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  • Scott, Bellows (Business Daily, 2020-08-26)
    One less year to save for retirement. One less year to save for marriage. One year of heightened uncertainty. One year of limited skills development. One year lost. As our primary and secondary school students across the ...
  • Scott, Bellows (Business Daily, 2020-08-19)
    Up and down our great country, real estate developers and land subdividing and onward selling agencies thrive by capturing the dreams and ambitions of Kenyans from all walks of life. Unlike Americans with stock equities, ...
  • Scott, Bellows (Business Daily, 2020-08-12)
    Hello……can everyone hear me? Hello…..Please mute yourselves if you are not speaking…….Are you paying attention? Who is listening? During the Covid-19 induced transition to online meetings, vast proportions of professionals ...
  • Scott, Bellows (Business Daily, 2020-08-05)
    Ondieki laboured for two years under the yoke of a tyrannical boss at a Nairobi-based insurance firm. The executive metaphorically terrorised his staff until which time the human resources team acquiesced to harassment ...
  • Scott, Bellows (Business Daily, 2020-07-29)
    Memes flood our chat groups and pervade the social media pages of our friends, families, and colleagues castigating 2020 as an abysmal anomaly. Kenyans join the world in lamenting how our lives could have, would have, and ...
  • Scott, Bellows (Business Daily, 2020-07-22)
    Please submit the report with a deadline that passed yesterday. What do you mean you did not finish it? Did you even start it? How can you honestly state that you did not even begin? Then what about the other project due ...
  • Scott, Bellows (Business Daily, 2020-07-15)
    I’ll finish it…tomorrow…next week…next month…next year…maybe never. Delay. Dither. Dally. Dawdle. How do we know if we fall among the ranks of the world’s procrastinators? Continuing in Business Talk’s miniseries on ...
  • Scott, Bellows (Business Daily, 2020-06-08)
    I will get to it tomorrow. I will do it later today. Maybe tomorrow morning I will finish the project. I know I was supposed to work on the report right now, but I do not feel like it. I know I promised to do your performance ...
  • Scott, Bellows (Business Daily, 2020-07-01)
    Managing the stresses of our daily lives is a challenge even in the best of times. We yearn for good fulfilling careers, excellent education for our children, care and support for our parents, safe and clean estates, ...
  • Scott, Bellows (Business Daily, 2020-06-24)
    During the past month, Kenyan employees faced an onslaught of job cuts, pay reductions, and employee restructurings. Last week’s Business Talk article highlighted the dismal outlook on employee motivation for firms who ...
  • Scott, Bellows (Business Daily, 2020-06-17)
    Layoffs. Redundancies. Pay cuts. Terminations. Barely a day elapses before we hear of more staff rollbacks due to the latest coronavirus. Undoubtedly, as the Covid-19 pandemic rambles on, it leaves a wave of economic ...
  • Scott, Bellows (Business Daily, 2020-06-10)
    As humans, we persist as a peculiar lot. Heavy clouds grow overhead, life may seem at its worst, friends may desert us, family might laugh at us, but despite everything, humans still see an optimistic lining in the midst ...
  • Scott, Bellows (Business Daily, 2020-06-03)
    Watch an hour of news on your favourite television station. From CNN to Al Jazeera to NTV, you will see intermixed between news coverage various commercial advertisements trying to get you to purchase or build your awareness ...
  • Scott, Bellows (Business Daily, 2020-05-27)
    As millions in sub-Saharan Africa got thrust into virtual remote working with the onset and lingering of Covid-19, many of us revel in the concept of completing our duties from our homes. No lengthy commutes stuck in traffic ...
  • Scott, Bellows (Business Daily, 2020-05-20)
    Conspiracy theories flourish in the modern era. Despite mountains of research and observation, there are still thousands of people who believe that the world is flat. Millions also disbelieve the origins of life on earth. ...
  • Scott, Bellows (Business Daily, 2020-05-13)
    Gunpowder, umbrellas, movable type printing, paper money, rockets, the compass, tea production, and acupuncture. Many of us can name some of the famous inventions coming out of ancient and imperial China. From the Shang ...
  • Scott, Bellows (Business Daily, 2020-05-06)
    Millions of us all over Kenya changed our purchase and consumption patterns in the nearly two months since Covid-19 hit our shores. Even our communication ingestion of news and types of data we take in has altered. We get ...
  • Scott, Bellows (Business Daily, 2020-04-29)
    Across our social media taglines in Facebook, WhatsApp, Telegram, Instagram, and Twitter, most of us during the present Covid-19 pandemic have come across often ridiculous conspiracy theories. From claims of fake cures ...
  • Scott, Bellows (Business Daily, 2020-04-22)
    Billions of global citizens face some form of lockdown restrictions as governments try to contain the spread of the Covid-19 virus that originated in Wuhan, China, in 2019. Given nearly two and a half million reported ...
  • Scott, Bellows (Business Daily, 2020-04-15)
    Humanity in 2020 stands at the pinnacle of social advancement. Since 1900, we dramatically increased average life expectancy, reduced global poverty, expanded democracy and citizenry empowerment, and created then proliferated ...

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