Should I Start an Air BnB in Jamaica?

Jamaica’s hoteliers are concerned. The Air BnB industry is growing with more than 10,000 active listings. However, some are using the cloak of an Air BnB listing to boycott tourism taxes under the guise of being “a small man trying fi mek a likkle money”. There’s nothing wrong with trying to make some money withContinue reading “Should I Start an Air BnB in Jamaica?”

Are You Cut Out to Be an Entrepreneur?

Global statistics on entrepreneurship reveal that approximately 582 million entrepreneurs exist globally.  Many people believe they have the “it” factor. They do what they do well, have found a product  (or service) that is sure to sell, and want to turnover money quickly.  So, they start a business.  No research, no groundwork, no mental preparation…theyContinue reading “Are You Cut Out to Be an Entrepreneur?”

Starting a Business in Jamaica: Building and Sustaining Wealth for Entrepreneurial Success

The road to entrepreneurial success in Jamaica is unpaved, bumpy and riddled with potholes (much like some of our actual roads), but a true Jamaican imbued with our natural grit and stick-to-itiveness would know that any road is navigable if you have the requisite knowledge and skills to run that route. Building and sustaining wealthContinue reading “Starting a Business in Jamaica: Building and Sustaining Wealth for Entrepreneurial Success”

How to Handle Fear as a Novice Entrepreneur

Fear seems like a curse word. Those who show any sign of it are often labelled cowards and ridiculed. We are expected to be superheroes for those around us, putting on a brave face so that they can feel secure. As Alicia Keys rightly said in her song Superwoman, “Even when I’m a mess IContinue reading “How to Handle Fear as a Novice Entrepreneur”

Power Foods for the Entrepreneur’s Brain

As entrepreneurs, we need to ensure that we’re feeding our bodies the correct nutrients so that we can stay active and alert. The popular saying, ‘’You are what you eat’’ is true; what you eat affects every part of your body, including your brain. The food we eat can either push us forward or holdContinue reading “Power Foods for the Entrepreneur’s Brain”

How to Handle Your Zero-Motivation Days

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”

So…what next? Answering the Tough Question About Life After the 9 to 5

“So…what next?” is a question I’ve come to dread. It’s often the first reaction I get when I tell someone that I’ve resigned and will be doing my own thing. For some reason, I think an image of Robin Hood pops up in their heads. Somehow I’ve become a vigilante who has gone completely bonkers!Continue reading “So…what next? Answering the Tough Question About Life After the 9 to 5”

Financial Stability Beyond the 9 to 5: How to Leave Your Job Smartly

Leave! Your heart, mind and soul are screaming, telling you that it’s time to leave your full-time job and work on your side hustle full time. It’s risky. It’s scary. It’s overwhelmingly. It’s…sigh. Whoever said there was bliss in adulting lied. There’s so much responsibility, stress and struggling that you wouldn’t dare fathom that leavingContinue reading “Financial Stability Beyond the 9 to 5: How to Leave Your Job Smartly”

Melody + Brains= Sheree

Some people are blessed with the right mixture of incredible talent and intelligence.  Sheree Burnett is one of these people. When meeting her for the first time, I was captivated by her beauty and charm. Her radiant personality, determination and drive have resulted in her becoming a co-director of the law firm Christian-Burnett Solicitors andContinue reading “Melody + Brains= Sheree”

Mommy Power_Roxanne Baxter’s Story

Roxanne Baxter is a no-nonsense new mom filled with passion and love for her daughter. Like many new mothers, Roxanne wants her daughter to look and feel good. This desire, coupled with her love for fashion, inspired the creation of her business, Isabelle’s Bows. This 29-year-old woman is poised for success. I caught up withContinue reading “Mommy Power_Roxanne Baxter’s Story”