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Like Steve Biko, I too write what I like. I started writing recreationally when I was 12, it was my rite of passage. 

Academic | Postgraduate Support South Africa

I love school and most things academic. However, I have realised that trying to balance work, family and school can be very tricky. Despite the obvious challenges, I have successfully managed to juggle marriage, motherhood, a marketing career and postgraduate studies for years now.

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The freedom to fail: Mark Zuckerberg and Harvard

After reading the commencement address that Mark Zuckerberg delivered at Harvard University on Thursday, 25 May 2017 – I was disturbed and intrigued by one statement in particular. In his address, Zuckerberg said and I quote:

“The greatest successes come from having the freedom to fail.” – Mark Zuckerberg

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The 8 Sins Of Social Media Marketing (Part 2 of 2)

On 21 September 2015, I published a LinkedIn article titled The 8 Sins Of Social Media Marketing (Part 1), wherein I highlighted 4 social media marketing dont’s or sins. Today, I finally made time to write the remaining 4 sins of social media marketing, better late than never right? Let’s dive in.

Sin #5 – Hiring or assigning the wrong people to manage your social media marketing

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Digital Marketers: Specialists & Generalists
“Take a risk and keep testing, because what works today [might not] work tomorrow, but what worked yesterday [might] work again.” – Amrita Sahasrabudhe

Amrita hit the nail on the head there – digital marketing is synonymous with complexity and constant change. It is complex enough to keep you on your toes and changes often enough to keep you preoccupied with the latest updates head to toe.

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Digital Marketing Summit 2017
This year, I had the honour of attending the IAB Digital Summit – Digital Marketing Summit – and I’ve decided to reduce my experience into a three-part blog series. In this part of the series, I will take you through my key takeaways from speakers, Jessy Severins and Alexandra Salomon.

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8 lessons I learned from my mother [Gifs]
“There is no one perfect way to be a good mother. Each situation is unique. Each mother has different challenges, different skills and abilities, and certainly different children…What matters is that a mother loves her children deeply.” – Elder M. Russell Ballard

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