On the 11th. day of Christmas, a Jamaican gave to me…

Have you selected a core value to promote in 2011? Take a look at listening as the core value for yourself, your family, your company or anyone of your associations. Being a good listener is one of the most important skills you can master if you want to advance your career and build meaningful relationships. […]
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On the 10th. day of Christmas, a Jamaican gave to me…

The continued global economy misery is a force that is shredding the bond of neighborliness in ever increasing ways. Countries are becoming more nationalistic and cooperation across nation boundaries is receding. Well on the 10th. Day of Christmas, the gift being shared is the value of global good neighborliness. My life goal is to practice […]
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On the 8th. day of Christmas, A Jamaican gave to me…

Persistence: You can bounce back from a setback Perhaps the biggest setback we faced as a team in 1988 was the crash on the third run of the four-man competition – it was seen and heard around the world. We never once believed that we didn’t belong in the sport. But with this spectacular crash […]
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On the 7th. day of Christmas, a Jamaican gave to me..

The Invisible Gift of Social Responsibility: “Time” Everyone gives in their own way. Some people give through financial donation. Some people give through giving away their old clothing. On the other hand, some people just simple do nothing. They feel that their own despair means that they cannot give something to others. However, they are […]
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On the 5th. day of Christmas, a Jamaican gave to me

As a Minority Woman Owned Small Business Entrepreneur operating in a male dominated service area the challenges are numerous. However, as a child of Jamaican parents who taught me the meaning of willpower, discipline, and self-reliance I was determined to succeed because failure was not an option. During the past 14 years my company has […]
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On the 3rd. day of Christmas, a Jamaican gave to me

In recent years Christmas has been hijacked by commercialism. For Christians it is the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ. Many non-Christians celebrate Christmas too as a family time for sharing and showing love. Sharing with family should be a continuous thing. An old familiar adage says: You have to know where you came […]
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Cinderella Would have Enjoyed this Celebration

Just over 800 Jamaicans and friends of Jamaica from the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan attended Saturday nights grand ball to mark Jamaica’s 48th year of Independence at the New York Hilton and Towers Hotel in Manhattan. The event which is a featured calendar event brought the curtains down on a two-week long series of […]
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US Embassy’s Open House a Winner!

The Embassy of Jamaica in Washington, D.C., was abuzz with activity over three days as the island’s 48th anniversary of independence took center stage in the United States capital city. Festival songs filled the air amidst a backdrop of videos featuring grand gala events of previous years, which provided a real treat for which everyone […]
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Mr. Clifford Chambers Presents the Colors at Emancipation Service

Security Attaché at the Embassy of Jamaica, Clifford Chambers marches to the alter with the Jamaican flag at a thanksgiving service to mark Jamaica’s 48th year of Independence and 176th year of Emancipation, on Sunday, August 1, at the Dumbarton Chapel, Howard University, Washington D.C. Photo by Derrick Scott (JIS)
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