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We are back after a rather lengthy hiatus, but we are back all the same! Today we look at another principle that the Agĩkũyũ, in their wisdom, understood which is that in order to progress or prosper in life, a person needs to be tenacious. One cannot expect to achieve success in most of one’s … Continue reading You Require Tenacity !!!
The Agĩkũyũ, in their wisdom, understood that there are timeless principles that one needs to apply for one to progress and prosper in life. Among them is the need to develop long lasting relationships and networks that that would assist or support one in their journey of life. The following four proverbs provide counsel on … Continue reading Networks & Relationships for Growth and Prosperity
Wealth creation is a Marathon; not a Sprint. While the Agĩkũyũ held the wealthy in high esteem, they also at the same time were cognizant of the fact that the accumulation of wealth or prosperity was not a fast and easy thing. They knew that wealth creation and prosperity is a process that requires knowledge/skills, … Continue reading It is a Marathon; not a Sprint!!!
The virtues of hard work In the Agĩkũyũ society of our ancestors, living freely on the foothills of Mt Kenya, the rich and prosperous were admired and held in high esteem. However, the society was very conscious of the fact that prosperity was something one worked for. Wealth was not something that the lazy or … Continue reading Get up and getting going you Sluggard!!!