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.
Approximately 1 in 5 adults experience mental illness or stress-related disorders each year. With such sobering statistics, it has become clear that mental health needs to be prioritized in the workplace if we want to continue operating productivity.
Like many entrepreneurs, Zandile Nzalo of Zanenza Communications is having to adjust to the technological advancements brought on by the 4th Industrial Revolution. With over 20 years of experience under her belt, this Swazi-born self-starter has a few tips and tricks to help with the foundation and longevity of your business.
Meet the faces behind Liyema Consulting. This team of dedicated talent specialists give you their career advice, and offer great encouragement and insights to budding jobseekers.
Young, gifted and black. This 33-year-old business woman is changing the face of banking in South Africa. Taking on the country’s biggest money lenders, Nthabeleng Likotsi has managed to get women a seat at the financial table.
Allow us to introduce you to this dynamic go-getter, who when we meet to chat, has just returned from an international trip that included meetings in London and Dublin, partying up a storm in Ibiza, salsa dancing in Barcelona before heading to Harvard in Boston for a short leadership programme. You will appreciate, having met her.