Consulting buzzwords: a puzzle for the unbelievably bored employee

I think mentioning “consulting buzzwords” is already causing major eye rolls. But you should stay. I had a funny realization about the slight shudder that runs down the back of people when they hear “consultants”. It’s hilarious really. The purpose of writing this came from a “disclaimer” I made when Read More

Shaping Africa’s future growth: Why “best practice” is not necessarily a bad idea

On the topic of ‘best practice’, I recently listened to CDC’s Insight event: Shaping Africa’s future growth with Fred Swaniker, and I thoroughly enjoyed the chat. Fred Swaniker is one of the continent’s foremost thought leaders and an even bigger action-oriented leader. He appears to be the type of person Read More

Economic complexity and what you need to know about the Challenge – and Secret – to Economic Growth in Ghana

Disclaimer: This is a major benefit of having your own corner. I wrote the below piece in 2019. After some feedback, I shelved it. Why? Because some of the ideas “seemed too complex.” Funny that I am talking about economic complexity. But maybe it is. The idea of economic complexity Read More

Recounting a school visit: What you need to know and why it’s incredibly important

The school visit. In line with taking a more active interest in my learning(s), I visited a local government school in my community. The goal of my visit was to understand how they have adapted to life in the Covid-19 era. Beloved, when I tell you I learnt a lot, Read More

4 Weird but Interesting Ideas about Fostering Growth: What I learnt from reading a report backwards

That wasn’t a trick title; I literally read a report backwards – by accident of course. I like to think that’s what happens when you are really excited… . Excited to explore moments when international development and the private sector collide; I go nuts over things like that. The funny Read More