Guest Podcast

Butterfield Group

Butterfield, officially The Bank of N. T. Butterfield & Son Limited, is a bank founded and based in Bermuda. It provides services to clients from Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey, where its principal banking operations are located, and The Bahamas, Switzerland, Singapore and the United Kingdom, where it offers specialized financial services. Banking services comprise deposit, cash management and lending solutions for individual, business and institutional clients. Wealth management services are composed of trust, private banking, asset management and custody. In Bermuda, the Cayman Islands and Guernsey, Butterfield offers both banking and wealth management. In The Bahamas, Singapore and Switzerland, Butterfield offers select wealth management services. In the UK, Butterfield offers residential property lending. In Jersey, it offers select banking and wealth management services. Butterfield is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and the Bermuda Stock Exchange.


Zuri Darrell — VP Investor Service
Zuri Darrell
Taking stock of your investment portfolio during Covid-19
Part 1
In this first Part, Zuri explains the impact of the Pandemic on your investment portfolio. While markets fluctuated – in some cases wildly – the urge to sell can be powerful – in the desire to prevent further decline. Zuri explains why that is not always a good idea.
Zuri Darrell
Taking stock of your investment portfolio during Covid-19
Part 2
In this second Part, investment expert Zuri, discusses some alternative strategies for the long-term and how to manage the recovery of your investment value.

Stephen Gould – Head of Corporate Banking
Stephen Gould
Part 1
The corporate world has been turned upside down with this Pandemic. Plans – short-term and long-term – have been shelved – if not abandoned completely. Expert guidance may be more than necessary – it may be essential. Steve offers some immediate measures to take, including how the banking industry can help.
Stephen Gould
Part 2
The corporate world has been turned upside down with this Pandemic. Plans – short-term and long-term – have been shelved, if not abandoned completely. Expert guidance may be more than necessary – it may be essential. Steve offers some immediate measures to take including how the banking industry can help.

Dianne Blais, VP Private Banking
Dianne Blais
Part 1
This 3-part Series with financial expert Dianne discusses the various issues to be considered as you approach retirement or thinking about early retirement, and what financial considerations must be addressed. The fact is that if these issues – and they may not all apply to you – are ignored, the consequences in your later years could be dramatic. If you outlive your money the future will be bleak.
Dianne Blais
Part 2
This 3-part Series with financial expert Dianne discusses the various issues to be considered as you approach retirement or thinking about early retirement, and what financial considerations must be addressed. The fact is that if these issues – and they may not all apply to you – are ignored, the consequences in your later years could be dramatic. If you outlive your money the future will be bleak.

Lady Anita Duckworth Bradshaw The Power of Purpose Listen to the wonderful Lady Anita Duckworth-Bradshaw discuss her views on finding the right purpose in our life.


Martha Pitman

Lady Anita Duckworth-Bradshaw is Chief Executive of Powerhouse Global – an organization which creates Global Visibility Platforms for leaders and aspiring leaders. She also set up Powerful Global Women Foundation in 2016. This charity supports women and children from a less privileged background. PGWF has fed over 1000 children and has supported over 400 women since its inception. Lady Anita is also the Publisher of Powerhouse Global magazine.

Lady Anita Duckworth-Bradshaw Listen to the wonderful Lady Anita Duckworth-Bradshaw share her thoughts on how to ensure that the next generation of women can be inspired to great things.


Martha was a counsellor, and then the Executive Director of the Employee Assistance Programme of Bermuda (EAP Bermuda) for fifteen years, which provided counselling services for employees and families of member companies and their families. She retired nine years ago but has recently opened a limited practice as a counsellor/therapist as a holistic wellness centre in Bermuda, providing a wide range of psychological and other evidence-based therapies.

Martha’s primary focus will be helping people find solutions and cope with the emotional impact of change and loss that occurs as we navigate the life-stages, such as retirement, role-conflicts, relationship problems, work-life balance, chronic illness, ageing, divorce, grieving, depression and anxiety.

Martha Pitman
Mental Health and Old People
We all suffer from stress at some point in our life. Sometimes we can get through the trauma easily and quickly, but occasionally it can be more difficult. However, as we get older, some of those events can have a more profound impact – longer and deeper. Martha addresses some of those events and offers some ideas and suggestions on how to overcome them.
Martha Pitman
The Impact of the Pandemic on Older People
Loneliness affects everyone, but more so the elderly. If the family doesn’t come around regularly because of their own commitments, the build-up for the old folks can be depressing. Unfortunately, during turbulent times such as the Covid Pandemic, the added impact of isolation can be devastating. Martha addresses some of the problem areas and how to get through them.

Professor Pete Alexander is a renowned expert in the recognition and resolution of stress in the workplace. He has created over 100 tools and techniques to alleviate stress and overcome self-imposed barriers to personal

Listen to Professor Pete Alexander explain the factors involved with living a stressful life in the workplace.

Bermuda Economic Development Corporation

The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) was established in 1980 as the Bermuda Small Business Development Corporation. This joint venture between Bermuda’s banks and the Government was formed to actively assist the development of a strong, well-managed and prosperous small business sector in Bermuda.

Erica Smith, Executive Director
Impact of Covid-19 on SMEs – Part 1 – Existing Business
In this first Part, Erica discusses the problems associated with the Pandemic for existing businesses – cash flow, staff issues, supplier problems and of course the lack of income for the owners. Having spent years of investing personal money and long hours of worry and frustration, many owners are having to face unprecedented situations. Erica offers some ideas.

Erica Smith, Executive Director
Impact of Covid-19 on SMEs – Part 2 – Starting a new Business
In this second Part, Erica raises some excellent points to consider before plunging into a new business. After perhaps years of planning and saving for this new venture, the impact of this Pandemic can have a catastrophic effect on those plans. The urge to start your own business must be tempered with the stark reality of this “New normal”

Ocean Rock Wellness

Ocean Rock Wellness Ltd., was developed by a small group of healthcare professionals who are passionate about health and wellness. The founders, Dr. Ayesha Peets Talbot, Sabrina Famous and Beth Hollis are excited to share their expertise in living a healthy balanced lifestyle. They have a dynamic integrated approach that can help people of all ages throughout their lifespan. VISION To become a leading holistic healthcare organization in Bermuda that promotes positive lifelong transformations in health and wellness. MISSION Our mission is to help the Bermudian population live a balanced and healthy lifestyle through integrated health care promotion, education, and delivery.

Getting Better Sleep
People of all ages can sometimes find it difficult to get good quality sleep every night. In many cases not getting much sleep at all, is the bigger problem. Your quality of life is impacted – not to mention the “grumpiness” factor. A lack of sleep over a prolonged period of time can accumulate and cause more serious health problems. Here are some things to think about from the medical experts at Ocean Rock Wellness.
Ocean Rock
Healthy Eating on a Budget
We all know that healthy eating should be our everyday routine. Unfortunately, we don’t always stick to that routine. To make matters worse, this Pandemic has caused many people to re-evaluate their eating habits – in many cases due to a lack of food available at the grocery, but in many cases a lack of money is the cause. The medical experts at Ocean Rock offer some practical ideas to blend good eating habits with lower income.
Ocean Rock
Immune Boosting Tips
It has become more evident over the past few years that our immune system plays a major part in our overall health. Certainly, the medical profession has known this for a long time, but it is only recently that the message is getting through to us – the general public. So, now that you have our attention, we are much more receptive to listen to the quality advice from the medical experts at Ocean Rock Wellness.
Ocean Rock
Getting Motivated to Exercise
The folks at Ocean Rock Wellness recognize that we all would like to exercise but sometimes we can’t find the motivation. Let them share some ideas with you.
Ocean Rock
Mindfulness
A simple word but perhaps not a word we all understand. It basically means the ability to bring everyday concerns into a manageable strategy. It requires the need to focus on some simple exercises to assemble various solutions that will personally help you – it’s not complicated once you understand the concept – so listen to the medical experts at Ocean Rock Wellness explain how to focus on workable solutions.
Ocean Rock
Maintaining a Healthy Brain
The folks at Ocean Rock Wellness share some thoughts and ideas about keeping our brain alive and well. Exercising the brain is as important as exercising the body.