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March 14, 2012
Clarity, unity and agility are keys to swift success

The success of the Bahamas Telecommunications Company and the Grand Bahama Port Authority in attracting new call center business to the region is welcomed, especially given the current economic climate.
In their book '"Strategic Speed", internationally renowned business consultants Davis, Frechette and Boswell would certainly approve, as they claim that business success is about who can create the...

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November 21, 2012
Learn to coax that three-letter word

I read more business books than are probably good for me, so it's refreshing to come across an entertaining guide to enhancing our professional effectiveness by becoming more persuasive. This is a vital skill for any Bahamian business leader or manager aiming to coax employees to improve productivity, encourage the commitment of partners or engage more effectively with customers.
The authors come...

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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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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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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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May 23, 2012
Never underestimate emotional intelligence

There will always be tasks that you dislike at work. And if the stuff you hate involves selling or influencing people, then "How to Be Great at the Stuff You Hate" may be the answer to your prayers.
Nick Davies's humorous and punchy writing style shows you how to develop all the skills you need to sell yourself, your business and your ideas, ensuring that reading this book won't become one of the ...

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May 30, 2012
Colorful strategies promise to brighten your prospects

In The Bahamas, purple is considered a royal color, but in other cultures it represents enlightenment, deep intuition and awareness of an unexplored dimension. At least that's what Jane Sunley, CEO of learnpurple, claims in her colorful new book, "Purple Your People".
In 24 short chapters, the author demonstrates the philosophy and practices of learnpurple, a UK-based company that has worked with...

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June 06, 2012
Great leaders make great places to work

For more than two decades, the Great Place to Work Institute has been developing an annual ranking of the best companies to work across 40 countries. The subsequent book, "The Great Workplace" was written in response to business leaders requiring practical advice on what they can do to create their own great workplace.
Using the institute's vast knowledge base, including a survey of two million p...

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June 13, 2012
Make money while saving your soul

With many Bahamians continuing to worry about the global economic crisis, robust and transparent decision making has become critical, given the potential loss of trust in the capitalist economic system. This is even more pronounced among the unemployed and those suffering financial hardships.
"The Dharma of Capitalism" is a plea for ethical behavior in business and challenges the 1980s-style etho...

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July 25, 2012
Cultivating your profitable online image

Already this year there have been a number of initiatives to develop Internet use across The Bahamas, such as those supported by the Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation and the Bank of The Bahamas e-commerce program.
Whilst the Internet is rightly considered an essential marketing tool, it has the potential to be a deadly trap for the unwary when it comes to effectively managing your p...

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