Thursday, June 28, 2007

Teacher tribute

Our teachers have done so much to get us ahead in life, and I often feel at loss of word or gesture to say how much this has meant to me.
Post a comment to say thank you to a super-special teacher in your life.

Monday, June 25, 2007

Great Mentor site: Subscribe for motivation

Young, savvy and ambitious just like you, The CulturalConnect is the mentor from college that you call for advice, the good friend at work who always inspires you and your best friend from home that keeps you up-to-date on everything important happening in your community – all rolled into one Web site and a weekly free e-magazine of your choosing.

Founded in 2005 by three college alums, The CulturalConnect has grown from one weekly e-magazine to four weekly e-magazines, a staff of more than 30 (all under 30) with a readership in over 100 countries. The DesiConnect, The MidEastConnect, The LatinConnect and The AsiaConnect are your weekly injections of success through Read more...

Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Host and be hosted

Not saying don't be careful with online personalities, but some people who use these sites are consistently happy with the results.

From Haiti to Ghana

African hearts return to start firms
By Orla Ryan
Accra, Ghana

BBC: People of African descent return to their continent of origin to set up business.
Marie Claire Rimpel and her family; Marie Claire's daughter wanted to bring the family back to Africa

Haitian cook Marie Claire Rimpel is tired after a long day at her new restaurant, The Caribbean. Serving the best of Caribbean food, the light and modern restaurant - in the heart of Ghana's capital - is a long way from her native Haiti.

Nearly three years in Accra, she is one of several people of African origin who have returned to the continent of their ancestors...
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Sunday, June 17, 2007


A friend is one of the dreamers behind Life Unlimited. They sponsor an award in India to enable people to turn their non-academic dreams into reality.

I post the link to their website in the hope that you'll catch the virus and do something beautiful. Visit the entire site.

Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Books we love

You want to recommend your favourite three books on our favourite subjects: money, career, business, economic development? Please post a comment!

Saturday, June 02, 2007

Gold in farming.

Agriculture, business development, retirement planning, it's all in this interview.
Read here and Post a Comment.

Reminds me of Alexei (the husband) in Anna Karenina.

Previously on UpNaira