Category Archives: business@islandtime

Are cluster businesses the emerging business model in small economies?

Businesses have evolved over the past 20 years at an alarming rate. There has been massive growth, then downsizing, then retooling, and new the renewed, revised, and evolving entrepreneurship. Business has been changing at such a rate that there are … Continue reading

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Economy suffers from a shortage of safe assets

Amid challenges of a performance decline of its economic viability, Barbados must ask itself some serious questions. This article should help with formulating some of these questions since it says specifically what safe assets are, why they are needed and … Continue reading

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Caribbean Tourism – Are we business ready?

Just today I was doing some work on the computer when a post came in from a friend. It showed a rough day at work; to say they’re picturesque is an understatement. However they got me thinking. During that process … Continue reading

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8 Unusual Ways to Pump Yourself Up Before a Sales Call | Inc.com

When I read the headline, I thought, what could they possibly have come up with this time. The intrigue worked and got me to reading. The information wasn’t new, but was a great reminder for those who work in sales. … Continue reading

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Using customer service to earn revenue

Do what? I’m sure that you mean sales in terms of earning revenue. Surely your title is mistaken. For many years it has been touted that providing great customer service is key to your business’ success. Yet paying attention to … Continue reading

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The business isles

Business@IslandTime is dedicated to showing that business in the islands are not always laid back, near the beach, sipping coconuts. We actually get to do real business; and not all of it is tourism related. Many people know about the … Continue reading

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How To Get A Small Business Loan Without Collateral – Small Business Blog

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5 Lessons From Commercial-Real-Estate Financing for Entrepreneurs Seeking Funding

This article is bang on target! I’ve seen entrepreneurs who want to go into  business totally unprepared. Their business plans in particular provide little or no clarity as to what they intend to do; yet many are reluctant to hire … Continue reading

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Corporate life can be hard on the feet

When you are at the end of your day, your feet can have you feeling fatigued among other things. This happens for both men and women who are in punishing shoes all day long. Many sacrifice function for style and … Continue reading

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The Caribbean Diet | LIVESTRONG.COM

Livestrong has some pretty good information that they put out. I found this one and thought I’d share it with you. You just may find it useful. Who knows? Enjoy! With a background in hospitality, I kept wondering about how … Continue reading

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