Lately, I’ve been having conversations with my children about manifesting. It must be trending as a thing to do. The bible says, “As a man thinketh, so is he.” (Proverbs 23:7) You can’t expect to manifest wealth, a new job, the love of your life with a negative attitude, pride, or selfishness. Manifesting is not a short cut to success.
Fail forward and fast. You hear that mantra regularly these days but that is not a mantra that most Caribbeanpreneurs want to embrace. First off, your parents most likely wanted you to get a “normal job” like working for the government, in a bank, as a lawyer or doctor. You really can’t afford to fail and give them the privilege
The parable in Matthew 20: 1-16 came to mind today as I spoke with a mentee. She was questioning her ability to take on a new challenge and I told her it was time to jump to the front of the line. I believed she had the ability to do the job despite her misgivings. The parable speaks of a
I don’t do competitions? The thought of someone deciding whether I’m good enough crawls my blood. It’s why I love entrepreneurship. I create my own rules. Find my way of serving and giving. And I’d be damned if I let your NO stop me. So why was I entering PitchIT? This was so out of character but honestly I was driven
Do you know the Bonnie Tyler track Holding Out for a Hero? Don’t ask me why it was in my head this morning and of course I can still remember the first time I heard it. They used it back in 1984 as the theme show for this action/adventure TV series called Cover Up. It never made it beyond season
Sometimes I get busy and crazy looking for the next big thing, the right thing, the wrong thing. As I work in social media for clients I’m often researching trends and what is happening but it can easily become an obsession or a distraction. We can get so busy following trends, trying to copy what other people are doing that
So I am old school enough that I cook from my memory. A bit of this and some of that. Who needs a recipe? This was what I saw my mom do growing up when she was making Johnny Cakes (a tasty dish made with flour and fried). However, when I went off to college and wanted to make it
Rachel scrolled through her Facebook feed, liking and sharing, liking and sharing but paused as she came upon another congratulations to me post from her friend Melanie. Why was this girl always winning? How come she had the perfect body, the perfect husband, and those dang perfect kids who always seemed to come out on top? It was another reminder