This is an excerpt from the Chapter, ‘Winning in the Workplace’ (unedited) from my-soon-to-be launched book, ‘Achievement Values for Young Adults – Creating self-motivated carriers of change in a competitive world.’ ……Self assessment also demands that you ask yourself where you come from. This refers to circumstances that may have influenced the way you think. Young people who come from poorer families have priorities and interests that are a little different from those who are from wealthier families. The circumstances of poverty in my upbringing have largely contributed to the way I think (especially in my desire to help many….
|Chibamba Kanyama is an economist, entrepreneur, corporate executive, TV producer and presenter, and the author of the phenomenally popular "Business Values for Our Time."|
The interesting thing about all this is that Sub-Saharan Africa is slowly moving away from discussing ideologies and economic theories to practical issues of creating wealth at personal level. For many years, we have been asking questions about why the African continent is not as successful as countries in the North. Up to this day, answers are still mottled. Some analysts believe African poverty is in its history. Slavery that occurred up to the 19th Century stripped Africa of its resources. Another argument points to colonialism as responsible for growing levels of poverty across the continent. Colonialism is believed to….