Every success has its secrets. We better achieve our goals by learning from others. Jamaicans can sit at the feet of this teacher. The world is doing so. They have done it for Garvey, Marley, George Headley and others. But we have forgotten them quickly! Let it not be so.
See this article for lessons from one of Jamaica’s finest: Success depends on your hard work – Usian Bolt
Economic Empowerment requires being enterprising and innovative. Inventions have led industry growth. The only way to climb the economic ladder from oppression is to be enterprising, innovative and invent!
What new idea can you and I come up with?
See this article: Road Flex: A true display of creativity
Give oppressed people space to free themselves. The evil plot has been the deprivation of human capital development and then to avoid that the oppressed don’t deserve the costs of liberation.
Reparation is seen as freeloading. See what these girls are doing with the break they are getting to empower themselves.
Shared from BBC News: http://www.bbc.com/news/av/entertainment-arts-40877109/step-documentary-charts-struggles-and-hopes-of-dance-team
This is how industry and the “average citizen” can work together for Empowerment of All. We provide collected bottles. The zoo reduces entrance costs. This means less flooding and wastage of disaster money in Jamaica.
A model for every country! See article here: “Hope Zoo wants to slash admission fees”
This is a good article reflecting how oppressed people perpetuate their own dis-empowerment by not owning the process of our liberation. Freedom lies in “people action” at the community level and then communities joining together. It is only when governments are held on a tight leash of accountability to aware and activist people movements, that societies progress.
See article: The deepening culture of resignation
It is surprising how what we often take for granted are the best things for our wellness. Being connected, giving, gratitude and enjoying nature are included.
Let us live simply good to live well. Giving is Good.