Caribbean Power Lunch
040: From Passion to Profitability with Georgina Terry Cowan

040: From Passion to Profitability with Georgina Terry Cowan

April 9, 2019
Georgina Terry, FCCA PMP – The Passions to Profitability Expert – is a business and career coach with a difference – a qualified accountant, mentor, change management consultant, local /international inspirational speaker, International Labour Organizational (ILO) certified trainer, Project Management Professional and author of the bestselling book ‘The Amazing Race to Entrepreneurial Freedom’.
 
Before moving to Trinidad in 2001, she worked for The Economist and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Georgina is also on the following boards:
  • Youth Business Trinidad and Tobago,
  • British Caribbean Chamber of Commerce, and
  • Shift! Caribbean.
 
Georgina, who is originally from London, England, is MD of Business & People Development Associates Limited (BPD). BPD provides career and business coaching, cost management and business transformation services to aspiring entrepreneurs and established businesses.
 
In this episode, we discuss:
 
- Georgina's personal journey from Passion to Profitability;
- The Amazing Race to Entrepreneurial Freedom;
- Sales & Marketing vs. Product Perfecting; and
- Remaining Relevant in the rise of Technology.
026 - Doing What You MUST with Nicole Greene

026 - Doing What You MUST with Nicole Greene

November 6, 2018
Nicole Greene is the founder and owner of Dream Life Distributors where she sells exquisite 18K fashion jewellery and genuine sterling silver for the sophisticated and fashion-forward lady.
 
She has been in business since 2003 and has been able to drive its evolution within that 15-year period. Nicole often draws from her natural talent of sincerely connecting with people to ensure they look and feel absolutely fabulous.
 
A proud mother of 3, Nicole also provides coaching and guidance to fellow Mompreneurs, and as discussed in this episode; a budding author.
 
 
In this episode, we discuss:
  • The "Ah ha!" moment that led to Nicole's entrepreneurial endeavours;
  • How work ethic can trump formal education;
  • The gap filled by Dream Life;
  • Genius Innovation in selling - Wine & WhatsApp; and
  • Advice for entrepreneurs - doing what you M.U.S.T.
 
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018 - Small Business 101 with Emma Charles

018 - Small Business 101 with Emma Charles

May 22, 2018
On Caribbean Power Lunch Podcast, we love to talk about going from #IdeaToAction. The inspirational (and sometimes transformational) entrepreneurs we interview always advise budding business owners to JUST GET STARTED.
 
But what about after we have started and proven our concept and want to go official?
 
How do we go about incorporating our business?
 
What measures do we need to put in place to stay out of legal trouble?
 
How do we protect our company's intellectual property from lazy thieves?
 
What about taxes? 😫
 
Consultants? Freelancers?
 
Today, Kevin is joined by Emma Charles, Attorney and Small Business Coach as we discuss:
 
  • Small Business Simplified - How it works,
  • Why incorporate a limited company versus being a sole trader,
  • How to register as a limited company,
  • Important legal contracts to protect your business,
  • Protecting yourself as a freelancer or consultant,
  • Protecting your intellectual property,
  • Emma's secret to success, and
  • One World, One Legal System?
 
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