W or L

If I was to ask you how many losses you think you’ve gained in the week, I bet you could talk my ear off…but if I flipped the question, you’d still probably talk my ear off, but I bet it would take you longer. Why? Why do we disregard a win in our everyday lives […]

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Envy into Encouragement 

This post is similar to M’s ‘Man in the Mirror’ but from a different perspective.  Now I’ve been in my current role for a while now and I can honestly say if a black board director walks through our company doors I would literally jump for joy. Ok, maybe that was an exaggeration however I […]

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A letter to M

Dear M Let’s start this off…..you’re gonna fail. Not fail as in the lowest score, but fail as in you won’t get the grade you were working towards. You’re going to remember this feeling all the time – when you miss out on a job opportunity, you’re going to think about it. Every time a […]

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Letter to my past self

Dear D,   Look at you, you seem so happy and so you should be, you graduated uni with a 2:1 in Accounting and Finance. Finished with education and being a student, you are now ready to become a full-fledged adult. Perhaps your biggest achievement to date. Being the first person in your immediate family […]

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No Role Modelz

First things first, Rest in Peace Uncle Phil……..For real He was an affluent Lawyer and a good family man (fictional character). Someone who I consider to be a good role model for many young black people. How many prominent people do we know growing up in London?  Black people who have become successful in their […]

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It’s not me, it’s you.

Young people change jobs like they change shoes. A lot of the time this could be the fact that they haven’t yet found what they truly want to do in life. The reason for this being the idea that they are not valued in the relationship. Before deciding to get involved with a new company, […]

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Perception 

They say perception is everything Do you ever wonder how you’re perceived in various aspects of your life. Whether that be be at work by your colleagues, at home by your family, your peers and friends. I can’t help but think being black amongst white surroundings I may be overthinking. “(GET OUT)TA HERE”. It’s not […]

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