Your Only Competition is you

Competition is inevitable in the business world. It can be frustrating to see others in your field advancing faster than you, becoming more successful. But whenever we compare ourselves to others, we become unhappy and this can have harmful effects on other aspects in our life and business. It’s important to be aware of the…

Find Your Personal Style

  Fashion and style should be about expression, empowerment, feeling good in what you wear. You like a certain jacket because it makes you feel powerful, sexy, beautiful, whatever adjective you want to use. The pieces of clothes that we are attracted to, and the way we put them together is our style; a reflection…

Remembering Your Moments Of Excellence

It’s easier to remember criticism, even in a sea of compliments. A simple “You look tired today” will often affect us and resonate despite those fleeting, positive moments in our day. When this occurs, remember your moments of excellence. Think of them as tattoos, etched into your skin and worn as a badge. To get…

Daily Routine

A friend once told me that the reason I became so successful was because I had the quality of being consistent. In my career, although there were many ups and downs, I never gave up on the bigger picture. Consistency is the key to success. Consistency involves building a routine, which can often be hard…

Looking For a Mentor

Pablo Picasso once said, “Good artists copy, great artists steal.” In any craft or aspect of your life, you can take the shortcut by learning from those more experienced. Oprah had a mentor. Ghandi had a mentor. Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, Bill Gates. They all had mentors. And it’s most likely that many of the…

The Big Smoke

Meet an Innovator   TBS spoke with Monica, the innovator behind the personalised style service ModaBox, about her idea and the importance of fine tuning. Good morning Monica. Can you please tell our audience a bit about what you have created? ModaBox is a data-driven, personalised online styling service catering to professional women. Members share their…

3 #GIRLBOSSES reveal birth of killer business

If there is one thing you read today, it has to be this. 3 inspiring business women have revealed their secrets to success and they’ve given the best damn advice… How did they do it? Were they always this successful and glamorous? When did they take the first step to kick start their career? If…

Personalization Model

How the personalization model will grow your business The personalization model is proving to be a crucial element of modern business, particularly for online retailers and service providers. Today, businesses have the opportunity to be a part of a paradigm shift where developments in personalization, such as product recommendations produced by custom-built algorithms, will become…

Dress For Yourself: Rule # 1

Dress For Yourself: Rule # 1 Trends and fads are very influential in how people dress and in what they choose to buy.  Whether it  was wearing bell bottom jeans and flower-printed, flowy dresses in the 60s, leg warmers and converse in the 1980s, or mini skirts and crop tops in the 90s, most people…

What Successful People Have In Common

What Successful People Have In Common Very few people become successful by accident.  People who accomplish their goals often share certain qualities that distinguish them from those who are not as prosperous.  Most people have ambition and set goals, but only some are capable of succeeding at what they set out to do.  What makes…