Today’s world is changing at a rapid pace. There are a lot of crises and much global recession.
On top of that, we need to fight against epidemic diseases and we need safe money for education and health care.
The question lingered in mind is how to better prepare our people to thrive in these circumstances? How do we survive and thrive?
Those who are flexible and open to change are survivors in today’s volatile and uncertain world. In other words, those who are flexible to modernize their people’s development framework are better equipped to be successful.
East African oil and gas industry do not own finance. We do not own technology. But we have abundant talented people. Furthermore, human capacity is the greatest income asset in the oil and gas industry.
Technology and finance have no value without people.
If you stay ahead of the trends, chances are, you have seen what happened during the oil price crash of 2014 to 2017.
Neither technology nor finance is saving the oil and gas industry. But people, their performance and their motivation are addressing challenges and opportunities in the industry.
If you have qualified personnel, then you bring a huge pocket to your advantage and then you buy technology and you have the capacity to deliver.
The performance of the organizations, be International oil companies (IOCs) service companies or government entities is determined by the skills, performance, and creativity of the people
To be safe in today’s uncertain world you need to manage and lead your industry. You need to have an industry that is dominated by qualified local personnel at the leadership level.
The theme of enriching our local African capacity to move them from just followers to industry leaders will be able to dive deeply in this volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world.