Glenford Smith
Career and LifeSuccess Strategist | Writer | Motivational Speaker

About Glenford Smith 

Glenford Smith is a Career and LifeSuccess Strategist, Writer, and Motivational Speaker. He focuses on the subjects of Resilience and Strategic Success in the areas of career and business.

His new book is titled From Problems to Power: How to Win Over Worry and Turn Your Obstacles into Opportunities!

He is Career Writer for The Jamaica Gleaner newspaper and is a feature writer for Buzzz Caribbean Lifestyle Magazine. He has also been a writer for Tech News Magazine and The Jamaica Business Journal. He is also a speech writer.

He is the Creator of, and Writer at, the website and blog.

Glenford is featured regularly in the local media where he is interviewed on topics related to career, business, and personal life mastery. These have included:

  • Television Jamaica’s Smile Jamaica and The Susan Show
  • Jamaican Morning with Paula Ann Porter and Allan Magnus on RJR 94 FM
  • Min’ Yuself and Reasoning with Dr. Leachim Semaj on Hot 102 FM
  •  Jamaica Speaks with Professor Trevor Munroe and Donna Scott-Mottley on NewsTalk 93 FM
  • Today with Clyde Williams and Faye Ellington on Hot 102 FM
  • Jumpstart with Rose Bennett-Cooper and Elon Parkinson on Hot 102 FM
  • Business Suite on PBC TV and Bes FM

Glenford was also creator and presenter of the radio programme Motivation at Midnight. This was a one-hour motivational feature during the weekly Saturday night programme Reflections, hosted by Junior Smith on LOVE 101 FM.

He is a member of the Governor General’s “I Believe” Initiative Committee []. The IBI is a values-based Initiative which is developed on the concept that we can ‘use the things that are right with Jamaica to fix the things that are wrong with Jamaica.’

Mr Smith also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Public Broadcasting Corporation of Jamaica (PBCJ).

As a speaker and trainer, Mr. Smith has addressed and worked with a wide range of audiences. These have included corporations, insurance executives, medical professionals, graduate and undergraduate university students and graduates, churches, schools, and members of the national security forces.

He is a graduate of the University of Technology and a former Electrical Engineer at the Jamaica Public Service Company where he was employed for over a decade. In this capacity, in 2003, he earned a merit award and special citation for outstanding performance for his work on the Northern Coastal Highway Improvement Project.

He lives with his wife, Aldith, in Portmore, St. Catherine.

Glenford welcomes your questions and comments.You may email him at

If you are new to Glenford and to ProblemsToPower.Com, it is highly recommended that you read the article ‘The Real Me…Like It Or Not (or Is This Blog For You?)’. It will help you to decide if you are the kind of person who will find this website helpful and beneficial or a waste of your time.