Reinvigorating Our Talawah Factor

One of our rarely heard but insightful proverbs states Wan finga can’t kill louse This proverb challenge our sense of collaboration and cooperation. In this our 51st year of independence, we have lots of lice to kill. We have the louse of broken families We have the louse of stubborn , chronic unemployment. We have […]
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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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Lawd, How do we get Jamaica on the right list?

I am definitely a sucker for reports especially those dealing with trends. I was settling in wowing and awing about this report on the impact of mobile technology and then I came to page 99. There we are, in an infamous place like a criminal in a line up .There is Jamaica showing off itself […]
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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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The Secret Sauce of Jamaica 2.0 – Part 1

Recently, I was invited to lend my expertise in digital technologies to help combat some damming condemnation at a long-term Caribbean celebration. This annual event attracted over 400K people and generated millions of dollars in revenue to the affected merchants. The sensitive stage of this deliberation does not allow me to be more detailed, but […]
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Making 2011 a Smashing Success!

I figure is I shared my 2011 planning sheet; I will have a higher level of accountability.  I will ask my accountability partner to return my 2010 goal sheet and start my planning with a review. STEP # 1 Identify My Three Greatest Accomplishments In 2010? First I will start positive, with the items, my […]
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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 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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Parents Plant Seeds of Goodness that will Change Communities

Maya Angelo has a powerful statement. “ I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel”. Usually, we apply this sentiment to how we relate to others outside of our family. Imagine with me if we embrace this principle […]
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The Morgans’ Hearts are still in Tivoli Gardens

From the curbside, you know you will be engaging with Jamaicans whose hearts are far away, and at home. Don & Rubi Morgan have set up home in Washington DC, but their hearts and efforts find activity in places like Tivoli Gardens. The details of this model of Jamaica is exquisite.What is more compelling is […]
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