Unpacking the idea of leadership with Mr Tinashe Nyamunda.

Unpacking the idea of leadership as an operative construction in explaining the intractable problems of poverty, unemployment and inequality. conversation With Tinashe Nyamunda. Host: Mutumwa Mawere www.the1873fm.com

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Money, Power, Respect: The Importance of Financial Education

The month of April is synonymous with many things — spring, taxes, April showers — but what it should perhaps be most associated with is financial empowerment. In 2004, the Senate did precisely that when it officially recognized April as National Financial Literacy Month. This is of particular importance for the Black community. When 21 percent of Black households are unbanked and 34 percent are under-banked, we can no longer ignore the immediate need for financial awareness and enfranchisement. Last week, National Action Network (NAN) held its 25th annual convention…

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22 Qualities That Make a Great Leader

1. Focus “It’s been said that leadership is making important but unpopular decisions. That’s certainly a partial truth, but I think it underscores the importance of focus. To be a good leader, you cannot major in minor things, and you must be less distracted than your competition. To get the few critical things done, you must develop incredible selective ignorance. Otherwise, the trivial will drown you.” —Tim Ferriss, bestselling author, host of The Tim Ferriss Show  2. Confidence “A leader instills confidence and ‘followership’ by having a clear vision, showing empathy and…

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The Financial Literacy Bank

Sharing ideas on the idea of financial literacy and its promise. Dr C. Sanangura live at the www.the1873fm.com studio this afternoon unpacking his knowledge and insights. Knowledge holds a better promise. We don’t need to look further for it exists everywhere and the role of money and related instruments cannot be understated in the affairs of mankind. Absent money as a unit of exchange, we still need an alternative and that alternative has to fit into a model that respects the power of the human spirit and the aspirational attributes…

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THE LEADERSHIP CONUNDRUM

Yesterday, Mr Mutumwa Mawere attended a dinner hosted by the African Leadership Magazine and the keynote speaker was former President Mahama of Ghana. He was privileged to explore his hypothesis that leadership is a tired concept that needs critical interrogating when Mr Mawere asked the question of whether one can elect competence and capacity. Mr Mawere made the point that a fool before elections will remain a fool after elections. An elections occurs outside the power of the individual whose authority arises after the counting of votes. Mr Mawere also…

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THE ENFORCEABILITY OF RESTRAINT OF TRADE AGREEMENTS

In many instances an employer requires its employees to sign a certain restraint of trade agreement which in essence bind the employee from not being employed by the employers competitors. What to take note of here would be the fact that an employer would invest its time and money in training the employee to best fit the particular market and just as the employee has sufficient training and insight into the field the employee would resign and go and work for a competitor. What many employers have now decided to…

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