The 2020 experience will undoubtedly affect our corporate and personal behaviours for many years to come. It would be very unfortunate if we fail to learn from its challenges and tap into the opportunities it has also created for innovation. Only those that are keen and intentional about embracing change will emerge better, stronger and relevant post-2020.
Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, on 14 July 2020, I had a virtual conversation with my friend and former classmate Morgan Ochieng. We talked about crisis communications, our role as communicators in such times and how organizations need to be better prepared to thrive amidst challenging times like what we were experiencing with the COVID-19 pandemic.
It’s been a truly inspiring journey that has now come to an end. I managed to feature seven out of ten stories, 70% if you will, which I am pleased to share with you. I have been touched by the work these young people from Kenya, Mozambique and Uganda are doing with so little resources. […]
Sound leadership communication underscores the real importance of putting people and communications at the centre of crisis leadership. Achieving a blend between these two critical aspects is the hallmark of effective crisis and people management and can ultimately define the post crisis stability of an organization Nelson Opany As a leader, among the key considerations […]
The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly challenged a lot of our previously held thoughts and practices, presenting some completely new realities that will affect how we live, work and relate with each other for a very long time to come. However, as much as the disruption has caused a lot of negative impacts, there are many […]
In just two years, the Rainbow Youth Empowerment Village has empowered underprivileged young people in Nebbi with diverse agricultural skills in crop growing, grape farming and winemaking, beekeeping and tree planting. Many more have benefitted from skills training opportunities in the areas of small-scale businesses, agriculture, carpentry and mechanics among others. With mindsets changing and […]