On Christmas Day – December 25th 2008, my wife took her parents to the showroom of a big famous furniture store in Subang Jaya. They are looking for a big trudle bed to replace their narrow and ancient…

JUNE 2012 MONTHLY STATEMENT SERIES, Year 1, Month 1

Inventor Charles Kettering has suggested that we must learn to fail intelligently. He said, ‘Once you’ve failed, analyse the problem and find out why, because each failure is one more step to the cathedral of success. The only time you do not want to fail is the last time you try.’ Kettering further gave these suggestions…