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Why You Should Focus on Storytelling When Pitching
May 28, 202400:02:59

Why You Should Focus on Storytelling When Pitching

When it comes to pitching, compelling stories win every time. Last week, Cherie Williams, founder of Veekle™, unveiled the first-ever car-sharing platform in Jamaica and the broader Caribbean, marking a significant milestone in the region's transportation industry. As we celebrate this remarkable ac...

Time Management is a Lie! | Dr. Shelly-Ann Gajadhar
May 19, 202400:10:05

Time Management is a Lie! | Dr. Shelly-Ann Gajadhar

Executive Coach Dr. Shelly-Ann Gajadhar shares insights on shifting from time management to task management to enhance productivity, drawing from personal experiences in academia and entrepreneurship. Acknowledging the myth of time management, she emphasizes the importance of managing tasks and ener...

Achieving High Performance and Leadership as an Entrepreneur | Dr. Shelly-Ann Gajadhar
May 19, 202401:13:59

Achieving High Performance and Leadership as an Entrepreneur | Dr. Shelly-Ann Gajadhar

This episode features educator and high-performance coach Dr. Shelly-Ann Gajadhar. Dr. Shelly is the founder and Mentor of a women’s mentorship online community of 200+ women called the Go Bravely Mentorship Community and the Author of a daily inspirational book for women entitled Go Bravely: Buildi...

Investment Opportunities in the Bahamas
May 10, 202400:04:24

Investment Opportunities in the Bahamas

The Bahamas offers a menu of investment opportunities with a strong financial system, and Nicholas Higgs, Managing Director of BDB, guides us through the tantalizing options. From the bustling streets of Nassau to the serene shores of Grand Bahama, each island presents unique incentives, including t...

Investment Insights from The Bahamas: Nicholas Higgs, MD of BDB Shares His Expertise
May 07, 202401:21:28

Investment Insights from The Bahamas: Nicholas Higgs, MD of BDB Shares His Expertise

In this episode, we are with the Managing Director of The Bahamas Development Bank (BDB), Nicholas Higgs. Nicholas was also the Director and Chief Operating Officer for the Access Accelerator Small Business Development Center (SBDC), where he led the business development department. He is a Chartere...

The Ambitious Target Tree Model for Goal Setting
April 23, 202400:03:17

The Ambitious Target Tree Model for Goal Setting

Have you heard of the Ambitious Target Tree Model? Imagine a tool that transforms obstacles into opportunities, challenges into stepping stones, and dreams into reality. That's exactly what Tishauna Mullings unveiled in her insightful breakdown of this powerful model on The Value. At its core, the A...

Inspiring Hope: Tishauna Mullings on Jamaica's Resilience and Potential for Positive Transformation
April 03, 202400:01:15

Inspiring Hope: Tishauna Mullings on Jamaica's Resilience and Potential for Positive Transformation

"There's nothing wrong with Jamaica that cannot be fixed by what is right with Jamaica." Tishauna Mulling's voice resonated with passion and purpose as she echoed this sentiment on The Value. In this stirring clip, Tishauna delves into her experiences growing up in the Parish of St. Thomas, Jamaica,...

Building Community Wealth as a Jamaican | Tishauna Mullings
February 22, 202400:57:07

Building Community Wealth as a Jamaican | Tishauna Mullings

In this episode, we are with Jamaican “pracademic” Tishauna Mullings. Tishauna is a social entrepreneur, youth leader, community builder, and social development practitioner. Her work focuses on developing community wealth through the regeneration of rural areas. She founded the Little Genius progra...

Is Guyana Ripe for Investment?
January 29, 202401:05:20

Is Guyana Ripe for Investment?

This episode features Steven Jasmin, Group Chairman and Managing Director of Smart City Clearing Company Ltd., a Guyana-focused BVI-based frontier market Merchant Bank. Steven is a former registered Investment Banker and has worked as a Managing Director for Corporate Finance Associates, where he ma...

Your Price is Too Low!
January 11, 202400:00:46

Your Price is Too Low!

Don't be too quick to agree to that price! In this snippet from my interview with Jarrod Best-Mitchell on The Value podcast, we dive into the pricing game. He drops some truth bombs about knowing your worth. If clients accept your price too quickly, it might be time to rethink your rates. Don't unde...

The Future of Digital Payments in Trinidad and Tobago with Keron Rose
December 12, 202300:02:16

The Future of Digital Payments in Trinidad and Tobago with Keron Rose

I asked digital entrepreneur and strategist Keron Rose where he saw the future of digital payments in Trinidad and Tobago. In a country where many are just beginning to embrace online payment methods, Keron emphasizes the critical importance of public education to bridge the technology gap. He highl...

Tokenization and NFTs with Jay Harris
December 12, 202300:02:58

Tokenization and NFTs with Jay Harris

Diving into the world of tokenization and NFTs with Jay Harris! Jay shares insights on why businesses should consider tokenization, even in the current market. Plus, he reveals mind-boggling examples of NFT success – from digital socks to smashing urinals! Watch the full interview with Jay here: htt...

Web3 Explained | Jay Harris
October 27, 202300:47:47

Web3 Explained | Jay Harris

In this episode, we immerse ourselves in the realm of the Web 3 movement with Jay Harris. Jay is the founder of the Web 3 Podcast Network, which produces audio shows to educate and encourage Web3 communities. In addition, he's a captivating public speaker, able to establish a connection with his aud...

How to Sell Like a Boss | Jarrod Best-Mitchell
October 10, 202301:20:16

How to Sell Like a Boss | Jarrod Best-Mitchell

Today’s guest is Sales and LinkedIn trainer Jarrod Best-Mitchell. Jarrod has been in the sales industry since 2006 and has worked for a number of international companies. His years of experience have enabled him to assist people and organizations to enhance their sales performance and achieve their ...

We Don't Have a Technology Problem in the Caribbean!
October 02, 202300:00:50

We Don't Have a Technology Problem in the Caribbean!

Join me on the latest episode of The Value as we dive into the world of digital marketing, e-commerce, and the future of digital payments in the Caribbean with Keron Rose. In this episode, Keron shares invaluable insights about the current state of technology adoption in the region and the role of d...

Digital Payment Apps in Trinidad and Tobago | Keron Rose
October 01, 202301:54:55

Digital Payment Apps in Trinidad and Tobago | Keron Rose

In this technologically advanced world, everything is getting digitalized. For any business to keep up, it has to learn how to efficiently incorporate technology into its processes. In this episode, digital marketing and e-commerce specialist Keron Rose sits with us as we delve into the world of dig...

The Rise of Veekle: Jamaica's Latest Peer-to-Peer Car Rental Platform | Cherie Williams
September 17, 202301:16:15

The Rise of Veekle: Jamaica's Latest Peer-to-Peer Car Rental Platform | Cherie Williams

In this episode, we are with Cherie Williams, a Jamaican entrepreneur living in the United States, who has identified a billion-dollar market opportunity in the Caribbean car rental industry through her startup, Veekle. Williams shares her inspiring journey from growing up in Kingston, Jamaica, to b...

Are You Ready to Scale Your Business? Featuring Kimberly Ofori
September 06, 202301:25:58

Are You Ready to Scale Your Business? Featuring Kimberly Ofori

Kimberly Ofori is a digital entrepreneur and growth step strategist who transformed lessons learnt from her eye-opening entrepreneurial journey into a personal leadership brand.  She serves as the Managing Director at Ofori & Co. - A Strategy Innovation Agency where she helps scale-ups and corporati...

Communication is the Bridge to Success
August 29, 202300:00:49

Communication is the Bridge to Success

In this thought-provoking snippet, business strategy coach Milène Paul reveals a pivotal realization: being the bridge that helps clients reach their goals. It's not just about words; it's about perspective. Milène delves into the liberating journey of effective communication, where having a unique ...

Milène Paul on Navigating the Waters of Business Ideas
August 29, 202300:01:12

Milène Paul on Navigating the Waters of Business Ideas

Ever had a revolutionary concept that didn't take off as expected? In this intriguing snippet from our conversation, business strategy coach Milène Paul delves into a fundamental truth: Not all good ideas translate into promising business ventures. Milène also sheds light on the crucial balance betw...

Milène Paul on the 5 Second Rule to Conquering Resistance
August 29, 202300:01:14

Milène Paul on the 5 Second Rule to Conquering Resistance

In this insightful clip from our interview, business strategy coach Milène Paul shares a potent strategy: confronting resistance head-on. Have you ever wondered why progress stalls or doubt creeps in? Milène sheds light on how to address these hurdles, whether it's a lack of courage, patience, or ot...

How to Communicate Your Value | Milène Paul
August 28, 202300:56:23

How to Communicate Your Value | Milène Paul

Milène Paul is a business strategy coach and author of “Now It’s Time to Live My Best Life”,  Her mantra “If they don’t get it, you won’t get it”, pointedly reminds business owners that if you aren’t clear on your value, prospective customers won’t buy into your service. It’s about making sure that ...

The Art of Media: Samantha Best's Story and Strategies
August 18, 202301:49:15

The Art of Media: Samantha Best's Story and Strategies

In this episode, we are with the well-known Caribbean media professional Samantha Best. Samantha is widely known as a former prime-time news anchor at CCN TV6, but more than that, she is an accomplished author, content consultant, and insurance agent. It was her ability to connect with the audience ...

Muhammad Muwakil on Reviving Calypso A New Movement Pulsating with Cultural Stories
August 10, 202300:01:06

Muhammad Muwakil on Reviving Calypso A New Movement Pulsating with Cultural Stories

In this thought-provoking interview excerpt with Muhammad Muwakil, we delve into the essence of 'new Calypso'—more than a genre, it's a movement reclaiming the heart of Calypso. Muhammad's vision for the future propels him to challenge the status quo, steering away from the lament-filled tunes of th...

Upscaling Your Business Through Digital Transformation | Ocey Phillips
August 03, 202302:03:07

Upscaling Your Business Through Digital Transformation | Ocey Phillips

In this insightful episode, we are with Ocey Phillips, an expert on digital transformation, focused on assisting companies in keeping up with customer needs in a technologically advanced world. He helps companies grow revenue by matching their perceived value with the problems consumers are looking ...

Niambe McIntosh on the Legalization of Cannabis and Medicinal Benefits
July 22, 202300:00:47

Niambe McIntosh on the Legalization of Cannabis and Medicinal Benefits

Niambe McIntosh, daughter of Peter Tosh, sheds light on the progress and accomplishments of the Justice for Jawara movement. Explore the unwavering commitment to achieving national and global cannabis legalization, including the urgent need for legalization in Jamaica. Niambe passionately emphasizes...

Muhammad Muwakil on Empowering Individuals to Shape their Own Destiny
July 22, 202300:00:56

Muhammad Muwakil on Empowering Individuals to Shape their Own Destiny

Muhammad Muwakil shares a powerful message about the importance of granting individuals the freedom to shape their destinies. It's not about everyone aspiring to be artists or entrepreneurs, but about providing a fair chance for people to explore their passions and interests without restriction. Whe...

Muhammad Muwakil on How a Muslim Community Fought the Drug Epidemic in Trinidad
July 22, 202300:00:54

Muhammad Muwakil on How a Muslim Community Fought the Drug Epidemic in Trinidad

In 1990, fearless Muslim activists were determined to combat the drug epidemic plaguing their communities. Driven by unwavering faith and the absence of fear, they courageously challenged drug dealers, reclaiming their neighbourhoods from the grip of addiction. Click here for the full interview: htt...

Niambe McIntosh on Claiming International Peter Tosh Day
July 15, 202300:01:28

Niambe McIntosh on Claiming International Peter Tosh Day

Join us as we sit down with Niambe McIntosh, daughter of the legendary musician Peter Tosh, in this captivating clip. Discover the inspiring story behind International Peter Tosh Day and its significance in the ongoing fight for cannabis legalization. Niambe shares the heartfelt motivations behind h...

Kadion Preston  on The Brutal Truth About Entrepreneurship We Don't Talk About Enough
July 07, 202300:01:04

Kadion Preston on The Brutal Truth About Entrepreneurship We Don't Talk About Enough

Full Interview on Kadion Preston - the Founder of Caribshopper is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BzjoRB_MQj4 Caribshopper is a marketplace for authentic Caribbean-made products, connecting Caribbean culture with global consumers and fostering economic development in the Islands.

The IDEA Check - How to determine if your business idea is worth pursuing
June 14, 202300:03:16

The IDEA Check - How to determine if your business idea is worth pursuing

Are you tired of having awesome ideas that live rent-free in your mind? Whether you're considering starting a new business or taking your existing venture to the next level, those ideas deserve to be explored smartly. This is why I've come up with a quick "IDEA Check" to help you determine if your i...

The Legacy of Peter Tosh with Niambe McIntosh
April 28, 202200:51:50

The Legacy of Peter Tosh with Niambe McIntosh

In his time, Platinum Album selling and Grammy Award-Winning musician, Peter Tosh was well-known for his advocacy for equal rights and the legalization of cannabis. Unfortunately, he passed away in 1987 but his legacy lives on.  “You can talk about things till you're blue in the face, but sometimes ...

Niambe McIntosh: The Legacy of Peter Tosh | Highlights
April 28, 202200:04:25

Niambe McIntosh: The Legacy of Peter Tosh | Highlights

In his time, Platinum Album selling and Grammy Award-Winning musician, Peter Tosh was well-known for his advocacy for equal rights and the legalization of cannabis. Unfortunately, he passed away in 1987 but his legacy lives on. “You can talk about things till you're blue in the face, but sometimes y...

Terri-Karelle Reid on Documenting Your Journey
April 15, 202200:02:01

Terri-Karelle Reid on Documenting Your Journey

Check out the full Q&A session with Terri-Karelle Reid at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GdjtJO_a2kk

Zahra Alleyne: All About the Pitch | Highlights
April 15, 202200:02:34

Zahra Alleyne: All About the Pitch | Highlights

Preparing to speak to investors is about a lot more than a polished pitch deck. Business owners should also understand how to outline what makes their companies Investible, including how to identify who your customers are, what they need, and how you are solving their problems. At the BetterWorld pi...

Rochelle Clarke: Succession Strength | Highlights
April 15, 202200:01:51

Rochelle Clarke: Succession Strength | Highlights

Rochelle Clarke is a business advisor who specializes in keeping businesses in business with business continuity planning and transition preparation. Through her company, she ensures that retiring leaders, their incoming successors, and the businesses that support them are ready to move successfully...

Douglas K. Gordon: Conferences Cannabis and Mushrooms | Highlights
April 15, 202200:01:44

Douglas K. Gordon: Conferences Cannabis and Mushrooms | Highlights

Douglas K. Gordon is the founder of CanEx Jamaica Business Conference and Expo, an annual business event that connects top cannabis industry experts, and CEO of Silo Wellness, an alternative, and holistic health company focused on functional mushroom and psychedelic opportunities. In this episode, K...

Zahra Alleyne: All About the Pitch
December 21, 202100:40:40

Zahra Alleyne: All About the Pitch

The first thing you need to know is that it is NOT all about your pitch. Preparing to speak to investors is about a lot more than a polished pitch deck. Business owners should also understand how to outline what makes their companies Investible, including how to identify who your customers are, what...

Rochelle Clarke: Succession Strength
August 27, 202101:07:52

Rochelle Clarke: Succession Strength

Can your business survive without you? Did you know that 85% of failed business transitions occur because of poor communication, mistrust, and lack of planning? Rochelle Clarke is a business advisor who specializes in keeping businesses in business with business continuity planning and transition pr...

Douglas K. Gordon: Conferences Cannabis and Mushrooms
August 13, 202101:17:17

Douglas K. Gordon: Conferences Cannabis and Mushrooms

Conferences, Cannabis, and Mushrooms. These seem disconnected, right? Well, actually, there’s one common factor… “Five or six years down the line, if I do nothing… have I really been a good Caribbean citizen?” – Douglas K. Gordon Douglas is the founder of CanEx Jamaica Business Conference and Expo, ...

Jay Blessed: What About Your Mental Health?
August 08, 202101:11:39

Jay Blessed: What About Your Mental Health?

"Pain will find you, but you determine the length of its visit" - Jay Blessed. This is a conversation we may not all be comfortable with, but we all need to have. Jay Blessed is an award-winning content creator and host of the In My Head Podcast, which focuses on mental health. In this episode, Kevi...

Jay Blessed: What About Your Mental Health | Highlights
August 03, 202100:03:55

Jay Blessed: What About Your Mental Health | Highlights

This is a conversation we may not all be comfortable with, but we all need to have. "Pain will find you, but you determine the length of its visit" - Jay Blessed. Jay Blessed is an award-winning content creator and host of the In My Head Podcast, which focuses on mental health. In this timely episod...

Kadion Preston: eCommerce Done Right | Caribshopper
July 23, 202101:08:06

Kadion Preston: eCommerce Done Right | Caribshopper

When everyone you know is having the same problem, the solution could likely be a successful business. Kadion Preston, Co-Founder, and CEO of CaribShopper, saw an opportunity to solve a common problem among Caribbean merchants and consumers by providing an easier way to buy goods from the United Sta...

Terri-Karelle Reid: Don't Play Small | Part 3: Q&A
May 26, 202000:47:00

Terri-Karelle Reid: Don't Play Small | Part 3: Q&A

Part 3 of 3: Interview with Kevin Valley and Dr. Terri-Karelle Reid on The Value (formerly Caribbean Power Lunch). https://thevalue.show

Terri-Karelle Reid: Don't Play Small | Part 2
May 26, 202000:53:03

Terri-Karelle Reid: Don't Play Small | Part 2

Part 2 of 3: Interview with Kevin Valley and Dr. Terri-Karelle Reid on The Value (formerly Caribbean Power Lunch). Terri shared her wisdom and experience on turning failures into opportunities, the importance of being genuine, and how to find power in being your authentic self. From immersing hersel...

Terri-Karelle Reid: Don't Play Small | Part 1
May 26, 202000:55:30

Terri-Karelle Reid: Don't Play Small | Part 1

Part 1 of 3: Interview with Kevin Valley and Dr. Terri-Karelle Reid on The Value (formerly Caribbean Power Lunch). Terri shared her wisdom and experience on turning failures into opportunities, the importance of being genuine, and how to find power in being your authentic self. From immersing hersel...