The difference between a life coach and a business coach

Mar 18

The difference between a life coach and a business coach

What is a business coach? According to WABC, Business coaching is the process of engaging in regular, structured conversation with a “client”: an individual or team who is within a business, profit or nonprofit organization, institution or government and who is the recipient of business coaching. The goal is to enhance the client’s awareness and...

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Listen When Your Body Speaks

Mar 06

Listen When Your Body Speaks

I submitted an application for a job in September 2015. I took 2 weeks to put my application together as the job had asked for a huge amount of information, including a psychometric assessment (my own cost) and a video submission. I built a cv website in the hopes of standing out as an exceptional candidate as I felt she would be getting 100′s if not over 1000...

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Why I Sent You An SMS

Jul 01

Why I Sent You An SMS

I’ve just had to send a good old fashioned sms to a networking associate to ask them to check their WhatsApp and email because something on their Facebook Page needs urgent attention that I can’t answer. Yes I tried calling, no she’s  not answering. Once upon a time I used to send a friend a message on Facebook saying I had sent him an email. He...

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Proudly Introvert

Dec 13

Proudly Introvert

    Don’t get me wrong. Just because I’m introverted doesn’t mean I’m shy. Shyness is a fear of social judgment. Introverts respond differently to stimulation, including social stimulation. Where extraverts crave stimulation, I feel alive, switched on and capable when I’m in a quieter, low-key environment. My EQ test results said I should...

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How NOT to Introduce Yourself To Me

Dec 05

How NOT to Introduce Yourself To Me

  I worked in Human Resources for almost 12 years. As a highly skilled recruiter I did NOT have a network. I only started realising the importance of networking towards the end of my recruitment career. I’ve always been introverted, even working in recruitment, so going to a conference with lots of people had always been a challenge for me. I would go to a...

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Girl Geek Dinner Johannesburg

Dec 03

Girl Geek Dinner Johannesburg

The Girl Geek Dinners in Johannesburg are phenomenally successful. With 150 women attending every 2nd month the dinners have grown in strength and numbers. So much so that the tickets are fully sold out in an hour and immediate payment confirms your seat. #FOMO on steroids. The last dinner for the year took place last night at The Maslow in Rivonia and was an extra...

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