Eliminate Back-to-School hassles with TTschoolpal

Online shopping comes to the rescue of parents dreading traffic, out-of-stock, and high-prices for all the books and supplies their children need.TTschoolpal is an innovative _local_ business that promises to solve a major pain point for parents preparing to send their kids back-to-school: the cost in time, money, and aggravation of procuring eithe...
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Why you may not be saving money at Pricesmart

From the moment they opened, Trinis have been flocking to Pricesmart eager to shop American style without going through Piarco. No wonder, Pricesmart offers members-only snob appeal plus savings. But many Pricesmart customers may not be saving anywhere near what they could at Pricesmart—worse, they may be losing money.  Consider...
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Our Pandemic Finish Line

Imagine running a marathon with no finish line. That's what living through this pandemic feels like. And after enduring all the pain and sacrifices for over a year, not only is there no end in sight, but things are getting worse. There is a difference between managing and leading, and so far the govt has been doing the best they can to manage this ...
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Locals Making it Big in International Jazz

April 30, 2021, is International Jazz day and for all you jazz lovers it's good to know that some of our fellow citizens are making a big impact on the world stage. Courtesy of Nigel Campbell, our local go-to on jazz —especially Caribbean jazz— here are a few Trini-rooted jazz artists who are making it big on the international jazz scene....
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Trini podcasts you should listen to

If you're not already listening to podcasts, here's the rationale for starting, and below you'll find a short list of Trini podcasters you can try.  What is a podcast?  Think of radio —it's audio only — but each "broadcast" is recorded as an episode, and you can listen to any episode whenever you like. Anyone...
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Limin' explained

They say a fish is oblivious to the water it swims in and so might it be with us and liming. It's hard to explain something so ordinary and normal to us, and so we often take the easy way out and tell our international guests (hate the word foreigner) that limin' is hanging out; not like hanging out, but is hanging out. I'v...
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The Secret to a good Valentine's Gift

Valentine's day is coming up and Covid is no excuse for letting it pass by. Guys that would be trouble. You can still do the normal Hallmark card, flowers, and or dinner reservation, but the dinner reservation may not be the same with Covid restrictions especially since you can't even have a glass of wine. So here are three things to...
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Congratulations to our WIN FIVE winner!

 Miguel Ramnanan of Sangre won our WIN FIVE 2020.   He is pictured here with his winnings.  The WIN FIVE was a random giveaway from goodtalkTnT to anyone who answered a question about goodtalkTnT.  Extra entries were awarded for each social media follow and like.    The Prize was $500TT and was open to any legal reside...
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Announcing: The goodtalk WEEKLY WIN!

 Beginning this week, for a limited time, we're rewarding our community with a chance to win a prize from a local business. To win, just like/follow us on social media, or if you've already done that, just share something from the site e.g. a deal, a contest or a poll. The contest begins every Monday and runs through the following Sunday ...
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What Lighthouses and Elections have in common

August 7th is international lighthouse day and Aug 10th 2020 is our national elections day. What does a lighthouse have in common with a country's elections? Perhaps Election Day is a lighthouse for our ship of state. To appreciate this consider the two ways we think of a Lighthouse. The first is distinctly Trini. Nothing past the Lighthouse "Town ...
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What Covid-19 taught us about Managing TnT

Despite the resurgence of COVID-19, the response of the Trinidad & Tobago government was internationally recognised as effective, and while the COVID war won't be won without a vaccine, our government's initial battle strategy was sound. Imagine if the government treated the economic and social issues we face with the same degree of urgency tha...
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Introducing the goodtalkTnT Sales Finder

Would you like an easy way to find out who is having a sale on something you need? Well, we can help. Whether it's a holiday sale, Black Friday sale, end-of-year clearance or going out of business sale, we're helping businesses let you know when they're having a sale, and more importantly, exactly what they're having on sale so you can search for w...
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Who wants more responsibility?

Who wants more responsibility? Are you raising your hand? My guess is that most people won't.  Why is that?  Well because we've come to associate responsibility with a lot of work with no reward. When we think of responsibility we also think of the person who is going to get blamed when things go wrong, and it's interesting that we'r...
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