Who are we?

Hi there, Welcome to the career mom, a blog focused on modern working moms and their careers. The era of saying women and especially mothers cannot have it all, is over. We believe that with the right tools and tips, and support, mothers and women can succeed beyond comprehension. This blog was started to share [...]

Intentional Excellence. Feature: Pakama Tsabedze

The saying that excellence is never by accident but achieved by high intention and intelligent execution describes Pakama Tsabedze and her career journey perfectly. A mom to a smart and funny six years old boy, wife to an Engineer, an Engineer herself, an MBA graduate, Pakama juggles a demanding career and life with absolute grace and excellence. Changing [...]

Being Excellent

It's women's month and everywhere you look events are being held for women, to inspire women, to give tips on how to succeed and how to be excellent. It's a pity these don't happen in the same abundance during other months. There is a great challenge with these seminars though because as inspirational as they [...]

Career Personal Branding

Career Personal Branding

Personal branding is often thought as something for the rich and famous. I mean why bother with a brand when only a few hundred people are watching? But the truth is there is real value with creating your own brand, especially in your career. There are some points to consider, although many, I’ll try to [...]

Dealing with Rejection

Dealing with Rejection

There's nothing worse than trying to get something, thinking you're capable and worthy of achieving it, and then the answer you get is not what you wanted. One of the biggest lessons for me as an adult is that rejection happens often and in careers, more than you expect. It ranges from not getting the [...]

Career and social media

Career and social media

The fourth industrial revolution is upon us. This means that women and professionals like me, can share about their life experiences on social media and the internet, and also have professional careers. This concept, I realise is hard for some corporates, the idea of these people who talk about their lives and post about themselves [...]