Let the opportunities find you

Let the opportunities find you

“I can do all things through him who strengthens me.” Philippians 4:13

Do not apply for jobs. Do your work in such a way that those who need your skills will look for you.

I got my first job at the then Nile Bank (now acquired by Barclays Bank) without any hustle. I read a small book early in my career which opened my minds. The writer recommended focusing on few things at a time. This practice has helped me succeed in my career. While studying for the Association of Certified Chartered Accountant (ACCA), an international certification, I put in my whole. The […] Read more

Don’t worry. Be happy. Smile out loudly.

Don’t worry. Be happy. Smile out loudly.

It is Friday evening. You are happy that a very hectic week is finally coming to an end. Your body needs rest. Your family needs good time with you. The weekly routine is demanding. You wake up at 5am daily to prepare and drop the kids. By 4pm you are at school to pick them. The office work is always demanding of late. Add to this the political anxieties. You have been moving up and down, trying to eke a living. Your partner works upcountry and comes every Friday evening. You always look up to the weekly reunion. You want […] Read more

Stop and reflect.

Stop and reflect.

If you have ever traveled a long journey whether by road, air or sea, you have experienced a burnout on the journey. You reach a time when you have to take a nap. Of course if you are the driver and take a nap, the result could be catastrophic. That is why it is advised that once you feel like wanting to sleep, stop, pack and take a quick nap. And so is life. It does not matter how busy you are or what must be accomplished. You must stop working and go to bed. The reasons are for your […] Read more

Life. It’s a gift

Life. It’s a gift

It is Friday evening. You are in the middle of one of the largest junctions in Kampala – the New Taxi Park. There are many taxi conductors shouting various destinations. The park is full of people moving about, all in a hurry. It is only you who seems lost. You are looking for a taxi heading to your destination. You seem not to find any taxi to your destination.

What is your destination?

If you don’t know where you are going, no road is a good road. Get a piece of paper and write the most pressing issue in your life today. […] Read more

Believe and be responsible. Change to discover new things

Believe and be responsible. Change to discover new things

“Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.”  Romans 12:2

During the 19th Century, scientists conducted an experiment on a frog. The researchers put a live frog in a saucepan of boiling water. The frog just quickly jumped out. This was expected of any living thing to react quickly to a hostile environment. The Scientist then put a live frog in a saucepan full of cold water and slowly started heating the water in […] Read more

1st Annual Cyber Security and Risk Management Conference

1st Annual Cyber Security and Risk Management Conference

Institute of Forensics and ICT Security in partnership with Summit Consulting Ltd is organizing the 1st Annual Cyber Security and Risk Management Conference.What has so far changed in the cyber security landscape?

We are organizing the 1st Annual Cyber Security and Risk Management (CSRM) conference because a lot has changed in the cyber space. We need a conversation with leaders across board on how to proactively anticipate and manage risk which is attendant to automation. We are dealing in an era of artificial intelligence, bigdata and advanced analytics. So if you are not able to go deep into that area as a financial […] Read more