OdeToYouth: Lesson 4: Travel as often as you can

I have had the good fortune to travel to many parts of the world – for a few days in some cases and a few months in others. The places that I visited for a day or two, to attend a conference don’t count in the context of this blogpost. I never really saw those …

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#OdeToYouth: Lesson 2 – Learn how to sweep a floor

My last day of high school was a Thursday. My mother, one of several accomplished hoteliers and caterers in our family, had arranged that I would start apprenticeship at the Tropical African Dream Hotel in Malindi. Apprentices at the hotel were essentially being given practical training for them to become hotel managers. One had to …

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