Entrepreneurship

How many were there again?

How many were there again?

15 Mar, '0619 Comments

“success” is quite relative it seems…

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A first!

13 Mar, '067 Comments

I just sent a comprehensive quotation to a customer and strongly recommended that they do not buy what I quoted them! How about that? I fully believe that the customer is not always right. Most, in fact, are technologically challenged, and like children, they believe everything they hear from a “fast” salesman or from brochures […]

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Half a million dinars for a water spout!

Half a million dinars for a water spout!

27 Feb, '0624 Comments

Half a million! And not a single red fils for budding businessmen and their small businesses. Half a million! And businesses still have to finance the government to the rate of 5% on every project undertaken by way of that stupid “performance bond”. Half a million! And the government itself does not have any faith […]

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Selective snail-mail

14 Feb, '0612 Comments

As if anyone actually uses the decrepit Post Office in Bahrain… Well we do if we are absolutely forced, otherwise I have no problem of paying any of the courier companies multiples of what I would have been charged using the “services” of the post office. Why? Because to send a letter (invoice or whatever) […]

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Bahrain Chamber of Commerce member urges boycott of Danish goods

Bahrain Chamber of Commerce member urges boycott of Danish goods

7 Feb, '0650 Comments

I do not normally reproduce email threads here, in fact I cannot remember that I have done so before, but I thought that I have to share this particular exchange with a member of the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry with you. It is an unfortunate situation which I had hoped that it would […]

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