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An Arab man's attempt at bridging the cultural gap and trying to make a difference. Failing a lot. Succeeding once in a while.

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Mahmood Al-Yousif’s Int’l Media Awards Acceptance Speech

Mahmood Al-Yousif’s Int’l Media Awards Acceptance Speech

20 May, '1310 Comments

Here’s a video of my acceptance speech at the International Media Awards in London. Enjoy!    

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The Bahrain Situation, explained in a single graphic

The Bahrain Situation, explained in a single graphic

17 May, '134 Comments

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International Media Awards

International Media Awards

12 May, '136 Comments

I’m deeply honoured to have won the Outstanding Contribution to New Media 2013 award presented by the International Council for Press and Broadcasting at the Oxford and Cambridge Club in London last night. Accepting the award last night, in the presence of so many people I admire from all around the region and beyond, I […]

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Yoga, first experience

Yoga, first experience

9 May, '132 Comments

While touring the grounds of The Leela Palace Hotel in Mumbai where I stayed, I chanced upon Racchana who observed me admiring some of their flowers, and we started to chat. I got to know that she is the hotel’s Yoga guru and does free lessons for guests from 7 – 9 am. I asked […]

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My learnings from my first large scale public speaking

My learnings from my first large scale public speaking

30 Apr, '130 Comments

  Reading from a teleprompter is much harder than it looks, it needs practice – and proper height adjustment This is amplified even more when it stops working and is mis-synced with TV repeating monitors At this stage, ignore prompter and screens and either follow the printed script, or as a last resort, wing it […]

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