Tag Archives: Hard Work

Steps to Getting There

This is a model story of how success is achieved by 1) having an impossible dream 2) empowering “ordinary” people 3) developing allies and 4) building teamwork. Halving measures don’t work. We have to go all out from the ground … Continue reading

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Change Agents for Empowerment

These are the real people who empower others and take them out of poverty. Poverty most often  comes from a history of colonial oppression, subsequent state neglect and current global capitalist marginalization. It is essentially a state of imposed powerlessness. … Continue reading

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The synergy of production: demand and supply!

These persons are a part of the backbone of Jamaica. Let us: * Buy their produce and * Advocate for better agriculture. This means better wellness for all through healthy eating.           Websites: http://www.growingbalanced.com       … Continue reading

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Finding a cause worth fighting for

Success is a combination of vision, perseverance and a willingness to fail and get up again. Let us take courage from Alia. See this link for her inspiring address after being named Jamaica’s 2014 Sportswoman of the Year: Find a cause … Continue reading

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Success despite Struggles

Out of suffering comes resilience. If he can do it then many of us can too. But remember, it takes a village to raise a child. Never give up! See article on how this Jamaican raised in poverty has made … Continue reading

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Success and Perseverance

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 … Continue reading

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