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UManyonyoba: Silencing the Inner Critic

UManyonyoba: Silencing the Inner Critic

The One Who Sneaks: It is 22:10 at night and I should be sleeping, but I am having a conversation with myself about internal dialogues and its very active participant: the inner critic. At the centre of my active mind, that should be resting, lies the question: How...

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We are always Becoming…

We are always Becoming…

Every January magazines (online and hard copies) have an article about the new year and usually reads: “New year, New you/ Me!” It’s Thursday evening the 4th of January and, naturally, I am thinking about what I want to achieve this year, AKA new year’s resolutions –...

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Investing in Courage

Investing in Courage

I was recently having a coaching conversation with a client of mine who is in the HR space, and we were discussing challenges that she experiences with business when encouraging the importance of considering soft skills training for employees. We explored various ways...

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Inspire Courage

Inspire Courage

Imagine a woman who authors her own life 9 August in South Africa serves as a reminder of how far we have come and have left to go: that is, to live in a world that is safe, just and equitable for everyone. It is also a day when we celebrate progress and achievements...

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Creating a Mentoring Culture

Creating a Mentoring Culture

My career growth was not only as a result of my dedication to my work, but also as a result of the mentors that I included in my career journey. I have had about 10 mentors in my career so far and they have been instrumental in creating my career success. I have also...

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Being your Own Brand of Inspiration

Being your Own Brand of Inspiration

It is January 2017, most of us if not everyone is feeling energised and excited at the prospects of what a new year holds. It’s about new year resolutions, inspiration, new beginnings, adventure, possibilities and all of the better, bigger, grand ideas we can think...

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Prepare for Producitivty

Prepare for Producitivty

Most of us start the new year with big hopes, some extra energy and... well, a backlog which soon weakens that fresh hope and energy! As a year draws to a close, we tend to leave things "for later" as we feel tired and overburdened or simply too ready to party!...

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10 tips for Building Self-Esteem

10 tips for Building Self-Esteem

‘’I feel that I am not good enough, I don’t deserve this and that… I am not worthy of love, a career, income''... This is a consistent internal dialogue that you experience when you are living with low self-esteem. You are never enough, period! When you have made a...

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Define your purpose

Define your purpose

Nokubonga’s suggests asking yourself questions that will help you define your purpose, capabilities and highest possibilities/footprint. 1. Defining and connecting with me Who am I? What are my passions & desires? What are my values? 2. My capabilities What are my...

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