Is Lack Of Sleep Affecting Your Work?

Yesterday on my way to the airport I was trippy, giggly, babbly and weepy. I wasn’t drunk. I was running on a few nights of 4 to 5 hours sleep. [...]

By | August 17th, 2016|

Does Personal Branding Have A Place In Academia? Case Study

In a little over two weeks I’ll be standing in front of a select group of young academics from one of South Africa’s leading educational institutions. The group is made [...]

By | June 29th, 2016|

Five Things Successful People Do Before Bed

The problem with annoying titles like Five Things Successful People Do Before Bed is that I’m almost guaranteed to click on them. And then I scan the article looking for [...]

By | April 27th, 2016|

How Successful People Simplify Their Lives

I spend a lot of time each day wondering what to eat. Come to think of it, a surprising amount of my time is filled with decisions - like what [...]

By | February 2nd, 2016|

7 Tips to Properly Introduce People Over Email

Have you ever had to introduce people over email? It can be pretty awkward. Do you greet them both, or connect with first one and then the other? What do [...]

By | November 11th, 2015|

How To Recover Your Cool After A Blunder

The pants I bought are silky and have a geometric print. (I know, I know. I should’ve known better.) “I could wear these to a networking breakfast” I thought, picturing [...]

By | October 14th, 2015|

Bored With Blogs? Five Favourite TED Talks To Inspire You

Have you noticed that we entrepreneurs all learn from entrepreneurial blogs written by entrepreneurial superstars who run seriously successful online programmes or sell seriously successful products and services? It’s getting [...]

By | September 2nd, 2015|

How To Genuinely Connect With Important People

“I’m so nervous. {Fanning face, breathing heavily}. I’ve spotted someone I really admire and I’m just desperate to introduce myself. But I’ll die if I do.” Torn between the desire [...]

By | July 8th, 2015|

Case Study: The True Value of Personal Branding for Entrepreneurs

Wayne Gosling - CEO Groupon SA and Trish Holdengarde - Strategic Business Intuitive and Coach The branding experts assure us that building your personal brand helps to position [...]

By | June 24th, 2015|

When Last Did You Boost Your LinkedIn Profile?

Let me start with a disclaimer. I’m not a LinkedIn expert. But before you click close, I changed three things on my LinkedIn profile that have helped me get more [...]

By | June 10th, 2015|