It was Robert Southey who said, “Curses are like chickens. They always come home to roost.” Our curse, in this case of publicized police killings of black men, is the reality and persistent stain of racism.
Commitment is deciding carefully what you want to do, then giving 100 percent, holding nothing back. You give your all to friendship, a task, or something you believe in.
Markida Scotland says there is a seldom discussed form of depression associated with graduating seniors. Some students suddenly feel they are not ready to leave college.
Integrity is living by your highest values. It is being honest and sincere. Integrity helps you listen to your conscience, to do the right thing and to tell the truth.
If you wrote a book titled What’s the Matter With the Virgin Islands?, Chapter One could be “All Benefits are Divisible.”
Steven van Beverhoudt, the Virgin Islands inspector general for more than 26 years, submits his opinion of the independence of the agency and his support of a bill submitted by Sen. Clifford Graham.
Truthfulness is being honest in your words and actions. You don't tell lies even to defend yourself. See the truth for yourself. Don't try to be more that you are to impress others. Be yourself, your true self.
If someone wants to find a model for building an excellent organization and a true team – of any kind – take a look at the 2014-15 U Conn women’s basketball team. You won’t go wrong.
Trustworthiness is being worthy of trust. People can count on you to do your best, to keep your word, and to follow through on your commitments. You do what you say you will do.
Last month, the West Indian Company Limited (WICO) was part of the U.S. Virgin Islands delegation, led by Gov. Kenneth Mapp, at the 2015 Cruise Shipping Miami conference, better known in the industry as Seatrade.