Missing from your daily habits

1.     Offer to help 2.     Look behind you and fix what’s not right 3.     Eat something nutritious 4.     Breathe 5.     Find the gaps between your thoughts 6.     Say something nice [...]

By | June 1st, 2018|

What’s your weird?

My first real job was PR & Promotions assistant in the fashion industry. It involved sponsoring pantihose for fashion shows, gift wrapping a few ‘one-size-fits-all’ pairs for the lucky, lucky-draw [...]

By | May 24th, 2018|

Scared Silly

I have two big fears in life. Fear 1: Not getting to the buffet table in time Yes it’s a privileged fear. It’s also irrational, because there’s usually plenty of [...]

By | May 11th, 2018|

Why your weaknesses are hard to spot

As part of my Brandheart personal branding process, I take each client through a 360 reputation survey. The client supplies me with names of people who know him or her [...]

By | April 19th, 2018|

Your Cherries Are In The Wrong Place

Have you ever stood in a fuggy dojo with your hand in a vice grip while your knuckles are being examined by a sweaty Sensei? No? Me neither. It was [...]

By | March 1st, 2018|

No Excuses

No Excuses. That’s the line on my running partner’s What’s App profile. Which makes thinking of a reason to pull out of a 5am morning run impossible. Or at best, [...]

By | February 8th, 2018|

Unconscious Bias Could Be Holding You Back

Think about something you’re attached to. Let’s say it’s your reputation for being a great speaker, or the results from your banting diet, or your love of cats. You work [...]

By | November 16th, 2017|

Is Your Personal Brand Future-Proof?

First we had IQ. Then we had EQ. Now we have AQ. AQ, if you haven't come across it yet, is your Adaptability Quotient. It measures how well you adapt [...]

By | October 26th, 2017|

For All Intensive Purposes

Growing up in peri-urban suburbia, the neighbour behind us was a man called Vasco. My father, trying to tame the patch of veld we called a garden, was often outside, [...]

By | September 28th, 2017|

Ageing Is Optional

Blow-drying my hair at the gym this morning, I overheard a menopause conversation between the three thirty-somethings standing at the mirror next to me. There was the brunette, trim, groomed, [...]

By | August 10th, 2017|
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