COVID-19 Trends. So you want to be a MENTEE?- 10 rules to check your eligibility

Mentoring is a delicate yet rewarding relationship between two people. It serves the purpose for one person (usually the mentor) to share skills, experiences and professional connections with another person (usually the mentee). A mentor –mentee relationship is one that is built on trust, transparency and collaboration. The benefits of being a mentee can be[…]

COVID-19 Impacts on Employability Skills

Employers need candidates who can show and implement certain key skills required to contribute to an overall company and organisational goal. Employability skills are required for anyone to get, keep and maintain a successful career. The purpose of this training manual is to list and guide you on the types of skill set that you[…]

Are you a learner? – Increase your learning with this 3 actions

I find that positioning yourself to recognise that you are in a constant place of learning may not be easy but will be worth it. It is easy to know a few things and call oneself an “expert’ in the field of that knowledge however the reality is that innovation is happening every minute. What[…]

Five barriers to gender equality in the formal workplace – What young women aspiring into career positions should know.

I recently read a report done by McKinsey Global Institute titled “The Power of Parity – Advancing women’s equality in Africa and the barriers mentioned are key to note because women experience barriers to career climb differently from men. Read the 5 barriers from this report on how to expand your understanding and arm you[…]

Increase your intellectual capacity – try these 5 steps.

I recently attended a graduation dinner to celebrate the outstanding achievement of a young lady who graduated from a Law faculty with a first class and not only that, she is also graduated as the best graduating student in the entire school. This 21 year old young woman and I met a few years ago[…]

Intentional Leadership – 5 points to consider in becoming an intentional leader

“The more intentional you are about your leadership growth, the greater your potential for becoming the leader you are capable of being. Never stop learning.”- John C. Maxwell I am currently involved in a leadership project that explores the leadership journeys of some key persons and in one of my meetings, I spoke to an[…]

5 Ps you can adapt that will boost your career immediately.

DISCIPLINE. Most of us will agree that the first thing that the military instils is discipline. The military life is one I am privileged to know and grow up in and if you have any idea about how they operate from a work mindset perspective, you will understand that there absolutely is a lot of[…]

7 career skills that we can adopt for intrapreneurship and entrepreneurship success

I have always believed that not everyone is called to be a business owner nor is everyone cut out to have a fulfilling career. Our purpose are very different and this will be achieved when we accurately align our passion with our skills. Skill acquisition is a constant development process that will not stop anytime[…]

Accepting Failure – 5 reasons why failing forward is a struggle.

In the course of developing this content, my thought process was in a state of reflective overdrive. I spent a lot of waking moments reviewing my emotions, thoughts and aftermath reactions from things I have failed in and things I have also seen as being a failure. Part of what I also reflected on was[…]

Work Wisdom – How to hold it down in a male-dominated industry.

Many industries have more women in entry level positions than men. Very few women make it to the equity, partnership and high level management roles. It can be tough to think about and to also see it play out over and over again however getting wound up about it alone will not change the status[…]