Five African Proverbs for Balance

It’s that time of year again when we explore the ancient sage of Africa to find inspiration for business, life and work. This series aims to be helpful on many levels, so this year we are focusing on proverbs that help us tap into good self-worth and self-love for a more balanced 2022! So let’s…

The Covid-19 Debt Trap

In 2019 Covid was already on the move in China. People in other cities around the world however, were more focused on the unfolding US/China Trade War roiling major industries and markets. By this time, their was political showmanship internally in America, underscored by growing domestic divisions. But then came Covid-19: SARS-COV-2, a new coronavirus…

Evolving A Market: Support What Supports You!

It has been a long time since I’ve posted. But rest assured, I am working on the updates. Good things take time, and I am OK with crafting the vision I see. But I want you to be part of that vision. That is why I want to keep you guys posted until rollout. And…

New Year, New Vision

The LelaWinston Blog has come a long way and I want to thank you for joining me on this amazing journey. But as I promised in 2021, the Blog is turning a corner as we move into segmenting the offerings. Lelawinston.com will now feature more think pieces, business news, and genre content (this includes travel,…

Welcome to 2022: Reinvention in Chaos

It’s the start of a new year and businesses, communities and cities everywhere are ready for what 2022 has to offer. Despite the emergence of new variants the world has grown restless of much of the capitulating and start-stop stalling of governments taking their lead from outside of their region on everything from lockdown, mandates…

Empowering the Masses to Move the Economy

Perhaps one of the biggest mistakes of the 21st century has been the disenfranchisement of the common man. The move is gutting societies and leaving them dependent and at times vulnerable to the self-interested political shenanigans of other societies. As the world watches decapitated stock exchanges soar while massive populations flounder in poverty and instability,…

Four Tips for Finding Business Abroad

These days finding the right market for your business might mean taking an international flight. And even if you don’t literally get on a plane you might find yourself negotiating prices for your T-Shirt or Shea Butter business with a merchant from Bangladesh or Ghana. Business has already gone international with multinationals and major corporations…

The Making of a Market

Without even knowing it, Ghana tapped into something that few paid much attention. It was the African American and Afro-Caribbean Heritage traveller and visitor. In 2019 Ghana earned nearly $2 billions USD in one year on itsnacental Year of Return activities. It was the first of its kind, spearheaded by brilliant minds from Africa and…

Sustainable Economies of Scale

While the world continues to try to catch the pace of innovation again, many economies continue to struggle. Large economies are leveraging everything to put their economies back on track as Covid-19 continues its variant ebbs and flows. However, two sectors of the world economy will likely struggle most–decadent economies and developing economies. This is…

Branding for Your Future

According to a 2020 Forbes report, of the 100 most popular brands in the world, Apple, Google and Microsoft ranked in the top spots respectively. What do all of these brands have in common? They are American–regardless of the origin of the founder(s). This means despite all of the US political wrangling in recent years,…

Media Revised: Telling Authentic Stories That Matter

Media continues to grow and change shape. Even the ways in which we use tech has begun to change from the intent of the original developers, and that is good. One of the major issues many people have with modern media today is its inability to tell the whole story. We might credit social media…

Rewriting the Educational Narrative for Growth and Innovation

It is National Education Week in the US, with the current state of education in many parts of the world today in flux. Without doubt, the current system is more than broken given its inability to deliver on value domestically and internationally for many students. A 2019 report by the Federal Reserve Bank of New…