Originally published on February 14, 2018 in The Jamaica Observer by Dennise Williams.
…Allison Turner (AT): We built a viable business plan while doing a three-month business course with Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship in Montego Bay. I struggle with dyslexia, and Lisandra Rickards (now CEO of Branson Centre) went the extra mile to help me study and train for pitch readiness. I remember the first practice pitch I did for her. I forgot to breathe, and I talked until I ran out of breath! I thought I would not be able to learn and pass the course, but when I realised how important my success would be to Jamaica and how many lives I would be changing for the better, I realised I had a social responsibility to do this right, so I worked even harder to learn.
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