Diplomacy lessons

8 May, '066 Comments

I confess that I’m normally not a very good team player. I’ve always liked individual sports and individual pursuits rather than be a part of a team, hell, I couldn’t take the stupid politics while working for Gulf Air so much that I decided to leave and start my own company. So you will excuse […]

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Bahrainis are somewhat optimistic

8 May, '060 Comments

The BCSR has released another of its interesting statistics which they get commissioned to do from time to time; this time they were asked to gauge the optimism of the street in the country and its direction. The results are hardly surprising, in summary, they are: 62.9% Optimistic 12.1% Pessimistic 82.9% Believe Bahrain to be […]

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Young businessmen’s committee suggestions

4 May, '067 Comments

Some of you know that I am now involved in a committee at the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry which is concerned with young businesspersons in this country. We have had our first meeting and have elected its chairman and his vice and we are about to have our second meeting on May 7th. […]

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Quitting Blogging…

29 Apr, '065 Comments

No, not me, I’ll probably never stop blogging as it has become such an important part of my life and a great creative release, not to mention a good ameliorator to frustration. But if you are considering quitting blogging, please take a few minutes to read the following from the Boston Globe (hat tip to […]

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From bitching to action

26 Apr, '063 Comments

from Dubai I’m being put to task. I’ve complained enough about the Chamber of Commerce and Industry and how it is disconnected from its constituents. I argued against some of its programs and personnel, and I’ve even argued against its existence, but I didn’t volunteer to actually stand to enter its board, nor did I […]

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