Diversity is a Politically Correct Buzzword: Let’s Get Serious about Workplace Integration

August 15, 1993, was to have been the luckiest day in my life.  I landed in Montreal, Canada, as a permanent resident with a job already lined up!  Fluent in French and with a degree from a North American university, I was hired as a management trainee in a major Canadian institution.  Unlike most newContinue reading “Diversity is a Politically Correct Buzzword: Let’s Get Serious about Workplace Integration”

Humanities In Action | How Foreign Languages Paved My Career Path

This is the text of an article I wrote which was published in the Sunday Gleaner in Jamaica on 23 April 2017. The article is one in a series sponsored by the University of the West Indies, highlighting the relevance and value of an education in the arts and humanities. It came as no surprise whenContinue reading “Humanities In Action | How Foreign Languages Paved My Career Path”

So What If You Had The Guts To Let Go Of Fear?

Lessons Learned From a Career Crisis Although it was a dark rainy night in fall, in my mind everything was as clear as day.  That was back in 1994, a year into my first career in Montreal, Canada and I was having the most difficult, in fact the most traumatic experience of my life.  ItContinue reading “So What If You Had The Guts To Let Go Of Fear?”