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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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It doesn’t take one

It doesn’t take one

15 Oct, '130 Comments

People think that entrepreneurship depends on just one person, the entrepreneur. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Entrepreneurship isn’t a one-man game but a team sport. Yes, the entrepreneur is normally the leader, the visionary or even the bully that pushes the ideas forward; however, if success is to be achieved it will depend […]

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Weight Target Reached

Weight Target Reached

14 Oct, '1314 Comments

Starting from 116.5 kgs on 9 June 2013, I’m at 91 kgs today. That’s a reduction of 25.5 kgs in weight – or 56 lbs or 4 stones for those still holding on to past glories 😉 I’ve also gone down from wearing size 48″ trousers to 36″. Not too shabby! The regime I followed […]

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Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai

10 Oct, '131 Comment

“I think of it often and imagine the scene clearly. Even if they come to kill me, I will tell them what they are trying to do is wrong, that education is our basic right.”  Malala Yousafzai A breath of fresh air in a  world that has lost its way. Regardless of her winning a […]

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My favourite apps

My favourite apps

9 Oct, '132 Comments

I can’t live without my iPhone. It has become an invaluable business and personal communication tool. Like most, I use the computing functionality of the device much more than the telephone. I suspect that I do most of my internet usage through it, rather than my laptop or iPad. Like most, I suspect, I must […]

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Running after the money

Running after the money

8 Oct, '135 Comments

One simple but powerful mantra I’ve followed that led to many of my successes is “don’t run after the money, it will always run away from you; do your job well, and money will come running after you.” This advice was given to me by my late father, may he rest in peace. I must […]

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