I am back after a short break. I had to deal with matters that needed my undivided attention. In my last blog I had promised to do a series on personal branding. I will continue on that in the next few days. Today I would like to talking about success. The name of this blogContinue reading “Picture Of Success”
In my second year of employment as a brand manager, I was asked to submit my ten year plan for my brand. This included the way I saw the brand evolving, what renovations I was proposing in order for it to remain relevant to the target market, the evolution of sales in value and volumeContinue reading “Borrow with pride”
There is an African proverb that says if you want to go fast, go alone but if you want to go far, go with others. In the corporate world, far is better than fast. We could rephrase this to say if you want to get to the top, go with others. Why? Because it isContinue reading “Go Far With Others”
Marketing is my passion. I have an Honours degree in marketing. It’s something I love to do. I have a lot of accolades to show for my marketing expertise. Before I realised it I had been in the same position in the same company for seven years! This is a problem common with many women.Continue reading “Deepening Versus Widening”
I have seen many well qualified women being passed for promotions they deserved. The main reason being they are waiting for someone usually their boss to offer them the position. It is very important for women especially to manage their career development actively not passively. Speaking out and expressing our career goals is very important.Continue reading “Speak Out”
Take action inspite of your fears. The reason people with half your capabilities are sometimes achieving their goals and doing better than you is because they dared to take action. Don’t let fear paralyze you.