Feb 2019

Career women success stories…. Denleigh Wilensky

Celebrating successful women for all their hard work and effort creates a pathway and stepping stone for aspiring women who seek guidance, motivation and inspiration. Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII) recently chatted to Denleigh Wilensky, Managing Director of HIC Underwriting Managers, about her role as MD, the challenges she faces and how she maintains her Read More

Legal Talk: Can you take mental health days? What the law says

You’re just not coping right now and need to take a day off – what are the legal ramifications? We’ve all been there. Whether it’s dealing with work overload, or personal heartache or just a complicated home life. You’re not technically sick, but sometimes you just need some time out. A day where you don’t Read More

Foods that fight breast cancer

Gert Coetzee, pharmacist and founder of The Diet Everyone Talks About, gives us a round-up of foods that can decrease your risk for breast cancer. POMEGRANATES According to scientists from the City of Hope’s Beckman Research Institute, the crunchy seeds of a pomegranate contain ellagic acid (natural phenol antioxidant) which is a potent antioxidant that may inhibit Read More

Tackling tough dialogues in the workplace

Difficult conversations are an inevitable part of the workplace however, many of us have had bad experiences with these kind of conversations in the past. The key is to learn how to handle them in a way that produces a better outcome, says Paula Quinsee, Relationship Expert and Author. She says research on dialogue at Read More

The self-discipline challenge

Pick one self-discipline task to do for five minutes, every day this month. Commit to doing it publicly, or at least to a few friends or loved ones. Report to them weekly. Or you can do the challenge on your own – commit on Facebook or Twitter, for example, and report every week to hold Read More

Six networking mistakes women (and men) make

Networking has been cited as the number one unwritten rule of success in business. It is a good part of what begins to separate the pretty successful from the very successful on the second leg of your career…and beyond. Here are the mistakes women (men too, but mostly women) tend to make according to Sallie Read More