Insights & Articles
Without trust the nation falls apart
Trustworthiness is required for any organisation to achieve its purpose
Use 2023 to infect your workplace with empathy
The workplace is much better and more enjoyable when we also grow talent, keep conflict under control and explore new ways to add to human and environmental health and happiness.
Artificial Intelligence is coming to small business near you
ChatGPT responds to requests in conversational English, allowing even non-techies to use AI.
Requiring too much compliance can damage business
We should spend at least as much time encouraging excellence and innovation as requiring compliance.
Spreading kindness makes better companies
Kindness is contagious and has the potential to make the world a better place. Showing kindness does well for both the giver and the recipient. An act of kindness can make someone's day and help improve both your mental and physical health.
Maintaining infrastructure should be higher on the agenda
Infrastructure maintenance helps us invest in the future rather than cleaning up the past. Failure to maintain our infrastructure leads to degradation of the infrastructure, which affects our economy and leads to high cost of reconstruction over time.
What shall we do with our anger?
Anger management is good, but tends to focus on reducing our anger and managing its impact on us. A better approach may be to harness anger for constructive action to change the conditions that made us angry.
Innovation can feed millions in Africa
Food systems and food security are important in Africa just now. With fertilizer supplies disrupted by the Russian invasion of Ukraine, wide spread weather disruptions, fuel price increases and infrastructural challenges, many people are in danger of starving.
Five things female leaders and owners of MSMEs are doing differently across Africa that sets them apart
The stories, trends and findings from our 2021 Impact Report that uncover five things female leaders and owners of MSME's who participated in AMI business growth programmes did differently that might set them apart.
AMI Celebrates the Tourism and Hospitality Sector’s Impact in Rwanda
Rwanda’s tourism and hospitality industry has been experiencing significant transformation and growth, providing high potential for employment opportunities to young Rwandans. AMI’s unique approach to entrepreneurship and business management training has been preparing businesses and their workforces for any challenging situation, enabled them to seize growth opportunities, and rethink tourism.
Encourage initiative if you want to go far together
I wonder whether paradoxically getting too involved in your own business could actuallydamage it. The proverb, “If you want to go fast, walk alone. But if you want to go far, walk together” can be applied to business
Requiring respect at work counters toxicity and builds health
Mental health problems at work are infectious. Of course they are not physically infectious, but depression, anxiety, and stress-related disorders spread between and within organisational boundaries through social contagion.