Logo

Business

Time Management Doesn’t Exist

I was having a conversation the other day with a part time coach who just retired from the army and has been told what to do with his time for decades.  While we were conversing he mentioned not being able…

5 Key Success Factors Of Small Businesses Through The Social Media

Every business bases on their unique key success factors and five incredible businesswomen, small business owners, from around the world shared their “secret success recipes” to help out other aspiring entrepreneurs make a difference in their ventures. Meanwhile, nearly every business…

Clients From Hell

Customers: It’s a love, hate relationship.  You can’t always get what you want. I love my clients, but there’s no question that from time to time you will get some bad apples.  Let’s start with the one who pays and…

How to Start-Up in the Nightlife Industry

Product Origins “A one-stop shop for entertainment” Jeremy Fish, Jeff Hanna and Ashwin Singhania met while completing their undergraduate degrees at the University of California Santa Barbara. After collaborating in college start-up competitions they realized they had a good thing…

The Price of Success

Now let me tell you something, as much as we all long for success and glory, once you have a taste of it, it might not be as enjoyable as you think. Cars, stacks of cash, fame, fulfillment, relationships, parties…

Gulf Elite Issue 5

No better way to launch 2014 with a bang than getting your monthly dose of motivation and inspiration – Gulf Elite Magazine Issue 5! Ever wondered what it takes to stick to your New Year resolution? What it would take to become…

The Golden Rule of Starting Up: Product-Market Fit

You can have a million-dollar idea, but if people aren’t going to buy your product or service, it is worthless. To succeed, your concept must have a group of customers that want your product and will buy into it, a…

The Shark Tank Method: Treat Entrepreneurship Like A Shark

I have a branding company. It is a business just like any other. People pay for our services and in return they get exceptional coaching, expertise, branding, networking connections, and websites. Earlier today, a potential client reached out to me…

Philanthropy in the Gulf: When Spending Money Can Be Done Wisely

I say oil rich gulf countries, you think of what? Exactly. Biased portrayals of this region and its wealthy citizens makes you think of rich, spendthrift sheikhs driving Ferrari’s and casually blowing money in Chanel stores. But guess what? Beyond…

7 Strategies to Make 7 Figures

I love businesses and I love entrepreneurs, and working very closely with the two, I’ve realized there’s some distinct characteristics that separate 6 figure entrepreneurs from 7.  Today I wanted to share with you 7 distinct characteristics I’ve noticed that…

Dirty Business: Why Hustling Your Way Up Is The Only Way

“If you want to accomplish something in the world, idealism is not enough – you need to choose a method that works to achieve the goal.” – Richard Stallman I couldn’t submit my homework in time because I wanted it…

#How Social Media Can Get You From Hired to Fired

The world has been spending a crazy amount of time analyzing and understanding media, its importance in society,  influence on our linguistic development and the role it plays in how we perceive things and more importantly – how we are…

Reward and Recognize People Around You

In many of the companies I have worked for, they believe that you shouldn’t praise people for just doing their job, because that’s what they are paid to do. I just cannot subscribe to this type of thinking, which is…

The Difference Between The Worst Job and The Wrong Job

Sniffing armpits for a living is definitely in the running as the worst job in the world. But having to work your entire career in administration when what you really wanted to be was a vet is the ‘wrong job’. You…

Personal and Corporate Branding

I got a death threat last week from a guy who is a senior at Brown University who didn’t think I could track him down. More on that in a second. The first thing I want to deal with is…

The Most Important Business Model of All: YOU

Do you wake up each morning wishing you didn’t have to go to work? Do you count the hours until your first coffee break? Do you get home after work feeling exhausted, dissatisfied, and unfulfilled by the work that you…

No job without experience, No experience without a job!

For the students still tucked safely away in campus life, a tough realization is about to be made. If you are a fresh grad reading this post then you know exactly what we’re talking about. It’s always the same for…

5 Ways To Prepare Your Startup Before Pitching To Investors

Building a startup seems easy to do, but it’s very hard to execute. A common myth among new entrepreneurs is that an idea determines everything. If you’ve ever been through the process of raising money, you know how valuable the…

Corporate Matchmaking

Earlier last week I participated in my very first focus group with the coordinators and members of the International Business Intern Program, of which I am part. The topic of discussion was the selection process we went through. The Business…

5 Principles for Being Authentic & Successful

Success comes from knowing yourself, being yourself, and doing things for yourself in a real and authentic way. Authenticity is genuine truthfulness of not only saying you’re going to do something but also then actually doing it. This is what…