Letter To My Son – Always Choose Honesty.

Dear Son, This week I’ve been thinking a lot about honesty and how rare it has become. As you grow older, and your personal relationships with others become more complex – I encourage you to be generous with empathy. Sometimes people are deliberate in their actions, sometimes they are not. Sometimes dishonesty comes from a…

Musings Over Coffee Podcast

My podcast, Musings Over Coffee, launches in a few days and by the sounds of it you’re gon’ LOVE it! Growing up, I never once thought I’d become an Event Planner. In fact, I almost convinced myself I was born to be a journalist. Then marketing communications advisor, investment banker, corporate communications aficionado, real estate…

Community Rocks! Let’s Build A Longer Table.

Today I want to share with you one of the experiences that has shaped me and my career as a creative entrepreneur in Ghana. Years ago, soon after we launched our Event Planning business we decided to add Event Design to the list of services PlanIt Ghana was offering at the time. When we signed…

Self-care Is The New Relationship Goals.

Let’s be honest, when was the last time you gave yourself permission to rest? Or enjoyed a good read without interruption? Or switched your phone off for the weekend in order to be truly present for the people who love you? I meet event professionals everyday who have put their friendships and relationships on the…

You’re Enough, Believe This.

It took me a long time to get comfortable with telling people I am an Event Planner. The title always made me feel inadequate. Because in our part of the world, we’re quick to brand event professionals less intelligent and less achieved. “Oh, I’m Creative Director of …!”, I’d say with great panache, when asked…

2017 Lessons, 2018 Goals.

There’s something magical about new beginnings – new opportunities to reignite our dreams, refuel our hopes, grow, love, unlearn and rediscover. 2017 has been a year of intense growth, and I’m here for it. All of it. Below are 15 Lessons I’m taking with me into 2018. Read on. You’re sure to find one you’ll…

Letter To My Son – Be Prudent.

Dear Son, As you grow older, you will begin to understand that love and loyalty does not always go together. Understand, also, that healthy relationships require friendship that is built on mutual love and respect. When your love for someone is countered with manipulation and untruths, please know that you are dealing with a relationship…

Mantra – It’s Okay To Say “NO”.

Today, I want to share one of my new mantras with you. Here it is: when you have clarity in your business, you will have clarity in your message. When you have clarity in your message, you will be able to attract the clients who appreciate and value you. One of our business goals in…

If I had A Daughter, I Would Tell Her.

If I had a daughter, I would tell her – that there is no point in protecting your heart against uncertainty, nor brokenness, nor pain…because life will not offer you the opportunity to pick and choose, nor sieve out only the good bits. Life will come at you – hard – and you will deal….

Letter To My Son – Listen To Your Guts.

Dear Son, I pray you never feel a need to seek approval in the eyes of your peers; nor find a need to impress others with actions that leave you emptier than fulfilled. When people attack you with words, remember that it is often a sign of their own weaknesses and seldom yours. Take nothing…