How to Rock your Flats at Work

I am so over heels. Unless it's a special occasion and all I have to do is sit around looking at my poor tortured toes (seriously, who invented high heels and thought, "These look like a good idea!"?), I'm not wearing them. I love shoes, until recently I had all the shoes. I was never…… Continue reading How to Rock your Flats at Work

How to Create the Perfect Home Office

I've recently moved to a bigger apartment, and finally, FINALLY have a much needed space for my own office. I can decorate MY space how I want. I'm tempted to have all the things, but as ever, budget is a huge consideration since I'll be moving full time into entrepreneurship. My top tips for designing…… Continue reading How to Create the Perfect Home Office

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

Day 3: It’s more than Personal Branding 

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