What I am learning about building sustainably

 . According to trusted Google, sustainability is:  . the ability to be maintained at a certain rate or level. “the sustainability of economic growth” avoidance of the depletion of natural resources in order to maintain an ecological balance. “the pursuit of global environmental sustainability” Sustainability can apply to many things. It applies to our relationship…
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It is not about the money

I can remember the first time I was paid for my services. I was done with secondary school and took up jewelry making classes at a nearby market. Soon, my mother’s co-worker saw my designs and wanted to buy a necklace I had made. The necklace was so beautiful that I wanted to keep it, but…
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Do The Math

What happens if she gets picked and you don’t? What happens if he is doing well for himself and it seems to be taking you much longer to figure out the ropes? Inevitably when we use others as mirrors for our own lives we get a bit tangled up because we are simply not doing…
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Everything we have- rethinking worth

What if everything you ever had got wiped away and you literally started your life all over with no history of what you had done, who you were connected to, whether or not you were popular, or anything to ascribe some sort of worth to you? What would you become?  Imagine if you became ‘nothing’; deleted all…
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What kind of growth could be possible if you didn’t set a limit to your value?

Imagine… Business as mutual benefits, connection and exchange. Integrity as your most valuable wealth creation tool. Pricing and money as less of a bargaining chip and more of a reflection of how you want to treat yourself and others.   Work as less of something you have to do and more connected to your internal need…
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Who are you?

  I remember when a friend’s friend stared at me strangely from the other side of the table that all six of us sat around and asked me that question, out of the blue. Who does that right? Actually I know why- it was because I was doing something he couldn’t reconcile with his idea…
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How to introduce yourself? (On communicating your value)

You know how it is I am sure, with those opportunities to make a first impression and that nagging little pressure in terms of what to offer and to what extent that is actually who we are. You start to know the things that people want to hear. I have to confess that I think…
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How to sell yourself better (7 tips)

So from running a non profit to business to meeting new people to successful  interviews etc  I thought I should share some tips I have learnt in selling myself. This is going to be one of the longer posts but it will have as much value. First of all why sell yourself?  When I talk…
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How to be popular in three steps

I have a confession to make. Initially when I started this blog, it was just for me and a few good friends to have fun. Eventually I started getting a few views and likes and I thought, ‘wow people must be liking something here’. Then I started checking my stats and then guess what? Sometimes…
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