Everything else + the side hustle

Why you need a side hustle

Burnout… part 2

Today I am continuing with the series I started last week on burnout. In my previous post I wrote about some of the symptoms of burnout. If you did not get a chance to read that post, you can find it here. Burnout…Part 1. This is a 3 part series. Today I am going toContinue reading “Burnout… part 2”

I wish I had known….

Before I became a mother, I had my own perceptions of what I thought motherhood involved. I never really understood the decisions and choices that mothers around me were making and therefore made judgments that when I look back I had no basis for making. Hey I am only human… I remember visiting my sisterContinue reading “I wish I had known….”

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 readContinue reading “Can you own your success?”

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 beliefsContinue reading “If i wasn’t afraid…”

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 needsContinue reading “Fit your own mask first….”

Meet Rudo- Being authentically herself

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 theContinue reading “Meet Rudo- Being authentically herself”