Is this Jamaican the Usain Bolt of Value Creation?

Let’s face it, we idolize Usain Bolt. We can remember where we were when he blazed into atlethic immortality last August in London. I was travelling into the hills of St. Catherine to visit a long lost cousin, Dorrett. My aunt Lema and I were the only ones on the road, listening on the radio […]
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Pinch me twice, breakthrough on crime reduction happening in Jamaica?

I went to the event with the hope of a stage 4 cancer patient going to a faith healer. My presence was driven more by obligation and catching up with the regulars who frequent our embassy occasions. Well after the greeting and grazing period, we settled into our seats readied for a pedestrian presentation. The […]
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Ingredients for a new Jamaican Success Stew

50 years minus one years ago when the independent Jamaica was a mere baby, the gust of freedom was blowing in many places. Other nations were also sensing the gust of freedom from colonial rule. This was been done in a back drop of the cold war in Jamaica’s back yard, where alignment with the […]
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What Does Jamiacan Diana McCauly, Charles Dickens, and Mark Twain have in Common?

Quick!! Which books shaped your moral sensitivities in high school? Sure the Bible of course, but were there other authors whose work fired your imagination and caused you to read by flashlight or a lamp, when everyone else was asleep? Charles Dickens and Mark Twain, were two authors who took me on the journey of […]
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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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