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WHO IS A RIGHT CANDIDATE TO BE A LEADER?

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Leadership is not the same as ruling. Leadership is more of serving than being served. Real leadership is about inspiration. You might have used power to force people to vote for you into power but that does not make one a true leader. A true leader doesn’t force his way into power but is forced by his followers into power. You cannot be a true leader by convincing people to vote you one. A true leader is the one who is able to influence others through inspiring them through his passion for a certain goal, thereby luring them to join and support him in his cause.

If a person happens to influence other people and that same person is willing to take his desire to the level of being killed for what he is doing, then be mindful that a true leader has been born. If you are willing to die for what you are doing while you are already in power, then help others to get where you are. Empower others to become a leader like you. If you call yourself a leader when you haven’t helped or taught anyone to be a leader like you then you are far from a leader.

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In most cases if a person gets in power, that same person doesn’t want anyone to be his competitor, so most people we call leaders are afraid of true leaders, so they try by all means to keep their juniors down because they do not want competition, they are afraid of losing to their juniors. These people suffer from what is called inferiority complex. And take a good look at this, inferiority complex is what destroys leadership abilities and experience in the country.

Most people use different ways and means to stay in power but that doesn’t mean you are a leader.

LEADERSHIP TRULY IS AN UMBRELLA TERM WHICH IS MADE UP OF INSPIRATION,PASSION, VISION, CONVICTION AND PURPOSE.

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Leadership is practiced on behalf of humanity, do you know that your passion is what attracts people to join you in your cause and not your sweet talking, that is why most good talkers are not leading anyone, they do not have this quality. A passion is a feeling or a desire that is stronger than death, it is a situation whereby you are ready to die for what you are doing; not dying for what you have already but what you want to have.

A true leader always works himself out of the job, a true leader is the one who makes himself less important, a true leader doesn’t stay too long in power but he delegates to his juniors. Let us look at people who managed to change their generations, for example Abraham Lincoln and Nelson Mandela. These are not all the people who truly lead but they are some of the people on the list. Abraham Lincoln went against his own government because he did not want slavery to continue when everyone in his party had slaves. It was a move that would get him killed but he did not consider his thought that much dangerous because of his passion to change the United States Government, the federal government became modern. Today he is on the United States’ best presidents’ list.

Nelson Mandela fought apartheid until its end, he rose against the white government that had dominated his country. He did not ask anyone to join him in his cause, but because of his passion, people surrendered their authority to him. Because of his passion; people voted him their leader, his qualities made him a leader to his people, he did not use force or manipulation.

These two had the above qualities that is why they impacted their generations.

WHAT HAVE YOU DONE TO OVERCOME WHAT YOU ARE COMPLAINING ABOUT?

Leadership is not only in parliament but in your area or department of service. There is a statement that was said by Abraham Lincoln and after one hundred years Nelson Mandela declared the same. This is what Abraham Lincoln said before he died;

I have said nothing but what I am willing to live by, and if it be the will of the almighty God for me to die by!

Nelson Mandela also declared the same contextually though the wording was a little different. These people became leaders because of the qualities they had to lead and those same qualities are lying idle in you. I gave these two people as an example because I never read about these two being very much learned as you are, so it is possible with you.

True leadership is not staying in power for too long, the best leaders are the ones that rule for a short time. Their goodness is in allowing others to become leaders like them. You are the right candidate to be a leader.

Bear this in mind; leadership is not a title, leadership is not a skill because it is not learned, leadership is about leading and not controlling, leadership is a spirit and it is inherent, leadership is a summation of certain attributes and qualities.

Vote casting and registration isn’t a fair criteria of choosing a true leader – consider the qualities.

TAURAI JANI

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FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE

14 Ways To Earn Passive Income In 2021

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By: Claire Makoni

Earn Songwriting Royalties

If you love to write music, you can create passive income by recording your songs and then publishing them through a variety of channels. You earn royalties anytime your music is played on streaming services like Apple Music, or Spotify, or played on the radio. You can even license your music for TV, movies, and videos without the backing of a major record label.

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Purchase Music Royalties

Perhaps your talent isn’t to write music. That’s ok, you can still get into the music royalty game by purchasing the rights to song catalogues owned by other artists. Royalty Exchange is an online auction that allows you to bid on existing music catalogues. These are songs that are already earning regular, passive income for their current owners. When you purchase music royalties, you’re buying the future cash flow, which is purely passive income.

Photo Licensing

Photographers can build passive income by selling stock photos online. You’ll need to produce lots of content to earn a decent amount of money, but it can be a nice supplement to other, more labor-intensive work, like wedding or family photography. One benefit to stock photo licensing is that you can sell the same pictures to many different buyers. There is no shortage of stock photo websites where you can sell your work. Dreamstime and Snapwire are just two of the more popular stock photo sites out there.

Record an Audiobook

One of the best ways for content creators to increase their income is by releasing their content in as many formats as possible. For example, if you’ve written a paperback book or even an ebook, you’ll want to consider recording an audiobook version. There is no shortage of people who prefer listening to books instead of reading them. You can record the audio yourself, or pay someone else to do it for you. Once your audiobook is ready to go, it can be available for purchase online for years, making it the ideal passive income source.

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Buy and Sell Domain Names

Buying and selling domain names is a bit like trading on the stock market. The goal is to buy low and sell high, but there can be some risk involved. There are people who earn good money buying domain names that they believe will increase in value over time, with the hopes of selling at a profit.

Start a Blog

Over time, it’s possible to create multiple passive income streams with a blog, through affiliate marketing, or display advertising, for example. But building a blog from scratch is anything but passive. You’ll need to be consistent in creating new content, and spend time promoting your blog. One of the best things about blogging is the low barrier of entry. If you have a computer and a wifi connection, you can get started for as little as a few dollars per month.

Start a Podcast

It seems everyone has a podcast these days, and while many people do it out of pure enjoyment, there’s a lot of money that can be made. As you build a reliable following, you can begin selling advertising via sponsorships to brands that wish to get in front of your audience. Make no mistake, there’s a lot of work involved in finding guests and conducting interviews, but the opportunity to build a passive income stream is there.

Start a YouTube Channel

If you can consistently create videos that people want to watch, you can build an audience on Youtube. This is important because, with an audience, you can begin to make money, by joining the YouTube Partner Program. Most of your earnings will come from ads, which are aired within your video content, however, there are more ways to make money. YouTube can also drive traffic to your website and social media channels, making passive income opportunities endless.

Sell Digital Products/Downloadables

Thousands of people earn passive income by creating digital products that people can download and use. From spreadsheets to productivity tools, calendars, and checklists, the possibilities are endless. Once you’ve created your winning product, you can make it available for download on your own website, or through a third-party platform.

Develop an Online Course

If you have expertise in a specific area, rest assured there’s someone out there willing to pay you for your knowledge. You can create an ebook on the topic, or develop an online course, and then sell it on your own website, or on an online learning marketplace like Udemy. No skill is too small to share with others. You could sell a course on creating a killer resume, starting a podcast, or how to travel hack a trip to Europe. With online courses, most of the hard work happens early on, when you’re creating the content. From there, with an effective marketing strategy, you’ll have yourself a nice, passive income stream.

Run Website Display Ads

If you have your own website, you can sign up to have ads displayed within the content on your site. The most well-known ad service is Google Adsense. Adsense displays ads that are relevant to your site content and that match your visitor’s preferences. When guests engage with an ad, you make money. Also, the higher your site traffic, the higher your income.

Affiliate Marketing

If you have your own blog or website, one of the best ways to make passive income is through affiliate marketing. Affiliate marketing involves promoting someone else’s product or service, and earning a commission whenever a sale is generated directly from your recommendation. The most well-known affiliate program may be the one run by online retail giant Amazon, but there are thousands of other companies with programs of their own. Affiliate income takes time to build, but if you’re successful, it can be one of the best ways to make passive income.

Dropshipping

Dropshipping is a form of e-commerce where the seller doesn’t hold the product, instead, it’s shipped to the customer directly from the supplier. The seller’s job is to find products to buy at a wholesale price, and then sell them at the retail price, by advertising them through an e-commerce store, like Shopify. When orders are placed, they go directly to the supplier who ships the product to the customer. The seller profits from the spread between the retail and wholesale price. Dropshipping has become very competitive, but if you can find a product that people want, and sell it at a profit, there’s lots of passive income to be made.

Learn to Outsource

If you’re an entrepreneur, chances are you have a tendency to want to control all aspects of your business. After all, no one else understands it as you do, nor is anyone else as invested as you are. But the problem with doing everything yourself is that the money you make becomes anything but passive.

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SUCCESS STORIES

Dr. Vere’s Coat of Many Colours

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By Gilbert Sikanyika

Doctor Kudzanai Vere belongs to the group of African young Turks determined to conquer the world and leave permanent foot-steps on the sands of life.

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I have known Dr. Vere through social interactions over the years and I have come to know him as a pragmatic, hard-working, and purpose-driven person. He sets high goals and when he attains those goals, he sets even higher goals. He places a high premium on his aspirations. He challenges himself to challenge challenges in his life. He does not take “no” for an answer…He knocks, knocks, and keeps knocking until doors of opportunities fling open before him. He is tenacious and aggressive in his daily operations. He does not wait for opportunities; instead, he creates opportunities for himself. He is a workaholic if ever there was one.

He was compelled to stop school in form 4 due to family financial constraints but that could not deter him from pursuing his dreams. He started working as a Receiving and Costing Clerk at Redstar in Nyanga in Zimbabwe and he rose through the ranks to become Branch Manager within a spell of three years. He was arguably the youngest Branch Manager heading a Blue Chips Company when he was only 22 years old.

Doctor Vere has “A coat of many colours.” He is an entrepreneur, Author, and Speaker of international repute. He enjoys developing people in areas such as Entrepreneurship, Personal Development, Practical Business Management, Organizational Development, Financial Literacy, and Leadership Development.

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Just what makes him tick

He gets inspiration from motivating himself and others. His life gets better when he impacts lives in Business related issues. He was born in a family of 10 in a remote area of Zimbabwe in Nyanga. He went to Maereka primary school, Nyatate school, and Mapako High School. He has also attended: Zimbabwe Open University, British College Of Professional Management, Coppetstone University among others. He has:

  • Diploma in Accounting
  • Diploma In Accounting In Business Management
  • Bcom Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountancy
    -Master of Arts in Leadeship and Management
    -Registered Public Accounting
    -Certified Forensic
    -Doctorate in Phylosophy in Entrepreneurship among others.

Dr. Vere is also a notable and versatile writer whose books such as Becoming A Person Of Impact and Exceed Beyond The Ordinary have blessed multitudes of people. It seems he is a “Jack of all trades and master of everything.”

His books have impacted the hordes of people from all walks of life because of the nuggets of life they carry. His presence is being felt almost everywhere and so far so good. Although he never completed formal education, he is a self-made man who has managed to school himself and has acquired a string of diplomas and degrees and was recently conferred with a Doctorial degree in recognition of his teachings and passion for entrepreneurship.


“The whole of my adult life I have been learning business at times passively and at other times actively. I have vast years of business management, ” he said. His ultimate goal in life is to become an oasis of inspiration in Business circles. He is married to a lovely lady Fortune who is the Managing Director of the family business empire. Doctor Vere is also blessed with a wife and five children.

Gilbert Sikanyika is a Writing Prophet based in Zambia

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OPPORTUNITIES

Developers/ Programmers (Graduate Trainees) Wanted X 3 : YPPZ

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Young People’s Program Zimbabwe Youth Association (YPPZ) is recruiting graduate trainees from the following disciplines:

  • Information Technology & Information Systems
  • Software Engineering
  • Computer Sciences

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