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TIME TO THINK
Dictate or persuade

As I have covered before in these “Time To Think” articles, having excellent communication skills is most important in becoming successful in life, across the board. Now today I’d like

It will be difficult

Just to repeat what I have relayed to you my valued readers again and again, to be successful one sets a series of goals and objectives, both short term and

The science of selling

There is a well-known saying which I am sure most of my valued readers have heard over and over again and it goes like this ‘Nothing happens until someone sells

Talk is cheap

The phrase which is the title of todays’ article, which incidently I am sure I have used before ‘Talk is Cheap’ is indeed a well-known saying. It depicts a person

How to deal with nasty people

I once asked the question of my students at a seminar which I was facilitating for a large commercial organization in the Caribbean, ‘How would you respond if someone in

Incentives versus threats

As all of my regular readers will be fully aware of, as I have stated repeatedly in these articles over the years, everything in life is a matter of choice

Contentment is the key

I listened to an extremely interesting discussion recently on TV; the subject was the ever present plague of drug addiction in the U.S. and of course in other countries around

Success is simple

The title of today’s article is actually the same title as my first book, which was originally published by Cornerstone Library a subsidiary of Simon & Schuster. It has recently

Never forget your manners

One thing which I really can’t stand are hypocrites, phonies of any kind, the kind of people who act in a certain manner - being on their best behavior and

REEL TO REAL
‘Captain Marvel’ is fun, relatively light and entertaining

“Captain Marvel” (Rated T) Cast: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Jude Law, Ben Mendelsohn Genre: Fantasy/Science fiction Dwight’s rating: 2.5 Stars (out of four) “You Go Girl!” That could have been the title here, or at

To borrow Madea’s words – ‘Halleluyerr! Halleluyerr! Halleluyerr!’

A Madea Family Funeral (Rated T) Cast: Tyler Perry, Patrice Lovely, Cassi Davis, Rome Flynn Genre: Comedy Dwight’s rating: “Halleluyerr!” It’s finally over! Tyler Perry has decided to put Madea (and us) out of her miserable

Dwight’s Oscar scorecard: Two big ones wrong – but the biggest one right!

As predicted, there were bound to be some surprises this past Sunday at the 91st annual Academy Awards, honoring the best in movies from 2018. And I got most of my

Oscar predictions 2019

As a genre, suspense and mystery films have been in a bit of a rut — and for a while now. Despite this, mystery/suspense must be the underlying theme for

‘What Men Want’ squanders its potential

“What Men Want” (Rated C) Cast: Taraji P. Henson, Aldis Hodge, Erykah Badu, Tracy Morgan Genre: Comedy, fantasy/romance Dwight’s rating: It’s exactly what you would expect! If you were expecting the new romantic comedy/fantasy, “What

Strong performances highlight two of this year’s most nominated films

They are two of the most nominated films for this year’s Academy Awards. “The Favourite”, the historical period comedy, scored a leading 10 nominations (tied with “Roma”) and “Vice”, about former

‘Glass’ is symbolic of the best and (mainly) the worst of Shyamalan

“Glass” (Rated T) Cast: James McAvoy, Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Sarah Paulson Genre: Sci-Fi/Fantasy thriller, Dwight’s rating: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age

‘Green Book’ is possibly the best movie of 2018

“Green Book” (U.S. rated PG-13) Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini Genre: Comedy/drama Dwight’s rating:  “Based on a true story!” and “Inspired by true events!” More now than seemingly ever before, these are

‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ will leave you wondering, pondering and contemplating

If Beale Street Could Talk (Rated C) Cast: Stephan James, Kiki Layne, Regina King Genre: Crime drama/Romance Dwight’s rating: Beale Street in Downtown Memphis, Tennessee, has come to be known as the home of

SWEAT THERAPY
Create better habits

Who are you doing it for? Is this an act of self-gratification, self-fulfillment, self-upliftment, or is this an act to please the people around you? We have to make sure that

The difference between a challenge and a lifestyle change  

You’ve been doing exceedingly well for the last few weeks, and everything’s going as planned. You’ve adjusted your eating, your workouts are consistent, and you’re motivating the people around you

Let’s talk about health

Is the discussion of health and wellness in this country taboo? It seems as if we are adamant on discussing and taking other aspects of our lives seriously, but when

The festive season is about to commence, stay the course

It’s that time of year again – and it starts with the Thanksgiving soirées at the office, then it trickles on to the elaborate Thanksgiving spreads at friends and family’s

Stop the self-sabotage

It’s time to start the action after the discussion. There’s an adage, that we do a whole lot of talking and not a lot of action. I’ve found this to

Time to put the excuses aside

Why aren’t you taking your health seriously? On a daily basis, people make the wrong food choices for a number of reasons - whether it’s lack of time, not knowing

In one week, you can change the very outcome of your long-term health

What’s possible in a week? If you dedicate seven days to the achievement of one goal, how ambitious could you make this goal? I’ve addressed the importance of time and how

Break out of your comfort zone

Is your comfort zone forcing you to stay stagnant? I’ve been a fitness professional for over nine years and a part of the impressive degrees of people’s progression for a lengthy

Focus on realistic goals and approaches

Let’s do a test – close your eyes and repeat “no” to yourself for 30 seconds. What type of feeling do you have now? Chances are you’re tense and unmotivated. But