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CMP003 - Interview with Brevard Nelson: Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer at Caribbean Ideas Limited
Brevard is the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer at Caribbean Ideas Limited. He has a unique blend of marketing communications talent, web development and IT expertise, seasoned with an entrepreneurial spirit. In 2001, his passion for technology lead him to start his first web development business but in 2007 his entrepreneurial journey would accelerate exponentially when he co-founded Caribbean Ideas Ltd with his high school friend and they never looked back since. In 2015 Caribbean Ideas was nominated and select for the Hidden Champions Project award of the Inter-American Investment Corporation. Part of the award gave Brevard the opportunity to represent his company at the IDB-IIC conference in Busan, South Korea.
CMP013 - Learn the keys to a successful career with Lara Quentrall-Thomas - Founder and CEO of Regency Recruitment and Resources Limited
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is an expert when it comes to the provision of human resource and recruitment management services; and she has a successful company as proof. She is the founder and CEO of ‘Regency Recruitment and Resources Limited' which she started in 1996 Her company now stands as the nation’s leading employment agency providing administrative and support personnel to local and multinational companies across the region. She is the founder and first President of the Association of Female Executives of T&T. The youngest regional Rotary District Governor and a director on numerous boards like AMCHAM and the British Caribbean Chamber of Commerce just to name a few. She also utilizes her talents to assists various social and charitable groups. Ladies and Gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…Let’s meet Ms. Lara Quentrall-Thomas
Our special guest and Caribbean mentor is on a mission to make the Caribbean workplace more productive. His mission started in 1993 when he left AT&T Bell Labs internal consulting unit and started Framework Consulting Inc. in Jamaica; with the purpose of bringing management best practices and techniques back to the Caribbean after spending 21 years in the USA. Since that time his firm has published several white papers, e-books, websites, newspaper articles and videos under his leadership. Throughout the years our mentor has also seen himself become an author, a columnist, a podcaster, a keynote speaker and a management coach. Ladies and Gentlemen...let's meet Mr. Francis Wade
CMP069 - Feel the Fear but Push Through; featuring Karen Hinds - Founder and CEO of Workplace Success Group
Our special guest and Caribbean mentor is on a mission to develop the next generation of leaders and she has founded and grown a company since 1999 to do just that. Her career began by preparing promising interns to enter and build strong careers in financial services sector. Today she is known as the Emerging Leader Expert and is the Founder and CEO of Workplace Success Group.
She an entrepreneur, an author, a mother and a wife. Ladies and gentlemen…let’s meet Mrs. Karen Hinds.
CMP012 - Dream BIG; but be careful who you tell with Dr. Patricia Elder - Founder and Executive Director of Elder Associates Limited
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is an expert when it comes to the provision of psychological services. She has dedicated the past 30 years learning about and implementing employee assistance and other psychological services to our culturally diverse communities. Her career began as a Psychology intern at the Friends Hospital in Pennsylvania, USA. As her career grew she held various portfolios such as, Senior Staff Psychologist and Clinical Director. She is the founder and Executive Director of Elder Associates Limited; the company, which she founded in 1993. Her company was accredited in 2013 by the Council on Accreditation (COA) as one of the outstanding providers of EAP Services in Trinidad and Tobago. She is the Regional Director for the Caribbean of the Institute for Forensic Psychology. She has published numerous academic papers; given a host of keynote addresses and is involved with various social and charitable groups Today she is considered as a leader and visionary in the delivery of comprehensive EAP and other mental health services in the Caribbean region. Ladies and Gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…Let’s meet Dr. Patricia Elder.
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
CMP019 - The five P's approach to decision making with Richard Mark - Founder and Chairman of R. L. Mark & Company Ltd
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is an award winning entrepreneur. He started his business in 1986. Today he serves as the Executive Chairman of the Group. Under his leadership the company earned many awards for sales and service excellence and in 1998 he was chosen as the Ernst & Young’s “Entrepreneur of the Year” for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean. He is a member of the Strategic Leadership Team of Congress Corporate and has served as a Board Member and adviser to a number of community-based and international organizations. He credits his success to his passionate application of biblical principles in the day-to-day operations of the businesses. He is a proud husband and father. Ladies and gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…let’s meet Mr. Richard Mark.
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is a high achiever who has had many successes in his career. He is a trained mathematician, statistician, operations research scientist and biometrician. He was also a Management Consulting pioneer when he founded Systems Caribbean Limited in 1977; which was sold in 2000 as the largest indigenous business development consulting firm in the Caribbean at that time. Today is operates as an independent change-engine consultant promoting the ManOBiz™ Matrix as an innovative Shepherding tool.
Ladies and gentlemen…Dr. Basil Springer.
This is the ninth and final Bonus Episode in this series where various topics surrounding Career Building were discussed with Career and Life Coach Mr. Anthony Hadeed.
Be sure to check out the previous epsiodes listed below.
CMP024 - Learn the steps to becoming an Achiever with Wendell Mottley - Former Minister of Finance in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is a high achiever and he has proven this time and time again throughout his life and career. His appetite for success and desire to win was evident when he decided to become a world-class athlete and entered the competitive world of track and field. By the time his athletic career concluded he stood as a record holder and held four medals; two at the 1964 Summer Olympics and two at the 1966 Commonwealth Games. His next challenge would be in the area of academics and career building. Again his desire to win would see him graduate with honors from Yale University with a Masters in Economics. Throughout his career he became an economist, investment banker and entrepreneur. A third aspect of his life where he saw success was in the competitive area of politics which for him spanned fifteen years, from 1981 to 1996, ten of which was spent in Government. Throughout his tenure he held portfolios like Minister of Housing, Minister of Industry and Commerce and culminating as Minister of Finance where he oversaw the flotation of the Trinidad and Tobago dollar. He is a husband, father and has a great love for the environment. Ladies and Gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…Let’s meet Mr. Wendell Mottley