When I first heard the term, my mind strayed to the lyrics of Trinidadian Soca Star, Machel Mantano's, 2014 Carnival hit “Like a Boss”. Interestingly, after much reading I was able to find one link between “Like a Boss” and “Superboss” - in both cases the concept speaks to supercharging persons. In the first instance a good party, in the latter turbocharging careers. … [Read more...] about Are you a Superboss?
The Inter-American Development Bank’s Country Office in Trinidad and Tobago has now completed a series of three sessions that provided opportunities to key staff of executing units (on average 80 persons per session) with responsibility for IDB-financed projects to share experiences and knowledge with each other, other public sector stakeholders and with the IDB’s … [Read more...] about Building Leadership for Successful Project Execution
When I was 14 years old, I stood at my window and watched as a young man ran for his life and another young man calmly stood, aimed and shot him to death. They were both under the age of 25. The following year, my best friend, 15 years old, barely made it to his front door before he collapsed. He had stab wounds over his entire body. In that same year, my brother and I … [Read more...] about At-Risk Young Men in the Bahamas: An Endangered Species?