Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Our Stories

Our Stories

The inspirational stories of Jamaicans in business. Our Stories is intended to highlight and promote the positive in challenging and life-altering experiences.

In this installment of Our Stories, CEO of Romeich Entertainment, Romeich Major, shares how his first-hand experience with poor employer-employee relationships prompted his decision to become his own boss. For many people, Jamaica is pictured as an island paradise –...

In this installment of Our Stories, Jamaican style enthusiast, T’Ka Walters explains why fashion designing is her destiny. For many people, Jamaica is pictured as an island paradise – white sandy beaches, a beautiful and vivacious culture, rich and...

In this installment of Our Stories, entertainment blogger, Wade Haye shared how he started his own blog to satisfy his passion for media and entertainment. For many people, Jamaica is pictured as an island paradise – white sandy beaches,...

And even though, I would receive an excellent review on my performance appraisal and many of my colleagues thought I would be given the role, I was blind-sided by my employers...

This police officer is shaping a new perspective on the Jamaican Police force through his purpose-driven foundation and music career. Constable Ricardo McCalpin, who is assigned to the Community Safety and Security Branch of the Jamaica Constabulary Force, is...

In this installment of Our Stories, we will explore Shavane Daley’s journey to realizing his dream of becoming a music producer. For many people, Jamaica is pictured as an island paradise – white sandy beaches, a beautiful and vivacious...

I carried the pain of my parents' broken relationship and I just could not shake it. It affected me to my core. I also lost confidence in my ability to do well in the university because of the challenges I faced in completing assignments and also the fact that my family was broken and we were living apart from my dad. In spite of it all, I...

I love my job, but I love my daughter far more. If protecting my daughter from COVID means me leaving my work, then...

Photography is like a choice for me in the sense that it is not exactly my “bread and butter”. I’m still a student at the University of the West Indies that is majoring in animations so I am a student first and then I am a free-lance photographer. At times, I wished it was my...

I doubt myself all the time (laughs). The thing is I go through these cycles of self-doubt, like, 'what am I doing with my life?' because, right now, I spend a lot of time at home. I’m at home making jewellery. And with a career like this, it’s not really steady. So, sometimes in the year...