Sometime last year I graduated from our company's in-house leadership programme. Each graduate was asked to provide a citation of their achievements during the two year program and their career goals going forward. I had some really good achievements of projects I had led successfully. My problem was writing about it and having it read… Continue reading Can you own your success?
This past week i was in a workshop in Dubai organised by the Facebook Middle East and Africa office. I learnt in two days what would have taken me months but that's not the purpose of today's post. On the walls at the offices, there are different posters that speak to some of Facebook's beliefs… Continue reading If i wasn’t afraid…
Is it just me or there are other working mums out there that also experience motherhood guilt? Initially i thought the longer i was a mother, the easier it would get...but no. Next week Thursday i will be 6 years a mother and it has not really gotten better. Here are some of the things… Continue reading Experiencing motherhood guilt?… it’s perfectly okay..
Pre flight, aviation operators always announce that in case of emergency, you should fit your own oxygen masks first before assisting children or anyone else who might need help. You know why? Because without your own mask fitted, you cannot assist anyone else. As a mother it comes naturally for me to put the needs… Continue reading Fit your own mask first….
I wrote the first edition of Lessons From Motherhood back in December 2015. You can read it on this link Lessons from motherhood. Two years later, there are more lessons to share. 1. Back then i was all about easing the guilt of being away from my children by doing everything when i was around.… Continue reading Lessons from motherhood… update
This past week was my first back at work in 2018 after the holidays. I was feeling a bit (maybe very) overwhelmed trying to adjust after break. The real problem was that during the holidays we all relaxed and let go of our usual routines. The kids could sleep and wake up later and same… Continue reading “You got this mama…”
As part of the re-invention of this blog i am going to do a series on various 'mums in stilettos' from different parts of the world and how they are managing to keep all their balls in the air. This week I will feature a mom based in Brisbane Australia. Unlike our part of the… Continue reading Meet Rudo- Being authentically herself
Tomorrow is the 31st of December 2017. It also happens to be our 10th wedding anniversary. Such moments always make me reflect on the past. I celebrate my victories but i also look for learnings and see what i could have done better. I read somewhere (paraphrased) that success is a lousy teacher that seduces… Continue reading No more toiling…
Source: Outside my comfort zone
Tomorrow 5th of July marks exactly a year since I accepted a work assignment that saw my family and I leaving our country of birth Zimbabwe and settling in Nairobi Kenya. Initially I thought this would be easy. I told myself I was still with the same organization, I was still in Africa, English was still… Continue reading Outside my comfort zone