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Language as A Limitation of Innovation and Creativity – David Paul Mavia.

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Language: What is language? It is the vehicle for communicating ideas to one another. It achieves this by use of segments called words. It is generally assumed that verbalizing...

How to Take a Risk – DP Mavia

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Most people have lodged in the mind the adage that ‘you take calculated risks’. How can true risk be calculated? This presupposes that there needs to be a certain if not...

How to Nurture a Unique Signature for Your Thought Leadership – Part 1 – DP Mavia

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(I have turned this article to reference Thought Leadership. I first wrote it for the creative and artistic folk but the principles are broad and can be used elsewhere.) Lets play...

Why the SIM card should also be a Voters Card – DP Mavia.

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Voters Card I have a nine by five point five card in my pocket. It has my name an elector’s number and a serial number. I got it long before the deadline trust me, and this card...

Of Wikileaks and Sirikali – D P Mavia

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Funny to know now how we are thought of by the American government. Not that it is strange to be referred to as ‘a swamp that flourishes with corruption’ but I think we too...

Nairobisms – David Paul Mavia

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Citizenry, Patriotism, Prejudice, Mannerisms and things that make a City more powerful than a Nation An Excerpt from Tensions by Paul Mavia There are many isms in the world. They...

White Space – David Paul Mavia – Brief notes from the loft – a day with Jesse Soliel

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Three weeks ago some very creative brains in Nairobi and I, met Jesse Soliel Founder of Multiverse and former ‘Chief Involved’ with Scholastic, an organization that was...

In Africa we read the Sky: Trend Watching from the Guts – D P Mavia

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My mother is not a rainmaker but before she travelled last Monday she looked in to the sky and said ` it’s going to rain’ just like that! We made sure she boarded her bus and...