November 01, 2016   by

Interventions Interventions are techniques to use when you are confronted with disruption or problems during the meetings. They can be used separately, but are usually more effective when used in combination. Interventions attempt to be low on the confrontation scale... View Article

September 14, 2016   by

 What makes a Chama stick together? In Chama’s’, several factors contribute to the members staying together. Cohesion can be considered as the glue that binds a group. Individualistically each one of us is self-directed, seeking different objectives, and yet we... View Article

September 05, 2016   by

Whether you’ve been tasked with taking notes for a committee or you’ve been appointed Secretary to your new Chama, preparing meeting minutes doesn’t have to be an arduous task. Why meeting minutes are important Minutes are a tangible record of... View Article

August 18, 2016   by

Leaders need to show more composed in any Chama when there is a meeting or a problem to be handled.Leaders must have greater poise, agility and patience to lower the impact of uncertainty. How leaders respond to growing pressure in... View Article

August 06, 2016   by

 The five C’s of  a Chama Clear Expectations Chama members wouldn’t know how to achieve the best if they have no clear idea of what their goal is. Communication about the group expectations should be done as early during the... View Article

July 15, 2016   by

How to Negotiate: The Art of negotiating for property your Chama should know. Do you know how to negotiate? As a Chama it is important for members to realize that old-school haggling can work wonders when it comes to getting... View Article

March 15, 2015   by

Use tact when communicating in the Chama We all have to communicate painful or sensitive information at some point.  And, while it’s important to tell the truth, we need to think about how we do it. Tact allows us to... View Article

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