How to keep great talent

first_imgWe all have a few cautionary tales of people we’ve seen kind of “shoot themselves in the foot.” We can be our own worst enemies when we get in our own way, and one of the easiest ways to do that as a leader is to inadvertently drive away your best talent.Forbes contributor Liz Ryan put together a list of the top 10 ways employers drive those talented team members away. She notes, “You can’t say ‘We value our employees’ when you also have policies in place that treat your employees like little children.”Ryan emphasizes that trust, flexibility and cooperation are key to making good employees – and potential employees – feel valued and willing to stay.  Combine that with creating a culture of excellence and accountability and you have a recipe for success. continue reading » 36SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

Kenya’s COVID-19 death toll hit 532 as 16 more succumb

first_imgThe death toll for COVID-19 in Kenya has hit 532 after 16 more patients succumb to the virus in the last 24 hours.As of Thursday the country’s case fatality rate stood at 1.6 percent, with 516 confirmed deaths.Out of this, 386 which is about 75 percent, are males and 130, which is about 25 percent, are females. All the new cases are Kenyan except nine foreigners with the youngest being a 3 year old baby while the oldest is 92 years.Also Read  KNCCI training to help special group SMEs cope during COVID-19149 are male while 143 are female.Also Read  Teachers to report back to school on MondaySpeaking during COVID-19 daily press briefings Health CAS Dr. Mercy Mwangangi noted that 885 health care workers have so far contracted the virus with 16 succumbing in 35 counties.While lauding the Home-Based Care program, Dr. Mwangangi said 288 patients have recovered raising the total number of recoveries in the country to 18,157.Out of the 288 recoveries, 190 are from Home-Based Care program while 98 are from different health facilities.Also Read  Relief for families as MOH revises Covid-19 burial protocolsNairobi has 106 cases, Kajiado 53, Machakos 25, Nakuru 25, Kiambu 23, Kisii 23, Busia 13, Mombasa 11, Kisumu five, Bomet five, Garissa four, Homabay four, Nandi four, Uasin Gishu three, Kitui three, Nyandarua three, Taita Taveta three, Turkana three, Nyamira 21 Kericho, Murang’a, Vihiga and Makueni one case each. This even as 322 cases tested positive for the virus in the last 24 hours bringing total number of confirmed cases in the country to 31,763.Get breaking news on your Mobile as-it-happens. SMS ‘NEWS’ to 20153last_img read more

Dream come true for Ballybacon Grange to be in Munster Final

first_imgVice President of Ballybacon Grange Thomas O Leary paid trubute to club stalwarth Brendan Cummins, and says he thought today might never come… ‘It’s like a dream come true’ to be in the Munster Junior A hurling Final, according to Ballybacon Grange’s vice president.The game will see the south Tipp side aim to continue their good fortunes this year by aiming for a win over Waterford’s Ardmore.It throws in in Mallow at 1.30pm. Photo: All Ireland Poc Fada Championships, Facebooklast_img read more