Career, Imposter syndrome, Lessons, motivation, Success, Uncategorized, Working mom

Can you own your success?

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?

Fear, Motherhood, Social media, Working mom

If i wasn’t afraid…

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…

Career, Motherhood, motivation, Working mom

Fit your own mask first….

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….

Career, Lessons, Motherhood, Motherhood guilt, Working mom

Lessons from motherhood… update

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