you are British you might think this has something to do with a pub.
Occasionally, you may find leaders in the pub; highly effective leaders
no matter where they are pay particular attention to their employee’s
Personality and Quality of work.
Charlie Adams didn’t dream of being an antiques dealer; indeed he had
loftier pursuits in mind. He wanted to grow up to be a pilot. His father
was living in Jamaica in the 1960s and made his first trip to Grand
Cayman in 1964.
When Alan Silverman and his partner Laura started Al La Kebab they knew
they had to be 120 per cent committed; otherwise it was never going to
An allure of entrepreneurship is knowing that you’re out on your own,
with nobody to issue commands or siphon off your hard-won profits.
Competing against major hotel brands and big accounting and law firms,
small- and mid-sized businesses in Cayman hold their own, despite
challenges due to more limited financial and human capital.
It’s obvious that the entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in the Cayman Islands, which boasts thousands of small businesses. Some are new ventures and some have become local traditions.
Especially with small businesses, limited company resources mean owners
really only have two choices: be an expert in production, sales,
management, customer service, IT, legal services, banking, accounting…
Our time-travel abilities in the Way Back machine have us scoping out the new media scene in 2008. One of the new things Facebook had introduced were company-related “fan” pages.
This topic was first presented on March 5th, 2008 to the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman Sunrise. It has been updated for publication in two editions of The Chamber magazine.
As we exit a difficult 2010 and move into 2011 the economic leader
writers seem to have reached consensus on only one fact: that the
forecast remains uncertain. There are certainly encouraging indications
of a potential upturn, but plenty of warning signs remain that we may
not be quite of the woods just yet.
The economic slowdown has made it even more important for organisations
to take steps to effectively recover debts and minimise bad debt
CEOs, CFOs and information technology executives and personnel in large
companies have, or are adopting business intelligence, customer
relationship management and enterprise performance management tools to
produce insight into the business factors affecting performance and to
better comply with evolving regulatory requirements.
In times of economic hardship, irrespective of how long tailed such
downturns may be, simply holding out for better times without thoroughly
examining the fundamentals of your business is fraught with danger.
In this unique economic climate, where the volatility of the global markets is severely impacting all businesses worldwide, management must take decisive action in order to ensure their own business’ survival.
Good risk management is not about having a detailed plan for every
possible scenario and then allowing that beautifully crafted and no
doubt expertly bound binder to collect dust in the bottom drawer.
This time of year, it’s often dark by the time we leave our offices.
This, together with planning for the New Year, makes it a great time to
review the security practices at your workplace.