5 Ways to Own Your Brilliance beyond a 9-to-5

Business advice from someone who has been there and done that! Tamiko Cuellar shares five ways to own your brilliance outside of the conventional workplace.

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Due to the growing global economy and the digital age, the way we think about using our talents has begun to shift our career paths from the conventional 9-to-5 jobs. The most brilliant thought leaders and creatives today are now forging their own careers on their own terms.

LOOK AT THE WORLD FROM THE LENS OF A PROBLEM SOLVER.

Innovation is birthed from necessity. The world has no shortage of problems, only talent to solve them.  Social media platforms were developed in part to remove the barrier of barriers which prevented people from connecting. What problem will you solve in this world?

ASSESS YOUR NATURAL GIFTS, SKILLS AND ABILITIES.

Whatever you can do well with the least amount of effort is a clue to uncover your brilliance. Your brilliance does not have to be limited to the conventional corporate workplace.  If you are entrepreneurial, then there are several ways that you could turn your ideas into income.

CONNECT WITH IDEAS AND OPPORTUNITIES THAT FUEL YOUR GROWTH.

Your brilliance in this world will shine brighter as you become more adept in your skill set. Learning is ongoing and you should always be a student. In addition to taking courses, attend webinars, go to conferences, read lots of books, or subscribe to your favorite blog or YouTube channel. These are ways to ensure that you will continue to develop the most cutting-edge and marketable skill sets in today’s competitive global marketplace.

SAY GOODBYE TO YOUR COMFORT ZONE.

The greatest things in life are achieved outside of the comfort zone. While the comfort zone might offer security and a steady paycheck from a 9-to-5 job, it might not give birth to your brilliance and allow you to live your fullest potential. You will shine the brightest in this world when you take risks and when you learn to use your failures and uncertainty to your advantage.

IF YOU ARE ENTREPRENEURIAL, SURROUND YOURSELF WITH LIKE-MINDED INDIVIDUALS.

You will find that your creativity is best used when there are no limitations. For many employees, the workplace can be stifling to their ingenuity, imagination, individuality, and ideas. This is often how entrepreneurs are born.  Entrepreneurs are naturally creative innovators. They often seek better ways to do things to achieve results and solve problems.

When you own your brilliance, you use it on your terms. You won’t allow it to be squelched or hampered by the limitations of society.  Taking this ownership of your gifts, talents, skill sets, and abilities means that you will determine how and where you use your brilliance for the greater good of this world – and without the income limitations of a conventional job.

THE WORLD IS WAITING FOR WHAT YOU HAVE TO OFFER!

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New Appointment: Global Brand Ambassadors of Pursue Your Purpose LLC

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Our Founder, Sam Gqomo, has been selected as one of the Pursue Your Purpose Global Brand Ambassadors, under the leadership of Forbes Business Coach, Tamiko Cuellar.

Cuellar selected women in Africa who believe in the values of  her company, Pursue Your Purpose. Her mandate is to help/coach high performing, purpose driven women globally to transition into entrepreneurship & grow.

Well done Sam!

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Transition into entrepreneurship with Tamiko Cuellar

The registration link is now live for South Africa!

Join us next week, as Forbes Coach, renders an online workshop based on her third book release, “Own Your Brilliance! – A Woman’s Guide to Hiring Herself.”

Tickets are R130 and include a free e-book!

Spaces are limited so book soon!

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Women’s Leadership Conference

The WeLead Conference gives you the opportunity to engage with some of Africa’s most exciting Women Leaders AND to explore your own leadership potential.

For the last 12 years, they’ve seen talented women relish the opportunity to take responsibility for their own leadership journey in an environment that encourages connection, inspires confidence and gives access to support networks.   It is also an honour to celebrate the women (and men) leaders who are paving the way for the future, our role models throughout society.

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The Conference will afford you the opportunity to:

  • Create your own leadership goals in the company of peers and mentors who’ve been there too
  • Make connections with leaders and household names you’ve always wanted to meet (our facilitators make it easy for you to do so)
  • Learn leadership lessons from unsung heroes you might never have heard of but will certainly never forgot
  • Learn how to access your own mastermind of women leaders to support you on your leadership journey (or join WeLead Circle)

Speakers include Lebogang Ramafoko, CEO Soul City Institute for Social Justice, Grace Harding, CEO Ocean Basket and Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi to name a few!

For more information see link:

http://welead.co.za/womans-leadership-conference/

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Eating my heart out thanks to ULC!

I figuratively ate my heart out at the Urban Low Carb pop-up this past Saturday. My heart was at its happiest when tasting those delectable eats, and enjoying them GUILT-FREE!deck

See, I am on this so-called healthy eating buzz (well trying to be) but my biggest weakness is always the Confectionery section of a store.

The excitement I had when receiving the invite to come see (and taste)  these Wheat-free, gluten-free, sugar-free desserts, tarts and breads was insuperable.cheeskc

I honestly expected food that tastes like “nothing”, but to my surprise and DELIGHT, the treats were anything but tasteless! My absolute favourite was the Cheesecake and brownie combination, abundantly garnished with pecan nuts! Yum!

There was sooo much to choose from, and all beautifully presented. I also had (some of) the Vanilla baked cheesecake topped with a spicy berry coulis and dark chocolate ganache…quite spicy but tamed nicely with the creamy cheesecake underneath.

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On display, for consumption, were different quiches:  two, chicken/sundried tomato/feta and kale/peppers/mushroom. Made with lovely cream and handfuls of cheddar cheese.  
Are you drooling yet?
It doesn’t stop there! Lusanda (my bff/plus one/photographer) was devouring the open sandwiches which are  made with Cocoloaf – low carb bread for which we grind a mixture of seeds and coconut flour. Have you ever??? It also had hints of cinnamon and the dough, a touch of himalayan pink salt.

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The founders of this food movement are sisters, Naadia vd Bergh Olkers and Shireen vd Bergh, wishing to promote healthier options for a better life! The ladies were so excited and passionate about their brand and more than happy to share their ingredients. It’s important to know what one is eating, and even better if you have them make your meals for you!

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For more information or to place an order, email: urbanlowcarb@gmail.com.

Sugar free. Low Carb. Gluten free. Halaal. Can be made dairy free and as I mentioned GUILT-FREE too!

Follow them on Instagram: @urbanlowcarb