"CEOs can't wait to read Sunny Bindra's articles every week."

Jan 11, 2014
Chekhov on society and discourse

“What savage manners, what people! What wasted evenings, what tedious, empty days! Frantic card-playing, gluttony, drunkenness, perpetual talk always about the same thing. The greater part of one’s time and energy went on business that was no use to anyone, and on discussing the same thing over and over again, and there was nothing to […]

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Apr 25, 2012
When you don’t say what you mean – a new poem by Sonya Kassam

Diplomacy Today Today yesterday tomorrow Diplomacy is was will be hollow Say it like it is What’s with the “excuse me please?” Do you, in the boxing match Hold back the power of your punch? Or do you fail To fully exhale? Coat words with honey? No! Claim back your money! Is the smell of […]

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Mar 06, 2012
#TwitterBigStick and #TwitterThumbsUp: where to from here?

The 2 hashtags, #TwitterBigStick and #TwitterThumbsUp were never intended to be finished products in any sense. As I have said from the outset, they were simply a demo of what focused tweeting can do. They play on very human needs: to express frustration when good service or value for money is not provided; and to […]

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Jan 12, 2012
On The Bench with Jeff Koinange on Friday 13 January 2012

I have a Friday 13th date with Jeff Koinange on his famous bench, K24 TV Capital Talk. The show will be aired at 8.00 pm Friday, repeated 10.30 pm. Also repeated Saturday morning, 9.00 am, and Sunday evening, 10.30 pm. It will also run on www.YouTube.com/K24TV.

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May 17, 2011
Where to buy The Peculiar Kenyan

Many of you have asked about this. As at this time, Storymoja advise that the following outlets have stocks of The Peculiar Kenyan: 1. Nakumatt Karen 2. Nakumatt Ukay 3. Nakumatt Galleria 4. Chania CBD 5. Prestige Bookshop CBD 6. Stanley Bookshop CBD 7. Wells Bookshop-Lifestyle 8. Bookpoint CBD 9. Bookstop Yaya 10. Simply Books […]

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Mar 10, 2011
On NTV PMLive with Larry Madowo, Friday 11 March from noon

I’ll be discussing our peculiar businesses with Larry on NTV, at noon tomorrow.

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Feb 18, 2011
Sunny Bindra on Capital FM, Monday 21 February 2011

I’ll be on the Capital Breakfast with Chris and Etta on Monday morning, 7.00 to 8.00 am, discussing matters peculiar and topical. Do tune in.

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Feb 01, 2011
Sunny Bindra on KTN, Wednesday 2 February 2011

I will be on KTN Sunrise Live with Edith Kimani to discuss matters ‘peculiar’ on Wednesday 2 February, from 7.00 am. Do tune in!

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Nov 29, 2010
Talking about ‘The Peculiar Kenyan’ this week

I will be on Citizen TV with Jimmi Gathu on Thursday 2 December from 8.00 am, discussing ‘The Peculiar Kenyan’.

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Nov 24, 2010
The Peculiar Kenyan is now on sale in Kenya

My new book, THE PECULIAR KENYAN, is now available in most leading bookshops and Uchumi. It is a collection of my more lighthearted Sunday articles over the years, particularly the ones lampooning (and celebrating) our very Kenyan peculiarities. I have added new commentaries, and there is a foreword by Michael “Peculiar” Joseph. Read it to […]

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Oct 20, 2010
Sunny Bindra on Twitter

I am finally, reluctantly, on Twitter, as sunnysunwords I will be posting new articles (and some older ones) from this website, as well as occasional tweets when something worth saying overwhelms my deep fear of banality…

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Oct 04, 2010
Prof Henry Mintzberg in Nairobi – a unique opportunity

Henry Mintzberg, McGill University’s renowned professor of strategy and management, will be in Nairobi for a rare visit, courtesy of Kenya Red Cross. Strathmore Business School be hosting a unique session with Prof Mintzberg, moderated by me, on Wednesday 13th October from 3.30 pm. Details here Please contact SBS to book places for yourself and […]

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Sep 30, 2010
I will be talking about ‘The Peculiar Kenyan’ at the Storymoja Hay Festival, Saturday 2 October

‘The Peculiar Kenyan’ is launching soon. Come and listen to me discuss Kenyan peculiarities with journalist Pauline Odhiambo this Saturday, 2 October, at 2.00 pm. This is part of the Storymoja Hay Festival, Kenya’s leading literary event, at the Railway Club grounds, Tandaa ICT tent. The festival will have many attractions. For further information see […]

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Jun 19, 2010
Welcome to the new-look Sunwords.com

Hi All I hope you like the all-new Sunwords.com. We have given it a fresh new look and feel, and added modern features. These include video clips, easy links to social networks and sharing sites, better site navigation, and many more. You will also find an attractive version automatically renders when you visit the site […]

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Oct 07, 2009

Welcome to Sunwords.com. Feel at home, look around, browse, sit down and read, leave a comment. Best wishes, Sunny

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Sep 14, 2009
My NTV interview – watch it here

My recent interview on NTV (August 29, 2009, with Misiko Andere) is now up on the NTV website, courtesy of YouTube. Watch it here

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Aug 27, 2009
Would you want to be on the same leadership programme as Julius Kipng’etich and James Mwangi?

Those are just two of the current and previous participants in Fast Forward, along with Linus Gitahi, Jane Karuku, Zeph Mbugua, Norah Odwesso, Frank Ireri, Winnie Ouko, Polycarp Igathe, Jeenal Shah, Martin Miruka, Karim Anjarwalla and many more. The intake for Fast Forward 2010 is now open. FFWD is the region’s most talked-about leadership development […]

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Aug 26, 2009
Discussing business and ethics on NTV, Thursday 27 August

I will be on Misiko Andere’s NTV breakfast show at 7.30 am on Thursday 27 August.

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Jul 25, 2009
Come and meet me at the Storymoja Hay Festival, Impala Club, Friday 31 July

I will be discussing my book, Crown Your Customer, at the Storymoja Hay Festival at the Impala Club, Nairobi on Friday 31 July, 10.00-11.30 am. Come and join the discussion – I’d be delighted to have your company. The Storymoja Hay Festival is the first time that this prestigious literary event is being held on […]

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Jul 20, 2009
Discussing Crown Your Customer on KTN

I will be on KTN’s Enterprise Kenya programme on Tuesday 21 July at 7.35 pm, discussing my book, Crown Your Customer. The programme is repeated on Saturday 25 July at 4.00 pm.

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Apr 26, 2009
Sunwords.com – temporary problems

Hi All You may have noticed some problems with the website over the past few weeks. These were caused by hacker attacks that disabled some functions, most notably the e-mail article distribution. Our sincere apologies for this – we are doing our best to address. The e-mail function has now resumed – you should have […]

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Mar 17, 2009
The Edge: Growing the Family Business – out this Friday, 20 March

The Edge is a quarterly management knowledge journal, carried as a free pullout in the Business Daily. This Friday (20 March), The Edge will focus on the business model that drives the Kenya economy: the family firm. Please make sure you get your copy. It will contain a compendium of articles by those who study […]

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Feb 14, 2009
Sunwords.com is being upgraded

Hi All. We are in the process of upgrading this website. While that is happening, a certain amount of functionality may be lost for a few days. Please bear with us, and hopefully everything will be back to normal by next week. Regards, Sunny

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Jun 27, 2008
The Edge: Connecting with Customers – out now

The Edge is a quarterly management knowledge series, jointly produced by the Business Daily and Strathmore Business School. I am the Consultant Editor. The current issue is out today, free with the Business Daily and on sale all weekend. This issue’s theme is Connecting with Customers: why we have forgotten the primacy of the customer, […]

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Dec 09, 2007
Crown Your Customer – Book Signing

I will be signing copies of Crown Your Customer at Books First, Nakumatt Ukay on Tuesday 11 December from 7.00 – 9.00 pm. Muthoni Garland will also be in attendance, signing Tracking The Scent Of My Mother.

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Nov 26, 2007
Fast Forward: a new leadership development programme designed and led by Sunny Bindra

Fast Forward is a new leadership development programme, launching in Kenya in 2008. It has a specific aim: to develop the leaders of ‘business unusual’ and take them on the final leg of their learning journey – developing WISDOM and GOOD JUDGEMENT in leadership. The programme will select a small group of participants every year […]

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Oct 30, 2007
Crown Your Customer – Signings, Saturday 3 November

I will be signing copies of Crown Your Customer on Saturday 3 November, as follows: Simply Books, ABC Shopping Centre: 10am to 12pm Bookstop, Yaya Centre: 1pm to 3pm Muthoni Garland will also be there, signing Tracking The Scent Of My Mother. Please come to chat and buy a signed copy.

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Oct 24, 2007
The Edge – out on Friday 26 October

I am the Consultant Editor for THE EDGE – a new management knowledge series that will come as a free pullout in the Business Daily. Each issue of THE EDGE will feature a specific management topic, and will appear approximately quarterly. This launch issue is on LEADERSHIP, and features the work of thinkers from Kenya […]

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