Don’t be afraid to fight for what you want, don’t be scared of falling short, if you want something enough speak it into existence.
There is something about being pulled outside of your comfort zone that accelerates your personal growth and resilience.
If you’re considering participating in TIA 2024, go for it! My advice is to prioritize authenticity above all else.
I have always believed that things will work out the way it’s supposed to work out. I had no plan, no idea what my career path was going to be, even in the early stage of deciding what I wanted to study… After doing my honours in Communication I was a lecturer and then had the opportunity to join my dad in his business, which was a publication he started aimed at brokers, advisers and the entire insurance and financial services industry.
THE FULCRUM GROUP Q&A: WITH Robyn Petersen – President of the IIWC SHARE ARTICLE Facebook Twitter LinkedIn “I am very grateful for the diverse experiences and learning opportunities which I’ve had from different people throughout my career”. Q: Tell us a little about yourself, and how you came to your current position in insurance. A:I […]
THE FULCRUM GROUP Q&A: WITH Charlene van Doorn – Editor and MD of Insurance Gateway SHARE ARTICLE Facebook Twitter LinkedIn “I believe that technology will continue to disrupt the market”. Q: Tell us a little about yourself, and your career path to becoming a journalist specialising in insurance. A: I have always been particularly drawn […]
THE FULCRUM GROUP Q&A: WITH Christelle Odendaal -Claims Specialist Hollard Insure SHARE ARTICLE Facebook Twitter LinkedIn “I did not choose the industry – it chose me”. Q: Where did you start your insurance career? A: I did not choose the industry – it chose me. In 2008 my father was diagnosed with Gillian Barre […]
THE FULCRUM GROUP Q&A: WITH Lizelle Van Der Merwe -Chief Executive Officer (Financial Intermediaries Association of Southern Africa) SHARE ARTICLE Facebook Twitter LinkedIn “Can you afford rising compliance costs in your business? Do you believe government and regulators understand your business? If not, appoint the FIA to represent your FSP”. Q: Tell us a little […]
THE FULCRUM GROUP Q&A: WITH Adrian Burmeister -President, Insurance Institute Northern Gauteng SHARE ARTICLE Facebook Twitter LinkedIn “In our industry one does not stop learning, and by assisting with or facilitating the development of peers, we are furthering the industry by expanding the knowledge of our members”. Q: Tell us a little about yourself, and […]
THE FULCRUM GROUP Q&A: WITH Thabo Twalo -President, Insurance Institute of Gauteng SHARE ARTICLE Facebook Twitter LinkedIn “The beauty of insurance is that it utilises a large variety of skills. No matter what your background is, there is space for you in insurance. From Engineering to Finance to Law to Marketing to Statistics to Information […]