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CNN and our rose tinted shades

Juliet Asante | Posted 01.17.2017 | World
Juliet Asante

#CNNGetItRight was trending recently after the just ended elections in Ghana. Africans and I guess the world, suddenly seemed to have the rotten egg o...

Why Leadership Is All About Communication

Juliet Asante | Posted 09.19.2016 | HuffPost Home
Juliet Asante

I remember my first day in persuasion class. The lecturer played back to us one of the most famous speeches of Abraham Lincoln to troops in an open field - Standing tall, with shoulders pulled back and hands held behind his back to show a confident carriage, Abraham moved steadily amongst the troops, eyes steadily connecting with individuals, voice on a steady octave.

The Galloping Film Industry In Africa

Juliet Asante | Posted 08.19.2016 | HuffPost Home
Juliet Asante

Independent filmmakers globally continue to face huge challenges, mainly in access to funding and distribution opportunities. In specific relation to Africa, led by Nigeria, West Africa commands the second largest film market globally.

An international film festival hits Ghana - BSIFF

Juliet Asante | Posted 01.30.2017 | World
Juliet Asante

Let us just focus on the four key things that a healthy film industry brings to a country... Film is a cultural diplomacy tool. Look around you and ...

Why Are You Wasting Your Time in the Classroom?

Juliet Asante | Posted 09.22.2016 | Education
Juliet Asante

Many of these educational systems that are progressive, attempt to, one, incorporate an individual's learning trajectory with their core capacity to process information, and two, to marry soft education with hard education.

Why Education Prepares us to Fail

Juliet Asante | Posted 08.27.2016 | World
Juliet Asante

Ghanians are smart people. Ghanians continue to excel all over the world, even under the most trying conditions and with the worst of starts. Recently a gentleman of Ghanaian decent, preparing to go to college, was accepted in all the major ivy leagues schools in the United States.

As Greece Struggles to Remain in the Eurozone, What Lessons Can Ghana Take

Juliet Asante | Posted 07.13.2016 | World
Juliet Asante

As Greece teeters on making history, whether it stays within or exits the Eurozone and what may follow, its many lessons are out there for us to potentially learn from.

Do Men Make Better Friends Than Women?

Juliet Asante | Posted 06.27.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Juliet Asante

This is a subject I have flirted with for decades. Growing up, I was considered a tomboy who enjoyed the company of my male friends more than my femal...

The Mind of a Generation -- Why Christmas Day Was Such a Sad Day for Me!

Juliet Asante | Posted 02.27.2015 | Impact
Juliet Asante

It may be my writing sense that has always made me notice and feel the little things that no one else seems to pay attention to; very often, to my own annoyance and to the exasperation of others.

How Does a Film Industry in Nigeria Still Break All the Rules?

Juliet Asante | Posted 06.10.2014 | Entertainment
Juliet Asante

I am a gal torn between two worlds! Literally! Last week, I was at the Sundance gala in NYC that honored Glenn Close. The theme of the gala was 'Here ...

The United States Should Be Very Afraid of Ghana

Juliet Asante | Posted 07.12.2014 | Sports
Juliet Asante

What do we make of Ghana's friendly play with South Korea in Miami just before the World Cup? Is Ghana hoping to intimidate the United States by playing ball right in its backyard?

Is Creating Economic Opportunity for Women a Lie? Why This Egg Is Going Bad Fast!

Juliet Asante | Posted 06.07.2014 | Impact
Juliet Asante

It is not rocket science to deduce that on a continent that has an abundance of natural resources, but highly challenged with human resources, the first focus of any development policy should be the economic empowerment of women! No, this is not a cliché. It is a life and death situation.

The One Thing You Must Do Before You Die: Be an Entrepreneur

Juliet Asante | Posted 05.10.2014 | Business
Juliet Asante

There is a line in one of Ludacris' song that I really like: "What is a life worth living if it's not on the edge? Why go through life only to arrive ...

Lessons From an Entrepreneur

Juliet Asante | Posted 04.27.2014 | Business
Juliet Asante

Alas, as the boss, there are lines you do not cross.

3 Important Steps to Mastering the African Terrain as an Entrepreneur

Juliet Asante | Posted 07.16.2013 | Business
Juliet Asante

This article is a continuation of a previous article. In that article, I focused on the languages of Africa, the profile of the population, and the tr...