What does it mean to become the hero of your own story? You become powerful and confident. You are in the driver’s seat of your life journey and that is a wonderful place to be. But this is not necessarily the case for every one of us nor something that we are born into. We […]
Crossroads, Second Chances And That Viral Campaign
Careers are, often, not linear. We may think that a typical career path is one that stays on a particular trajectory, constantly moving upwards, making financial gains and improvements in status. Does that mean that a non-linear career is one to frown upon? Non-linear careers What would a non-linear career look like? It’s been said […]
Decide Like a Cheetah
To think or decide like a cheetah is not about, as one might assume, speed but to be able to decelerate quickly. The term ‘cheetah pause’ was coined by Cheryl Strauss Einhorn. Therefore, the idea behind learning to decide like a cheetah is about being able to change direction quickly and staying agile, all while […]
Protecting Yourself, Protecting Your Business
The truth is that we all need to have a basic understanding of legals, whether we run a business or not. Doing so will protect you in various aspects of your life.
Don’t Be Afraid to Shine your Light
I met Alice Rixon through the beautiful platform we all know as LinkedIn. As I have come to discover over and over, what we know of people and what we see is always just a tip of the iceberg. There is so much more to uncover if we take the time and really listen.
Build Body Mindfulness Today
A meetup I ran last Saturday brought a painful realisation home for me. Exercise is important not only for its touted benefits of muscular strength, endurance, improved cardiovascular system and energy to run our day.
What I Learned in 2020
Like you, I learned a lot about myself in 2020. All the pain, heartache and disappointment also brought about discovery, innovation and gratitude. Joy in the little things, in what I have, in a happy progression of my journey, in things as they are.
Mastery or Procrastination?
Mastery is a journey, not a destination. I’ve never felt like I’ve mastered things because there is always so much to learn. Things evolve. It becomes difficult to keep up let alone feel like you’re on top of it.
Is There Any Chance for Me to Work in Another Country (Virtually)?
Jess: Is there any chance for me to work in another country (virtually)?Me: Yes, sure. Over the years, increased digitalisation has created many opportunities. And the pandemic has shown organisations just how possible it is for people to work remotely. So there are a fair number of opportunities out there – remote work, short gigs […]
How Do I Not Bore My Audience to Tears?
I struggled with social media when I started. Why would I want to put myself out there? What would I say? When I thought of things I wanted to say, it made sense in my head. But writing it down, getting the first few lines in … wow, that was hard. Things that made sense […]