Gardening is no longer a pastime solely designated to retirees seeking a fun hobby in their golden years. Young people in Jamaica have been discovering the benefits of gardening and some have learnt to start a business in Jamaica using this cherished hobby. Jamaicans are poised to jump on the gardening gravy train with our … Continue reading Starting a Business in Jamaica: Growing ‘Green’ with Gardening
Sargassum seaweed seems to be a new buzzword in the media in recent months and it surely has everyone taking a whiff. This fetid floater has been fouling beaches across the island and has certainly caused a stink in local tourism. With rising temperatures creating the ideal conditions for the algae to bloom, wafts of … Continue reading Sargassum in Jamaica: Nasty Nuisance or Economic Endeavour?
Bob Marley. Usain Bolt. Miss Lou. These are some Jamaicans who have been trailblazers in putting our little island on the map. Wi likkle but wi tallawah! A whoa! Jamaicans shine wherever we go (our light is mostly positive...dem scamma boi deh doh). In fact, our slang and mannerisms have made it into international mainstream … Continue reading The Psyche of the Jamaican Consumer: The Struggle to Start a Business in Jamaica
This is it. I finally reached my tipping point. Sure, I enjoy being my own boss, setting my own rules and living life on my own terms. It's blissful. However, there were at least 2 days out of the past 3 months where I did not want to get out of bed. Depression was real. … Continue reading How to Handle Your Zero-Motivation Days
It seems like déjà vu. Tensions in the United States appear to be setting the stage for a global recession similar to the one that occurred in 2008. This time, however, the looming global recession is being influenced by: trade tensions between the United States and Chinaa war for technological dominance between the United States … Continue reading Is It a Good Idea to Start a Business with a Looming 2020 Global Recession?
Amazon. Apple. Trulia. These are just a few interesting business names that seemingly have nothing to do with the products these companies sell. The truth is that finding the right business name boils down to one thing: branding. In theory, there really is no right or wrong business name, but how the brand is marketed … Continue reading Business Name Woes: How to Find the Right Business Name
Most people yearn for the flexibility of working from home. I can bet that your 9 to 5 routine looks something like this: The alarm chimes.You put it to snooze.The alarm chimes again.You put it to snooze.The alarm chimes again.You groan, roll over and pull the sheets over your head.You open your eyes a few … Continue reading 5 Unbeatable Online Business Ideas