2023 Business Spotlight

2023 Business Spotlight

People go where they are welcomed and stay where they feel valued.  2023 challenged the idea of safe spaces. Safe spaces were disrupted by disputes, digitization, divided boards, layoffs, wars, home invasions, corrupt practices, grafted deals, theft and more. Post...
How to be a better salesperson

How to be a better salesperson

Learning a new skill can be difficult, especially if it forces you to push past your comfort zone. Similarly, being a salesperson can be challenging, especially when you are facing stiff competition and demanding customers. However, with the right skills and attitude,...
Entrepreneurs, Farmers and Customers

Entrepreneurs, Farmers and Customers

Small businesses appear on the scene every day, but many vanish just as quickly. Despite the high failure rate of start-ups, many entrepreneurs continue to launch business ventures, feverishly focusing on product / service developments and features, tinkering with...
Leadership is a life skill

Leadership is a life skill

When faced with a decision, being “in the right” is not the only consideration. Leaders know when to speak up. There is a discernible difference between speaking and speaking up. From the mundane to the extraordinary, how you use your voice matters to those around you...
A queen among thorns

A queen among thorns

St. Kitts and Nevis builds its economy based on tourism. Kittians understand what this requires and demands of them. I visited St. Kitts for the first time with a group of Trinidadian soca artistes and band members for the St. Kitts Music Festival (22nd – 25th June,...
In the slap heard around the world

In the slap heard around the world

April 4th, 2022 | 5 min read   In the slap heard around the world…. What’s the lesson here? Don’t tell jokes? No. That’s actually someone’s job. A Comedian. At one historical point, it used to be a Court Jester. Jokes will continue....
The Test of Leadership

The Test of Leadership

March 12th, 2022 | 10 min read Many of us may never be tested like this. MBA students review hundreds of case studies on leadership. This week the world is watching a masterclass on leadership. Case studies provide reflective hindsight. What is unfolding today on a...
ONE Major Growth Strategy to Implement in Your Business in 2022

ONE Major Growth Strategy to Implement in Your Business in 2022

January 29th, 2022 | 4 min read   Step into the shoes of a consumer. How many times have you been swayed to purchase by glowing reviews of a product or service or long lines at store-fronts?  After purchase, you may have many questions: How do I use these...