Republic Journal

Seeking Development

Given our country’s specific structural weaknesses, particularly our dependence on one sector for growth and our penchant for mismanaging key resources, plans to chart a new course for our nation are continually deliberated. The dialogue generally centres on the challenging, yet necessary goals we have set for our nation, but which unfortunately have proven to be very elusive.

Courageous Leadership

I was hesitant to further add my voice to what is becoming an increasingly widening field of articles, opinions, and experiences about Leadership in the 21st Century – ideas that, while continuing to holding a significant amount of value for up-and-coming and inveterate leaders, tend to be more or less critical reiterations of the same point. The ultimate price of poor leadership is too exorbitant i.e. financially, professionally, and personally.

Strengthening Your Leadership Sixth Sense…of Urgency

If you had to shortlist the attributes that the most successful sports teams, individuals, and franchises have in common – attributes that have lead to their achievements – where would you start?

Leveraging Technology for Social Good

It is possible to change the world with one tweet, one post, or even one share. This may sound like a cliché but the reality is that the internet, social media and other forms of new technology have created the potential for us to amplify our individual voices to a virtually unlimited audience, making it entirely possible for a social good movement to be sparked by a single conversation.

Creating a Business-Friendly Environment

With the precipitous fall in energy revenue over the last four years, from $19 billion in fiscal 2013/14 to $2 billion in 2016/17, the theme of engendering sustainable growth in the domestic economy through diversification, has dominated the national conversation.

Emerging Technology Trends in Banking

Technological innovations in the financial sector are creating new ways for consumers to interact with banks and retailers alike. Despite all the buzz surrounding the disruptive impact of new technologies like blockchain, cloud computing and biometrics, many argue that advancements in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) stand to have the most significant and immediate impact on relationships and interactions between financial institutions and their customers.


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