Handling job rejection Part 2
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The loss of social relationships, circle of influence and the feeling of making a meaningful contribution can lead to negative thought patterns. This ...
November 16, 2021
Handling job rejection
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My heart was broken, I lost my appetite, I felt detached. I experienced almost every stage of grief - denial and isolation, depression, and finally ac...
November 9, 2021
Power in the workplace Part:2
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apparent? Everything takes longer to get done because everyone relies on him to wave his magic wand to generate certain reports, to troubleshoot certa...
November 2, 2021
Power in the workplace
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Once a manager reached out to me asking my advice on how he might improve the morale/engagement within his team. I advised him that the two most impor...
October 19, 2021
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AS MANY BUSINESS leaders worldwide contemplate their next strategic initiative to manoeuvre the uncertainty of the COVID-19 driven economic tide, the ...
September 28, 2021
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IT IS NOT VERY often we find ourselves in a bind; between a rock and a hard place, between the Red Sea and the Egyptian army, yet here we are. A few m...
September 21, 2021
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Nowadays, there are many distractions within the business environment. I am sure you will agree that, the things designed to side-track and cause us t...
September 14, 2021
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We are living in a superficial society where most are more concerned with how they are perceived externally than what is going on internally. This is ...
August 31, 2021
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In recent times, one can observe that more and more people are finding their voice in our society. The new trend has taken us away from the notion of ...
August 24, 2021
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IN MY LAST ARTICLE dubbed, ‘Rules of Engagement’, corporate leaders were cautioned that the current situation regarding the workforce resistance to ma...
August 17, 2021
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After the mountains of uncertainty that ushered in the year, the upsurge of Corona cases, and the explosive eruption of La Soufriere volcano; the dram...
August 10, 2021
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IN THE PAST and no doubt at present, there have been numerous cries for transparency and accountability within the corporate arena. Nowadays, transpar...
July 27, 2021
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WHEN WE LOOK around at the state of our economy and the seemingly unending challenges that our businesses are confronted with, the corporate future ma...
July 20, 2021
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For years I have heard about the ‘Vincentian time’. It is often the excuse given when one shows up late for a function, or when a function commences l...
July 9, 2021
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We are living in unprecedented times. Never have there been more uncertainty, restlessness and perplexity in our country. Over the past year, many of ...
July 2, 2021
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It was the American theologian Reinhold Niebuhr who wrote the prayer asking God for the serenity to accept the things that cannot be changed, the cour...
June 25, 2021
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Someone said, ‘money answers all things’. I can recall hearing my previous boss, many years ago, saying that ‘if one takes care of the pennies then th...
June 18, 2021
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Many have boasted about St. Vincent and the Grenadines being a Christian nation. In fact, our country has long been referred to as the Land of the Ble...
June 11, 2021
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Everyone is unique. Regardless to how close you are, or the number of things you may have in common, there are no two persons that are the same. I am ...
June 4, 2021
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Recently I had the privilege of visiting a notable local establishment. The décor was spectacular. It rests in a prime location, overlooking the prist...
May 28, 2021
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We have often heard and no doubt more recently, that all that glitters is not gold. This statement holds true in all spectrum of the business communit...
May 21, 2021
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Have you ever patronised a business and were impressed by its products and services on one occasion but were disgusted on your next visit? I have had ...
May 14, 2021
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Customer service experts believe that corporations often have just a few minutes for which a customer can form an impression of their brand. Those few...
May 7, 2021
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Granny said, ‘What you should have done first, you did last’. Our response, ‘Granny it’s better late than never’. This approach has become so common p...
April 30, 2021
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At some point in your lives, you may have all experienced trying to get information from a business establishment and being told that they will get ba...
April 23, 2021
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Over the last year a number of businesses in St. Vincent and the Grenadines have been taking a beating. Since March 2020, local businesses have encoun...
April 16, 2021
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Vincentians are no stranger to the adage ‘don’t bite the hand that feeds you’. Most can testify of the more senior in our midst urging us not to be un...
April 1, 2021
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Recently, I had the privilege of patronising a small business in an attempt to print and bind a document. After agreeing with the supervisor on what I...
March 26, 2021
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Supervisor: “You can’t vex more than me anah! You can’t vex more than me!” Employee: “You can’t tell me that me can’t vex more than you! You just tell...
March 19, 2021
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Many of us can identify with knowing that one employee in the corporation who is intelligent, highly engaged and lives, eats and breathes for the succ...
March 12, 2021
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From the beginning of time we have heard that to make it in this world depends on ‘Who you know and who knows you’. It is for this reason, many profes...
March 5, 2021
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The current circumstances have presented a tremendous opportunity for CEOs to engage their employees. Engaged employees are motivated to do their best...
February 26, 2021
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Over the past year the idea that ‘The Customer is king’ has taken on new meaning. Businesses have now experienced firsthand what can happen if the ‘ki...
February 19, 2021
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It is almost a year since our world has changed as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and now every problem that confronts our businesses is being blam...
February 12, 2021
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Have you ever noticed that when all hell breaks loose everyone has a finger to point or a blame to cast? Suddenly, everyone has an opinion about what ...
January 29, 2021
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The first month of 2021 has presented itself a continuation of 2020. Although, we have been battling since the previous year to keep the notorious COV...
January 21, 2021
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As Caribbean people we are all too familiar with the adage, ‘When it rains it pours’ and we have certainly had some torrential downpours over the last...
January 15, 2021
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The long awaited 2021 has arrived and unlike the mad rush of excitement and anticipation that preceded previous years; the 2021 curtain was raised to ...
January 8, 2021
Point  Village on top again
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The communities of Rose Hall, Top Belair, Richland Park and Point Village are some of the winners in the various competitions held this year by the Na...
December 31, 2020