DCSX and Vertex Host The Investment Conference of the Year!

The Dutch Caribbean Securities Exchange (DCSX) in collaboration with Vertex Investments NV is pleased to be hosting an Investment Conference like no other. The Investment Conference is dubbed “Roadmap to Market Proficiency” and will be held on Thursday, November 23, 2017 at Curacao Maritime Institute starting at 3:30pm.   We are honored to have as […]

Ministry Of Economic Development: “Business Boost Training Starts”

WILLEMSTAD – The Ministry of Economic Development has been funding the incentive program Boost Business since 2014. The second cycle of Business Boost was officially opened on June 27 the Minister of Economic Development Eugene Rhuggenaath. On Wednesday, August 24th, the training for Level 1 was launched. Business Boost is a program aimed at capacity […]

The Art of Selling : Branding Through Visuals

The Business Basic presents the art of selling : branding through visuals Build more selling opportunities by up-scaling your graphic design knowledge and skills. Join these 5 meetups and : *Learn the basics of sales & marketing * Master effective time management for communication * Gain insight the different design programs * Create business advantages […]

Here are 10 daily habits that could make you a millionaire

Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them. You have to pay the cost if you want to be the boss. The cost is discipline. No leader can achieve success without a […]

A Synthetic Overview of the Collaborative Economy

The collaborative economy has been fast growing in recent years, and understanding its growth has been a challenge. However, what some may be unaware of is that there is a helpful guide to the collaborative economy, written by Michel Bauwens and others, which was produced in 2012. Bauwens reported that it was a team effort […]

Waarom Papiaments leren op Curaçao een must is

Nog voordat ik vertrok naar Curaçao, waren de studieboeken Papiaments al binnen en besteedde ik ieder vrij moment aan het bestuderen ervan in de bibliotheek. Ik moest en zou Papiaments leren. Maar waarom? Op Curaçao wordt toch ‘gewoon’ Nederlands gesproken? En de meeste Nederlanders die naar Curaçao emigreren redden het toch prima zonder het leren […]

Why Single-Tasking Is the New Multitasking

In our busy and hectic lives, the ability to focus has become more important than ever. Harnessing our attention requires minimizing distraction. And for all of the benefits and efficiencies modern technology brings, digital tools have also become some of our biggest distractions. These distractions fill our days and make us feel busy, but busyness […]

Five Steps to Begin Networking for Business Success

There’s a saying to get ahead ‘It’s not what you know but who you know‘ and when building a new business ‘It’s how many people get to know you‘. Recently the term ‘white privilege‘ has been bandied about more than ever. It refers to many things but clearly to opportunities one has to achieve success […]

7 steps to take when your audience stops growing

It happens to even the best marketers. No matter how good your content is, how wide your audience has grown, or how many best practices you’ve followed, eventually you’ll get to a point where your audience seems to stop growing. You aren’t getting any more social media followers (at least not quickly), your readership has […]

The magic of motivating employees

I was facilitating a leadership program in Ohio. A manager in the back row raised his hand and said “I have a question I can’t figure out. How do I motivate my people? They don’t do what I tell them to do. “ I get this question all the time, it is the number one […]