“The cumulative accretion of knowledge by specialists that allows us each to consume more and more different things by each producing fewer and fewer is, I submit, the central story of humanity”. ~ Matt Ridley ______ I’m only through with the first chapter into Matt Ridley’s ‘The Rational Optimist’. Anyone would wait to finish the … More Self-sufficiency is poverty – argues Matt Ridley
By Rushongoka Wa-Mpiira __________ Then the sun retreats into its cradle as you settle down for the campfire at the base camp. The portal peaks are already peeping their heads out and it looks like a lost world, but you are quickly reminded that where you are headed the next day, is much isolated, much … More Mystical Rwenzori: What you will learn hiking to Margherita Peak!
By Rushongoka Wa-Mpiira, the Open Sustainability Institute. “My two favorite things in life are libraries and bicycles. They both move people forward without wasting anything” ~ Peter Golkin Away from the most obvious benefits; keeping you fit, reduction in congestion and traffic jams, convenience, affordability, recreation and enjoying the simple pleasures, the humble bicycle has … More Why we must Cycle our way to Sustainable Cities!
Are the most successful people the ones who had the most knowledge; were they more intelligent or was it because they were better academically? We all know that this is not true. If this were true, everyone from MENSA and anyone that obtains a PHD would be a multimillionaire. Think about this. Bill Gates, … More Action is the Driving Force that Produces Results!
Let me illustrate to you a very well known example of the power of goals. In 1952, there was a research study done on the impact of goal setting on the graduating batch of students at Yale University. When asked how many of them had clearly specified and written down goals, only three percent responded. … More Discover The Power of Designing your Destiny!
It is very clear that everything in the world has taken a paradigm shift. From economies and cultures to life style and general survival instincts, from technology and science to business and communication, everything has changed. Everything that is happening and that we are enjoying in this generation has been predetermined by our predecessors in … More The ultimate challenge!