Try Doubting Yourself A little less This Year

I’ll write it once more, with a little emphasis: Try Doubting Yourself A little less This Year! I write this with so much authority because in 2018, I did some stuff I thought difficult some three years back! Identifying myself as a Content Strategist / Director was one of them. I eventually figured: because I …

To ask for help one more time or not?

Have you ever reached an emotional and financial low point in your life that asking for help one more time seemed like it could kill you? (Because you've done it so many times it's sickening.) I have. Now, even though you often have the warm assurance that you can always holler when you need assistance, …

Gmail was in beta for ten years!

Some time ago, when I logged into my Gmail account, I was reminded of the evening of my graduation from an intense and knowledge-rich digital marketing learning programme funded by Google. As we were smitten by all that was unfolding, seated in neat rows in front of the audience that gathered to celebrate with us, …

To be a human being or a mere tool?

"Scarier than robots that are behaving like humans are the humans who are behaving like robots. And they are everywhere." Art Director, Ji Lee, who is renowned to espouse simplicity is his work tweeted this thought a few months back. When I read it, it stuck with me. And another fascinating piece of work I …

What a kitchen sink my father made taught me about being mindful of the things we build

Vusi Thembekwayo's father was an avid reader, he also wrote a lot and when Vusi asked him why he wrote so much, he said to him: "A man leaves only two things behind him. One, is what he writes and the other, is what he builds." Known as The Rockstar of Public Speaking, he was chatting with …