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COLUMN – The dedicated leader Danny

Name: Danny Babb Age: 26 Education: The Alexandra School; The Lodge School; University of the West Indies, Cave Hill. Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts in literatures in English. Occupation: Senior retail sales representative/youth leader and activist. If you had to introduce yourself to the world, what would you say? In life there is that one person who […]

COLUMN – Joining forces the answer

David versus Goliath –– can lack of size create competitive advantage? With the Estimates Debate in the Lower House now complete, with all the politicking and occasional reference to the core issues that create or can negate our economic fortunes, I once again feel as though we continue to address what all can see and […]

COLUMN – How much can you afford to lose?

This article, while focusing on how to structure investment deals with various entrepreneurs, may be used as a template for considering other investments. Before any investment deal is contemplated, an investor should consider the worst-case scenario: if this deal goes south, do I lose everything? (a) Do I lose everything or a manageable amount? (b) […]

COLUMN – Benefits of that early PSA

Professor Richard Wassersug, 68, is a champion for early screening to detect cancer, because he has lived with the dreaded disease. Sixteen years ago, he was diagnosed with prostate cancer; but after successful treatment, he is a proud survivor focused on helping patients and families adapt to the side effects of cancer treatment. “I was […]

COLUMN – Odds against Windies

After the favoured teams won the first three quarter-final matches in the , it would have taken a lot of purpose and determination for West Indies to defy the odds against New Zealand at Westpac Stadium in Wellington on Saturday (tonight Caribbean time). South Africa rolled over Sri Lanka by nine wickets; India beat Bangladesh […]

COLUMN – Penny wise and pound foolish

Debate on Government’s Estimates Of Revenue And Expenditure (2015) got under way in the House of Assembly on Monday. And several things caught my attention in the subsequent days of exchanges between Members of Parliament. Politics crops up naturally in an article on women’s issues. After all, gender studies and political science are very interconnected […]

COLUMN – Confidence surely is key

A country’s success in terms of achieving sustainable economic growth depends not only on effectively harnessing the four basic factors of production –– land, labour, capital and entrepreneurship –– but also on achieving and maintaining a high level of confidence among investors, producers, consumers and the population at large. Confidence is a feel-good emotional state […]

Today’s Fashion – Dressed up for the job

Today’s Fashion – Dressed up for the job

We feature the lovely Lisa Lorde in this week’s Today’s Fashion edition.    

COLUMN – Closer look at disaster readiness

Four years ago, as part of this column’s theme to promote hazard awareness and disaster preparedness, as well as to advocate the need for an aggressive approach to reducing complacency, we started a series on preparedness planning. In the series we took a walk through an average business office, its warehouse and distribution centre. Then […]

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