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Outdoors Africa combines consultancy and professional training expertise to deliver tangible improvements for personal and organizational performance and transformation. The team at Outdoors Africa draws on a wealth of experience, from bespoke consultancy through to experiential training, coaching, management and leadership programs to create the right solutions for you.
29 12, 2013

How marketers use Christmas season tricks to grow sales

December 29th, 2013|0 Comments|

 

The Christmas season is a classic lesson in one of the oldest and most successful marketing tricks. I will tell you why.

I just came from a team building assignment in Machakos. I actually laughed looking at Santa, reindeer, and little pine trees showing up in the lodge where we were staying. Can you imagine […]

15 12, 2013

What Kenya at 50 can learn from the legacy of Mandela

December 15th, 2013|0 Comments|

Two significant events have happened this last week. The first was Kenya getting into a celebratory mood as she marks 50 years of independence. The second has been the passing on of Nelson Mandela, an icon of liberation and the founding father of a free South Africa.

Mandela was on stage as president and leader […]

9 12, 2013

At 50, focus more on quality education and modern SMEs

December 9th, 2013|0 Comments|

Kenya is a dreaded nation when it comes to the men’s 3,000m steeplechase. Watching double-Olympic and defending champion Ezekiel Kemboi stamp his authority on the race — and do his trademark dance in celebration — reminds me of why I should be optimistic about the future of this country.

In 1963 we lamented about unemployment, […]

2 12, 2013

Trust gut feeling when making major decisions

December 2nd, 2013|0 Comments|

December is quite an interesting month for those of us who are in consulting and career coaching fields. I was reminded of this once more when a good friend of mine gave me a phone call last week.

He is smart and talented. But he has lost his passion for work. He no longer looks […]