IG Story Challenge – Karma Wins. I am my child’s mother.

Her face scrunched as she expelled all the contents of her lungs. Her mouth wide, tears in her eyes, and the hanging, pink epiglottis danced violently at the back of her throat. Her stance said she was ready for war, but my mind said I was too as it raged and raced at the child [...]

Business Plan Writing Workshop

What Is A Business Plan & Why Are They Important? A business plan is a strategic planning tool for entrepreneurs. A properly structured business plan not only helps entrepreneurs to focus on the specific steps necessary act on business ideas but also functions as a roadmap them to achieve both their short-term and long-term objectives. A business plan is imperative for a [...]

What A Year, 2018!

As this year comes to a close, I am reminded of everything that I have been able to accomplish, both individually and as a part of an amazing and supportive behind-the-scenes team. We sincerely would like to thank you, our clients, suppliers, supporters and partners who have made 2018 an incredible year of growth, successes and realized opportunities for us, [...]

BUSINESS PLAN WRITING MADE EASY

Have you ever tried to write a business plan? It's not the easiest task for someone with no experience in business (despite what the draft articles on the internet say). If it were, business plan consultant wouldn't come with a US$2,000 - US$15,000. (Don't worry, I don't charge that much for simple, standard plans.). Most [...]

Journey To Authorship

Hey there! I know I've been off the radar on my blog, but I'm just busy. I keep saying I should wait until I no longer am, but in all honesty, there's not really an end in sight for that. Between my (almost) two year old putting me to work, general wifely (adulting) duties, working [...]

Does Size (Length) Really Matter?

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TL; DR. The acronym means ‘too long; didn’t read’ and gets a bad rap because the user is labelled lazy and rude. But is that true? How many of us are guilty of this without typing it to let the author of a piece know? I know I am.

As much as I love reading and being informed, the truth is, if I happen upon an article and 500 words in, the point has (or hasn’t) been made, it begins to turn into gibberish and I’m looking forward to the end only to find other thousand or two words, I’m leaving. And my reason would be TL;DR, though I am not likely to write that. It’s for this reason that I rarely put out any content longer than around the 1200 word mark. I would much rather preserve the quality of my piece and have it be entertaining or…

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