We need to return to the Age of Exploration

It’s been a tough time for everyone. COVID-19 is the great equalizer. It has brought everyone to their knees and cast a spell of pessimism world-wide. Yet there is always hope, if only we shift our thinking and view life through different lenses. In the world of work, we have no choice other than toContinue reading “We need to return to the Age of Exploration”

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 campaignsContinue reading “How to reopen the economy: Do we optimize to save lives or save livelihoods?”

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 easyContinue reading “Do You Know Your True Worth?”

Are you Communicating or just Talking?

When I saw this picture I had a good laugh. We sweet too bad lol. Then I got to thinking about messages. This message is clear and is put in a place where the person for whom it is intended will get it! Yet when we have a message we tend not to be soContinue reading “Are you Communicating or just Talking?”

How are you telling YOUR story?

Brene Brown says that if we OWN the story we can write the ending. Jardin has just started a new chapter. Yesterday Jardin reopened after three months of dismantling, breaking down, re-visioning and rebuilding. I walked through the door and was in awe. There was no grand opening, just business as usual…friends huddled together overContinue reading “How are you telling YOUR story?”

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 learningContinue reading “Why Sales Won’t Increase With Sales Training Alone”

When should you go from a hobby to a business?

You’ve been making those cakes now for family and friends and getting rave reviews. You are the go-to person for planning events in your circle. The feedback is always exceptional whenever you offer to help decorate. Your co-workers always nominate you to cook the food for any out of office event. If you’ve become veryContinue reading “When should you go from a hobby to a business?”

Business lessons from my favourite doubles vendor

IF YOU are a true Trini then you have your favourite doubles vendor! Whether you buy George doubles on Carlos Street or you’re coming from the east and patronize the famous UWI doubles or you’re like me, and enjoy a good doubles from the woman in the Starlite Shopping Plaza car park. This is exactlyContinue reading “Business lessons from my favourite doubles vendor”