Author: Mpumz

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The past year of my professional career has involved an extensive amount of soul searching. I have purposefully sought to understand better what meaningful work really means for me and what I want out of my work life. After spending almost seven years in the corporate jungle, I found it important to decipher why I…

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Last week, I sat across the desk from my manager for my mid-year performance review. As we rambled through the list of things I had committed to deliver, my growth and development prospects, what’s next for the balance of the year, I got to thinking…what about my personal goals? Where am I as a person…

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“Don’t build your house on the sandy land, don’t build it too near the shore… Well it might look kind of nice, but you’ll have to build it twice, oh you’ll have to build your house once more… You better build your house upon a rock, make a good foundation on a solid spot. Oh,…

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Ever had a period in your life where everything seems to be at a standstill? Or worse yet – you’ve been putting in effort and hours into your training, studying or business and just as when you see progress, life throws you a curveball and boom – you’re down again. You’re disorientated and confused –…

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Ok, so maybe the title is a little dramatic. But for those who are in a steady (or not so steady) gig, how many times do you stop to think – am I living my dream? For me, the question has been crossing my mind more and more and honestly, the answer is just “I…

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One of the trickiest parts of being a young adult (emphasis on the YOUNG), is figuring out how to make your (often-times little) money you have work for you. I’m now 6 years into a professional career and let me tell you, it makes NO sense to me why one only gets paid 12 times…

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It takes a lot for me to pay attention to a particular cause. Perhaps its because nowadays we are inundated with petitions and drives, or perhaps that I just don’t feel the genuine passion of those driving these causes. So I really felt compelled to shine light on the a cause that resonates with me…

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Over the last few months, my once awesome food and exercise regime went to the dogs – big time. A new job resulted in a disrupted routine and home renovations left my kitchen a construction zone for weeks. I don’t believe in gimmicks or fad diets. I am living proof that clean eating and sensible…