In light of the latest immigration row between Jamaica and Trinidad, where 12 of our citizens were denied entry, the PSOJ has decided to hijack this situation and has called for a boycott on Trinidadian goods. Though we have been having this problem with Trinidad for a while now, I find the call for boycotts from the PSOJ either hypocritical at best or manipulative and opportunistic at worst. Continue reading Boycott and PSOJ Hypocrisy
Entrepreneurship! The reason for expensive suits and “Chairman of the Board” status. Entrepreneurship! What you do when: “You won’t employ me despite me being fresh out of University with no experience and student loan debt? Fine! I’ll just start my own business!” Entrepreneurship! Because “I’m Mr./Ms. Top Flight bitch!” Entrepreneurship! Continue reading Entrepreneurship vs Reality
The results are in and the Andrew Holness lead JLP have been declared the winner of JA Elections 2016. The people of Jamaica have exercised their civic duty (actively or passively) and the preliminary results favour the JLP to form the next Government of Jamaica. Continue reading Elections 2016: Throwback to 2007?
The long anticipated date has been called. The Master’s “Touch” has been felt and the 25th of February will be the day Jamaicans decide who is most capable to handle the affairs of the country. Until such time however, we are subjected to party diehards(die hearted) being bused around the country to political meetings in the brashest of manner, Continue reading Elections: The Political Silly Season
If our encounter with ChikV wasn’t bad enough, we now face an imminent encounter with it’s upgraded version ZikV(ChikV version 2.0), which is twice as worse than ChikV. Already, ZikV has left a disastrous impact on our Latin American neighbour Brazil, resulting in widespread panic and fear in Brazil and the Western Hemisphere. Continue reading ZikV and Our Friendly Mosquito
What is professionalism? According to the Merriam Webster dictionary, professionalism is the conduct, aims or qualities that characterize or mark a profession or a professional person or the following of a profession (such as athletics) for gain or livelihood. Continue reading Professionalism and Public Perception
It happens every New Year. We do an introspective year in review and look at all the things that happened based on our actions (or inaction) that we didn’t like and made resolutions, with the hope that we will become better individuals in the new year. Continue reading Resolutions and Why They Don’t Work
National heroes Day is a time to reflect, acknowledge and pay tribute to great individuals who fought for our liberty from slavery, both physical and mental as well as our liberty from colonialism and the fight for nationhood. These individuals, are sterling examples of what sacrifice and courage is and shows us how the actions of one individual can lead to great change, once they fully commit to achieving a goal. Continue reading Heroes Within Us.
Like most things we try for the first time, there will be failures. This leaves us with feelings of disappointment and sadness whenever our plan of action turns out unfavourably. It leads us to question whether our goals are worth the cost of failure Continue reading Failure: Bumps on The Road to Success.