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Jamaica’s Economic Independence Will Require “Long-Term Thinking”

Economic independence is not the freedom to do whatever we want; It is about implementing the right economic policies for Jamaica without prompting from anyone. Economic independence is not an absence of interdependence. Jamaica is a small, open economy where trade in goods and services as a percentage of GDP is very high, at over […]

NCB Says Information Published Relating To The Price And Timing Of A New Offer By NCB To GHL Shareholders Is Inaccurate

How Nadeen Matthews Is Learning From Disappointment and Why Other Women Can

Nadeen Matthews, Chief Digital and Marketing Officer, NCB Group was the only Caribbean national named among the Young Global Leaders Class of 2017. Nadeen is the youngest female executive at the largest financial services institution and publicly traded corporation in Jamaica – the National Commercial Bank. The company also has business in Trinidad & Tobago, […]

Make Your Mark Middle Managers’ Conferences Continues to Add Value to The Public And Private Sectors.

When Women Are Excluded From Top Leadership They Are Denied Power To Make A Difference In The World

Jamaica’s Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Denzil Thorpe, says the Government is taking steps to achieve greater gender equity in the society, particularly with regards to leadership positions. “It is urgent that we address this situation of women’s leadership, because it is clear that when women are excluded, by […]

Jamaica’s Economic Independence Will Require “Long-Term Thinking”

Hiring Right – Office Perks Fade, Attention to Personnel Doesn’t

With today’s low unemployment rate and skilled employees in high demand, it’s difficult to attract and retain outstanding employees at almost any level and of any age. It’s especially difficult finding and keeping those who represent the largest segment of the workforce–millennials. Part of the problem is that potential employees have a pretty clear insight […]

Jamaica’s Economic Independence Will Require “Long-Term Thinking”

How To Define The Standards of Your Services

Every organization exists in order to serve people. Its goodwill and image are dependent upon the standards of its ser¬vices. Its long-term success or failure is also influenced by the quality of its ser¬vices. Consequently, most organizations strive to provide a good standard of ser¬vice. Some, however, do not clearly define the detailed standards. The […]

Jamaica’s Economic Independence Will Require “Long-Term Thinking”

A Conversation with Kristine Thompson on Personal Branding and the Power of Cheese

Success arises when opportunity meets preparation, and for Kristine Thompson, being a good parent and becoming the business owner of the Chuck E Cheese’s franchise in Trinidad, this was an opportunity in her continued path to being a great parent. Her natural business sense and past experience in the corporate industry allowed her to integrate […]

Make Your Mark Middle Managers’ Conferences Continues to Add Value to The Public And Private Sectors.

Time For Businesses To Be Innovative If You Are Just Doing What You Used To Do Before, Then You’re Going Down – Warner

Local businesses need to be unconventional in their thinking and unshakeable, innovative and “unfoolish” in their execution if they are to soar above the current financial recession. Nothing can be achieved by ordinary means, so if we want to soar above this recession, we cannot be trapped into ordinary thinking. I have identified the foreign […]

Jamaica’s Economic Independence Will Require “Long-Term Thinking”

Stony Hill Phoenix: A Lesson In Football Development And Why This Experience Reminded Me So Much Of What Is Wrong In Jamaica

Approximately three months ago, my son started training with the Stony Hill Phoenix under 13 football clubs. They were making an entrance into the KSAFA under 13 football competition for the first time in a decade. I was attracted to the prospect of my son playing here for a few reasons (1) he would be […]

Jamaica’s Economic Independence Will Require “Long-Term Thinking”

Leadership Is The Software Which Relies On A Vision, It Is People-Focused, Culture-Driven And Pivots On Trust- Price

Introduction: Leadership Vs Management I have always been fascinated by the concept of leadership – not management but leadership; because there is a difference.  Stephen Covey, the American author most popularly known for his book, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, said: “Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether […]

NCB Says Information Published Relating To The Price And Timing Of A New Offer By NCB To GHL Shareholders Is Inaccurate

Three Recent Occurrences Have Captured The Attention Of A Global Audience Due To Their Potential Indirect And Direct Global Impact

Keynote Speaker Mr. Sree Ramaswamy, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Senator the Honourable Kamina Johnson Smith, PSOJ Executives and Guest Panelists, Sponsors the JMMB Group, Continental Baking Company, GB Energy Group, DRT Communications, Lucralux Marketing and the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, the general PSOJ Membership and other invited guests …………. Good Morning. I take […]

Jamaica’s Economic Independence Will Require “Long-Term Thinking”