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Traveling is exciting yet overwhelming sometimes, especially if you’re preparing for a business trip. It gets even more complicated if you’re a businesswoman who wants to look professional when you get to the meeting or other events. This doesn’t have to be the case. Put your frustrations aside, because in this article, we’ll take an in-depth look at some packing tips every businesswoman should follow to make their lives easier. Balance Style with the Basics...

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Bill Gates: He is the billionaire co-founder of Microsoft Corporation, the world largest software company. Dropped out of Harvard to focus on building Microsoft. According to Forbes magazine, Bill Gates has held the position of the world richest man for thirteen consecutive years and he not showing a sign of letting go that position. “To win big, you sometimes have to take big risks.” – Bill Gates “We were young, but we had good advice...

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Compliments of the new season! I have just returned from a much-needed festive break and I was able to recuperate from what felt like a very challenging and fast-paced 2018. The break was fantastic, however, some time in the midst of my break, my phone decided to start giving me problems. I really am the kind of person who spends a lot of time on their phone, whether on social media checking in on what...

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In the world of business, no matter what company you run or which role you have in a business, there are certain ‘rules’ that should be observed and followed to create a professional, experienced and serious image. Timeless Business Etiquette Rules Business etiquette goes much further than throwing on a suit and tie and giving your shoes a polish. Many etiquette rules in business have stood the test of time, with good reason. Take a look...

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Bozoma Saint John is just as powerful as her name suggests, in person. Quick with the wit and an articulate speaker- not surprising features for this marketing and communications specialist whose work precedes her, globally. Her track record boasts a slew of top multi-nationals such as Apple where she was a Marketing Executive, Uber, where she became the first ever  Chief Brand Officer and currently, Chief Marketing Officer at Endeavor. Not too shabby for a...

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It has, without a doubt, been the year of the black girl. Netflix initially broke the internet when they announced that the first original African film they would be acquiring was starring Nigeria’s Genevieve Nnaji and would also mark her directorial debut. The film, Lionheart, was announced in September. As if the news couldn’t get any better and the year couldn’t end on an even greater note, Hollywood Reporter on 10 December 2018 announced that...

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We’re fast approaching the end of 2018 and most of us are planning on hitting the open road to melt into the long-awaited Festive Season break. Yet, as we may want to be completely laid back in our approach to the holidays, we have to remain vigilant on the roads. Planning on going on a road trip over the Festive Season? Take the necessary steps and prepare for your long drive before you get behind...

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A 28-year-old Mine Overseer and the deputy CEO of De Beers Consolidated Mines are among the seven Anglo American employees named to Women in Mining’s annual 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining list last month. Dineo Phaladi, a Mine Overseer at Anglo American’s Kumba Iron Ore, Kolomela Mine, and Nompumelelo ‘Mpumi’ Zikalala, the deputy chief executive officer at De Beers Consolidated Mines, were selected from nearly 650 nominations from around the world. They were selected...

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The only survivor from a fatal car accident of the Legendary Music group Sankomota, Moses Seokane is also a business mogul who is determined to create value and disrupt how rural communities can become self-sustaining. With rural communities possessing resources that can be utilised to improve the quality of life of its residents, this internationally acclaimed South African trumpeter is embarking on the implementation of a multimillion Rand economic development initiative in his hometown of...

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WINDHOEK – The festive season is a time of high risk for impulse spending – buying something because you see it, not because you need it. In light of Namibia’s economic downturn, fostering healthy spending behaviour has been top of mind for their citizens. Martha Murorua, Executive Officer for Consumer Banking at FNB Namibia, shares her thoughts. This year, Namibians were reminded how working together towards a common purpose can benefit a nation despite the...

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