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Jon Stewart Strikes Again: What’s Wrong With The Current Debate On Israel

The whole world is shaming and denouncing Israel  for its barbaric military action in Gaza, an offensive that so far claimed the lives of over 500 people, 75% of whom are civilians, and 20% of whom are children. Now any…

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…

Bitcoin Honeymoon Over?

Just a day or two ago everyone was serenading Bitcoin, from the brothers Winkelvoss to regulators who thought that maybe it is time to regulate the electronic currency. Even Tesla Motors and other companies started accepting Bitcoins as legal tender…

Gulf Elite Issue 4

Gulf Elite Issue 4 is now live! Get your dose of motivation right now and kickstart the month all pumped. Editorial It’s really been a crazy month here at Gulf Elite; a lot of stuff has been going on. We…

Dubai – Capital of the Middle East

As leisure time has increased dramatically since 1965, exotic new destinations have become the ultimate way to spend a holiday. Paris, Rome, London, Dubai. Dubai? Let’s be honest for a second, the media has been giving all the Middle Eastern cities…

The CEO Of You: The Why And How Of Personal Branding

Everyone you meet around the corner thinks he or she is a one of a kind, a unique being with an exceptional story. Every job seeker shouts that he or she is an industry leader, the right man for the…

Lessons on Leadership from Boeing

There are plenty of books on leadership out there by countless self-entitled business gurus. Way too many if you ask me. It’s an industry. Next time you’re at a bookstore try counting how many authors promise to reveal to you…

The Gulfs’ Eight wonders

True story, I tried convincing my crazy ex-girlfriend to get her ass down to Dubai with me. She asked me why? What could there possibly be in Dubai that does not exist in Europe? I was speechless; I wasn’t about…

Lessons about Risk and Boldness

Taking risks in your life is not a question of choice, but a matter of necessity. You see, what you have to understand is that the greater the risk you take, the bolder you are in your endeavors, and the…

5 Reasons Why You Should Launch Your First Startup Before Graduation

1.Youth Innovation and work spirit No one denies it, the youth are full of motivation and untapped potential, and most of all, are eager to exploit it or blow it off thanks to the many hormones flowing through their bodies!…

Taking A Look At Relationships With A Business Mindset

Relationships. They can make you or break you, but sure as hell, we must all go through them at some point in our lives. Though, the question remains: can we maximize on our intimate relationships, instead of turning them into…

Douchebags of the 21st century – Time for a change

Remember Romeo? Whatever happened to that guy? You know, the handsome, intelligent and sensitive man that fought for his Juliet back in the 15th century. The idealistic and passionate character that only had one woman in his life. The man…

Youssou Ndour’s 3 Important Life Lessons

People usually spend most of their time trying to reach for success. But what they rarely realize is that success is not an end per se. It necessarily entails other responsibilities that are often disregarded. You’ll probably ask yourself: “What…

Starting from the bottom now we’re here!

Around every corner you meet people who claim they are the real deal, who tell you how amazing their life story is, how they started from a McDonald’s shift and made their fortune out of hard work and genius, how,…

Why you need to find your Michelle in life

As you’re reading this, remember that you will, at some point in your life, start thinking seriously about finding your soul mate, the other half that’ll complete you, the sweetheart who you’ll be waking up next to every morning, and…

The Danger of your Comfort Zone

Do you want to lead the way or be dragged?  So the third season of Suits just got released and on top of that, the Champions league is waiting right around the corner – you’re comfortable. Laying there on your…

Raha Moharrak: First Saudi Woman to climb Mt Everest

You realize how limitless the potential and determination of a woman are when you meet someone like Raha Moharrak, a Saudi stubborn enough to challenge the taboos against her gender and climb the Kilimanjaro, Mt Everest, travel to Antarctica and…