Grief in the midst of a pandemic

This topic was unplanned but after losing a close family member a week ago, I thought I should share my experience. We […]

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Get to know me tag: Who am I?

As promised, I’m going to share a little bit about me so that you know the person behind the stories I tell.

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5 things I do in difficult moments

Don’t give up on your dream, you’ve got to keep moving. If you really have to take the long route do that but always remember you need to come back to your vision. Give yourself a timeline when it comes to how long your detour will last. Make the experience count and let it push you closer towards your goal.

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Exceeded expectations: My story

I express my expectations the best way possible and I’ve realised that it doesn’t breed disappointment. It opens up the two parties to dialogue which in many instances has led to creating solutions that satisfy both parties. Rather than disappointment, it creates a clear path/environment for sound decision-making.

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The plight of Young Professionals: My side hustle

A lot of Young Professionals have been “profession-hopping” and one of the causes is related to remuneration. (This is from my personal observations). They haven’t had a chance to stay focused on a single profession because of the need to supplement their employment or business income. What effect does this have on the future pool of professionals? Are we going to have adequately skilled professionals in the different industries or we will start importing some skills?

We need to safeguard our professions with the future in mind.

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The Science of Leadership

I recently completed a course on The Science of Leadership which studies the brain and its influences on leadership styles or personalities. I won’t bore you with the details. What stood out for me was the issue of resistance to change.

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3 Characteristics of an Ideal Team Player

There’s a famous adage that goes, ‘Team work makes the dream work.’ which implies that any team is effective if all team […]

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I gambled my way into a tax career

I rolled the dice even though I knew I might lose. But what if I won! I politely declined the interviews and kept my eyes on the prize. I had no experience in tax and it only made sense to get an accounting job. In that moment, I threw reason out of the window. As people say nowadays, “If I die, I die”. That was my stance.

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Why your work is important.

Dare to dream! Your dream is valid no matter what it is. Own it and slay it! – Miss Enn I used […]

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Reflections: What is the alternative?

“One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be […]

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