Do You Have What it Takes to Be an Entrepreneur?

Who has the most talent for building and sustaining a business? How can we find these people who are so crucial to the future of our economy? What are the personality characteristics and behaviors that lead to business building success? These are valid questions because we’ve all heard the challenges small and mid-size companies face … Continue reading Do You Have What it Takes to Be an Entrepreneur?

How Well Does Your Job Fit?

To Steven Darter, a good job fits like a pair of well-made, hand-crafted boots. It makes you feel good, it makes you look good, and it makes you stand a little taller. "And if you're in something that doesn't fit well, you start getting blisters, and that really hurts," said Darter, the president of People … Continue reading How Well Does Your Job Fit?

Holding a POSITION of Leadership is not the same thing as BEING a Good Leader

*This article was also published in my weekly column in the Trinidad and Tobago Business Newsday Jan 9 2014 A couple weeks ago I wrote a column titled *Why Outside the Box Thinking has Led to Inside the Box Stagnation.* Here’s an excerpt that will lay the foundation for today’s column: Over the past decade, … Continue reading Holding a POSITION of Leadership is not the same thing as BEING a Good Leader

Why Outside the Box Thinking Has Led to Inside the Box Stagnation

Thinking outside the box (also thinking out of the box or thinking beyond the box), is a metaphor that means to think differently, unconventionally, or from a new perspective. This phrase often refers to novel or creative thinking. The term is thought to derive from management consultants in the 1970s and 1980s challenging their clients … Continue reading Why Outside the Box Thinking Has Led to Inside the Box Stagnation

How To Start a Revolution Without Using Force

As published in the Express Woman Magazine October 24th 2010 as part of the Women In Leadership Series where Giselle Hudson and Dr. Marcia Reynolds explore the barriers that are still in the workplace and the world at large and help women confront their inner demons before they can find the peace they desperately seek. … Continue reading How To Start a Revolution Without Using Force