I must say working with creatives is not easy. Their responses are usually delayed (especially when it had anything to do with admin!) But, I managed to take a bit of their creativity away with me, and by the end of the exhibition I noticed that my colour coordination had really improved for one!
I also became a better team player because I was dependent on my team members’ input throughout the exhibition; my communication skills improved as well. I became more efficient and confident; I think maybe it’s because I was around so many marketing gurus! They have a really confident swag and look about them.
I learnt how to be patient, really patient, especially with people. The colourful exciting vibe I walked into daily at Madex made the pressure all worth it. Working with different characters on this exhibition improved my problem solving skills; I can even handle my crazy kids better at home! This was not my first exhibition but it was the first one that let me be myself on a personal and professional level.
I grew as an individual this is one success and achievement I will carry with me for a long time. I still get a high from the adrenaline, pressure and successes of Madex 2017. Madex 2018 is going to be even better!
~Botsane Phetla, Client Services
Click here to read Part 1 and Part 3 of ‘What we learnt at Madex’.
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