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'Build your own awesome success'

Randy McLaren knows a thing or two about success, having built the popular local Bresheh Enterprises brand of bags, so when he told recipients of the 2018 Burger King Scholarships to build their own awesome success this past week, it was coming from a place of experience. Click here to read full story

Reginald Meggo living life unimpaired

Once you choose hope, anything is possible. That was the thought that reverberated throughout the ballroom of Sandals South Coast as Reginald Meggo stepped forward to collect his Diamond Team Member of the Month award for July.Meggo, a steward, is hearing- impaired and unable to speak. Click here to read full story

Credit rating 101

Knowledge about the credit reporting system is essential, even for young people starting out in their careers, as it will eventually affect future employment and access to credit. Click here to read full story

Courts awards 44 scholarships

Forty-four students across the island have this year been awarded scholarships and grants valued over $8 million by Unicomer under its Courts Jamaica brand.Awards under the scholarship programme, tagged Dare to Dream and which is in its eighth year, were made at the Knutsford Court Hotel last week. Click here to read full story

Sagicor awards 75 scholarships

 Sagicor Foundation awarded 75 tertiary and secondary scholarships for tuition and fees, books and other related school supplies at a ceremony at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel on Thursday.The number of awards represents an increase over the 68 made in 2017. Click here to read full story

Launching Leaders: How to spot the leader-in-hiding

It’s no mystery that among our nation’s biggest challenges is the inability to produce and deploy a consistent cadre of leaders. Effective and inspirational leadership is in high demand for public and private vocations, in the social sphere, and even spiritual affairs. After all, if we are going somewhere, someone must lead us. Click here Read More

Summer reads

 There’s nothing like reading to ward off summer learning loss and keep children and young adults engaged during the long, lazy days of summer. Whether at the beach, poolside, or on the pillows before bedtime, these titles should keep them more than entertained. Here is our fourth list of three titles.  The Female Persuasion by Meg Read More

Cooking for children

A s she has done for the past seven years, chef, caterer, and event manager Jennifer Esty Davis has carried on the legacy of the late Dr Heather Little-White by continuing to offer Cooking for Children, a three-week summer programme to help children learn how to prepare some of their favourite meals. This year, she Read More

'Better three hours too soon than a minute too late'

Punctuality has been a pet peeve of mine ever since I can remember. It has, somehow, become ingrained in our Jamaican society that lateness is a norm, but lateness without valid reasons should never be seen as the standard and should not be condoned. Click here to read full story

Charles to receive NCU honorary degree

Northern Caribbean University (NCU) has announced that it will be conferring Speaker of the House of Representatives Pearnel Charles with a Doctor of Public Service honoris causa at its 95th commencement service on the university campus next Sunday. Click here to read full story

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