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Tim Cook’s Commencement Speech at George Washington University Is A Must Watch (Video)

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook delivered the commencement speech at George Washington University this Sunday, and boy did he nail it! From sharing jokes about Android to revealing wise lessons he learned along the way, Tim Cook proved once again how much of an…

16 Ways To Explain Our Love-Hate Relationship With Tequila

Tequila and I share a special relationship. It’s not quite as relaxing as a glass of wine, and it’s not quite as cliché as vodka. It’s not as old school as gin, and it’s not quite as standard as a…

Science Agrees: You’re Born A Winner, You’re Born Unique, It’s All About Maintaining It

Yup, you heard that right, you’re a winner even before you’re born. Quite a wonderful thought to wake up to and live by. But hey, we’re not here to just make up some bulls**t that will make you feel good,…

The 10 People From College You’ll Never Speak To Again Once You Graduate

There are few things more liberating than sitting surrounded by a crowd of your peers on graduation day. It’s not only the fact that you’ve completed a degree, but it is also a consummation of all your memories. It’s a…

These 22 Crazy Quotes About Elon Musk Will Make You Understand Why He Is Insanely Succesful

Ashlee Vance’s new book, “Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX and the Quest for a Fantastic Future,” is sure to make a hit and sell out in a matter of minutes! Why? We’re talking about a chronicling of the life of one…

Miss Independent: 3 Reasons I’m Grateful I Paid For College By Myself

I was very lucky to grow up not having to worry about money. Both of my parents worked full-time to support the family. We lived comfortably, and we had everything we needed. My parents were strong believers in not raising…

Mom Knows Best: 4 Times Your Mother Was And Still Is Always Right

I hate to even admit it, but my mom is usually right. From the time I was a young child to the present, my mom has been correct on most occasions. There have been plenty of fights, tears and laughter in…

Azza Al Mughairy: The Emirati Role Model Shining At Saadiyat Beach Club

She is young, ambitious, determined and successful. Her path took her across industries, from being a TV reporter to leaving banking to become a brand ambassador. She is passionate about her work and unstoppable when it comes to fulfilling her…

The Difference Between Successful People And Unsuccessful People (Infographic)

Success is not the product of chance or the fruit of luck, it’s the outcome of hustle, grind and hard work. The good thing is, small habits over time can make you or break you, and the sooner you start incorporating…

Developing Africa’s Future Entrepreneurs Through The Global Scholars Program

About GSP The Global Scholars Program (GSP) at African Leadership Academy is an intensive, nineteen-day, summer youth camp for a select group of secondary school students from across the world.  Built around ALA’s unique Entrepreneurial Leadership and African studies curriculum,…

Alibaba’s Jack Ma On Persistence: I Was Rejected From Harvard 10 Times (Video)

Alibaba’s founder and CEO is the perfect example for persistence and determination. From learning English a decade ago through giving free tours to tourists, to his rejection from KFC when he applied to work there, Jack Ma’s story is an inspiration…

Welcome To The Real World: 5 Signs You’re Ready To Flip Your Tassel To The Left

During my freshman year at Michigan State, I wouldn’t have been able to imagine being excited to graduate college. In fact, you probably would have found me at a frat party, red solo cup in hand, squealing about how, “I never want…

4 Reasons Why Nostalgia Is Actually Advantageous To Your Well-Being

What a wonderful life I’ve had! I only wish I’d realized it sooner. — Sidonie Gabrielle Colette People often vocalize how they should abstain from living in the past. To some degree, I agree with them. Your heart and soul should…

Every Stressed College Student: Stop and Read This Now

Before you read this, take a moment. Make a list of 5 things (simple things) you are grateful for. Ready, go. Now read: Dear fellow academians, nerdy engineers, hopeful future doctors, lawyers, movers, and shakers of the world, college students…

Elon Musk’s Wife On What It Takes To Become A Billionaire

Justine Musk, Elon Musk’s first wife, gave a kickass response on Quora to someone who asked “Will I become a billionaire if I am determined to be one and put in all the necessary work required?”. If you were Elon Musk’s…

Poetry Is People Watching In An Airport

“Then a text message comes. You look down to see who is trying to reach out before you’re unreachable. Then you get further distracted and check your email. You look on social media and get lost between what’s happening in…

Why The ‘5 Reasons We Can’t Handle Marriage Anymore’ Is Literally Bulls*it

Anthony D’Ambrosio is a 29 year old sex and relationship columnist who recently published an article titled ‘5 Reasons We Can’t Handle Marriage Anymore.’ He and I are the same age until May 29th, when I turn the big 3-0….

The Art Of Selfies: Kendall Jenner Exposes Secrets To Taking Good Selfies (Video)

The art of the selfie is something vert few can master. From taking 90 photos to trying all the possible poses you can ever imagine, finding that perfect shot is much of a struggle. But who else to give you some tips…

Mohamed Al Hashmi: The Emirati Car Designer Who Wants To Build The Next Gen Supercars

How do you differentiate yourself in the UAE when all your friends are driving a Bentley, a Ferrari or a Lamborghini? Simple, you customise and build your own car. A concept car to be more precise, and the man for…

7 Life Lessons We Can Learn From Children

When each of us come into the world – we are a blank slate. We have the amazing ability to be formed and molded by our surroundings and the people who influence us in the most important of times. As…