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A Weekly Plan For Gaining Assertiveness
August 15, 2012
A Weekly Plan For Gaining Assertiveness

If you're a regular follower of the Financial Bookworm, you will know that I have examined a range of potential solutions to common business and personal development problems that are prevalent across the Caribbean.

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March 26, 2013
Avoid all-conceived cost slashing

Given the current economic climate, is there any Bahamian business leader or manager who isn't under pressure to cut costs?

This global trend will continue throughout 2013 with many experts predicting it will remain the prevalent economic and political driver over the next few years.

If you're therefore looking for some cost-cutting inspiration, then the newly-revised publication 'Driving Down C...

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April 11, 2012
Avoid becoming a mangerial Frankenstein

Leadership seems to be topical at the moment, whether it be the impending 2012 Bahamian general election or the Diamond Jubilee, marking the sixty years since the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II and of her becoming head of the Commonwealth. But what makes a good leader?
It seems that terrible leaders are easy to find, including business "leaders" who have ruined corporations such as Enron and Le...

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October 04, 2010
Bahamas'lagging behind'in trade agreement activity

By JAMMAL SMITH
Guardian Business Reporter
jammal@nasguard.com

The Bahamas is"lagging behind"in terms of participating in trade agreements, according to former State Minister of Finance James Smith, who said the country may not be fully prepared to be a consistent global player.
Smith told Guardian Business that The Bahamas is not moving at the same pace as other Caribbean countries in the area o...

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Become An Expert By Seeking Knowledge
August 22, 2012
Become An Expert By Seeking Knowledge

One problem with having a string of letters following your name and a regular newspaper feature presenting solutions to a range of topical business issues is that some people can consider you to be a font of knowledge - big mistake!

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September 12, 2012
Book Evaluates Current Coaching Methods

With businesses across the Caribbean facing an ongoing challenge to improve their competitiveness within a demanding global economy, any investment in staff development must yield tangible and sustainable benefits that transform bottom line performance.

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September 19, 2012
Book explores what makes companies successful

Growth and profitability is the top priority for most Bahamian businesses, but one that's becoming increasingly difficult to achieve. However, some companies do it well, delivering sustainable growth year on year. So what makes these companies so successful? And more importantly, what can your business learn from them?
In their book 'Growth Champions' Tim Jones, Dave McCormick and Caroline Dewi...

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Build Trust To Achieve Full Potential
October 31, 2012
Build Trust To Achieve Full Potential

During the global economic downturn it seems that business leaders - especially those within the financial sector - have been portrayed as some kind of super-baddie that even James Bond would struggle to thwart.

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January 23, 2013
Business school not the only way to learn

If you're looking to become indispensable to your employer, short of marrying into the boss's family the best strategy is to improve your professional education.
Many consider a Master's degree to be the 'gold standard' qualification, but unless you have upwards of ten thousand dollars lying around, and a couple of years to do an MBA, it may be beyond your means.
This is where 'The 30 Day MBA' by ...

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August 27, 2010
Christie:Baha Mar needs government intervention

By CANDIA DAMES
Guardian News Editor
candia@nasguard.com
Opposition Leader Perry Christie has toldThe Nassau Guardianthat the government should intervene to help speed along a conclusion to Baha Mar's ongoing loan resolution discussions with Scotiabank, which helped to finance the acquisition of the company's Cable Beach hotels.
It is understood that the outstanding loan amount is in the order of$...

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