Dragonfly Thoughts

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!

It doesn’t matter your level of success…

No matter your level of success, if you encounter a challenge, the solution comes from asking the right questions, digging deep, being truthful and discovering what works for you. Franchises have figured out operations and product - marketing is up to you. You may take onboard a tried and true consultative approach but it's still … Continue reading It doesn’t matter your level of success…

There is Pain in the Present but will there be the Same Pain in Your Future?

You probably have realized this by now – you cannot “spin” your way out of a bad situation. You can’t just tell a better story about how things are, and then hope that life will take the shape of your thoughts. Life doesn’t work that way. I know many might think I’m flying in the … Continue reading There is Pain in the Present but will there be the Same Pain in Your Future?

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?

What’s In a Name?

The short answer to that question: EVERYTHING! Ask yourself: "If I did not have a name, how could I identify myself? If I had no name, who would I be?" Your name is extremely important. Your name is your life! It is how you identify yourself. It is how others identify you. Sometimes we don’t recognize … Continue reading What’s In a Name?

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?

Today is D-Day!

Donald Trump will not be impeached. We are relying on facts, logic, principles, right and wrong. Unfortunately this is not at the seat of decision-making...after all...if that were the case...he would NOT be in office. My thoughts this morning as I listen to MSNBC journalists interview senators to gauge how the vote will go. If … Continue reading Today is D-Day!