Tag - entrepreneurship

Leaving A Legacy of Independence

I am so happy to see my country Barbados arrive at a major milestone, celebrating Fifty Years of Independence! Though I have only lived to see thirty-three years of Barbados’ development, I have learnt and understood that in order to move this nation forward, you must have vision. This means the same for your personal development, that of your family and those who you lead. Early in my twenties I lacked vision. In 2005, I signed my first employment contract which guaranteed me a [...]

Financial Independence

Financial independence: the act of creating and maintaining a sustainable living Entrepreneurship I remember when I decided to dive into entrepreneurship. I left a full time job for no guarantee of a pay cheque. What was I thinking? After sharing with a couple of people of my move, I heard the following: Make sure you have contingencies in place (didn’t have any) Are you sure about doing this in this current economy? (no time like the present I thought to myself) From a little girl growing [...]

Financial Independence

Financial independence: the act of creating and maintaining a sustainable living Entrepreneurship I remember when I decided to dive into entrepreneurship. I left a full time job for no guarantee of a pay cheque. What was I thinking? After sharing with a couple of people of my move, I heard the following: Make sure you have contingencies in place (didn’t have any) Are you sure about doing this in this current economy? (no time like the present I thought to myself) From a little girl growing [...]

Multiple Skills, More Money

The world we live in today is vastly different from what we were prepared for through our journey from childhood to adulthood. Our parents encouraged us to work hard at primary and secondary levels of school, to achieve the opportunity at a tertiary level education which would inevitably lead to a secure job, where you work 40 hours a week for 40 years, retire and be merry. That notion is now quite far from reality to most of us [...]

Multiple Skills, More Money

The world we live in today is vastly different from what we were prepared for through our journey from childhood to adulthood. Our parents encouraged us to work hard at primary and secondary levels of school, to achieve the opportunity at a tertiary level education which would inevitably lead to a secure job, where you work 40 hours a week for 40 years, retire and be merry. That notion is now quite far from reality to most of us [...]

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