Tag Archives: motivation

Secrets to Overcoming the Odds

  Many times persons do not become empowered because they see obstacles as an instruction to give up. Yet for other people, obstacles are an invitation to advance and to find ways of overcoming the odds. Mervin Thompson is one … Continue reading

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Be a Star Maker

The Vere Johns Story Behind every star is a star-maker. We can be creative and innovative in building opportunities and the infrastructure for stars to shine. It demands our own resources. We have to become talent founders and coaches. We … Continue reading

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Love Empowers from Crime

Garth Rattray, a very analytical social commentator offers the following pointers about the dis-empowerment of poverty and politics. He suggests some answers regarding political and community actions to show practical love. In quote, ” Raising children was a community effort”. … Continue reading

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Empower others by “Franchising” Yourself

See this article: “Happy Teachers earn US dollars”. Be inspired and learn how to “Franchise” yourself: Use your skills to help others replicate theirs and find financial independence. Form a counsulting company. Teach online. Train others to teach the skills … Continue reading

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The Arts and Empowerment

  Use of our creativity and hands are two of the most powerful tools of Empowerment. See how the power of art is being used to reach vulnerable youths on the streets.        Websites: http://www.growingbalanced.com       … Continue reading

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Pathways to Financial Independence through Productivity

Financial Independence does not come just by having a job. Many jobs are low skilled or unskilled and thus millions of persons end up being “disposable” depending on the market or the “whims and fancies” of employers. Copeland Johnson featured … Continue reading

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Steps to Export Productivity

Production for export is a pillar of any national community. Here is the story of a relatively “small” Jamaican farmer who has produced well. How did he do it? He persevered natural disasters. Fought blockages by bureaucracy. Did his own … Continue reading

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