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Column: Why I Don’t Do ‘Biggest Loser’

Column: Why I Don’t Do ‘Biggest Loser’

[Opinion column written by Hafid James] Firstly, this is not in any way shape or form to bash or pull down anyone that does or has partaken in these types of competitions. This is simply why I don’t do them. I get asked regularly to do one or if I’m helping with a particular one and the answer is always no. When asked why I don’t, I avoid really... Read more of this article

Column: BHEC CEO On Practice Acquisition

Column: BHEC CEO On Practice Acquisition

[Opinion column written by BHEC CEO Dr. Ricky Brathwaite] For the Bermuda Health Council, the news last week of Argus buying Island Health Services and the Family Practice Group was akin to an insurance company in the United States purchasing medical practices that accounted for 100 million Americans — and the entity charged with overseeing the... Read more of this article

Column: Celebrating The Life Of Earl Cameron

Column: Celebrating The Life Of Earl Cameron

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] The passing of widely-respected film actor Earl Cameron a month before his 103rd birthday represents the passing of an era, both for his homeland – Bermuda – and his adopted home, Britain. In spite of his global notoriety, this pioneer maintained humility. His nephew, Neville Cameron, notes that his uncle... Read more of this article

Column: A Bermuda Economic Recovery Plan

Column: A Bermuda Economic Recovery Plan

[Opinion column written by Cole Simons] Like most countries around the world, Bermuda has been struck by the catastrophic impact of Covid- 19. We have seen lives lost and other lives compromised. From a health perspective, our recovery is admirable with the Pan-American Health Organization raising the Island’s country status from clusters of Covid-19... Read more of this article

Column: Attracting Tech Giants To Bermuda

Column: Attracting Tech Giants To Bermuda

[Opinion column written by Gilbert Darrell] There are conversations working around the business and tech circles in Bermuda on how the country could attract a tech giant like Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook to our shores, particularly for a data center. Data centers are key storage locations where everything from company records, your Facebook and... Read more of this article

Column: Ben Smith On Bermuda’s Retail Industry

Column: Ben Smith On Bermuda’s Retail Industry

[Opinion column written by Shadow National Security Minister Ben Smith] The retail industry in Bermuda was in poor shape prior to the arrival of COVID-19. The factors contributing to its decline, include, but are not limited to, overseas shopping due to lower prices and greater variety of product, a reduction in Bermuda’s workforce, and an overall... Read more of this article

Column: Creating A Five-Year Retirement Plan

Column: Creating A Five-Year Retirement Plan

[Written by Carla Seely] When it comes to retirement, you need to create an action plan. More specifically, you need to plan ahead to ensure that your retirement vision meets your budget. The question is, how far in advance should you ‘officially’ start enacting that plan? Well, from a retirement planning perspective, I would suggest that five years... Read more of this article

Column: Use Roofs To Catch Water & Sunshine

Column: Use Roofs To Catch Water & Sunshine

[Opinion column written by Jo Frith] When I first arrived in Bermuda in 2011, I was captivated by the beauty of the island and I couldn’t help but notice the architecture, particularly the Bermuda roofs. As I learned more about Bermuda’s architecture, what stood out wasn’t just the colour or shapes but the function of our roofs and how they... Read more of this article

Column: Creating Your Not-To-Do List

Column: Creating Your Not-To-Do List

[Opinion column written by Agathe Holowatinc] In following with last week’s message about Your Why Matters: The Power Of Purpose, today’s post is about priorities and what you’re doing every single day to move forward with and advance your biggest goals. Sometimes what we are doing is not moving the needle for us in our lives. And yet we keep... Read more of this article

Column: What’s Your Why? Power Of Purpose

Column: What’s Your Why? Power Of Purpose

[Opinion column written by Agathe Holowatinc] Today I felt compelled to send you a message about “What’s Your Why? The Power of Purpose.” This is a simple life hack/success hack that promises a significant return on your investment of time you spent working on it. You can sort this success hack out in minutes with focused attention, and it will... Read more of this article

Column: Glenn Fubler On Heroes Day

Column: Glenn Fubler On Heroes Day

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] Significantly, Heroes Day falls on Monday, June 15th, the anniversary of the beginning of the Theatre Boycott. That heroic campaign in 1959 provided Bermuda with a breath of fresh air. The two weeks of civic action by ordinary people produced extraordinary results, producing a key watershed in the transformation... Read more of this article

Column: Get Educated About Healthy Eating

Column: Get Educated About Healthy Eating

[Opinion column written by Agathe Holowatinc] We have an announcement! It is with an abundance of pleasure that I announce today the worldwide release of my audiobook on Amazon’s Audible and iTunes. I’m so excited – go get it guys! I do the narration and so you get to hear my passion about your best health coming through. What can be easier... Read more of this article

Column: Financial Impact Of Immigration

Column: Financial Impact Of Immigration

[Opinion column written by Shadow National Security Minister Ben Smith] The Honorable Premier announced that Bermuda should be moving to Phase 3 on June 11th. This news will be welcomed by the population as we should see more of our people returning to full employment and some returning to partial employment as businesses cautiously reopen to see what... Read more of this article