8 Quick Tips to Build Self Confidence

Self confidence is needed in a number of situations especially when you’re dealing with other people. It is needed during an interview, when you’re leading others and when you are in a meeting especially with strangers. Confidence is essential for success. As Henry Ford said “Whether you think you can or think you can’t – […]


It’s My Birthday and I’ll Continue to Tip on the Tightrope

Today is my 32nd birthday. I thank God for all the wonderful years filled with pain and pleasure, support and challenge, happiness and sadness. Today I’m feeling the song Tightrope by Janelle Monae. I only heard it last night when Lelemba posted the video on her Facebook wall. I love the lyrics and she sings […]

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The Role of the Man in a Modern Woman’s Life

This post is from Lelemba’s Blog. Every month she asks me a question to hear what I really think about a particular issue. LELEMBA: In this day and age where women are emancipated, ambitious and aggressive with their careers, what is the role of the man in their life? SANDRAS: The role of the man […]


Are You Guarding a Concrete Slab?

There was an army barracks that had on its duty roster 4 soldiers to guard at all times a concrete slab in front of the barracks. The soldiers changed shifts guarding the slabs for many years. Different commanders came and went and the tradition continued. After many years, a new commander was assigned to the […]


4 Ways to Attain Your New Year’s Resolutions

For many years I’ve been setting New Year’s resolutions that usually do not work out. Either I don’t attain them or lose steam after a short while. Then I set new resolutions the next year and the same thing happens. What makes resolutions work or not work? I will share 4 ways that I believe help in attaining resolutions.