About Robyn

Robyn Young is a marketing and personal branding strategist. Her goal is to help you get to know and love who you really are, and then use it to increase your confidence, your visibility and your personal and business success.

Vertical or Horizontal

Today, will you self-assuredly introduce yourself to the most powerful person in the room, or will you avoid eye contact, feeling self-conscious and less than? Will you cold call the [...]

By | October 9th, 2019|

Three key questions for new clients

When interviewing a prospective client, or working with a new one, there are three key questions which make or break the outcome of your work together. Getting into your client’s [...]

By | August 9th, 2019|

Avoid these meeting pitfalls

Want to make a quick, positive impact? Go to a meeting. It’s an easy platform to give value and one of the most effective ways to boost your personal brand. [...]

By | July 15th, 2019|

What’s YOUR issue? You know you have one…

Having coffee with a friend the other day I remarked on another friend’s political rant, my cousin’s sensitivity to gender stereotyping, a teacher’s vehement feminism, a girlfriend’s self-proclaimed fatism and [...]

By | May 21st, 2019|

Strong back. Soft front. Wild heart.

I have two teenage boys at home – one my own, and one whose mother has courageously sent him halfway across the world to live with a stranger. A third [...]

By | April 18th, 2019|

State of bondage

It’s increasingly my belief that our purpose in life consists of only two things: To see who we are, To have the courage to be it. Everything else is bondage.

By | March 9th, 2019|

The Bad Side of Good

My brother was the rebel. From failing school, to smoking dope in his bedroom ("They're Camel mom, that's why they smell funny") to having a secret weekend flat in Hillbrow [...]

By | February 14th, 2019|

Here’s to cheering you on!

Think of this as your permission slip. If you’ve been waffling, faffing or generally procrastinating, now’s the time to hop off the fence. If your truth has been on pause [...]

By | December 13th, 2018|

How to win at pool

About 60 million years ago, when I was 29, I was rocking it with one hand in the pocket of my brand new Diesel jeans, the other dexterously holding an [...]

By | November 29th, 2018|
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