When Are You Going To Stop Delaying?

When are you going to make a move? Have you not waited long enough? How old do you have to be to follow where your passion is waiting to lead you? Yesterday, our latest client Alissa McLeod said in our interview with her that she did not set out to write a book. Neither did … Read More

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Things Fall Apart: The Good, The Bad, And The Awful

Later this afternoon, I will be having a conversation with our latest client, Alissa. She knows a thing or two; more like a thousand about things falling apart. She wrote a book on the topic. Well not exactly, however, for this purpose I will summarise the content as such. For the past week, this book … Read More

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Shit Happens: It’s Not As Difficult As You Think

“Shit happens.” That is something no one can deny. Most often, it happens when you are either least expecting it or when you can least afford it. This conversation is not for everyone. They are shit-shy and this talk will be very frank. It will also be quite short as there is no point in beating … Read More

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Social Saturday And Soup

Social Saturday is a thing on social media, right up there with selfies. So too is soup – at least in Jamaica once upon a time. How will you spend your day? Saturday Schedule Once upon a time, my Saturday schedule centred around sleeping in, helping to clean the house and soup. The sleeping in … Read More

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Scams: Do Not Fall Victim To One!

Scams are aplenty these days.  They certainly are nothing new. Recently, we reached out to private donors for contribution to help one of our clients. Everyone who we approached unhesitantly said, “Yes, where do I send the money.” That is when it began – at least in one case. How We Scam Proof Ourselves Reputation … Read More

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Validation: Seeking It Is A Waste Of Time

Validation. Pronounced as: /ˌvaləˈdāSH(ə)n/ It is a noun and the meaning that is most relevant to this conversation is a “recognition or affirmation that a person or their feelings or opinions are valid or worthwhile.” Validation: Even The Mighty Wants It Celebrity-watch is not a pastime of mine but the activities of a few, very … Read More

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3 Women’s Health Issues You Need To Know

Yesterday, one of our Board Members suggested that we talk about this today. Women’s health issues. She did not specify any but simply said, “We have so many.” Isn’t that the truth! So, instead of reinventing the wheel, went right back to a post written some time ago. Updating what is old news that seems … Read More

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So, You Want To Start Your Own Business

Of the many things we are learning through this COVID-19 experience is that having a job is no guarantee of security. There is growing interest now to own a business. Working For The Man Even before many countries were locked down, starting in March 2020, a lot of people were thinking about starting their own … Read More

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Education For Girls Is Not Problematic But Neccessary

Education for girls is not problematic. We have been talking and writing about this for years. This conversation began years ago under another context. It remains relevant. It’s A Crime – Education For Girls You might recall the 2012 vicious attack on Malala Yousafzai. Then she was a young girl living in Pakistan. Her only … Read More

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Desperate? That Is The Problem

Desperate for money, a job or a better one, a man (or woman)? Desperate to migrate to greener pastures? That is the source of your problem – that feeling of desperation. Let me explain. Life In The West Many of us living in the Western Hemisphere aspired to certain things as children. White picket fence, … Read More

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