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About Janeka Simon

Jany has spent the majority of her life exploring how best to use her innate talents while maintaining her lifelong pursuit of education. Her early love of reading has been buttressed by an academic foundation in mathematics and computer science, coupled with flexibility and strength awarded from her yoga practice.

In addition, her working life in various corporate marketing roles and her entrepreneurial endeavors has kept her grounded in the dynamics of today's consumer and business world. Her intellectual curiosity also afforded her an opportunity to venture into journalism, sparking a love for working both in front of, and behind the camera.

Currently, she provides Creative, Communications, and Commercial Development directorship for her professional services startup, as well as being engaged in communications as a freelance writer. She still holds a dream to travel the world teaching yoga. In the interim, she enhances the online experience of others with her insights and writing. Follow her on Facebook (janeka.simon), or as @saleaholic on Twitter and Instagram.

‘Tis the Season: Being a Grinch can be good for business

By | November 6th, 2016|Categories: Business & Finance, Marketing, Top Stories, Women and Business|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

People call me a Grinch, but truly I’m not. It’s just that with all the great things going on as the year winds to a close, I like to enjoy them all, without rushing ahead.

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Cocoa-Nomics: The Missing Millions In Small Island Economies

By | September 22nd, 2016|Categories: Business & Finance, Culture & Life, Environment, Food & Drink, Popular, Science, Science & Technology, Women and Business, Women and Culture, Women and Politics, Women Entrepreneurs|Tags: , , , , , , |

Cocoa The Cure-All: Good For Hearts, Minds, And Small-Island Economies I’ve always loved chocolate. I grew up on chocolate bars, rationed out in sensible doses by my parents so as to avoid tooth decay, obesity, and teenage acne. The best thing about Easter continues to be achingly sweet Cadbury crème eggs, although nowadays I [...]

How The Laser Scope Of Mindfulness Brings Efficiency And Peace

By | September 21st, 2016|Categories: Business & Finance, Career, Popular, Women and Business, Women and Small Business|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In my creative phase, I am a wonder to behold. A whirlwind of activity, my brain whizzes from one project to the next, coming up with solutions, insights and next steps, always way too quickly for me to keep up.

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Frustrations of the Travelling (Female) Executive

By | September 21st, 2016|Categories: Business & Finance, Career, Culture & Life, Fashion, Travel, Women and Business, Women and Life|Tags: , , , , , , |

Of the numerous frustrations of the travelling (female) exec, this one chafes me the most. You know, despite the current worldwide debate swirling around gender inequality in the workplace, no matter how much progress we make in this regard, and no matter how much of a feminist professional you are, there is one playing field in business which is not, nor ever will be, even.

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Run Yourself Like A Business: 3 Must-Have Productivity Apps

By | September 14th, 2016|Categories: Business & Finance, Career, Computers, Featured Author, Internet, Science & Technology, Technology, Top Stories, Women and Business, Women Entrepreneurs|Tags: , , , , , , |

Run Yourself like a Business – 3 Apps You Wish You Knew about Ages Ago Everyone thinks about productivity. How do I squeeze more effective time out of each precious second – not for the boss, but for myself? How do I keep myself on track while wearing many hats, moving all the various [...]

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Compromise Can Kill

By | September 13th, 2016|Categories: Business & Finance, Career, Top Stories, Women and Small Business, Women Entrepreneurs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Why you need to be unflinching when it comes to the people with whom you surround yourself What do you do when your team needs to expand? When I started my small business, I was joined in partnership with three other powerful, dynamic women. We all shared a common vision and decisions were generated [...]

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