Business

Five ways to deal with overwhelmia

We all get our fair share of it. That heavy or stressed feeling that there’s so much to do, you don’t know where to start, especially if you’re juggling work and kids. Not to mention, we live in the age of distraction with a hankering for instant gratification making some days feel like you haven’t…

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…

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…

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…