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Wednesday, January 24, 2018

The Power of Words

BY: KEISHA JOHNSON Sometimes we dismiss or discredit the power of words as hocus pocus. But the recent celebration of Father’s Day underscored to me...

Desert Principles

BY ASHTON COLLEGE Trading with dictators and autocratic regimes is slippery business. But in a world dependant on oil for everything from fuel for vehicles...

The Well-Oiled Machine and Hippocrates

BY KEISHA JOHNSON Over the summer I reconnected with an old friend I hadn’t seen for almost ten years. During her visit, she introduced me...

Dignity – The Great Equalizer

BY KEISHA JOHNSON  This week’s topic is a bit of a departure from the traditional rhetoric of professional development. But it remains within the underpinning...

Inoculation Against Living in The Past

BY KEISHA JOHNSON Have you ever been in a conversation with someone who on every occasion pivots to the ‘good old days’?  Irrespective of the...

Bloom Where You Are Planted

BY: KEISHA JOHNSON It's funny how nature speaks to us and gives us clues to thrive as human beings. I like nature walks to clear...

Usain Bolt, Michael Jordan and the TCT

BY KEISHA JOHNSON You may have heard it said that success leaves clues and that when the student is ready the teacher appears. My teacher...

The Battle Against Perception

BY KEISHA JOHNSON When actress Kerry Washington told Oprah that expectations are disappointments waiting to happen, it initially stomped me. I wasn’t sure if...

‘Limelight Apprehensia’ – Do you have it?

BY KEISHA JOHNSON Are you a legend in your own eyes? Of course not, you may say. I recall tales of my husband enduring much...

Five Tips for Successfully Integrating Into the Canadian Job Market

BY KEISHA JOHNSON  In February I had the opportunity to attend the 13th annual Internationally Educated Professionals, (IEP) conference in Toronto. The one-day forum is...

Community News

LET’S GET DOWN TO BUSINESS – Preparations for 2018 Business Social Underway

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO New year, new goals? As with every new year that rolls around, many of us spend time reflecting on another year gone,...

TIFF Celebrates 100 Years of Black Film with Jamaican Classic ‘The Harder They Come’

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON The 1972 Jamaican Crime Drama film ‘The Harder They Come’ written, directed and produced by Perry Henzell was screened recently as part...

2017: Year in Review

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON  2017 is one of those years that will forever be etched in our memories for reasons and events that brought forth states...

African Aid Project Raises Awareness for Children in Poverty

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO It’s the most wonderful time of the year, a time of giving, of hope, happiness, and miracles. However, amongst all of the...

Take Your Education & Leadership Skills International! – Applications Open for Young Leaders...

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO The volunteer work we partake in during our time at school prepares us for a future on our chosen career path. The...