Black Employee Network

I recently joined my company’s Black Employee Network (BEN). BEN is an Employee Affinity Group for employees of Black/African heritage and their supporters. The purpose of the Network is to inspire members to achieve their full potential as committed and motivated employees through informal networking, career advancement, mentoring and social/community opportunities. Even though quite a …

Ayiti Part 2 – La Citadelle – The Haitian Monument!   

The second day of my Haiti trip consisted of a tour to "La Citadelle Henri Christophe" and "Le Palais Sans Souci".La Citadelle  is a large mountain top fortress located on top of the mountain Bonnet L'Eveque. It is designated a UNESCO World Heritage site.My new friends, who I met on the flight to Cap Haitien …

The Reasons why I haven’t given up social media and why you shouldn’t as well.  

I would never forget the time a friend hesitantly told me that I need to dial down my comments on his posts, perhaps they were bordering on a sexual nature. I told him that he can do himself a favour and unfriend me. He stated that would be like turning off the stopcock (no pun …