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Patrick Chakauya: The Entrepreneur Who Wants To Build A Footwear Empire

What to do when you have a dream, a passion, a goal you’re dying to accomplish? While most of us would just sit tight and hope that one day things will magically work out, a minority is getting out there…

Snoop Dogg Should Become CEO of Twitter And Here’s Why

Snoop Dogg should become CEO of Twitter and I’m about to tell you why. But first, leave Dick Costolo, the outgoing CEO, alone. When Dick became CEO, Twitter was valued at about $3 billion. (now it’s $26 billion). The site was constantly…

The Claw Machine Was Actually Designed To Completely F*ck You Over

You probably know slot machines are rigged, but did you know claw machines are, too? Yep. Writer Phil Edwards recently discovered the popular prize machine is designed to fail unless a profit can be made. The folks over at Vox recently created a video revealing…

Go Green: 5 Ways To Get Into The Legal Marijuana Business

These days, the burgeoning marijuana business is where it’s at, with four states having passed legislation that allows for the consumption of weed for recreational purposes. And, according to a 2011 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, five million people use marijuana…

Revealed: Best Spot To Conduct Business Meetings and Close Deals In Dubai

Dubai is by far the Mekkah of Business and deals. Whether you’re a diamond trader, a tech evangelist, a real estate tycoon, an arts curator or an oil magnate, you’ve probably been to Dubai at one point in your life….

Peter Thiel: Luck Is Just an Excuse For Not Working Hard Enough (Video)

Peter Thiel is no stranger to success. His rise from zero to $2.2 Billion hero is an inspiration to every hustler and entrepreneur out there. From co-founding Paypal and acting as its CEO to founding Palantir of which he is…

Profit From Passion: Increase Your Net-Worth By Doing What You Love

Have you ever heard the saying, “Do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life?” It’s a secret that people who are passionate about their work have come to understand. Many struggle to know what it is they…

Separate, Segment Or Integrate: How Businesses Are Handling Gen-Y

A wave of change is coming fast and it is stirring businesses into a frenzy of concern and new plans. With the thundering headlines and assumptions, you would expect something astonishing, yet the change is just a new generation entering…

Dirty At The Office: 3 Reasons Why It’s Beneficial To Mix Business With Pleasure

Each and every one of us has the same desire: to love and to be loved. But, in our rapidly changing world, there’s also a greater desire for security. We, of course, want financial security, but we also want to…

Magic Johnson: How An African American Became an NBA star, Defeated HIV And Built A Business Empire

You know someone is a badass when he goes from growing up in a poor african american family to becoming a star NBA player and a business tycoon worth $500 Million. Earvin “Magic” Johnson, the legend who fought HIV and…

Order Your Apple Watch Through UAE Online Retailers Now

The world went crazy over Apple Watch for a reason, and now it’s your turn to get a piece of the excitement and get your own apple gadget before it goes officially on sale in stores at the end of…

How Being Obsessed Is The Only Possible Way To Become Truly Successful

Extreme success results from an extreme personality and comes at the cost of many other things. Extreme success is different from what I suppose you could just consider ‘success’, so know that you don’t have to be Richard or Elon…

Wealth & Success Are Earned: Why The Majority of Billionaires Are Self-Made (Infographic)

It’s easy to join the pack and hate on the rich and the successful just because they have more money stacked in the bank. It’s fashionable to call on the wealthy for their obscene net worth and disregard of the bottom…

Abu Dhabi: The City Changing The Rules Of The Game

There are certain cities that resonate worldwide with business, others more with luxury and affluence, and few with culture and arts. And then there is Abu Dhabi who’s fast becoming a hub for all of the above. Whether you’re thinking…

UAE Moving Towards Allowing 100% Foreign Ownership Of Businesses

Foreign companies will for the first time be allowed to own 100 per cent of a business outside of a free zone in the UAE, the Minister of Economy said. At a the Annual Investment Meeting in Dubai on Monday,…

5 Things To Be Considerate About On Your International Business Trips

In a world of 7 Billion living souls, differences are abundant. From one continent to another, or from a country to the next, down to the same city, people behave differently, and signs mean various things in different contexts. This…

4 Ways Starting A Business Taught Me More Than 4 Years Of College

I won’t lie, college is a lot of BS. I mean, I’m glad I went for the networking opportunities and to learn about life, but when it came to learning about business, college didn’t really teach me much at all. I have…

Six Reasons Having A Startup Is Like Having A Baby

Whether to have one or not can be one of the toughest decisions ever As an entrepreneur, deciding to quit your job that you live off of, borrow money and start something without knowing the outcome can be challenging. It is…

Dubai Set To Become The “Centre Of The World” By The Year 2100

In the first day of the annual Government Summit in Dubai, Dr. Hans Rosling wowed a captive audience, with his prediction that Dubai will become “the centre of the world” by the year 2100. We’ve checked his calculations, and it…

The League App: Tinder For The Elite Is Here, Can You Make The Cut?

As exciting as it is, Tinder still fails to offer the perfect experience the social Elite is looking for. From waisting time scrolling through hundreds of “inadequate” profiles, bumping into creeps and never finding that perfect Goldman Sachs match you’ve…