Author: Mpumz

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Limited leave days, fully booked holiday destinations, and just wanting some quiet time? How about a stay-cation? So, the past holiday season was a different one for me. For a lot of various reasons, leaving Joziwood to join friends and family for the “all-you-can eat Christmas lunch” and overcrowded beach days was just not possible….

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It’s that time of the year – the countdown to Christmas, wedding season in full swing & our social calendars are more lit than ever. Somehow every year, the one or two week year end break feels more exhausting than just getting up and going to work. This year (or should I say next year),…

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Stupidity is doing the same thing over & over whilst expecting different results –¬†Albert Einstein So why do we default to adding more of the same effort when our desired goal seems to keep moving further out of reach? Maybe all you need is a fresh approach. Today I want to challenge you to go…

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As a society of the young, hip & woke – how many times have you had discussions about gender equality and women empowerment? Probably more than you can remember. Now, how many of these discussions have you had with the opposite sex? Now that shrinks the number quite significantly, doesn’t it? We fight against body…

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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 –…