Review of Jamaica’s Economic Performance July – September 2014

Tweet The Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) published an economic performance report dated November 19, 2014. The report covesr the economic performance for the quarter July to September 2014. This report covers sectors of the Jamaican economy such as tourism, agriculture, forestry & fishing, manufacture and construction. Here are some of what you will find […]

Android for Beginners (8+ Hours of Content)

Tweet COURSE DESCRIPTION ** Last updated on JANUARY 11, 2015 ** ** ONLY FREE ANDROID COURSE WITH 8+ HOURS OF CONTENT ** There goes a chinese proverb – “Tell me, I’ll forget. Show me, I’ll remember. Involve me, I’ll understand.” The highest degree of learning takes place with your involvement. And this course is designed to […]

Could Your Business Use a Mentor? Where Do You Find One?

Tweet Here is a great article published in FORBES a few weeks ago: The Importance of Mentors, And Where To Find Them Why Mentors Matter? Mentors or business coaches are one of the most valuable resources an entrepreneur should tap into. The idea of launching a business should no longer be a scary or daunting experience, riddled […]

Online Course: Innovation for Entrepreneurs: From Idea to Marketplace Feb 9 – Mar 21

Tweet About the Course We establish a framework for examining the innovation process, and quickly transition into exploring how to successfully bring innovations to market. Key questions answered within the course include: What are the key indicators of innovation opportunities? What steps are critical for entrepreneurs to bring innovations to the marketplace? What innovation strategies […]

Online Course: Grow to Greatness: Smart Growth for Private Businesses, Part II Jan 12 – Feb 12

Tweet This course is presented by University of Virginia Darden School of Business About the Course Most entrepreneurship courses focus on how to start a business. Few focus on the next big entrepreneurial inflection point: how do you successfully grow an existing private business? This is the focus of this Course. It is based on […]

Online Course: Subsistence Marketplaces Jan 12 – Mar 7

Tweet This course is offered by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Subsistence Marketplaces Gain knowledge about subsistence marketplaces and use it in different parts of the world to make a difference. The broader aim of this course is for you to consider the global challenge of poverty and envision a better world by designing solutions […]


Jamaican Entrepreneur Deika Morrison Promoting the Benefits of Early Childhood Education

Tweet The Jamaica’s Parliament recently approved a new Charter of Rights with increased focus on the rights of our precious young ones. Section 13 (k) of the Charter declares it a right of every child, “who is a citizen of Jamaica, to publicly funded tuition in a public educational institution at the pre-primary and primary levels”. Deika […]

Trend: Putting Customer Back in Customer Service

Tweet When 1,620 consumers were tested under laboratory conditions, 63% said they felt their heart rate increase when they thought about receiving great customer service. For 53% of those tested, receiving great service triggered the same cerebral reactions as feeling loved.* The takeaway? When it comes to customer service, it’s not about what consumers think. Great service […]