Category: Career

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Monday Motivation: Be A Disruptor

Monday Motivation: Be A Disruptor

disrupt: drastically alter or destroy the structure of. Are you always playing by the rules? Do you always want to be safe? Sometimes, being safe works, but in this new age of technology, the ones who are leading the pack are those who are “not playing safe”. They are the ones who are changing the...

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How To Score An Internship

How To Score An Internship

Okay so it’s that time of the year. Right after catching all the thrills of summer, attending all the parties and concerts, visiting all the friends and family, you finally want to do something much more serious and productive with your time. You’re now looking to score an internship. Let me first of all commend...

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Indra Nooyi: The 5c’s of Leadership

Indra Nooyi: The 5c’s of Leadership

I had an AHA moment on Monday… I was at an event, Mentors Connect, organized by The Light House Network in collabortaion with TW Magazine. In a video that was played during the event, the CEO of Pepsi, Indra Nooyi, was asked what skills are essential for future leaders. In about three short minutes, she was...

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Become The Next Chimamanda

Become The Next Chimamanda

Writing your first novel can be very hard, and if you must do it successfully there are four qualities you must possess: connection to your subject matter, the ability to make the best of your resources, originality, and the willingness to sacrifice the time required to complete your novel.   How did I come to...

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Do You Prefer Male Bosses To Female Bosses?

Do You Prefer Male Bosses To Female Bosses?

Do you have a preference for male bosses over female bosses? If you don’t, then you are just like me, but if you do, then you are like the millions of people around the world who have made the male boss vs female boss issue a hot topic around the world. Why is this issue...

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4 Ways To Avoid Arguments In The Workplace

4 Ways To Avoid Arguments In The Workplace

In a place where there are many different personalities, viewpoints, and opinions, it is almost impossible to avoid disagreements in the workplace. If these disagreements escalate into something an all-out argument, it can be devastating to your future at the company, as well as your co-worker’s, and the company as a whole. Here are some...

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Do You Want To Be Successful?

Do You Want To Be Successful?

We all want to be successful, don’t we? We all want to get promotion after promotion and eventually reach the pinnacle of our careers. But sadly, some of us may never get there because we miss out one crucial factor: We do not dress well! I have had the privilege of working with four CEO’s...

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How To Find And Do The Work You Love

Do you wake up in the mornings filled with dread because you hate your job? Well you are not alone. According to 2013 report by Forbes, Unhappy Employees outnumber Happy employees by Two to One worldwide (survey carried out on 231,00o workers in 142 countries). Also, in 2015, London Business School conducted a survey which showed that 50% of UK...

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7 SPLENDID CAREER ADVANCING MOVES

Photo Source: www.pridemagazine.com Once done with getting an education, many of us just cant wait to get that ideal job and get started on our career, aiming for that great promotion that will land one at the top! While some do achieve their aim and are happy, we know quite well that there are others...

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FIFTEEN CARRER TIPS EVERY YOUNG WOMAN SHOULD KNOW

  Great tips for the corporate savvy lady at the start of her career, or the mid-level executives in need of a career attitude change. Be willing to take criticism because it’s crucial to the learning process Understand that you’re never beneath any kind of work, and you’d be surprised what you can learn from...