My First Documentary Film – A Lesson in the Power of a Dream

Today marks one of the most important days in my career thus far. I am pleased to announce the release of my first short film – a compelling 8-minute documentary on the subject of ‘Youth, Land & the SDGs’. For the last five years, I have been exploring different ways of communicating ideas and ideals…

Is it Time to Move to a New City?

Today I’m ditching my usual “eloquence” for a more candid, down-to-earth literary style – perhaps more befitting of this blog than anywhere else. But the essence of this piece is a deep desire to optimize my skills and professional competencies – which quite frankly are being grossly under-utilized, and even stifled in my current environment….

5 Social Media Secrets for Boosting Your Career & Business Performance (2017)

After one year of experimenting with various social media platforms, I have identified these 5 powerful secrets to successfully boosting your career and business performance via social media. In this video, you will learn about: Selecting the ideal platforms for your business, career, or job search specifications; What type of content to use on your…

6 Simple Ingredients to Successfully Launching Your Next Business

There are success stories all around us that confirm that we do not need a million dollars to launch a successful enterprise. All that is needed is: A great idea – one that can add value to people’s lives; Passion towards your idea; Determination; Discipline; An extremely reliable network friends, well-wishers, advisors & mentors, prospective…

You Cannot Afford to Fail!

It is a known fact that the ‘Fear of Failure’ is the surest way of killing your dreams. However, an ‘Intolerance for failure’ comes with the understanding, that as it pertains to those dreams that align with your purpose in life, failure should never be an option. Has it ever crossed your mind that your…

Every Smooth Future has a Deposit of Rough Beginnings

In today’s edition of ‘Defying the Odds’, I share with you 5 basic and often overlooked principles for achieving bountiful success in life. These 5 principles are not dependent on your current social standing, your educational background, or how much money you earn. But they will change your life forever. They are simple, universally applicable,…

I Choose Impact Over Accolades

Over the years I have learnt that success is neither defined by nor predicated on earning a BSc, an MSc, or a PhD. It is rather determined by the state of your heart and your mind. I have personally met high school and college dropouts whose creativity, bold innovation, and sheer motivation, have inspired me…

It is Time to Spread Your Wings and Soar

My professional journey over the last two years has taught me many invaluable lessons. Principal among them is the need to stay true to my passions – those key areas of professional interest that engender a deep sense of purpose and fulfillment. I can vividly recall when I first joined the United Nations back in…

Finding Financial Freedom in Your Dormant Talents

Today I have prepared a special message for every young and seasoned professional currently in search of new employment opportunities, or very simply, a greater sense of purpose and satisfaction in their professional pursuits. Now I speak to you today from the standpoint of someone who knows what rejection, a toxic work environment, and insufferable…

My Amazing Caribbean Beach Story

As a young boy, the beach could serve no higher purpose than for me to have the time of my life. Two decades later, the beach still has great significance in my life – though today as a place of prayer and reflection. I recently visited one of my favorite beaches for a time of…