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Global Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs to Gather in RAK for the Young Global Leaders Summit

The founder of the UAE’s largest law firm, Essam Al Tamimi, and Silicon Valley venture capitalist, Guy Kawaski, will join Indian YouTube sensation, Varun Pruthi, at Ras Al Khaimah’s Young Global Leaders Summit. Organised by the regional business and policy…

GCC Women Striving Professionally, but Expect Employment Difficulties

In light of the upcoming Arab Women in Leadership and Business Summit, Oxford Strategic Consulting compiled key findings from its GCC Employment Reports 2016 to help shed light on female aspirations and employment views across the region. The reports, which…

PANGEA: Democratising the Meaning of Talent

As we have gradually shifted from an industrial and corporate society that applauded the common man’s narrow perception of employment, to the entrepreneurial era that praises and celebrates innovation that disrupts traditional industries, a revelation took place. Things changed. Cultures…

The Future Is Here: Dubai Is Giving Firefighters $200,000 Jetpacks to Fight Skyscraper Fires

You’d be surprised with what you can find in Dubai, from Lions riding in the back of their owner’s cars to skyscrapers twisting in the air, Ferrari and Bugatti police units and zip lines cutting through dancing fountains next to the…

Global Shapers Abu Dhabi: Leading Positive Change One Initiative At A Time

How do you get the brightest change leaders and industry experts in a city to come together and champion valuable initiatives and projects that could benefit the local communities? The answer is easy, and it’s already positively changing 154 global cities…

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,…

Rashid Al Habtoor: The Business Visionary Reshaping Dubai

The UAE has been witnessing a tremendous growth over the past decade and has been proving to the world that a great nation is set on claiming its spot amongst the top players. But what’s really important is not only…

The Lion In A Pack Of Sheep: How To Become An Inspiring and Successful Leader

If there is one question which I get asked more than any other, even more than are leaders born or made, it’s: what does it take to become an Inspiring Leader? I have a strong belief that Inspiring Leadership can move mountains…

How To Become The Go-To-Guy Everyone Wants To Do Business With

The feeling of having everyone come to you, asking for advice, recommendations or even business partnerships is priceless. I mean you work hard all your life, build your brand bit by bit and establish yourself as an authority in your…

Rejected By Burger King, Welcomed By The World: Jack Ma

I hate it when people always tell you that dreaming big is an illusion, a joke, something you tell yourself because you spent too much time reading about Steve Jobs or Mark Zuckerberg. They’ll tell you it’s a myth, a…

UAE Tops Forbes’ Middle East List, This Time With Most Powerful Arab Women

It is becoming more of a tradition for the United Arab Emirates to make the news all over for its thriving economy, successful strategies, crazy real estate projects, powerful businessmen and tallest buildings amongst others. But the UAE story you…

How To Hustle Your Way To The Top

What does Richard Branson, Steve Jobs and Larry Ellison all have in common? What do successful billionaires share that makes them so goddamn good at what they do? How come some people make it from the bottom, all the way…

Bill Clinton: I Could Have Killed Bin Laden But Didn’t Want To

Former President Bill Clinton proves once again why he is the most kickass president alive to have ever run the USA to date! Besides running the very successful and life changing CGI (Clinton Global Initiative) and CGIU (Clinton Global Initiative University),…

Teamwork should be Plan A, not Plan B!

As we witnessed Germany win the World Cup,  we realized this is a triumph for team work over individual brilliance. Germany has a team of very good players and throughout the tournament we have seen them dispatch teams with players…

Jean Drummond: The Ultimate Strategist

If inspiration is to be found anywhere, it sure rests in the story of Jean Crowder Drummond, an African American woman whose path to success is nothing short of a motivational account for all of us who aspire to make…

This Is What Happens When You Tip $100

Sometimes all you need is a show of gratitude to make someone’s day, and sometime you need to tip them $100 to make a point. We all have, at some point in time, grabbed a burger or a burrito in…

Novak Djokovic Displaying Unique Leadership Traits As He Invites The Ball Boy For A Quick Chat

We have all seen the stuck up celebrities and sports figures that tend to treat “the help” like, well, shit. Everyone from Andy Murrays cocky and disrespectful act when ignoring the ball boy to Chealses Eden Hazard kicking a kid…

Why Being A Problem-Solver Will Make You Rich

We all have problems. It´s true that not everyone has the same troubles, and it is also true that there are some  much more serious than others . But, at the end of the day, we all face a multitude…

What Behavioral Economics Can Teach You About Success

(Success is equal part hard work and equal part luck). Success is the outcome of perseverance in the face of challenges. Everyone knows about the 10,000 hour rule, that is you need to keep doing the same thing again and again…

3 Tips to Find Any Investor’s Email

Finding the email of a potential investor or mentor is an invaluable tool to have. By getting acquainted with Google’s advanced search methods, public directories, and Rapportive, you will be able to find almost anyone’s email. Google Search Using advanced…