Claim to fame: my sister – in – law, rocking Glam-ma to 3 grandkids, expat teacher, living and working in the UAE for the past 13 years, sans hubby, go – getter and never – quitter.Challenge: post – 40 career change and international move. Roberta qualified as a teacher the year I was born. Process…… Continue reading Challenges Series: Roberta Roodt
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
When I first heard this Americanism I was confused. Who is leaving money on the table and why? Also where is this table exactly? I've got GPS….For those of you who haven't heard of this term yet, it means that you're not getting the money you could be getting. It often refers to negotiations in…… Continue reading How to Stop Leaving Your Money on the Table
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?
I have family members who regularly fly out to Dubai for a shopping sesh. They come, they shop, they pose for IG and they leave. That’s what Dubai is known for. It’s very name tells you: “Do Buy”. For those of us who live here for longer than a week at a time, it’s tempting…… Continue reading How to Save Money as an Expat