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Happy Valentine’s Day! Many of you have asked for a progress update on my memoir. I have just two chapters to go. The finish line is in sight but it’s so hard to get there! Finishing the book reminds of a 5K I participated in last year. I pushed through until the last 400m, when […]

My bookshelf.

I’m a huge reader. The biggest piece of furniture in my home is a bookshelf filled with my books. When Kellie Magnus of the Book Industry Association of Jamaica asked me to join the planning committee of the Kingston Book Festival, I said, “sure!” One of the cool things I get to do is interview […]

JSE Conference

Shark Tank has sparked a craze amongst people in the entrepreneurship and venture capital world. The reality show features a panel of uber-successful entrepreneurs and executives, like Mark Cuban, who consider offers from start-ups seeking investments in their businesses. Jamaica too has caught on to the hype and panels of “investors” are popping up everywhere […]

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I work a lot as a freelancer. The outcome of my life is now directly correlated with what I do on a daily basis. There is no more middle man to hide behind. As a result, my days have had to become more regimented to get everything done that I want to do – activities […]

Richard-Branson

A week or two after I formally left my previous job to freelance, Lisa Lake, a friend of mine and the CEO of the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship in Montego Bay, asked me to help get the word out about new career opportunities at the Centre. The Branson Centre Caribbean is part of a network […]

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As a New Year’s gift to you, my post today will be an excerpt from a book that came to me a month ago, and that has completely changed my outlook on life. I’ve done some chopping up to retain the parts that impacted me the most. Wishing you love, joy and fulfillment in 2013. “What […]

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This Friday, December 21, is the “end of the world” according to some interpretations of the Mayan calendar. Last Friday, December 14, was the end of the world for many families in Connecticut. The ending of one version of our lives can bring a lot of pain, self-doubt and fear about the future. It will […]