Emotional Labour: Managing your Emotions for a Wage

What happens when you feel so sad at work that you want to cry, yet you don’t? Or you are verbally abused by a client, get angry but still smile and listen? Or you find something outrageously funny during a stakeholder meeting but stifle your laughter to maintain the expected decorum? It’s all emotional labour! Find out about this super power you possess in my latest article! Continue reading Emotional Labour: Managing your Emotions for a Wage

We Speak HR: Glass Ceilings, The Impostor Syndrome & Everything in Between

‘Burnt out, overwhelmed and out of alignment.’ That, was my narrative when I approached the 5 amazing women featured in this article. Like the old adage goes ‘it takes a village’ and my goals & ambitions were my proverbial child. Thus I went to my ‘village’ and they did not disappoint, they never do. This is what I came back with. Continue reading We Speak HR: Glass Ceilings, The Impostor Syndrome & Everything in Between

Emotional Intelligence: The Super Power we all need to have.

Photo Cred (The phone rings. Mary: “Good afternoon, [reception]. How can I—” Flustered Client: “Hello, I requested numerous items that I need  right now!.” Mary: “Okay, can I have the requisition number?” Flustered Client: “You people always do this!!” Mary: “No, madam, I need the requisition number to check-” Flustered Client: “You ‘re useless!” Mary: “Ha! Then good luck to you. ” Slams Phone!) Of the skills needed to succeed in the … Continue reading Emotional Intelligence: The Super Power we all need to have.

I love you, but not in that way: What to do when you don’t get the Job.

Job rejection is something that most of us have faced. Like all rejection it leaves us feeling vulnerable and ‘less than’. This post highlights, various ways in which you leverage that rejection to push you forward.

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