AGILITY IN THE WORKPLACE

Agility (noun) – ability to move quickly and easily. An agile or change-ready organization is able to quickly adapt to changing circumstances; it is ready for anything. It can respond instantaneously to changing customer demands. Parallel to this, an agile of change-ready employee is essential to the success of an organisation.  Author, Jessica Pryce-Jones calculates that people […]

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WOMENOMICS | LONDY NGCOBO – MAMAS ESCAPE CLUB

Welcome to another instalment of Womenomics. 🙂 Nothing short of dynamite, with a unique career as Africa’s First Female Dredge Master, also known as Blaqmermaid, is a ship Navigator; everyone, meet Londy Ngcobo, a mom, wife and overall powerhouse. Londy is also the founder of Mamasescapeclub, a community micro-blog that seeks to simplify a mother’s life […]

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WOMENOMICS | NONI MBONGO

The month of August marks the commemoration of Women’s month in our country; and I view this time as not only poignant in our history, but also as an opportunity to celebrate the strides we have made as women in this great country of ours. While women continue to bear the brunt of gender-based violence and […]

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EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE 101

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is defined as: the capacity to be aware of, control, and express one’s emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically. Emotional intelligence is the key to both personal and professional success, however it’s a tricky skill to master. I, myself still grapple with this – 11 years in the world of […]

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MAINTAINING A GOOD CREDIT SCORE

In a recent post, I shared a bit about the difference between good and bad debt.  While you should try to avoid debt as far as possible, there are forms of debt which are necessary and therefore considered to be good debt, an example being a home loan. As a follow up to that post, I thought I’d share some tips on […]

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