“We must develop our capacity to show up and speak up even with knees knocking. Be the Influencer of the change you want to see in the world because the transformation we are talking about here is bigger than any one of us”.
“If you are a positive person, educated and multi-talented, should fear itself not be afraid of you? I believe we are given many talents by our Maker and hence if you have more than one capability, use it”
“So much of what we learn comes from what we see from others; so robust, generous mentoring to guide and coach people is helpful. Feedback, collaboration, enhancing performance are all ways of developing leadership and careers.”
“I’ve come to the realization that one thing women can do to grow in their careers is being mentored by other ‘grown’ women, women with experience. Mentorship has proven again and again to be a key factor in women’s career advancement”.
“Time is a resource, and can be invested in achieving the life we want. One practical way to do this is to figure out what is your best, highest energy time, and then use this time for something important for you’’
“There is a benefit to clearly asking for what you desire. You attract more of what you truly value as well as support to help you obtain it. Once you start requesting on behalf of yourself, others start supporting your efforts”.
Branding is about getting to know who you are, your audience and finding genuine ways to show up the best version of you. Be prepared to put a stake in the ground by projecting the essence and values of your brand.
“If you always sit in the same chair, drive the same route, nothing in your life is going to change. It is best to self reflect on who you really want to be, what you really want to do, and go towards that”
“Transition asks us to bring voice to those things that hold value and meaning to us. It is who we are in our wildest imaginations. Transition lets us imagine things that engage us and offers us a path to realize those dreams”.
“The people are what makes Africa unique: their determination to overcome obstacles, their tremendous creativity, their ability to innovate with very little means at their disposal. Some of the freshest and most innovative ideas come from young African minds.”