Passion is emotion. Standing on its own, it is vulnerable and fickle in the face of challenges. The solid foundation on which passion is based, is purpose.
Leading a not-for-profit organization whose mission I care about requires much more than passion. I truly understand that the uncertainty of donations and subventions can disrupt the best laid plans and vision of the future. Even though I have experience in business and as a volunteer board member in the non-profit sector, I have been learning so much more from many varied sources about the non-profit world.
As we start 2019, many of us will set goals and make resolutions in the hope that our lives will be better. I wish everyone the joy and satisfaction that comes from the fulfillment of personal and professional goals. As you set your goals and make resolutions for the New Year, I would like to suggestContinue reading “3 Things to Bear in Mind in 2019”
Throughout his life, my father was a teacher, even though he didn’t spend all his years in the classroom. High school and university students, business people, social workers and children in foster care all benefited in one way or another from his knowledge of physics, mathematics, human resources and guidance counselling. In the last tenContinue reading “What is YOUR Dharma?”
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”