Jun 2018

Phenomenal Woman: Owner of Change Agility – Tlale Mosimane

Phenomenal Woman: Owner of Change Agility – Tlale Mosimane

I met Tlale many years ago while we were both working at Unilever. She was in the IT department. Tlale eventually left Unilever to start her own business. At that time, she was one of the very few people I knew that chose the entrepreneurial path. She was also one of the very few women […]

How to manage your time and prioritise your life

How to manage your time and prioritise your life

The last few months have been rather hectic with jam-packed diaries, deadlines, running workshops, over and above the demands of being a mother to an energetic 6-year-old. It’s been exhausting. To add to this, I recently had to travel to Nairobi mid-month for work and returned home at 1:30am! The next morning, I had to […]

Should you expect your friends to support you in your business?

Should you expect your friends to support you in your business?

This is a topic I’ve wanted to write about for a while and it’s something that’s been coming up often so here goes… I did work for someone I consider a friend – and they did not pay me. This got me thinking: should your friends support you when you have a small business; especially […]

Phenomenal Woman: Digital Strategist and Co-Founder of Senteo – Zeenat Mahomed

Phenomenal Woman: Digital Strategist and Co-Founder of Senteo – Zeenat Mahomed

Zeenat Mahomed is the co-founder of a Small Business Digital agency called Senteo. I met Zeenat earlier this year. We were introduced by a mutual business colleague, a web developer working on my website, who is now also a partner in Zeenat’s agency. She has been my saviour and is someone I share all my […]

Are entrepreneurs born or are they made?

Are entrepreneurs born or are they made?

There are people who just have a magic touch. It seems like whatever they choose to do magically happens. They are successful and they make it look effortless. They have what is called the X-factor. I, on the other hand, have tried so many things since my entrepreneurial journey began but none seem to be […]

Should you stay in corporate or start your own business?

Should you stay in corporate or start your own business?

Recently, I find myself having a recurring conversation (be it around the dinner table or WhatsApp group chats) about whether one should leave corporate to follow their passion? Most of the women I speak to are so unhappy in the corporate world and they just want out. There are many reasons as to why they […]

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