I joined the Greatness Business Club at Wylde International when my business was at it's knees. I say this because the numbers were not making business sense at all and option of closing was the easier.
The journey at Wylde despite the financial challenges has been a new beginning for my business. The key areas in any business I believe is people, processes and product. These are the three areas I have given priority in turning around the company to profitability.
The recruitment process is handled professionally whereby the full process of advertising to on boarding is done. No more adhoc employment. this has meant introducing JD's, Role profiles, targets and performance,measurement clearly defined and communicated for each role.
Finance being my biggest challenge I'm now working with a Finance Consultant on a retainer fee where we have initiated and implemented
Finance strategy for 2018 and 5 year Finance plan is work in progress.
We have reviewed our laundry services and created a new product for corporate clients.
Director Swirl Laundry.
All Kenyan counties have a burgeoning youthful population segment. Approximately 60% of our population are below 35 years of age. Our education system creates a dependency in these young people, on formal employment, yet we are in a post industrial dispensation.
Agriculture, much of it slash and burn, forms the backbone of the economy. The question that begs an answer is how do we create sustainable livelihoods for all these individuals without consigning them to being minor players in the supply chain of second hand goods, cars and substandard prescription drugs, among other, fast moving consumer goods.