It’s Time for Virtual Montserrat 2.0

In the first decade of this century Montserrat began to talk and work on the idea of building a Virtual Montserrat. Views differed on what that would look like and focus on, but given the current global situation, it is time to reboot the vision and update it to build an island that can outlast crises. An unseen enemy has

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Raising Tech Savvy Children: The Conversation

The feedback on my article Why Caribbean Parents aren’t Raising the Next Mark Zuckerberg has been phenomenal. It was even picked up by the Jamaican Observer which extended the conversation even further. Clearly it struck a nerve with many, not only in the Caribbean and I have been pondering what next? How do we become better at parenting this and future generations? A comment

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Why Caribbean Parents Aren't Raising the Next Mark Zuckerberg

It’s 2017 and I swear babies come out of the womb knowing how to handle a smartphone and hack your encrypted iPad. Can’t figure out how to use filters on Instagram or add a doggy face to Snapchat? Ask a five-year-old. How are we preparing our children to not only manipulate someone else’s creation but develop their own? Here are

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Surviving Your First Pitch Competition

First published on LinkedIn I am not sure what made me do it. I don’t do competitions. That may seem like a crazy thing for an entrepreneur to say but competing with others isn’t my thing. I love being an entrepreneur to create my own stuff and to be in a space where I don’t need anyone’s permission. However, as

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Women and Girls Do Tech

Learning basic coding and how to manipulate templates and knack with words has saved my life and fed my family on more than one occasion. There are many who are much better at it and I surrender to them when I need to but understanding the power under my fingertips is a wonderful thing. I got into website building to

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Monetise Your Blog

When I first got online I was happy to be there and in a space where I could potentially reach so many people. However, it was always foremost in my mind that there needed to be a way to pay my annual domain name and hosting fees. Thankfully I had a generous friend and tech guru who let me use his

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Look Who's a Finalist in PitchIt Caribbean?

UPDATE – Watch my pitch video and vote for me as People’s Choice. Found out last week that my ideation for a new tour app called IndeTours has made it into the Top 25 for the PitchIt Caribbean Challenge 2016 – the Trinidad division. YIKES. This means I’ve got to work on my pitch. The first feedback session on Monday

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Open Innovation – Can We Do This in the Caribbean?

All but one of the presenters on the study tour used this term in their presentation. What is open innovation? Why was Eindhoven and all of these incubators championing this? As we walked through the High Tech Campus Eindhoven all of the doors were open. It had been the same at the other incubators and buildings we’d visited. Separate companies

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On A Study Tour of Business Incubators in Eindhoven, Holland

From the moment I learned about the Incubator Study Tour to Eindhoven in The Netherlands I knew I wanted to be on it. It took some wrangling but you know what happens when you tell the Lord what you want and then trust it will come to pass. It does! Why did I want to come to Eindhoven? Simple…Fortune magazine calls

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