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Column: ‘Truss Admin Will Be Harmful To OTs’

Column: ‘Truss Admin Will Be Harmful To OTs’

[Opinion column written by Chris Famous] Meet The Right Honourable Mary Elizabeth Truss aka Liz Truss. Currently, Secretary of State for Foreign Commonwealth and Development Affairs of the United Kingdom. According to most polls and bookmakers, by early September, she will be the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom [UK] and its Overseas Colonies... Read more of this article

Column: Decide & Design Your Leadership Style

Column: Decide & Design Your Leadership Style

[Column written by Jessica Lightbourne, which is Part 5 of a five part series] Part 5: Decide and Design Your Leadership Style As a Black man, your leadership journey can have additional challenges and as you work your career to the next level, showing up powerfully in the boardroom can be the make or break. Jessica Lightbourne PCC, a leadership coach... Read more of this article

Column: Caines On BELCO, Apology & More

Column: Caines On BELCO, Apology & More

[Opinion column written by Wayne Caines] As Bermuda’s sole provider of electricity, we at BELCO take our responsibility to the community seriously – not only in terms of providing safe, reliable power, but also to take every measure possible to minimise the impacts of our operations on our environment and community. It was unfortunate that we recently... Read more of this article

Jessica Lightbourne Column: Control Orientation

Jessica Lightbourne Column: Control Orientation

[Column written by Jessica Lightbourne, which is Part 4 of a five part series] Part 4: Control Orientation How do you own the boardroom? Bottom line: remember that you are the CEO of your life. This knowledge is what separates the wheat from the chaff. As a leadership coach specialising in career development for Black male executives, I have witnessed... Read more of this article

Column: Pocket Money; It’s Not All About Money

Column: Pocket Money; It’s Not All About Money

[Written by Carla Seely] I grew up in a middle-class family and, from a very young age, my parents instilled the value of working in order to earn a dollar. As children, we were given various chores to accomplish throughout the week. If we completed those chores without moaning and groaning and without being asked ten times to do them, then we received... Read more of this article

Column: ‘It Reeks Of Delusion & Desperation’

Column: ‘It Reeks Of Delusion & Desperation’

[Opinion column written by the OBA’s Dwayne Robinson] The people of Bermuda should be concerned after reading the recent article from the Premier regarding the last five years of PLP governance. It reeks of delusion and desperation. The Premier stated: “The past five years have not been easy, and we haven’t gotten everything right. Yet... Read more of this article

Column: Taking Action Against Gangs

Column: Taking Action Against Gangs

[Opinion column written by Senator Rev Emily Gail-Dill] Gang violence and the murder of our countrymen in the streets is something we must see come to an end. We are all tired of losing loved ones, going to yet another funeral of someone gone too soon, and seeing too many of us become desensitized to this all too frequent occurrence. In the last sitting... Read more of this article

Column: Strategic Communication & Influence

Column: Strategic Communication & Influence

[Column written by Jessica Lightbourne, which is Part 3 of a five part series] Part 3: Strategic Communication & Influence In the age of the hybrid workplace, employee activism and the millennial and Gen Z workforce, the most effective leaders use a coaching style which is truly compelling, engaging and transformational. As a leadership coach specialising... Read more of this article

Column: ‘Town That PLP Government Forgot’

Column: ‘Town That PLP Government Forgot’

[Opinion column written by Tia Smith] I’m a St. George’s parish girl at heart. I was born in St David’s, have spent most of my life living in St George’s town and have family and countless friends from this area. And, I mean, who doesn’t love the many [okay, two] shades of blue? So versatile with the colour yellow as well, if you find yourself... Read more of this article

Column: Protecting Your Skin From The Sun

Column: Protecting Your Skin From The Sun

[Column written by contributor Dr. Daniela Kroshinsky] With summer here, it’s the perfect time to brush up on the best practices for protecting your skin. With the warmer weather also comes all kinds of fun outdoor activity and we all know that Bermuda truly shines in the sun. However, Bermuda has a high rate of malignant melanoma – according... Read more of this article

Column: Journey Can Have Additional Challenges

Column: Journey Can Have Additional Challenges

[Column written by Jessica Lightbourne, which is Part 2 of a five part series] As a Black man your leadership journey can have additional challenges and as you prepare to take your career to the next level, showing up powerfully in the boardroom becomes even more significant. We continue this series to guide you on your executive leadership path. Leverage... Read more of this article

Column: Women’s Empowerment & More

Column: Women’s Empowerment & More

[Opinion column written by Lauren Bell] Women are the bedrock of our Bermudian society. Whether on the doorstep when we canvass or move about the community, we have heard about your struggles, listened to your ideas on how some challenges may be overcome, and are committed to making your lives better in real and tangible ways. We recognize in these... Read more of this article

Column: Banks, Fuel Prices, Savvy Loan & More

Column: Banks, Fuel Prices, Savvy Loan & More

[Opinion column written by Opposition Leader Cole Simons] In the best of times, the collaboration between the Government and businesses to create a supportive platform for the economy to thrive can be challenging. Given that these are not the best of times, the atmosphere between businesses and the Government is showing itself to be truly compromised.... Read more of this article