Archive for the ‘Meet the Boss’ category
“Believe in what you want to achieve, work hard, do lots of research, find the gaps, and then take the plunge.”
“Finding the right staff is my biggest challenge. That will continue to be the biggest limitation to our business.”
“I don’t know a great career, a great company, or a great country that was built on 40 hours a week.”
“In my opinion, passion is the most important criteria for deciding on a job or on what entrepreneurship venture to pursue.”
“Business is about people and my biggest challenge is about developing and retaining the right kind of talent.”
Tabitha Karanja is the founder of Keroche Breweries, the first ever beer factory to be owned by a Kenyan.
Ronnie Krüger is the CEO of Powertech Africa, a supplier of electronic and electrical equipment.
Divine Ndhlukula is the founder and managing director of SECURICO, a security service provider in Zimbabwe.
“My personal belief is that you can’t succeed in life if you don’t worry about tomorrow,” says Passwell Shapi.
“Success is measured in many different ways. I have had my successes and failures in life, however, I would relate my success to doing things with utmost integrity and to never compromise myself.”
Bruce Howe, general manager of Nokia East Africa, answers our questions.
“Success is 90% in the mind. It is not your abilities, but confidence,” says James Mworia, CEO of Centum.
“Find a good idea, analyse it and critique it to see if it is really as good as you first thought. If you still like it after a few weeks, then it is probably a good idea.”
Njeri Rionge, one of Kenya’s most celebrated entrepreneurs, answers our questions.
Ashish Thakkar, founder and managing director of the Mara Group, answers our questions.