Vocal image and body language

By Derek Bbanga
Voice and body language play a huge part in projecting confidence.  Let’s start with the voice. The voice is our most powerful instrument of communication, and it is vital that we use it well as it accounts for 38 per cent of the impression you make on other people. How many of you have ever heard your own voice? If your voice lets you down when it comes to communication or portraying confidence or you simply want a better idea of what you sound like to other people, try recording your voice and listening to it.  Trust me, you’ll be mightily surprised as the sound we hear in our own heads is not necessarily the one other people hear.


Making devolution a game

By John Mbugua
You are the CEO of a company that is about to change dramatically. Your shareholders have recently voted to radically restructure it by establishing offices much closer to your clients and giving local managers the power to make decisions on behalf of the firm. How do you implement such a radical shift, and how quickly? Which corporate functions do you leave at headquarters and which ones do you delegate to your field offices? How much budget will each get? How do you maintain co-ordination?


Facts about epilepsy

By Carol Mwenda
Epilepsy is a common condition that causes repeated seizures. The seizures are caused by bursts of electrical activity in the brain that are not normal. Seizures may cause problems with muscle control, movement, speech, vision, or awareness. They usually don't last very long, but they can be scary. The good news is that treatment usually works to control and reduce the seizures.


Funeral Expense insurance: the stuff you need to know


Dancan Kamau (pictured), highlights the importance of Funeral Expense insurance cover which is available in the market at affordable rates.

Have you ever given thought to last expense insurance? I am talking to the person who considers himself or herself in good health, not the person who is in a hospital bed knowing that s/he is about to die from a terminal illness. The latter person has definitely given this some thought even if it‟s for the first time.


Annuities : An alternate to cash lump sum at retirement

By Mary Gitau
You've spent years putting money aside into a pension scheme, but what actually happens once you retire? Sadly, it's not as simple as just withdrawing the money. You must now convert your pension pot into an income that will last you for the rest of your life. This can be achieved by buying an annuity from an annuity provider.