Grief Life Life Lessons
Understanding Grief

“Be Strong”, “It is well”, “It’s life”; these and many other things people say to console you in a time of loss may come from a place of genuine concern and sympathy but are the last things you really want to hear during a time of loss. This year marks almost two decades since I

Business Entrepreneurship Life Life Lessons
On the Grind

One vow I made to myself earlier this year, was that I was going to do things differently. I was not going to go back to certain struggles of consultancy. I had grown, ten years in the game, I know better and should do better. I realised that the general challenge of being a consultant

Business Life Life Lessons
Moi? Stressed?

“So when are you going back to therapy?” A friend of mine asked on a call this week. I laughed it off. “Are you hinting at something?”I retorted with a chuckle. “No, I am not, but there was just a genuine glow about you and…” I was busy laughing and didn’t listen to the rest

Business Entrepreneurship Life Lessons
Recruitment 101

The past few weeks have been extremely interesting as I begin the process of setting up a business. The consultancy has been great and is something I will continue to do, however, I have also realised the importance of just starting a business. There are many reasons but the most integral for me is just

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Why Are You Hiring not Who, Why?

A few weeks ago an organisation shared a job description with me they wanted me to review and provide feedback on. I know some of you may be wondering why a communication specialist is dabbling in human resources, well aside from now evolving into organisational strategy, the position was actually relevant to training I had

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Help! Portfolio Manager Needed

I have been racking my brain about entry-level investment options aside from the usual treasury bills, money markets and unit trusts. Real estate seems a bit too expensive for now. Land purchase for speculative purposes is more long term and it’s not really what I would like to jump into now. I would like to



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