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It’s Been a While..


I can’t believe 2018 is almost over!  It’s been quite the year.. I’ve been quiet for a while or maybe a little more than that. So here are some of the highlights of what’s been happening…

Kopano Mocwane- The Office Edit

A Day in the Life of Kopano Mocwane


If we’re talking about ambitious, young, female South African entrepreneurs, Kopano Mocwane’s name instantly comes to my mind. I remember first hearing about Kopano after winning the title of  Miss Teen SA back in 2008 and thanks to social media she never fell of my radar. Kopano has since gone on to become, as she calls it, a Digital Business…

Understanding Emotional Intelligence


There are so many skills you need to learn and master in the corporate world. Today I want to highlight a skill which I view as one of the most important in order to improve your work environment and one which I actively work on. There’s a saying that everyone goes by where I work: Relationships are Currency.  If your…

The Elevator Pitch


We’ve all heard that we need to master and perfect our elevator pitch but really what even is that and how do you even go about developing it? Every now and then life hands you an opportunity to network and present yourself to someone who could potentially change your life or business. What happens if you only have a minute…

A Day in the Life of Mapalo Makhu


After many requests we have decided to relaunch the ‘A day in the life of..’ series. This is where we get to know phenomenal women and see what it’s like to spend a day in their lives. To kick it off we’re starting with a woman who has personally inspired me by turning her passion into a thriving business that…

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Preparing for Life After University


Before I disappoint you, this is not a one size fits all, guaranteed to succeed life guidance post. Instead in this post I’ll be taking you through what myself and my friends did in our final year of studies (and years leading up to it). Not everything works for everyone and this is simply what I did. Marks Matter I don’t…