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”

don’t wait…

Many times we remain stuck, mostly because we want guarantees that our next step will bring us exactly what we want. We want control. Ryan Holiday and Stephen Hanselman share: We don’t control many of the things we pursue in life – yet we become angry, sad, hurt, scared or jealous when we don’t getContinue reading “don’t wait…”

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 meContinue 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 easyContinue reading “Do You Know Your True Worth?”

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?”

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?”

Taking responsibility

We have just completed our General Elections in Trinidad and Tobago. In the United States Senator Barack Obama of Illinois, is trying to set himself apart from Senator Hillary Clinton of New York on issues including: The Iraq war, healthcare, diplomacy and Iran, in the race for President. [I managed to see Senator Obama on aContinue reading “Taking responsibility”

Who are you?

So many times we think we know ourselves but do we? In the hustle and bustle of the world we are constantly in motion. In fact we actually think it a “sin” if we find ourselves with nothing to do. It’s no wonder we feel disconnected, fragmented and no doubt weary that we never sitContinue reading “Who are you?”