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Rolling with the punches! Businesses need to reinvent their products and services.

You don't have to reinvent the wheel but you have to be flexible and reinvent yourself to change with the times or you will be left behind.  Our new normal since the advent of Covid-19 consists of conducting a lot of our transactions online. This means that companies need to adapt so as to meet the needs of their customers. What though if they refuse to change? Failure to change equals closed doors! Any business that fails to change will end up losing [...]

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Getting to the meat of the matter! Are vegetarian consumers being accommodated?

Do you enjoy a healthy serving of vegetables with your meal? Most of us do but there are others that not only enjoy vegetables as a side dish, they make it their main course. In local restaurants however, many of the food items on the menu are skewed towards those who are meat lovers. Often the only choices vegetarians have when they go out to eat is a salad, ground provisions or to eat from the desert menu items. Why should restaurants [...]

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Making financial goals that are attainable!

What if you asked someone what were his or her financial goals and the response was to describe a dream to own a three storey house in the hills, complete with its own helipad, private heated pool and a five car garage? Would you regard that person as having unrealistic goals? Well it depends on a number of factors, for instance are they currently employed and do they have an attainable way to achieve their new status? How to set financial goals Financial [...]

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The do’s and don’ts of using social media!

Do you have a social media account? Chances are if you are under the age of twenty five, your answer is a resounding yes! Most young people rely heavily on social media to help shape their opinions and are very active on all social media platforms. How can this help small businesses? Well if you own a small business, social media can be your best friend or your worst enemy. It pays to do the research so that you can avoid the [...]

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How to enjoy your 'staycation'!

Many of us had to suddenly change our travel plans this year. Instead of hopping a plane and heading off to a foreign location, hanging out at our many fun spots or just going to endless parties, many Jamaicans have been forced to stay home due to travel restrictions imposed because of  the Covid19 pandemic. Others who were expecting visitors from abroad, have also had to restructure how they will spend their vacation time without the usual influx of family and [...]

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Getting rid of that Clutter!

I would like to think that I am an organized person, of course my idea of being organized might not match up to someone else's idea. No matter the person though it is fair to say that being organized is an easy way of making your surroundings look better. Unfortunately, not everyone has mastered the skill of organizing and as a result they are drowning in clutter.  So how can you keep your home or office clutter-free? Remove things we don't need. Our [...]

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Jamaica and Elusive GDP growth

Jamaica and Elusive GDP growth

The Editorial on September 12, 2019 – ‘Economic Growth Council and GDP trends’ highlights a disturbing paradox in our economy. How can we be spending so much on infrastructure but seeing any improveme...

HEROES OF SPEED : KYLE 'SPEEDY' GREGG WILL NOT BE CROWNED KING? Part 4

HEROES OF SPEED : KYLE 'SPEEDY' GREGG WILL NOT BE CROWNED KING? Part 4

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Civil Society Collaborates to Influence Health Policy for Mothers and Infants

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HEROES OF SPEED : KYLE 'SPEEDY' GREGG WILL NOT BE CROWNED KING? Final

HEROES OF SPEED : KYLE 'SPEEDY' GREGG WILL NOT BE CROWNED KING? Final

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The cost of being sick in Jamaica!

The cost of being sick in Jamaica!

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Restaurant Week 2019 Begins!

Restaurant Week 2019 Begins!

Okay so everyone has different times of the year that they excitedly wait for and my favorite month is November. Why is November so special to me? Well it's the time of the year when restaurants have...

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