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Agent Banking We Knew Was Going To Be “Blue Ocean” Territory

When we started the journey in 2017 to deliver Agent Banking, we knew it was going to be “blue ocean” territory, but we knew we had the right people, brand, products and services to credibly deliver this new innovation to communities across Jamaica. FINANCIAL INCLUSION: Agent Banking is another innovation from the GK Group as […]

Jamaican Entrepreneurs and Private Sector Encouraged to Explore Opportunities Within New Cariforum-United Kingdom (Uk) Trade Arrangement

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 […]

Jamaican Entrepreneurs and Private Sector Encouraged to Explore Opportunities Within New Cariforum-United Kingdom (Uk) Trade Arrangement

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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Wisynco Group Signals Organic Growth Strategy With Existing Brands and Expansion Of Manufacturing And Distribution Channels.

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 […]

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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 […]

Wisynco Group Signals Organic Growth Strategy With Existing Brands and Expansion Of Manufacturing And Distribution Channels.

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 […]

Wisynco Group Signals Organic Growth Strategy With Existing Brands and Expansion Of Manufacturing And Distribution Channels.

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 […]

Jamaican Entrepreneurs and Private Sector Encouraged to Explore Opportunities Within New Cariforum-United Kingdom (Uk) Trade Arrangement