Any overnight success is the result of years of hard work. O’Natural Wigs’s founder, Phindi Mtyingizane, has been unceasing in her efforts to realize her dream. Her passion project turned national brand has designed wigs for Minnie Dlamini-Jones, the late Mam’ Winnie and Pabi Moloi, and she’s showing no signs of slowing down.
There’s no single path to success. Trailblazers like Nwabisa Mayema appreciate that innovation and ingenuity sometimes require that you colour outside the lines drawn by ‘status quo’. This socially-responsible connector had the courage to tell her own story; how will yours be told?
Effective networking is the result of thorough research, meticulous preparations, and studious follow-ups as Lerato Erasmus and Samantha Kgabi explain.
As the year draws to a close and Liyema Consulting shuts down its offices for the holidays, we wanted to look at some of the moments that made 2018 great. One of our highlights was attending the WEConnect conference where we celebrated the spirit of ‘womandla’ with female-owned businesses Liyema supports and companies that do the same with us.
For the past two years, Liyema Consulting and New Habits have worked together to run Career Readiness Workshops for keen professionals and recent graduates wanting to learn more about the corporate arena. Here’s what happened at the last quarterly workshop of 2018.
Company culture differs from one office to the next. Liyema staff have a book sharing group and contribute towards Shaza (sparkling wine) Friday’s. Whatever weekly team-building activities you enjoy with your colleagues is, know that it is a vital component that contributes to your team’s success and it shouldn’t be taken lightly.