Defining Extraordinary

When 27 year old Rebecca (not real name) graduated in 2009, she threw a big party. She had successfully garnered a Bachelors Degree in Development Studies from Makerere University and celebrations were in order.   Like all other fresh graduates, she believed that a job would soon come knocking and that her money troubles would soon be over. Three years down the road, that job is yet to come! “Volunteer…go fo...

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High Achievers Climb and Cling

“It takes hard work to get to the top. It is through hard work that you will stay there. ” Persistence and hard work You have heard of individuals who have built enterprises that have been in existence for centuries and are still going strong. Perhaps that is too far for us to identify with. Well, think about that one person you know in your community who has maintained a successful career. These exceptiona...

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Preparing for an Interview

You have sent out many applications and you have been invited for several interviews, but your dream job remains elusive. Have you considered that perhaps it is your interview skills that have been failing you? In this summarised article, we give you a few tips that will help you improve your interview skills. Before the interview: Make sure that you have information about the organisation you are applying to ...

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Handling failure

I have often heard people say that no situation is permanent; that as the sun rises in the morning- it will set in the evening. So is life, there will always be good and bad times. Yet, even when we are aware of this, we dread the bad times. The times when we lose the ones we love or fall short of expectations are most trying. As we go through life, we have to realize that failure will come at one point or the oth...

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Decision making; an essential for your personal development

Decision making is the thought process of selecting a logical choice from the available options. It is a life skill that should be mastered by every person who intends to lead a better life. It is one of the essentials in planning for a better future, choosing a career, a marriage partner, what job you should undertake, what course you should study…  The list is endless because we make billions of decisions in ...

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