Pocket Full of BooksSeptember 22, 2016

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian – Book Review

The review of Sherman Alexie’s book: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, in which he reflects about

Think AloudSeptember 21, 2016

5 Ways Millennials Can Secure Their Future Financially

How can millennials secure their future financially in the absence of a suitable pension system for them. With the UAE’s pension system that isn’t open for the non-Emirati population within the UAE, and with the Emirati millennials (and all millennials for that matter) following a lifestyle that can’t fit the pension system, what are the

You Have My WordSeptember 20, 2016

The Story Behind Guinness Book of Records

What’s the origins of the Guinness Book of Records and what drives people to break records. I have always had a fascination with this reference book since I was a child. It appeased my desire for knowledge and fulfilled my curiosity of wanting to know who the best in every conceivable field was. It had

BusinessSeptember 15, 2016

It’s A Cultural Thing

What’s the importance of understanding the target market’s culture in advertising across cultures, with examples of what worked and what didn’t. You live on earth, so it’s only safe to assume that someone somewhere must have tried to sell you something, specifically through advertising. Advertising has become quite hard to avoid as part of our

The Words WithinSeptember 13, 2016

Ivy League Pre-Schools

School systems are preying on people’s need for acceptance, manipulating them into paying outrageous fees, and placing unnecessary pressure on our children. The United Arab Emirates continues to advance and boast the highest of standards in a number of domains, and providing the best education is one of them. The lifestyle and the high standards

CommunitySeptember 11, 2016

The Miraculous Effect of Making Duaa on The Day of Arafa

How making my faithful duaa on the holy Day of Arafa has changed my life. Today is the Day of Arafa, one of the holy days in Islam. It falls on the 9th of the Dhu AlHijja, which is the 12th and final month of the lunar Islamic year. The Day of Arafa is the

Back to HumanitySeptember 8, 2016

UAE and Austria: Together in Peace

Emirati tourists collaborate with the Austrian community to organize an event celebrating the UAE culture in the village of Bad Hofgastein. There is a small village tucked away in the beautiful Austrian mountains, an hour away from the city of Salzburg, called Bad Hofgastein. For the past ten years, this small village has been welcoming

12 LessonsSeptember 6, 2016

Let’s Put Thought Into Practice, Let’s Be Mindful and Grateful

In the busy age of consumption, we really need a second to stop and think of what we

Musings of an “Entrepreneur”September 4, 2016

When People Think your Business is a “Hobby”

When people look at your business that you founded and work hard at as a hobby, how do

Moments of ContemplationSeptember 1, 2016

Being Second Best

As the world celebrates those who attain first place, society has a knack of making second place winners

GeneralAugust 29, 2016

Book Giveaway on Goodreads – Alayah, Children Book by @AliaAlShamsi

We are pleased to continue with our book giveaways announcement; we are hosting our fourth giveaway this week. Sail is collaborating with Goodreads to give you a chance to win copies of books that we have published and have been well received by our readers. For our fourth giveaway, we are giving away two copies of our

Hidden PromisesAugust 28, 2016

Petting Wild Animals – Defying the Norms

What are the consequences of taking wild animals out of the wild, and turning them into pets or

Habillez-MoiAugust 25, 2016

Should Brands Opt For Direct-to-Consumer Selling?

Observing how a business model like direct-to-consumer can assist upcoming fashion brands in succeeding in the market. It was

Back to HumanityAugust 23, 2016

Without Risks, There Are No Rewards

Many of us want more out of our lives, better careers, and new adventures, but only a few

Culture, Society and Change!August 21, 2016

How Did Family Generations in the UAE Change Across Time

How did the UAE society and families change across generations and time since the establishment of UAE till today? The UAE’s society is an amalgam of different elements and is as diverse as most major cities/countries of the world are becoming. But respect to old known families and the structure of tribal families still continues

ArtAugust 18, 2016

Using Art and Culture to Break Stereotypes

In a world ruled by media, it’s easy to accept stereotypes. But what if Art was used as