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Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting a Business

2022-08-31T14:33:22+00:00

Do you have what it takes to become an entrepreneur? Let's find out. Entrepreneurship is fun to talk about, it can be a lot harder to become one. The notion that you will be your own boss, create the hours and life you want and ultimately see riches beyond your wildest beliefs draws people to start their own businesses. However, the reality is that starting your own business is one of the hardest things you can do, and it will require you to develop your leadership skills. The fact that 8 out of 10 business fail within the first year shows [...]

Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting a Business2022-08-31T14:33:22+00:00

Stuck in a career you are unhappy in?

2022-08-10T09:16:58+00:00

It is important to say that an average human get unhappy with their career path or job at some time in their life. However, what is important is how you get unstuck and move forward. As humans, our needs are insatiable and changes constantly, so it is normal for you to always want a better job or a career that makes you happy and fulfilled. Your job should fulfil you emotionally, financially, and intellectually, therefore, it is okay to want a change when you are not getting any of these. Are you stuck at a job you no longer love?  Are [...]

Stuck in a career you are unhappy in?2022-08-10T09:16:58+00:00

Signs that you need a Career Mentor

2022-04-27T14:38:31+00:00

You will agree with me that the right career mentor could change your career? Imagine you getting way ahead in your career just because someone you admire and is successful has agreed to mentor you, guide you, share their accomplishments with you and give you feedback and advice on questions you might not have answers to or situations that you might not know how to handle. Now, this is where a mentor is needed. Feeling Stagnated A lot of times as young individuals, we tend to feel stagnated of stuck I our various career paths and often times feel that we [...]

Signs that you need a Career Mentor2022-04-27T14:38:31+00:00

How to brand your business as an entrepreneur

2022-03-16T10:55:38+00:00

Branding is more than your business logo or your brand colours, it is the why of your business, the who and how of your brand, usually in visual form. Have you ever wondered how Coca-Cola has managed to stay in business for decades without compromising on its product? Branding! It is the heart of their business and they have been able to connect with their consumers in a special way. Branding is an opportunity to connect with your audience and give them an experience of a lifetime. It is the process of inviting them into your space and making them feel [...]

How to brand your business as an entrepreneur2022-03-16T10:55:38+00:00

Are you struggling with what to do next with your career?

2022-02-15T11:54:45+00:00

Hi there, Some of us are on a journey of self-discovery, purpose, and career fulfillment. However, it may seem like you need clarity on a few things, you need direction on what step to take next. Not to worry, it is okay to feel stuck, but the ability to unstuck should be your priority. Are you trying to take the next step in your career? Are you a young budding entrepreneur who has no idea where to start from? Do you want to discover what to do next in your career by creating your own path? Maybe you should answer these [...]

Are you struggling with what to do next with your career?2022-02-15T11:54:45+00:00

How to make mentorship work for you

2021-08-09T13:00:32+00:00

I am a product of mentorship and trust me when I say that I have enjoyed every bit of it. Many successful entrepreneurs attribute their success to mentorship, and I believe that mentorship is a tool necessary for career success. Having a great relationship with your mentors can help your career significantly and take you to the next level of your career. Also, the right mentors or networks can connect you with amazing career opportunities you might not have thought about if you did not have mentors. However, how do you make ample use of a mentorship opportunity? How should you [...]

How to make mentorship work for you2021-08-09T13:00:32+00:00

How to build Emotional Resilience at Work

2021-06-07T23:04:51+00:00

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), depression has been on the rise recently and it is one of the dominant factors for determining the state of our mental health. Most adults spend their lives working several hours while the typical 9-5 is the reality of most individuals today. Emotional resilience is an individual’s psychological ability to cope with or adapt to pressure, change and stress needs to be built and boosted even in your place of work and can be developed with proper training, knowledge, and motivation. Promoting emotional resilience in your workplace is the best way to function properly [...]

How to build Emotional Resilience at Work2021-06-07T23:04:51+00:00

Surviving Your First Week at Work

2021-05-24T14:30:20+00:00

Success during week one is about balance; you want to make great first impressions, but you should not put too much pressure on yourself to get everything right. The goal is to learn about your new workplace and feel out your place in that ecosystem.   In the first week: Introduce yourself, relentlessly. Studies have shown that anxiety in new situations can come in part from not feeling confident in how to introduce ourselves. It is a natural feeling — when you are new, you do not necessarily want to call attention to yourself. But in the first days of a [...]

Surviving Your First Week at Work2021-05-24T14:30:20+00:00

How to Create and Deliver Good Presentations

2021-05-21T10:29:46+00:00

Creating and making presentations are a part of our academic and career path. You may have had the opportunity to create and make a presentation. Maybe during your degree project defence or as a part of your tasks during your first week of resumption at work. But, if you have not, you definitely will soon. Here are a few tips to help you create and deliver unforgettable presentations. Write everything as they come At the start, you may be experiencing a rush of ideas and may be tempted to want to immediately develop a structure. Ignore being perfect, just put everything [...]

How to Create and Deliver Good Presentations2021-05-21T10:29:46+00:00

Book Review-Your First Year of Work by Shelagh Foster

2020-11-26T20:47:57+00:00

“Sending a message that’s neither heard nor understood is miscommunication.” - Shelagh Foster   Most people entering the workforce for the first time lack certain skills and this book basically answers questions recent graduates and entry-level candidates were not even aware they should ask before entering the workforce. Expressing yourself properly is important in human interactions especially in the work environment. Good communication skills have such an impact and poor communication holds people back. Communication has variations which include; Spoken word, written word, body language, silence, posture, and facial expressions.   The Job Market and Your Skills Getting into the job market [...]

Book Review-Your First Year of Work by Shelagh Foster2020-11-26T20:47:57+00:00