I trusted an employee too much, he started a parallel business

Stephen Obuong’, the founder and chief executive officer of Masterpiece Education. PHOTO|POOL

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Summary:

  • I allowed this particular employee to run all operations from procurement, production, sales to accounts
  • By the time I knew what was happening, a parallel business (a competitor) had been born using my resources

Stephen Obuong’ is the founder and chief executive officer of Masterpiece Education, an education consultancy and publishing business based in Nairobi.

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