I have experienced the stage in different capacities, and over the years the art I share continues to evolve. My current focus is speaking engagements. I want to give keynote addresses, I want to give guest lectures, I want to inspire people, I want to tell my story.
Back to all things virtual. The Fellowship ran for 6 weeks in a virtual format. I was placed at Northwestern University for my Leadership Institute. I was well prepared to actively participate and I gave it my all. In the third week, we had a free week to catch up on required work and the like. However, in that same week I had a mental breakdown. I had a massive burn out with no warning whatsoever and it frustrated me.
My journey to becoming a Mandela Washington Fellow was nothing short of amazing. This is a 4-part series and I hope somewhere along the way my story inspires someone.
This Women’s Month, I #ChooseToChallenge you to be kind yourself. I mean that in every way. Forgive yourself and heal, even if it takes years for you to get to your desired emotional and physical state, keep fighting. We all have at some point known better but chose to do otherwise.
The only way to break free and take command of your finances is self-leadership. When you refuse to settle or accept the realities, you become a force unto yourself. This article will look at what you can do to step into your role as a self leader and turn your financial situation around.
Inspiring Leadership: Be Visible
Naturally, we tend to blend in so that we all become the same but what makes the team stronger are our unique abilities. What sets us apart and makes any organisation thrive are our differences rather than our similarities. So, what role does visibility play? If you blend in, you will become invisible because you will look like everyone else. You need to stand out and show your unique abilities.
I would like to hear from you what your experiences have been when it comes to office politics. What’s the worst and best that has happened to you in the midst of office politics? You can share your comments below or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Follow, follow, follow… follow the leader… You are probably singing in tune to this popular rhyme that was an integral part of […]
A leader should be one that listens, explores the different ideas that team members bring, even the “crazy ones”. It’s recognising each person’s passions, abilities, qualifications, and experiences, and using them to advance the team agenda.
The way Olivia Pope in the TV series “Scandal” handled people’s problems got me wanting to be just like her. Well, I […]