Posts by: clararobertson

I went back to work after mat leave for an hour

Yep, that’s right. When my twins turned two, I returned to work in my old marketing role at a big global corporate after two years of maternity leave. I lasted an hour. Not long after I walked through those shiny revolving doors my new manager, accompanied by the HR manager, called me into a meeting…

Confessions of a 30 day detox

“You can’t give what you don’t have,” someone wisely pointed out to me a few months ago. She was right of course, but this time the words took on pointed meaning for me. I’d made a decision to do a 30-day clean eating and detox program, which is a part of my business. But I…

Why word of mouth marketing is the bomb

I was talking to a school mum the other day about the good old thermos. She was singing their praises as a means of supplying alternative options to the humble sanga in her kids’ lunchboxes. I was so captivated and inspired I went straight out and hunted them down for my own kids. They’re like…

A day that went completely tits up

We all have days that go tits up! A few months ago we had a seriously crappy day that now serves as great entertainment. It was next level. Who knows what the universe was trying to tell us but there was a message somewhere. It was early Saturday morning and I was trying to launch…

How do you want to roll when you’re old?

When I’m 80, I plan to drink champers, travel a lot, stay fit and healthy, dress well, have fun with my mates and generally do what I want. I’m probably smack bang in the middle of the bell curve on this one. So, some awesome news. Women are officially on track to retire with half…