CMP016 - How to become a Mogul with Kenneth Gordon - Caribbean Media Mogul

2015-10-12

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image Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor a media tycoon. He has had an exceptional career which spans over six decades where he has left his mark on the media and other industries throughout the Caribbean. While most individuals would have been satisfied with a career similar to what he built in media he was not and went on to found / co-found and lead other organizations. A few of his past roles include; Chairman – British West Indian Airways (BWIA) now called Caribbean Airlines; Chairman – Caribbean Communications Network; Chairman – Neal and Massy Holdings; Chairman – First Citizens Bank; Chairman – Economic Development Board; President – West Indies Cricket Board; Founding Chairman of MIPED, a BP funded Development programme for Mayaro; Founder of Great Race to Tobago; Chairman of the Integrity Commission; The Honorable Minister of Industry Enterprise and Tourism (1986 – 1990). He was inducted in the Hall of Fame of the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce and the Caribbean Broadcasting Union. Additionally, in 2007 he was awarded the Chaconia National Award (Gold). There is no one more deserving of praise in the story of the development of the Caribbean media in the last 60 years. Ladies and Gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…Let’s meet Mr. Kenneth Gordon

Show Notes

Mr. Gordon's History

  • Grew up in Port of Spain (Trinidad)
  • Primary School - Rosary Boys
  • Secondary School - St. Mary's College

 

 

Motivational Advice

  • It is not enough to just do your job. You must go the extra mile!!!

 

Failure / Disappointment

  • Listen as Mr. Gordon's explains his process to dealing with problems and failures

 

Professional Career Highlights

  • Mr. Gordon speaks about helping various media companies across the Caribbean to ensure that the press remained free.

 

Mr. Gordon's Super Over Answers

  • Listen to the great answers to get practical advice

 

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