Caribbean Mentors is a podcast for Caribbean people or persons interested in Caribbean businesses and the people behind them. Every Monday Joel Millington would be interviewing industry experts from the Caribbean as they highlight their journey. If you are looking for inspiration, motivation and advice from persons who are from the Caribbean then this podcast delivers.
CMP 113: Harness the Power of Your Team; featuring Gabriel Faria - CEO T&T Chamber of Industry and Commerce
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor has a varied and extensive career. He’s a former managing director at Guardian Media Ltd and also held key positions at Carib Brewery Ltd, Angostura Holdings Ltd, SM Jaleel & Co Ltd, Neal and Massy Trinidad Ltd, T Geddes Grant Ltd and Mecalfab Ltd. Today he serves as the CEO of the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Commerce. Ladies and gentlemen Mr. Gabriel Faria.
Grew up in Besson Street, Port of Spain Attended Bethlehem Boy's RC and Queens Royal College Taught Accounts and English out of school Started a business buying and selling cars Advice - Be open to learning Have a clear understanding of what you don't know Leadership is not about knowing the answers Leadership is about human resources and emotional intelligence Perfomance is the only measure for advancement Super Over
Stop saying "I Know" Clarity of Vision; Sharpness of Focus Most Rewarding - Competing Globally Success - Giving back Book - Good to Great and Shoe Dog Alternate Career - Teaching Favorite Song
CMP 112: You Are Who You Are; featuring Golda Lee Bruce - Deputy Head of News at CNC3
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is a communicator with a passion for telling Caribbean stories. She’s also on a mission to use her voice to encourage and inspire the world.
Today she is the Deputy Head of News at CNC3 a division of Guardian Media Limited
Ladies and gentlemen…please enjoy the conversation with Ms. Golda Lee Bruce.
Grew up in Diego Martin (Trinidad) Mom has a PhD but never pressured her educationally Wanted to do International Relations but got into Media in UWI Mona Got a job at CNC3 and built her career there Advice - Find something that you're good at and work hard at it Write down the vision for your life Be teachable and willing to learn Don't be defined by one thing Opportunities are often disguised as failure Super Over
Learn to Fail Relax Most Rewarding - Motherhood Success - Being in the Arena Book - Daring Greatly Singing Favorite Artist
Great is Thy Faithfulness
CMP 111: Let Your Work be Your Recommendation; featuring Professor Dr. Eudine Barriteau - Principal of UWI Cave Hill
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor has over 30 years experience as a Caribbean scholar and Senior University administrator. She was the first woman at UWI to be appointed Campus Coordinator in the School for Graduate Studies and Research and the second woman to be appointed Deputy Principal at the Cave Hill Campus. Today she serves as the Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the UWI Cave Hill Campus.
Ladies and gentlemen…Professor Dr. Eudine Barriteau.
Dr. Barriteau's Background
Was born in Grenada Moved to Barbados with her mother Developed a love for reading at an early age Got a job at a printing company First in her family to attend university First job was as a teacher at 17 years Resigned the teaching job to pursue her degree Got scholarships to do her Masters and PhD Advice - What you say to young people can motivate or crush them Do your very best at whatever you're doing Set goals in whatever job you're in at the moment Respect your income (save, invest and give back) Super Over
Worry Less Opportunites Fair and just and believe in creating opportunities Recommended Book - Dreaming to Some Purpose Birth of her Son Curiosity Favorite Artist
CMP 110: Every Disappointment has Multiple Seeds of Rewards; featuring Sheldon Powell - CEO of The Billionaires' League
Our special guest is a young entrepreneur who is on a mission to empower a new generation of investors by giving everyone the opportunity to be financially free. He is the founder and CEO of The Billionaires League. An app that identifies changes on the global stock markets and gives insights into some of the world’s wealthiest billionaires in real time.
Ladies and gentlemen…let’s meet… Mr. Sheldon Powell
Grew up in an orphanage Got adopted. Childhood was difficult Started working as a mechanic at age thirteen Got a job at a printing company Didn't get to go to college Started researching and investing in the financial markets at an early age Formed The Billionaires' League Advice - It's good to cry Tell yourself, better is coming Find the lessons in disappointments When pitching to investors focus on what's your Value Proposition Favorite Song
Eminem - Lose Yourself
CMP 109: Get Yourself Ready First; featuring Georgina Terry - MD of BPD Associates Ltd
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is the Managing Director of Business & People Development Associates Limited.
With over 20 years of outstanding results, delivery and experience, she uses her skills and knowledge globally to help people achieve previously unrealized business and personal goals.
She is the author of the best-selling book ‘The Amazing Race to Entrepreneurial Freedom’ and is considered to be a Passions to Profitability Expert.
Grew up in London Accountant by profession Met some consultants and decided to pursue the field Came to Trinidad on a project and decided to stay Couldn't find an adequate job so decided to start a business Georgina's Business - Business and People Development Associates Limited Advice - You must be able to speak about your business Listen to your Market You must have passion and be resourceful Tap into your personal network You business is new but you are not new People listen to benefits Favorite Song
Just Fine - Mary J Blige
CMP 108: The Seeds You Sow; featuring Ethan Quant - Certified Corporate Wellness Specialist
Our special guest is an entrepreneur who started his business after personally changing his body and mindset to be healthier. In 2014 he won the Mr. Bahamas Men’s Physique. Today he is Certified Corporate Wellness Specialist, a Certified Health and Lifestyle Coach and Speaker.
Ladies and gentlemen…let’s meet… Mr. Ethan Quant
Grew up in Bahamas Attended the University of Bahamas and studied Marketing Opened a Mortgage Brokage Firm Was overweigth at the time and wanted a life-style change Got into fitness and got passionate about it Sold the Brokage and started his Fitness and Wellness Consultancy company Advice - The better you feel, the better you look, the better you perform Meet clients where they are What steps can you take today towards your goal Tap into your personal network Always follow up with clients until they tell you not to anymore You must invest in your personal brand Embrace Social Media Favorite Song
Everyday I'm Hustlin