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Unapologetically Caribbean, Carry On Friends The Caribbean American Podcast is where you'll find fresh, funny, inspiring stories and perspectives on culture, heritage, career, entrepreneurship and everyday life that make up the Caribbean American experience.
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Give Thanks

Give Thanks

2019-11-2600:13:14

Give Thanks! It's easy to give thanks for when things are going great but what about when opportunities pass you by or when there's tragedy? Listen to me share what I'm thankful for - even when things are challenging. I also share the one thing I do to make time for moments of gratitude. Shop Carry On FriendsOn Social @carryonfriends - Twitter | Instagram | FacebookEnjoyed the show? Please remember to leave a rating and review in Apple Podcasts.  A Breadfruit Media Production: Twitter |InstagramSupport the show
Haitian American Gaelle Mair has been in the recruiting industry for over 10 years. She is  CEO of Ucare Staffing, a company that specializes in direct hire staffing solutions while giving back to the community. In this episode she discussed how to leverage a recruiter in your job search as well as other tips and strategies during the job search process. Connect with Gaelle - Website | Linkedin Shop Carry On FriendsOn Social @carryonfriends - Twitter | Instagram | FacebookEnjoyed the show? Please remember to leave a rating and review in Apple Podcasts.  A Breadfruit Media Production: Twitter |InstagramSupport the show
Barbadian American, Nic Campbell is the founder of Build Up Advisory Group; a firm that specializes in improving governance, grant making, and organizational design for philanthropies, and nonprofit organizations. In this episode, Nic talks about starting, maintaining and supporting non-profits. Some key points include: Things to consider before starting a non-profit.What makes a non-profit a non-profit.The difference between a non-profit and social entrepreneurship.The importance of organizational structure and governance.Connect with Nic on Twitter Shop Carry On FriendsOn Social @carryonfriends - Twitter | Instagram | FacebookEnjoyed the show? Please remember to leave a rating and review in Apple Podcasts.  A Breadfruit Media Production: Twitter |InstagramSupport the show
Bahamian American Monique Russell MSC is an International Teacher, and Executive Communications Coach based in Atlanta, GA where she teaches effective communication strategies. Monique believes that knowing how to communicate confidently begins from the inside. Resources:The Carry On Friends Journal Giveaway (The first 4 people to email hello@carryonfriends.com will get one of the journals)DiSC AssessmentCOF Episode 117: Understand who You are to develop Confidence.  Key takeaways: Start where you can get in to start developing your emotional intelligence, building self awareness by using the  journal, or the DISC assessment.Communication and Emotional intelligence starts at home. What we bring into work is based on what we've absorbed, observed and absorbed at home and subconsciously unconsciously bring some of these behaviors at work.If you want to truly be a manager at work, you have to do people development, and people development starts with you. If you can't develop yourself, you cannot develop other people. Support Carry On FriendsShop Carry On Friends On Social @carryonfriends - Twitter | Instagram | FacebookEnjoyed the show? Please remember to leave a rating and review in Apple Podcasts.   A Breadfruit Media Production: Twitter |InstagramSupport the show
In this episode Haitian American entertainment lawyer and dance law commentator Merlyne Jean-Louis Esq. and Mikelah Rose of Style & Vibes discuss what U.S. law protects and doesn't protect when it comes to Caribbean Choreography or Dance moves.  Support Carry On FriendsShop Carry On Friends On Social @carryonfriends - Twitter | Instagram | FacebookEnjoyed the show? Please remember to leave a rating and review in Apple Podcasts.   A Breadfruit Media Production: Twitter |InstagramSupport the show
A Necessary Check-in

A Necessary Check-in

2019-09-1700:14:25

We’re about to hit the 4th quarter of 2019 and I wanted to do this check-in before the year ends because we’ve covered a lot of important content the last couple months. Mentioned in this episode:Support Carry On FriendsI'm pleased to announce that you can now donate to Carry On Friends whether one-time or monthly. Donations can be made via glow.fm/carryonfriendsOur popular T-shirts can also be purchased at carryonfriends.com/shop Key EpisodesEp. 116: The Facts about the Census with Keshia Morris Ep. 117: Understanding Who you are to develop confidence with Mark Anthony Hill.Ep. 119: Barrel Stories: Migration and Family Separation.   Submit questions for part 2 of my conversation with artist Mark Anthony Hill. Or email hello@carryonfriends.com On Social @carryonfriends - Twitter | Instagram | FacebookEnjoyed the show? Please remember to leave a rating and review in Apple Podcasts.   A Breadfruit Media Production: Twitter |InstagramSupport the show
Filmmaker, Meschida Philip; Award Winning Journalist, Melissa Noel; and Multimedia Storyteller Lisa Harewood join this episode of the podcast to talk about "Barrel Children" and the effects of migration and family separation in the Caribbean Community.  Visit carryonfriends.com for more details on the resources and references mentioned in this episode.  On Social @carryonfriends - Twitter | Instagram | FacebookEnjoyed the show? Please remember to leave a rating and review in Apple Podcasts.   A Breadfruit Media Production: Twitter |InstagramSupport the show
Success is a Long Game

Success is a Long Game

2019-08-2000:25:43

Success is a long game that requires you to show up regularly and consistently over time. How do you do this? Listen to this episode to find out 4 ways to stay in the long game. Mentioned in episodeMark Anthony Hill interview part 2 - Submit questionsBklyn Caribbean Lit Fest (Sept 6-8) - www.bklyncbeanlitfest.com Support Carry On FriendsShop Carry On Friends On Social @carryonfriends - Twitter | Instagram | FacebookEnjoyed the show? Please remember to leave a rating and review in Apple Podcasts.   A Breadfruit Media Production: Twitter |InstagramSupport the show
Mark Anthony Hill is a Jamaican high school soccer phenom, former Jamaican Bobsledder turned prolific artist.In this episode I talk with Mark about his:Artwork, including his recent collection commemorating the 100 year anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance. Transition from soccer star, to bobsledder to artist We also talked about:Understanding of self to uncover the creative side within and most importantly to develop confidenceParenting and how he parents differently from what traditional Jamaican culture says should be done. (Note, after we recorded the interview, this article was published - Jamaica wants to end beatings, paddling of kids, saying it leads to later violence.)  Support Carry On FriendsShop Carry On Friends On Social @carryonfriends - Twitter | Instagram | FacebookEnjoyed the show? Please remember to leave a rating and review in Apple Podcasts.   A Breadfruit Media Production: Twitter |InstagramSupport the show
Keshia Morris the census and mass incarceration Project Manager for Common Cause, a nonpartisan, grassroots organization dedicated to upholding the core values of American democracy. In this episode of the podcast we discuss the facts about the census and why it is important that our community participates in the census. Keshia specifically answers these questions:What is the census?What does the census impact?What are the impacts of under counting?What is the citizenship question about?Why should we all participate in the census? On Social @carryonfriends - Twitter | Instagram | FacebookEnjoyed the show? Please remember to leave a rating and review in Apple Podcasts.   A Breadfruit Media Production: Twitter |InstagramSupport the show
How many times have you thought to yourself or said out loud “I should've followed my mind!”Our Instincts give us clues all the time. but why don’t we do it more often?When it comes to following yuh mind, it takes bravery, courage, practice, trust, conviction and vulnerability. This episode was inspired by my interview on the podcast "This Woman Can Interview Janice Sutherland".  Support Carry On FriendsShop Carry On Friends On Social @carryonfriends - Twitter | Instagram | FacebookEnjoyed the show? Please remember to leave a rating and review in Apple Podcasts.  A Breadfruit Media Production: Twitter |InstagramSupport the show
Here’s a story that you won’t see on HGTV. Janice Sutherland was born in the UK to an Antiguan mother.  She moved back to the island where she worked her way to become the first woman CEO of a telecommunications company in the Caribbean. Among other entrepreneurial pursuits, Janice and is now doing executive leadership development for women in management or wanting to get to the C suite. We spent the first half of the conversation discussing her decision to move from the UK back to Antigua, the process involved, how she became the first woman CEO of Digicel, Antigua & Barbuda and the gap she recognized that lead her to her current role to Executive Coaching for Women.  On Social @carryonfriends - Twitter | Instagram | FacebookEnjoyed the show? Please remember to leave a rating and review in Apple Podcasts.  A Breadfruit Media Production: Twitter |InstagramSupport the show
“We have the power to make changes especially health changes for ourselves and those to come.” ~ Anim AwehHaitian American, Anim Aweh is a licensed clinical social worker and health educator. In today's episode we discuss:Tackling stress at work, toxic work environments and managing side hustles on top of that.Strategies to combat stress, burnout and other experiences at work.  On Social @carryonfriends - Twitter | Instagram | FacebookEnjoyed the show? Please remember to leave a rating and review in Apple Podcasts.  A Breadfruit Media Production: Twitter |InstagramSupport the show
In this episode I share my experience of being intentional about rest and restoration. CITE SummitIn celebration of National Caribbean American Heritage Month CITE (Caribbean’s in Tech and Entrepreneurship) is hosting their 3rd annual celebration. This year we will be hosting a one-day immersive experience called CITE Summit in NYC on June 8th.Purchase your ticket on Eventbrite and use coupon code "Kerry" to get 20% off your ticket. Visit citesummit.com for more details.  On Social@carryonfriends - Twitter | Instagram | FacebookEnjoyed the show? Please remember to leave a rating and review in Apple Podcasts.  A Breadfruit Media Production: Twitter |Instagram Support the show
The Caribbean is made of of 30 countries; 13 are sovereign states and 17 are territories of other countries:France (3)Netherland (7)United Kingdom (5)United States (2)In this episode, guests, Ashlee, Cory & Jamie represent the 2 US Commonwealth countries - Puerto Rico & U.S. Virgin Islands which includes the islands of St. Croix, St. Thomas, St. John and Water Island. On Social@carryonfriends - Twitter | Instagram | FacebookEnjoyed the show? Please remember to leave a rating and review in Apple Podcasts.  A Breadfruit Media Production: Twitter |Instagram Support the show
Marlon Hill is a Jamaican American corporate lawyer and business strategist based in Miami FL. He is a past president of the Caribbean Bar Association and trustee of The Miami Foundation. He currently serves on the board of directors of the Orange Bowl Committee and Miami Parking Authority. He is one of the advisor/mentors of the Florida Caribbean Students Association. He is presently a candidate for the Miami-Dade County Commission, District 9.In this episode, Marlon shares his personal story that led him to become a candidate for the Miami-Dade County Commission, District 9. He also touched on some important topics including:The key to making impact in our communitiesCaribbean IdentityThe 2020 Census, Public Service;Caribbean Americans & the Political ProcessEntrepreneurshipWays to get involved On SocialMarlon Hill - Twitter@carryonfriends - Twitter | Instagram | FacebookEnjoyed the show? Please remember to leave a rating and review in Apple Podcasts.  A Breadfruit Media Production: Twitter |Instagram Support the show
Haitian American, Bie Aweh Bie is a learning and development professional with a lens for equity and inclusion. Bie has nearly a decade of experience in building sustainable partnerships, designing and facilitating training, fostering long-term professional relationships through meaningful networking opportunities, and driving social change by providing career pathways for underrepresented groups. As a founding team member of HBCU.vc and formerly of Devbootcamp, Bie consults and develops relationships that result in greater access for Black & Latinx populations.In this episode, Bie talks about social capital. What is it? What are some challenges and more importantly how do you build and leverage your social capital?  On Social @carryonfriends - Twitter | Instagram | FacebookEnjoyed the show? Please remember to leave a rating and review in Apple Podcasts.  A Breadfruit Media Production: Twitter |Instagram Support the show
Magaly Colimon-Christopher is a Haitian-American actress, playwright, director and producer. In this episode, she shares why she started Conch Shell Productions, Hear Her Call Theater Festival - featuring new plays by Caribbean American women and the importance of Caribbean American voices in American Theater."We hyphenate our heritage not to separate but to celebrate." About Conch Shell Productions | Support Conch Shell Productions On Social @carryonfriends - Twitter | Instagram | FacebookEnjoyed the show? Please remember to leave a rating and review in Apple Podcasts.  A Breadfruit Media Production: Twitter |Instagram Support the show
The first show of Buju Banton's highly anticipated #LWTFConcert in Jamaica lived up to the hype.In this episode, let's look at the concert's cultural importance in light of Kingston's UNESCO designation as a Creative City and UNESCO's Designation of Reggae as a Global Treasure. Plus some lesson's that I've personally learned from the concert.  On Social @carryonfriends - Twitter | Instagram | FacebookEnjoyed the show? Please remember to leave a rating and review in Apple Podcasts.  A Breadfruit Media Production: Twitter |Instagram Support the show
Gimme a break

Gimme a break

2019-03-0500:12:03

In this episode:2019 Listener Survey - carryonfriends.com/survey: Please take about 15 minutes to complete our listener survey. Getting your input and feedback is an important element in the growth of the show. The first quarter of 2019 is almost over and there are plenty of signs of burnout aka "pop dung." In this episode I talk about some signs of burnout and how to address them based on what's best for you. On Social @carryonfriends - Twitter | Instagram | FacebookEnjoyed the show? Please remember to leave a rating and review in Apple Podcasts.  A Breadfruit Media Production: Twitter |Instagram Support the show
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Sochel Shibira

Apr 17th
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Sochel Shibira

omggg yes!

Apr 17th
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Sochel Shibira

This was so wonderful and refreshing being Trinidadian American everything resonated with me

Apr 17th
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