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Five Ways to Juggle a Full-Time Job and Your Startup

Posted by Jawanna Sawalha February 4, 2016 0 Comment

Every ambitious professional, with an entrepreneur’s mindset, dreams about the day they can create their own successful startup. As a matter of fact, 64% of MENA professionals would prefer to have their own business, according to the Entrepreneurship in the Middle East Survey, November 2015. But having a million dollar idea is not the only factor […]

The Easiest Way to Achieve Your Goals This Year

Posted by Roba Assi February 1, 2016 0 Comment

Every one of us has a goal we aspire to achieve. However, we sometimes feel that getting there would be difficult—just thinking about it can be exhausting. But it is foolish to assume that it would be impossible for us to achieve our goals. Here are just a few tips that will help you achieve your […]

5 Simple Steps to Turn a Bad Day at Work Into a Good One

Posted by Juan Kurdi January 6, 2016 1 Comment

No matter how bad you think your day is, you can always turn it around. We’ve all been there; sometimes you just wake up with that obvious “bad mood syndrome”, and everything after that just doesn’t go right. But you know what they say, happiness is a choice. So choose to turn any bad day […]

6 Tips to Help You Hand Over Work Before Your Vacation

Posted by Roba Assi December 7, 2015 0 Comment

As you prepare to unwind and rest after a long, laborious year, it is perfectly normal to panic about the work you have to hand over before your vacation. But no matter how you do it, try to avoid leaving your colleagues with all the chaos. Try these tips to help you get organized before […]

7 Reasons Why Teamwork Is Good for Your Career

Posted by Roba Assi November 16, 2015 0 Comment

Engaging with teams can help you and your colleagues facilitate tasks and reach targets. In fact, half of employers in the Middle East said they are looking for team players, according to the Middle East Job Index survey released in August 2015. What you can do is organize weekly discussions to help you break the […]

Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking in Less Than 5 Minutes

Posted by Roba Assi October 26, 2015 1 Comment

You may have been there before. You feel nervous, your palms sweat, your stomach ties itself into knots. You don’t want to do it. You would rather do anything else than talk in public. Is this you? The fear of public speaking is very real and can be a barrier to career success. However, there are techniques […]

“Surround yourself with people who believe in you and your story.” – Interview With Tarab 3al 7atab

Posted by Roba Assi October 14, 2015 0 Comment

After announcing our collaboration with Jordanian band Tarab 3al 7atab, we chatted to hear about their story and how they ended up doing a cappella music, including their latest song, a remake of Arabic song “Batwannes Beek”. 1. What’s your story? How did you start? Jana: My passion for performance started when I began to speak as a […]

6 Things You Should Know About Juggling Work and School

Posted by Reem Boudraa October 1, 2015 0 Comment

Juggling school and work is no easy deal. As a working student, you have to be ready to adapt to new assignments, unexpected errands, and sudden work crises that need to be addressed immediately. Six years ago, I made the decision to get a Master’s degree while continuing to work a full-time job. Although those […]

3 Simple Secrets to Getting More Out of Your Time

Posted by Tremaine Du Preez September 21, 2015 1 Comment

“How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.”  – Annie Dillard, The Writer’s Life  In my coaching practice I have an unusually high number of clients right now who feel unfulfilled, time constrained and doing what is expected of them rather than what they want to do with their life. […]

“Clear your heart, humble yourself as much as possible” – Interview with Sons of Yusuf

Posted by Roba Assi September 16, 2015 0 Comment

Sons of Yusuf is a Kuwaiti duo composed of brothers Ya’koob and Abdul Rahman Al-Refaie who brought us the wonderful “Still Got a Lot to Go”. We sat down with them to hear more about their story, how they’ve come to be the talented musicians they are today, and the secrets to their success. […]

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