Are you a leader? You may answer a sure ‘yes’ because you are already in a leadership role, but not everyone was born to be a leader. The skill set is not for the faint hearted, and many believe that one cannot be taught to be a leader. However, some are pushed into the position … Continue reading Leadership Skills – can they be learnt?
You know that feeling? The one where you miss something only when it’s gone? Well, finding yourself with a telephone to your one ear, a cell phone to the other, your jam-packed calendar in front of you, and a pile of papers to your left about to topple over, and you will get that feeling … Continue reading Why Your PA is so essential to your business
You are busy. You have so much to do; and you don’t know whether you’re Arthur or Martha. You have papers piling up on your desk so high that you cannot see past them. You are starting to drown and you cannot see a way out. Sound familiar? Well, you are not alone. There are … Continue reading Do, Delegate or Dump
Us women, we must be special. After all, we had a public holiday created in our honour. I don’t see no Men’s Day, do you? Ha! No, really, all bra-slinging put to one side, woman are pretty special and I won’t cover the obvious differences between men and women, but rather that we are a … Continue reading I am Woman – Hear me Roar
We are all given choices in life. Most times it doesn’t feel that way. We go from day to day, telling ourselves that we are in that situation, that predicament, that life, because of outside forces, that we didn’t plan it that way. Sure, life does hit us with a few curveballs along the way, … Continue reading Live the Life you Love
Webster’s dictionary defines culture, as it pertains to business, as: The set of shared attitudes, values, goals and practices that characterises an institution or organisation. There are many elements that go into building a successful organisational culture. Each successful organisation has different factors that contribute to making its culture successful. Typically, among these factors, both … Continue reading The Importance of both Traditions and Innovation in building organisational culture
In the modern western world the concept of “honour” has largely been replaced with that of “integrity”, which is defined as “the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles”. But, in truth, only the language of honour is missing, not the idea. Shakespeare wrote: “Honesty is the best policy. If I lose mine … Continue reading Honour is a Powerful Human Motivator
Following a few surveys and stalker-like manoeuvres we sourced a few tips from around the world from the greatest woman entrepreneurs. When it comes to working in a man's world, these powerhouses don’t believe there is such a thing as a man's world. It is just our world, and we all have a place in it. … Continue reading 5 Tips on Being the Best Woman Entrepreneur
When you were a child, if you wanted to do something, you did it. You would get up and start building that Barbie castle, or you would climb up that tree. Nothing could stop you. You had a bee in your bonnet, and you were going to get it done. And, if you weren’t allowed … Continue reading Your Time is Now!
Many a war has been started over what a person stood for. Many a riot, many an argument, and many a family feud, has gone on for years because of a difference in opinion over what each stood for. What does it mean to stand for something? Let us break it down. If you stand up and declare … Continue reading What Do You Stand For?