How to Network when You’re an Introvert

A few days ago this conversation happened with a coaching client*.* Permission to post was granted, don't worry!Client: I need to go to this networking thing but I don't like going to these things.Me: why not?Client: I don't know what to say, what to do. I feel shy around all the suits and business cards.Me:…… Continue reading How to Network when You’re an Introvert

Why More Women are Needed in Business

I'd bet a million bucks there's some man reading this somewhere going, "She's going to talk about how empathetic women are. Pfft!"Well yeah, we are that. No denying it. But we're so much more. The way I see it, the world can only benefit from more women entrepreneurs, bankers, CEOs, and so on. And not…… Continue reading Why More Women are Needed in Business

About the Challenges Series

I am loving the idea of creating this series. As with all great ideas it stems from a personal need. My issue was always that in order to find a solution to a female specific question I had to wade through a morass of male oriented books, advice websites and articles. For instance, if I…… Continue reading About the Challenges Series

Crafting YOUR Personal Brand: The Method to the Madness

Secret sharing time: until last November (2016), I had no idea who I was and what I represented. And as the old adage goes " If you don't stand for something, you'll fall for anything".And fall I did. Many, many, many times. I fell for sucker jobs that no one else would do, shitty friends…… Continue reading Crafting YOUR Personal Brand: The Method to the Madness

Day 5: Taking care of Brand You

A little back story. About two years ago I started an online magazine. The idea was to celebrate South African coloured women and their achievements in a non stereotypical, positive, upmarket way. Two issues were published and covered Fashion, Technology, Business, Education, Food and so much more. In each section I featured coloured women that…… Continue reading Day 5: Taking care of Brand You

Day 4: The Secret to Branding like a Kardashian

Look at the feature picture. Without overthinking, who does it remind you of?Right?! The Kardashians. It's so immediate it's almost…visceral.Love them, hate them, have no opinion on them whatsoever, but you know who they are.And that, my ducklings, is how you do Personal Branding right. The end.Kidding. Because how exactly did they do it? I…… Continue reading Day 4: The Secret to Branding like a Kardashian