Entrepreneurship

Bahraini Views – Abdulla Al Mabad – Raising the Bar

19 Dec, '090 Comments

Not succumbing to frustration of having to wait for games to be brought to Bahrain and then made available at extortionist rates, Abdulla took matters into his own hands by researching the games market in Bahrain more thoroughly to take established businesses head-on. A challenge he was happy to take. He successfully gained the representation […]

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Bahraini Views – Hasan Haider – No Time for Fear

17 Dec, '093 Comments

Fear is out of the equation for this young entrepreneur. His passion is what drives him to take an ordinary idea and convert it into an extra-ordinary experience. Hasan reflects on the idea of delivering DVDs direct to homes through his venture Film2Go, making Bahrain the first country in the world to have such a […]

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Moronic job applications

Moronic job applications

28 Nov, '0912 Comments

When I open the document, it’s invariably from some twit who somehow managed to scrape through one of the “educational” institutions in Bahrain – yes, some are from Bahrain Uni too – and must be completely spaced out or think that whoever actually bothers to actually open their attachment (disregarding virus warnings) is completely stupid.

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10 ways to murder your company

10 ways to murder your company

24 Nov, '095 Comments

Sound advice from FT.com on the top 10 ways how to massacre a company, big or small, and believe me I have copiously sinned at various points in my business career as I can identify with a number of these points.

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The Chamber’s folly

The Chamber’s folly

18 Nov, '0911 Comments

A new board of directors have been elected to lead the Chamber of Commerce forward. Apart from a few new faces, the incumbent board remains largely intact. The birth of this new board; however, was a bit onerous, and at some times violent!

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