Marilda's Blog

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Blog: Navigating Team Challenges: A Boss’s Battle

Blog: Navigating Team Challenges: A Boss’s Battle

"My energy is not enough. I'm under pressure and can't depend on my team. I get frustrated when I have to explain things over and over again to my team." In recent heart-to-heart conversations with bosses, a common thread emerges - a sense of overwhelm, frustration,...

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Navigating 2024: Taking Baby Steps Towards Change

Navigating 2024: Taking Baby Steps Towards Change

I’ve heard so many people saying that 2023 was a rough year and they couldn’t wait for it to be over. The trouble with that is how we perceive it. We find ourselves in situations, but how we react in those situations and the stress we feel is what we take into the new...

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Monkey Mishaps: Lessons in Adaptability

Monkey Mishaps: Lessons in Adaptability

Living in Greater Kruger Park means we're in a constant battle with those cheeky monkeys trying to sneak into the house. My husband's love for wide-open windows doesn't make it any easier. Sometimes, despite our best efforts to tuck everything out of their reach, we...

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Reframing Procrastination: A Clue, Not a Disaster

Reframing Procrastination: A Clue, Not a Disaster

For a while now, I've been listening to my clients as they share their struggles with procrastination. It's a common thing, right? I've often wondered if there's more to it than meets the eye and maybe we shouldn't be too quick to label it as a villain. Here's a fancy...

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Taking your foot off the brake

Taking your foot off the brake

Recently, I had the opportunity to drive an automatic car. I hadn't handled an automatic in ages, so I was a bit unsure and way out of my comfort zone. After a quick rundown on the basics to jog my memory, we were good to go. Cruising through the Kruger National Park...

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New Idea? Listen, Process, Pivot

New Idea? Listen, Process, Pivot

New Idea? Listen, Process, Pivot As a small business owner, getting sucked into a vortex of confusion is par for the course. Starting your own business is easy. Figuring out what you’re doing while carrying the weight of not only your own hopes and dreams but also...

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Feeling Angry? What’s really going on?

Feeling Angry? What’s really going on?

Lately, I've been hearing from many of you: "I feel so Angry!" I get it, we all face our own set of challenges, but it's crazy how many of us are riding the anger train these days. This got me thinking and diving deep into the anger abyss. What the heck is anger...

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Lessons from the Electric Gate

Lessons from the Electric Gate

The last few weeks I’ve had a love/hate relationship with our electric gate. Several times it’s gotten stuck on me, and I’ve had to either manually open it or, on more than one occasion, had to bundu bash all around the fence to get access to my own home. Nothing...

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Are you mentally fit, Tourism Pro?

Are you mentally fit, Tourism Pro?

Picture this: you've got check-ins, check outs, quotes and breakfast to sort out. You're juggling a million things, and sometimes it feels like your head is about to explode. We've all been there, right? As a Tourism Professional, you're a hero taking care of others,...

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