Will the Real Entrepreneurs Please Stand Up!

The Oxford English Dictionary defines an entrepreneur as 'a person who sets up a business or businesses, taking on financial risks in the hope of profit'. Who comes to mind? Perhaps Mark Zuckerberg or Alan Sugar? Maybe Bill Gates or James Dyson? If we were talking about entrepreneurs in Trinidad and Tobago who would we … Continue reading Will the Real Entrepreneurs Please Stand Up!

What’s your Hidden Opportunity?

When we are no longer able to change the situation, we are challenged to change ourselves - Victor Frankl What is it really going to take for you to succeed in this new economy? Whatever rules you've been taught in the past don't apply anymore. EVERYTHING HAS CHANGED! It's adapt or die in this new … Continue reading What’s your Hidden Opportunity?

How to reopen the economy: Do we optimize to save lives or save livelihoods?

In a very general sense, we all feel that this too shall pass. Yet unlike the dot com bubble burst in 2001, and the recession of 2008, Covid-19 has us facing one of the worst times in the history of our lives. Many companies are trying to figure out what to do. Projects and campaigns … Continue reading How to reopen the economy: Do we optimize to save lives or save livelihoods?

There is no Single Story

Easter symbolizes rebirth...a process of dying to the old self and being reborn. It's a great time to re-examine our current state of being and then decide what we can continue doing, what needs to alter, what we can start doing and those things we absolutely need to stop. It's also a great time to … Continue reading There is no Single Story

What are you Grateful for Today?

Today I am grateful for the opportunity to share my thoughts and ideas around entrepreneurship, the Brand called YOU, becoming a well-paid professional, and earning what you are worth through the Business Newsday. I have been writing for the Business Newsday since 2015 and am happy that Rory Rostant took a leap of faith and gave me … Continue reading What are you Grateful for Today?

Do You Know Your True Worth?

This statement - Charge what you're worth seems straightforward and simple. Except often we don't really know what we're worth! And why is that? You see most times we don't consider what comes naturally to us as valuable. We dismiss our innate talents and often wrongly assume that since it is so simple or easy … Continue reading Do You Know Your True Worth?

The Power of Music

Been thinking about the power of words and the river words travel along...music. Been thinking about today...it's a new day...a gift... Every day we must face a fork in the road: make the same mistakes over again...do what we have always done or decide that it's time for the illusion to end. Think about it: … Continue reading The Power of Music

How Memorable will this December be?

The start of a new month always holds promise. We look back at what might have been and look ahead towards what's possible. We have not yet put our life pen to December's paper yet... Somewhere lurking behind all our thoughts of promise and possibility lie our doubts, fears, and insecurities. This is normal. Make … Continue reading How Memorable will this December be?

How is this Going to Affect Me?

We always have a choice in how we are going to respond to any situation. Yesterday I was thrown off my game because I chose to be rattled by a text in the morning and I let it consume me for a couple of hours: I discussed it with 3 friends and commiserated with my … Continue reading How is this Going to Affect Me?

Why Sales Won’t Increase With Sales Training Alone

In terms of popular training workshops, we always find customer service and sales holding the top two spots. And for good reason because at the end of the day, businesses ultimately only fail or succeed for one reason… customers. According to Michael Simmons, a serial entrepreneur who has built one of the biggest online learning … Continue reading Why Sales Won’t Increase With Sales Training Alone