Luckiest Jamaicans outside of Jamaica?

Happy St. Patty’s day and the luck of the Irish to you! Ireland has a growing community of Jamaicans who are making Ireland their away home. First, let us get a bead on Ireland. Ireland is a country adjacent to England. It has a population of 4 million people with a third of the people […]
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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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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 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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This Entrepeneur Brings a Healthy Presence to our Tables

The favorite day of the entrepreneur is the day when the clock falls back creating a 25 hour day. For the mompreneur (a mom entrepreneur) this is especially a blessing as she is usually balancing, home., work, and developing a business dream. You live for balance, but the passion of the drive and a supportive […]
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Jamaica’s Measure of Prosperity from a Global Perspective

Jamaica has slipped 3 places to the 55th spot, below neighboring Trinidad (44th.), in the World Prosperity Index due to the measure of the economy health-care and education systems. While last year, Jamaica stood at 52nd position, according to London-based Legatum Institute that compiled the index. The Index is topped by Norway. Other countries in […]
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Cultivating & Harvesting our Most Precious Assets

Want to get some tears to my eyes, let me see some young person sauntering down the mall with an over-sized T shirt with Bob Marley fully emblazoned across the front. I am saddened because I usually see no sign of a trademark. That same person may have a Nike cap and guest what, the […]
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Becoming a Hero is Easier than You Think!

There is a lot of buzz about a recently released documentary Waiting for ‘Superman.’”. With the dismal performance of the US educational system, this is a call to arms. The movie title comes from a recollection from Geoffrey Canada an educational reformer, who grew up in the South Bronx and who says, “One of the […]
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