18 January 2022
What triggers us to overspend?

What triggers us to overspend?


Welcome back to our series on being financially prudent. The plain truth is, most of us cannot afford to be extravagant. We ended last week by mention...
11 January 2022
Are you a tightwad or a spendthrift? What influences our money habits?

Are you a tightwad or a spendthrift? What influences our money habits?


“The most common reason we leave a Peak too soon is arrogance, masquerading as confidence. The most common reason we stay in a Valley too long is fe...
04 January 2022
Can we really afford it? Can we really afford bad spending with the current economic climate?

Can we really afford it? Can we really afford bad spending with the current economic climate?


Recently, a coworker made a passing comment to me that he doesn’t spend a bad dollar. Quietly, I thought, wow, that is such a consciously responsibl...
14 December 2021
Mental Health risks during the COVID-19 pandemic and what employers can do Part 2

Mental Health risks during the COVID-19 pandemic and what employers can do Part 2


AS WE CONCLUDE OUR series on mental health in the workplace, it is apt to end with the Christmas stress and its impact on employees. This season is...
07 December 2021
Mental Health risks during the COVID-19 pandemic and what employers can do

Mental Health risks during the COVID-19 pandemic and what employers can do


Mental health was a concern in workplaces long before the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the pandemic has heightened the risk factors generally associate...
30 November 2021
Mental health issues in the workplace

Mental health issues in the workplace


The topic of workplace mental health is being talked about more now than ever by employees and employers alike. Years ago, mental health was seen as a...
23 November 2021
Maintaining marketability among the long-term unemployed

Maintaining marketability among the long-term unemployed


For the past two weeks we have looked at job rejection psychology and touched on two effects of long-term unemployment on job seekers i.e. loss of sta...
16 November 2021
Handling job rejection Part 2

Handling job rejection Part 2


The loss of social relationships, circle of influence and the feeling of making a meaningful contribution can lead to negative thought patterns. This ...
09 November 2021
Handling job rejection

Handling job rejection


My heart was broken, I lost my appetite, I felt detached. I experienced almost every stage of grief - denial and isolation, depression, and finall...
02 November 2021
Power in the workplace Part:2

Power in the workplace Part:2


apparent? Everything takes longer to get done because everyone relies on him to wave his magic wand to generate certain reports, to troubleshoot cert...