5 Lessons On Managing My Deadlines

I have a love and hate relationship with deadlines. Often, it’s a motivator to get excellent work done, sometimes it instills the fear tha..

Editor’s Pick: Louboutin Beauté Nail Range

Christian Louboutin Beauté, available exclusively at Christian Louboutin boutiques globally as of October 1st, released the signature sha..

F&B ‘Treps, Look Out For The UAE Specialty Food Festival

The F&B market in UAE is evidently growing as the Specialty Food Festival returns for its fifth edition at the Dubai World Centre from N..

What Makes The Family-Firm Tick? Five Research-Based Decision Drivers

Many articles and conferences about family business talks about succession and conflicts without addressing the basics of why it is that we ..

Four Marketing Methods That Weren’t Relevant 10 Years Ago (That You Can’t No Longer Ignore)

The digital age has been an incubator for all sorts of effective PR techniques. Though PR methods tend to change based on various consumer a..

Book Review: Act Like A Success, Think Like A Success

This is not the typical book one would ask their staff to read, but it’s worthy of your time nonetheless. Entrepreneur, comedian and autho..

Emirati ‘Trep Yousuf Al Gurg Has His Eye On The Prize

Currently an architecture student at the American University in Dubai, Emirati Yousuf Al Gurg is well on his way to number-crunching his sta..

Innovation, Disruption And Growth: Now Is The Right Time To Invest In MENA’s Tech Scene

Away from the screaming headlines about gloom and doom in the Arab world is the rarely told story of a trend whose promise is nothing short ..

Markhor Is Social Entrepreneurship For The Sole

This isn’t anything like Toms Shoes, folks. Markhor came to be after two of the co-founders, Sidra Qasim and Waqas Ali, met a local leathe..

Bootstrapping Startups In Dubai

Dubai is the fastest growing and most dynamic city in MENA today- it’s rife with opportunities for startups to build successful businesses..

Fawaz AlOtaibi On Restructuring The Family Business

“There’s a reason why larger firms tend to adopt corporate structures: it accelerates growth which is something every generation in ..

Book Review: How Great Leaders Think: The Art of Reframing by Lee G. Bolman & Terrence E. Deal

In each organization, it can be said that one of the most critical aspects is who is heading up the ship. Tomes have been written and countl..

Egypt’s PieRide Wants To Reduce Traffic By Sharing A Stylish Ride

In Cairo, you can choose to use underserved public transportation or get stuck bumper to bumper in traffic, while you’re surrounded by one..

UAE’s Small Business Market Should Study Customer Lifecycles

As a significant contributor to the nation’s economy – 40% in Dubai, and 60% of the overall UAE economy – the small and medium busines..

Mom Creates Ignore No More App To Force Kids To Call Back

One mom has had enough of the frustration with her children constantly ignoring her calls. Sharon Standifird, a mom from Houston, Texas who ..

Green Workplaces: Simple Steps Can Make All The Cost (And Care) Difference

Being sustainable isn’t a choice anymore, it’s a necessity. In fact, 96% of respondents in the August 2014 Green Workplaces in ..

The Recap: Qatar Enterprise Agility Awards 2014

On the occasion of the first annual Qatar Enterprise Agility Awards, BNC Publishing as part of the Entrepreneur MENA franchise, awarded busi..

All Tied Up: Etro’s AW 14/15 Range

Fashion forward entrepreneurs, we’ve got Etro’s AW14/15 range on the radar for you. If you’re a boss in bow tie, you can go bright wit..

E-Commerce in the Middle East (Infographic)

E-commerce is on fire in the MENA region, and it’s not surprising given the fast growth in our digital sector. This especially applies..

Doing Business And Asking For Favors

I think it’s important to talk about the relationships businesspeople maintain, and the underlying culture of favors that permeates those ..

Wearable Tech: Talked About, But Not Yet Ready For Mass Adoption

Everyone may be talking about wearable technology, but that certainly doesn’t mean that everyone is wearing them just yet. A recent survey..

Book Review: How The World Sees You By Sally Hogshead

The widely repeated “perception is half the battle” was and is pretty accurate- in the professional world, perception can affect how wel..

Regional Bank Warm Up To Device-Oriented Services and Marketing

Device mania is on the up and up across MENA. According to a study by PayPal released in late 2013, shopping on mobile is exploding in the r..

Five Minutes with Founder and CEO Elevision Media Niall Sallam

Niall Salam, Founder and CEO of Elevision Media based in the UAE, spent a few minutes discussing entrepreneurship, the market, and what apps..

Tips When Raising The Seed: Startup Pitching

Each month you hear me talk about my experiences as an entrepreneur spearheading my startup Brndstr Inc. Over the past six months, we’ve c..