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3 Books, 1 website and a Podcast: that’s what I recommended to a Caribbean Entrepreneur.

An Entrepreneur asked me just a couple of days ago: “What are some personal growth/business /books/activities that you would recommend?” He sent the question through a Twitter direct message. Rory actually just took the leap of leaving his job to focus 100% on growing his food-based online business…he’s found a need and a niche that connects the cravings of the Jamaica Diaspora with some authentic…

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When Purpose Meets Personality – Happy 9th Anniversary ConnectiMass

“You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future.” – Steve Jobs   The reminder came by email from Linkedin Messaging. Someone in my network was sending me congratulations on the 9th anniversary of my company, ConnectiMass. I didn’t remember.  I clicked on the email, the…

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OUR STORIES

The picture above is me in action. I was invited to speak and do a fireside chat at the inaugural Black Tech Week Event last year in Miami. I spoke about about the emerging Jamaican Tech Startup Scene and why the world should care. It inspired me to kickstart my Sun, Sea + Startups International Speaking Tour. On tour, I share with Caribbean and Global…

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Currently Reading: Decoding Silicon Valley: The Insider’s Guide

As it came out I got it on my iPad. Why? First, one of the authors Michelle Messina has been an advisor to my company ConnectiMass since 2012 and she’s a really cool, smart, successful entrepreneur and amazing entrepreneur whisperer. Secondly, because the book is meant to be an insider’s guide to what makes Silicon Valley the global influence that it is. An as technology…