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How the Panama Canal Expansion is Turning Jamaica into a Business Powerhouse

The Constant Climb Of Entrepreneurship

Mike Michalowicz

Today, as I write this, I am sitting on a veranda with the most magnificent views of Jamaica. I am not sure if you have ever navigated the back roads of Jamaica. Looking out from my villa at Strawberry Hill into the Blue Mountains of Jamaica.

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The Latest: Major hurricane a threat to Haiti, Jamaica, Cuba

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

OT Tomlinson looks back on long road from Jamaica to Lions

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) AP) — When Laken Tomlinson was drafted in the first round by the Detroit Lions, it was a big night for a Duke program that's been on the rise of late

Here are The Missing Positives of This Election

Both Sides of the Table

Liberia, Argentina, Bangladesh, Lithuania, Trinidad, Brazil, Kosovo, Slovenia, Denmark, Jamaica, South Korea, Norway, Poland & Croatia. It’s hard to feel any positives these days: We’re in the eye of the storm. We’re at peak anxiety. Maximum rancor.

Why Every Startup Founder Needs a Mentor - And How to Find One

ReadWriteStart

My mentee is a Jamaican entrepreneur who launched Study in Jamaica , a successful website that already ranks in the top 250 for traffic in her native county. Why does founding a startup sometimes feel like the loneliest journey on the planet?

Just Doing It Versus Preparation

Mike Michalowicz

I am at the Four Seasons in Kingston, Jamaica for breakfast today (not today “today,” but as I write this “today”), and out of nowhere six or seven people emerge for a photo shoot. Wouldn’t you know it. Not of me mind you. The cliche Austin Powers photographer is barking out commands in preparation for the shoot.

Reputed gangster pleads guilty in kidnapping plot

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

A South Carolina woman who authorities say is a gang member known as “Lady Jamaica” has admitted lying to federal agents during their investigation of the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor''s f

Someone that can't do email should not be at a technology conference but this is different!

Business of Software Blog

Today, sodas from all over the world can be found at Galco’s – brewed from Brazil to Jamaica, from Germany to Australia – and sought out traditional brands that use 50s, 60s and 70s recipes with cane sugar instead of high fructose corn syrup.

You Can Buy Employee Happiness. But Should You?

Inc Startups

’ ” That logic is taken to another level at Aurora Electric, a Jamaica, New York-based electrical contractor that works on large, complicated projects, including the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan.

Getting Boston Tech engaged in volunteering: TUGG / Tech Gives Back

Fred Destin

This year we went for a shelter for homeless mums and their kids in Jamaica Plain ( Casa Nueva Vida ). This Thursday was Tech Gives Back , a day of volunteering where 600 odd people go into various projets around Boston to put in a day of labor.

You Need a Vacation. 3 Tricks to Make it Happen

Inc Startups

So we've already rescheduled for a much warmer island: Jamaica. Forget playing the martyr. It's time for you to get away and take a real vacation. Here's how. Two years. To be precise: Two years, one month, and three days ago. That's the last time my husband and I took a real vacation.

111 Great Last Minute Gift Ideas For Clients

Mike Michalowicz

The Vibes of Jamaica. Not everyone is a super shopper, especially me, and super-especially when it comes to great gift ideas for clients. Some of us need months to come up with the perfect gift for people we know and love. So what happens when we need a last minute gift idea to say, “Thanks!”

Can You Really Overhaul A Nation’s Customer Service Culture?

YoungUpstarts

But the competition in global tourism is intense, with the Maldives, Seychelles, Bali, Phuket, Jamaica, Bahamas, and many other locations offering sun and sandy beaches.

What to Give Your Clients in this Season of Giving

Mike Michalowicz

The Vibes of Jamaica. Not everyone is a super shopper, especially me, and super-especially when it comes to great gift ideas for clients. Some of us need months to come up with the perfect gift for people we know and love. So what happens when we need a last minute gift idea to say, “Thanks!”

Aurora Electric Inc.

Inc Startups

Jamaica, NY Aurora Electric specializes in data, communications and electrical installation and maintenance in the NYC metro area. Worth noting: • Retirement plan includes automatic enrollment and default asset allocation into a lifecycle fund.

80’S TUESDAY: Our House by Madness - Around the late.

Mark Birch

Given the connection between the UK and its former colony Jamaica, it was only a matter of time. 80’S TUESDAY: Our House by Madness - Around the late 70’s, ska started to see a revival in the UK. The problem was that outside of The Specials, much of what passed for UK ska at the time was simply not that good. Madness had started out hard core ska and then switched it up in 1982 to release pure pop gold.

Invest in Israel Newsletter January 2012

VC Cafe

based in Lima, Peru, owns power stations producing 3,000 megawatts in seven countries: Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Panama, El Salvador, Jamaica, and the Dominican Republic.

Hub on Wheels

Venture Cyclist

Highlights: Jamaica Pond, Arnold Arboretum, Forest Hills Cemetery , Harborside bike path, JFK Library, Carson Beach and just riding in Boston, with my favorite 14 year old, on a beautiful fall day. I rode 25 miles with Hannah this morning. we did Hub on Wheels , the Boston City bike ride supporting the The Boston Digital Bridge Foundation (technology for underserved schools).

The Easiest Way To Start Doing Business Internationally

Mike Michalowicz

Just like rum from Jamaica instantly has cache, American entrepreneurs carry the same caches. If you are located outside the US, you probably already get this. If you are here in the US, like I am, you may not.

Business Lessons from Bolt, Phelps, et al.

Growthink Blog

The great sprinter Usain Bolt personifies this, sharing the story of how as a teenager in Jamaica he competed barefoot because he could not afford shoes to now where he has parlayed his Olympic success into a net worth of over $60 million. An amazing 3.5

What You Need To Know About The Pros And Cons Of Homeschooling

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

My husband works from home for a few months each year, so, we could, if we wanted, decide that, in the middle of March we would take a vacation in Jamaica.

Simone Murray from DirectEmployers: Employers in residence help to address education inequality

Grade A Entrepreneurs

Raised by a single mother who immigrated to the US from Jamaica when she was a child, she was the first and only one to attend college out of all of her six cousins that she grew up with.

Critical Mass

Venture Cyclist

Aaron Desatnik led a great ride from Alewife to the Charles, down to Jamaica Pond and the Arboretum and back through Brookline. The phrase "critical mass", as the name of an article in Wikipedia, references critical mass bike rides. At the end of the Hazon NY ride each Labor Day weekend, we have a mini critical mass ride from the boathouse in Riverside Park, up a few blocks to the JCC. A couple of hundred cyclists all riding together in Manhattan is something to be seen.

Someone that can't do email should not be at a technology conference. Discuss.

Business of Software Blog

Today, sodas from all over the world can be found at Galco’s – brewed from Brazil to Jamaica, from Germany to Australia – and sought out traditional brands that use 50s, 60s and 70s recipes with cane sugar instead of high fructose corn syrup. Introducing John Nese.    The man can't even send email so should have no place at a technology conference.

Who are we? And where do we come from? (2011 edition)

crowdSPRING Blog

Creatives from Jamaica account for 0.016% of projects awarded. It is almost 3 years since we opened the doors to crowdSPRING and in that time we have grown dramatically. In May of 2008, we started out with fewer than 600 registered users.

Up Close With Leaders at the Inc. 500|5000 Conference, 2011

Inc Startups

Let's Talk From top left: Russell Sarder, Amy Kelly, J.J. Frazer, Ken Ampy; bottom: Thomas Gruner, Michele Sutton, Aaron and Jacob Dallek, Daniel Turner'> Inc.

Someone that can't do email should not be at a technology conference but this is different!

Business of Software Blog

Today, sodas from all over the world can be found at Galco’s – brewed from Brazil to Jamaica, from Germany to Australia – and sought out traditional brands that use 50s, 60s and 70s recipes with cane sugar instead of high fructose corn syrup.

Silicon Valley Moves to New York

Brad Hargreaves

That doesn’t mean that Newark and Jamaica Queens have any relevance to where NYC’s startup scene resides.nnI care where innovative young people (22-35) who work in Valley companies live.

What to Give Your Clients in this Season of Giving

Mike Michalowicz

The Vibes of Jamaica. Not everyone is a super shopper, especially me, and super-especially when it comes to great gift ideas for clients. Some of us need months to come up with the perfect gift for people we know and love. So what happens when we need a last minute gift idea to say, “Thanks!” or “I appreciate your business” to that special client? We totally freak. Unless you have this “Client Gift-Giving Guide,” which I am so sharing with you.

Outliers Or Inliers Like The Rest Of Us?

entrepreMusings

His great-great-great grandmother was bought by a White slave owner in Jamaica who favored her. I recently finished reading Outliers: The Story of Success (Amazon link) by Malcolm Gladwell. Gladwell also wrote The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference (Amazon link) and Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking (Amazon link). I have not read either of the other two but have heard much about them. They were and continue to be top sellers.

Live the most exciting life possible, and your dreams will come true.

Jessica Mah

If it wasn’t for meeting a random TEDster on the beaches of Jamaica, I’d never have gotten an invitation to go. - It’s been an incredibly exciting year! With today being my 19th birthday and the end of my first year studying at Berkeley , I felt that it was time to glance over the great things that have happened in the past 12 months.