2015: A fantastic year for the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship – Caribbean.

*Originally published on Virgin.com. It’s Been A Productive 12 Months For The Branson Centre Of Entrepreneurship Caribbean. Read About The Centre’s Highlight Moments, Their Inspiring New Entrepreneurs And What We Can Look Forward To Seeing From The Team In 2016. We pivoted our entrepreneur training model by launching a free, online training – allowing us to […]

Pounding the Pavement: Real Stories of Financing Struggles of Early-Stage Entrepreneurs

*Originally published in the Branson Centre’s B:Inspired eZine Issue 10. Mervin Kerr, CEO of Island Integrators, was using three credit cards to fund his business’ growing operations – a personal credit card that attracted a 49% interest rate, a business card at 22% interest, and a credit card in an employee’s name, also at 49% […]

Seascape Caribbean: From Donor Funding to Sustainable Profits

*Originally published in the Branson Centre’s B:Inspired eZine Issue 4. When you consider the phrase “environmental rehabilitation and restoration” or “social entrepreneur” you may automatically think of treehuggers, people who work for a cause and are not motivated by money. You would be wrong. Well, partially wrong. Restoring damaged sections of our ecological landscape is […]

A Review of Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In.

“Integrating professional and personal aspirations proved far more challenging than we had imagined. During the same years that our careers demanded maximum time investment, our biology demanded that we have children. Our partners did not share the housework and child rearing, so we found ourselves with two full-time jobs. The workplace did not evolve to […]

Carb Cycling for Carnival

We are one and a half weeks away from carnival! At this point, I’ve built as much muscle as I can from going to the gym; how toned I look on carnival day will depend on how I eat. From what I’ve read, the best way to shed some flab in two weeks is by carbohydrate cycling. Carb cycling […]