The power of self-belief


Erick Okeyo, CEO of Bedrock Security Services Limited believes in the words of author Anatole France, who said that “to accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.” He shares with SAMMI NDERITU his story of rising from a night club bouncer to becoming a CEO.

Quote: “Rising from a club bouncer to CEO was a long journey mixed with hope, self-belief, challenging moments “” and a strong desire to excel.”



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Leader with an eye for entrepreneurship


When First Lady Margaret Kenyatta shared her vision about plans to use mobile trucks in the Beyond Zero campaign, Rita Kavashe, Managing Director General Motors EA Ltd quickly conceptualised the idea “” and delivered in three weeks.


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Sarah Serem: She is taking no prisoners

March 2015 TW

Since love “” and fear can hardly exist together, if we must choose between them, it is far safer to be feared than loved, wrote Niccolò Machiavelli in The Prince. CAROLE KIMUTAIinterviewed a public officer who is ruffling many feathers in Government.

Sarah Jepkemoi Chumo Serem, the chairperson of Kenya’s Salaries “” and Remuneration Commission (SRC) elicits love, joy, fear “” and hate in equal measure. Ordinary citizens love her. They see her as a brave voice speaking on behalf of tax payers. On the other h”” and, elected leaders see her as a permanent enemy out to curtail their dem”” ands for pay increase. They accuse her of fighting devolution, lacking etiquette “” and abusing constitutional powers.

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