I’ve been reading stuff. A lot of motivational stuff. Stuff friends gave me because they saw my motivation was gone. A terrible job can do that to you. It’ll drain the motivation and energy from you faster than a thirsty vampire in a blood bank! Just so you know, I’m not a fan of motivational…… Continue reading Motivation vs. Routine
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
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
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
Your goal should be about more than just self-glorification. There. I said it. If you’re about the Personal Branding because you want to be Kim K. or Blac Chyna, then move on. You should be about being the best you, which is always better than being a copy of someone else. I know, I know,…… Continue reading Day 3: It’s more than Personal Branding
No one cares. That’s a lie. You should care. Perception is everything. Like it or not, research shows that people form an opinion of you within the first 7 seconds of meeting you and then they have you slotted into whatever part of their psyche they think you identify as. As much as that sucketh,…… Continue reading Day 2: Who are You Branding and Why Should I Care?
Hola chicas! What an exciting time to be a blogger, entrepreneur or just to be alive! The wonders of technology have made it possible for someone like me, someone who has a lot to share, to help others in a way that doesn’t require a classroom! It’s amazing isn’t it? I’ve been blogging for a…… Continue reading Day 1: Welcome to my Personal Branding e – course!