01 Oct October 6, 2017 – The Recipe John David Mann, Antigua Tourism Minister Asot Michael & Photo Passion David McCammon
John David Mann – Serial Entrepreneur and Co-Author of The Recipe: A Story of Loss, Love, and the Ingredients of Greatness
John David Mann has co-written a new book about greatness call “The Recipe.” It’s another one of his famous stories told through a fable. John was with us before to talk about his bestseller, The Go-Giver, Expanded Edition: A Little Story About a Powerful Business Idea, which sold over 500,000 copies! At 13, he wrote a musical score for Aeschylus’ “Prometheus Bound,” which was later performed at the legendary amphitheater at Epidaurus, Greece, where the play was originally premiered. At 15, he was recipient of the 1969 BMI Awards to Student Composers and several New Jersey State grants for composition. At age 17, John started his own high school! Before turning to business and journalism, he was a successful concert cellist and prize-winning composer. In his twenties and thirties, he founded four companies including a multi-million-dollar sales organization. As an author, John won the Nautilus Award, the Axiom Business Book Award (Gold Medal), and Taiwan’s Golden Book Award for Innovation.
Honorable Asot Michael – Minister of Tourism and Economic Development for Antigua and Barbuda
The Honorable Asot Michael is the Member of the Parliament of Antigua and Barbuda and he is also the Minister of Tourism, Economic Development Investment and Energy under Prime Minister Gaston Browne. In 1997, he was appointed by Honorable Lester Bird, then-Prime Minister, as his Chief of Staff. After that promising start, Mr. Michael was appointed a Government Senator, as well as Minister of State, responsible for Public Works, Communications, Insurance, Energy and St. John’s Development Corporation. He continued in this role until 2001, when he was appointed Minister of Finance and Leader of Government Business in the Senate. today, he is with us to provide an update after Hurricane Irma. His message is simple! Antigua is open for business and ready for your next dream vacation!
David McCammon is a professional photographer and author of “Image Power: Balancing Passion and Profit in Business.” He has spent three decades developing his own photography business, and in his book, he offers insight to those who want to earn a living as photographers without compromising the quality of their work. David discovered photography at an early age. After graduating with a degree in photography from Ryerson University, he found that working in the field could be challenging. Today, David produces a high-quality digital portrait and product photography for numerous businesses. He also earned an M.Ed. degree and has taught photography courses at several colleges and universities.