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Big Man

So you caught a big break, didn’t you? Finally someone recognised your gift. At last, you got a big job and were paid commensurate to your talent. You’re the man. Now, no one can talk to you again. You’ve become unreachable. Know this – reputation is not built in a day, neither is credibility. Like[…]

Pharaoh

Power & Networking

“Now a new king arose over Egypt who did not know Joseph.” Exodus 1:8 Solomon advises, “Do not forget your friends or your father’s friends.” This is because power is only cross-generational when it is oiled by personal relationships or marriage. When you see businessmen and women trooping to visit new ministers or presidents, they[…]

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New Job. Old Skills

When I became a social media consultant, I assumed I would excel on the strategy track, because of my background in consulting and research. I did, but something else happened. I would look at brilliant campaigns on social media and think, “I could never envision or produce that.” Heck, I didn’t even think I could[…]