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.”
“Often insecurities and fears stop us from taking a leap of faith. Knowing you are enough and that your value neither increases or lowers based on external factors should give you permission to be your most authentic self.”
“Some of our most valuable skills may seem like nothing to us because they come easily. It’s important to have a good group of friends around you that can help you see your real talents that you may have trouble identifying”.
“Decide what is most important to you at any one time, focus on it and get rid of the guilt of not doing everything. If success doesn’t come easily, don’t doubt yourself. Never feel inadequate, don’t compromise on your values and never sell yourself short.”
“Decide how badly you want something and commit to doing what it takes to succeed. Make sure the right people see your efforts. Go for assignments that allow your brilliance to show. Take credit for your work. Work where you’re valued and appreciated.”
“Be informed. Demonstrate intellectual curiosity. Ask questions, listen and learn. Assimilate what you learn to form opinions. Share your point of view to support better, faster, smarter choices. Engage others with respect to earn respect”