I am almost 28 and facing my first retrenchment. The emotions when I was informed of the decision were mixed. Some days, I was ok and telling myself there is more for me out there. Other days, I was severely depressed and could not see any light at the end of the tunnel. I have… Continue reading “We are letting you go”
I am part of that probably 1% of the global population with access to podcasts and motivational books who cannot be bothered to use them. In all honesty, I cannot relate. I listen to successful people’s stories and it leaves me thinking “but how does that add value to my life?” For as long as… Continue reading Not about that motivational life
May I just put it out there that I found Cape Town more romantic than Paris. I allowed myself to be a proper tourist for five whole days in a city I spent three years in as a student and I had the time of my life. The most expensive part about Cape Town was… Continue reading Beginner’s guide to Cape Town
We often hear how women are paid less than men in similar positions, sometimes even men with less qualifications. I finally understand why. Four years into my corporate experience and I have realized women rarely speak up about issues in the workplace even when the issues are serious. We tend to internalize problems, try to… Continue reading Use your voice
Now let me start by saying I am a proud Christian, born again and a believer in the Holy Spirit and God’s word. I have been brought up in a Christian home and I have grown in my faith individually without it being forced on me. With that said, I am sick and tired of… Continue reading Get behind me prophet
In a world where everyone is becoming an entrepreneur, it is hard to be that one person very sure that you are incapable of setting something up by yourself. In my experience, it is the pressure to be creative, and stand out from the competition that has made it hard for me to start my… Continue reading Beware of the colleague
A few months ago, the internet taught many of us a new word, “Sapiosexual”, meaning “One who finds intelligence the most sexually attractive feature”. Suddenly, everyone wanted to be identified by it. In my opinion, intelligence is not about being book smart. It is about objectivity, being realistic, and even applying the theoretical lessons we… Continue reading And you call yourself intelligent?