• BizzRafiki – Taking Off

    BizzRafiki – Taking Off

    You have started a business but things don’t look as you envisioned. The friends and family who seemed enthusiastic about your idea haven’t translated into clients. You are struggling to get cus...

  • BizzRafiki – Start Right

    BizzRafiki – Start Right

    You are unemployed with no desire to look for a job. You HAVE to start a business because you have family obligations. You have some savings and you can get seed capital from family and friends....

  • Work With Angela

    Work With Angela

    BizzRafiki – Start Right You’ve always wanted to start a business. You may be employed or not, you feel like NOW is the time to do something about that desire. Maybe you have some capital to sta...

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Pricing Hurdles and How to Jump Them

Early this year when I asked entrepreneurs which hurdle they badly need to overcome this year to move their business forward, pricing came top of the list. I can relate to this challenge. When I launched Mkazi Bizz Events magazine last year in February, I had no idea how I would draw the rate card! I wanted to calculate the ... Read More »

Select a Painful Consequence to Achieve Your Goal

Tired woman after gym session.

Which goal did you set in January that you are still struggling to achieve? I don’t know why you are falling off track, but here’s how you can improve things. I recently heard of a woman who tried and failed to lose weight for 13 years. Then she was advised to write a cheque to an organisation she loathed and ... Read More »

Are You a Shy Entrepreneur?

They have fire in the belly and the courage to go after their dreams and fight hard to achieve them. Yet a good number of the entrepreneurs I come across, the ones whose businesses are in the initial stages, are a shy lot! They believe that they can start and grow their ventures successfully without ever taking the front seat ... Read More »

Women Taking Over Kenyan Blogosphere

Yvonne Lyra Aoko Were lyraoko.com

Women are taking over the Kenyan blogosphere. During the recently concluded BAKE 2016 Awards, they won all the top five positions in the Best New Blog category. Women were nominated in 14 out of 19 categories. They won top prize in nine of them – Best Food Blog, Best Fashion/Beauty/Hair/Style Blog, Best Political Blog, Best New Blog, Best Topical Blog, ... Read More »

What to Do When Your DM Reports You to Labour

The Maid

Recently I got a call from Bertha* who had recently released her DM (domestic manager) Faith*. In actual facts Faith had resigned since she left employment without notice, and when Bertha called her Faith pretended that her mother was sick. Now Faith had reported Bertha to KUDHEIHA, accusing her of underpaying her and overworking her for 3 years. True to ... Read More »

Plan for Your Happy Retirement Today

The Muorias at their home.

A few months ago I attended a Staff Day organized by a corporate to expose their staff to the opportunities at their disposal so that they can prepare for retirement. Invited were a number of companies in the real estate, banking and insurance industries mostly; with one vendor after another taking the stage to extol the values and virtues of ... Read More »