Is Cold-Calling Dead?

People keep saying cold-calling is dead, but many successful businesses rely on it to drive sales,  in our case, sponsorships and donations. We believe that with your voice, you communicate much more than the message. We have our marketers eagerly dialing numbers day in and day out.  Although it is such a turbulent activity, our team has been able to …

The Power of Social Media.

You should not underestimate the importance of social media as part of our lives or for the promotion of your business. Social media has become the most influential and important virtual space where the platform is not only used for social networking but is also a great way of digitally advertising your business. Social media’s power is commendable as you …

Technology Opens The Door To The World.

Technology opens the door to the world. It’s up to us to walk through it in a meaningful and respectful way. People from different walks of life are intrigued by the way technology is progressing at a profuse rate, shaping our lives into the digital world! That being said it has a vital part in our lives as it affects …

WORKPLACE INTRODUCTION

“A mind is like a parachute, it doesn’t work if it isn’t open” -Frank Zappa Induction in the workplace is seen as a formal entry into the organisation. It is about being introduced to the company’s acts, principles, and values. This lays down the rules on how to conduct ourselves in the workplace and how to work in harmony with …

HFG’s Youth Are Stepping Up To The Challenge.

“As Marketers, we should be changing the mantra from always be closing, to always be helping.” Every organization has a structure of its own that it comprises of and is there for different purposes. HFG’s marketing structure consists of mainly Youth. Our vision and mission is to help them out of disadvantaged situations by raising funds towards a safe haven …

LOVE IS THE FUEL THAT EVERYONE RUNS ON!

      1. First you have to Love yourself. We all come from different backgrounds. Some of us grew up in a loving and encouraging family, and some of us didn’t. We’ve probably all had some kind of relationship in our lives that has left us feeling hurt. You can’t control your outside circumstances. I wish we could. What …

The Ripple Effect of Covid-19

The world as we know it has changed, many lives have been lost, others affected by the effects of Covid and others at a stand still. The prolonged effects of lockdown on psychosocial support services resulted in the outbursts of uncertainties, acute panic, fear, depression, obsessive behaviours, social unrests, stigmatization, anxiety, increased gender-based violence cases and discrimination in the distribution …

COVID-19’s Contribution to Anxiety & Depression

The previous year was very difficult for everyone, especially those who are prone to anxiety and depression.  The social isolation, uncertainty about employment, income, health and the health of Covid vulnerable people you love has posed a unique challenge for us all. In addition to its staggering impact on physical well-being and mortality, COVID-19 is also taking an unprecedented toll …

How Fear Can Affect Us In Small Ways

What I experienced with some of our youth members last week: Anyone who knows me, also knows that I have not had the best of luck when it comes to cars. I have met many interesting people when my car has broken down. Often, it does start. Giving us an excellent conversational ice-breaker. I often pick up our young people for …