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“I don’t take things personally – if they work, they work, if they don’t, they don’t.”
“Do what you can with what you have, where you are.”
“Inspiring people is important because to achieve success you can’t do it alone.”
“I think idleness is the largest enemy of youth in Africa.”
“Approach anything and everything with an attitude of energy and enthusiasm.”
Pete Muraya, a successful Kenyan property developer, answers our questions.
“In the job of being a mayor, there are many challenges, which can make us work through the night.”
“I believe you need to assume responsibility when you see an opportunity and not wait for people to give you the opportunities.”
“I never give up and never ever surrender.”
“Success is not linear; you will experience ups and downs. Humility helps keep it all in perspective.”
“I never go to sleep before I have answered every single email I received during the day.”
“I like to take on new challenges and go into areas that are quite innovative and unproven.”
“I guess I try and work harder than the guy next to me.”
“We need to start demystifying the myths about Africa.”
How we made it in Africa talks to Chris Kirubi, a leading entrepreneur and investor in East Africa.