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Monthly Archives: June 2017

10 Other Things You Could Negotiate Instead Of Salary

Things to negotiate instead of salary…hmm. This may sound shocking to some people, but yes, there are things as important as salary that you should be negotiating. When I got my letter of employment for my current job, I was ecstatic! The pay was way better than what…

7 Movies That Will Make You Ask For Your Money Back!

Hey guys! I know, it’s been a while since I wrote a post. Life! I’ve been meaning to write something but work has a way of making it impossible, and I keep procrastinating on scheduling posts. I really need to do that so that my lovely…

5 Important Lessons We Can Learn From The Career Of Elon Musk

Who is Elon Musk, you ask? Does the name PayPal, Tesla Motors, SpaceX ring a bell? If it does, Elon Musk is the man behind those names. First time I heard of Elon Musk was when I interviewed the founder of Smallstarter Africa, John-Paul Iwuoha, and he talked about…

Comparison Really Is The Thief Of Joy!

We all know that comparison is the thief of joy but yet, we can’t help but compare ourselves with people. I want to liken it to carbonated drinks (soda) or junk food; you know its bad for you but you can’t help but consume it. I…

5 Things To Consider When Asking For A Salary Increase

Asking for a salary increase is not as easy as it sounds. In fact, it has got to be one of the most difficult experience for an employee. It is a stressful and often awkward experience and could also be a potentially harmful one for your career if you say…

6 Tips To Answer The Terrifying “Tell Me About Yourself” Interview Question

In all my years of attending interviews (not a lot of years), the only question I dread answering, outside of “why should we employ you“, is “tell me about yourself“. The reason is, there is really no right answer to it. It’s frustrating trying…

When Is It Okay To Cry At Work? Here’s How To Deal With It

The question should be, is it ever okay to cry at work? I won’t lie, I’ve shed quite a few tears at work. There are days when you feel as if the odds are not in your favour; nasty emails from clients, harsh words from your…