I was recently having a coaching conversation with a client of mine who is in the HR space, and we were discussing challenges that she experiences with business when encouraging the importance of considering soft skills training for employees. We explored various ways of convincing business leaders about the value and way forward.
Imagine a woman who authors her own life
9 August in South Africa serves as a reminder of how far we have come and have left to go: that is, to live in a world that is safe, just and equitable for everyone. It is also a day when we celebrate progress and achievements of women and girls in South Africa. It is a time where we focus our collective attention on the challenges of gender-based violence, women in leadership roles and access to economic opportunities.
My career growth was not only as a result of my dedication to my work, but also as a result of the mentors that I included in my career journey. I have had about 10 mentors in my career so far and they have been instrumental in creating my career success. I have also had the opportunity to drive mentoring programmes for organisations and to volunteer in various mentoring programmes.