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Work LifeAugust 2, 2017

The Millennial’s Path To Success

Mariam Al Hosani (@mariamralhosani)

Mariam Al Hosani (@mariamralhosani)

An inquisitive soul, Mariam has always been fascinated by human beings. With a Bachelor degree in International studies with a specialization in International Affairs, she learned that for there to be order in the world humans need to be reminded of their humanity. In her column “Back to Humanity” Mariam sheds a light on topics she believes we all need to reflect on every once in a while.
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Reading Time: 4 minutesHow does the millennial generation define success different from the generations before and how are we achieving it? For many generations success has been a clear path; a good education, a good job, marriage, a house and a good retirement plan. This path still works for a lot of people but most of us millennials

EmployeeJuly 11, 2017

3 Main Reasons Employee Disengagement Is a Pandemic

Amina Hassan Islam (@ahechoes)

Amina is a Masdar Institute engineering graduate whose side hobby is discussing ideas on Creativity and Personal Development and blogs on http://ahscribbles.com/

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Reading Time: 4 minutesWhat are the main reasons employee disengagement has become so common in our workplaces? Employee disengagement manifests itself in many ways; in the slow tempo and zoned-out looks of people as they perform their tasks, in taking far too many sick leaves for the tiniest of sniffles, and complete nonchalance in anything work-related that goes

EmployeeOctober 12, 2016

Multitasking Is Killing Your Brain

Fatma AlSahoul (@Fatmalsahoul)

Fatma is a nineteen-year-old student who’s currently pursuing her undergraduate studies in Finance at Zayed University in Dubai. Fatma has always dreamed to be a successful entrepreneur one day with countless innovative ideas that will help make a positive difference. She also wouldn’t mind to pursue a career involving her passions, writing and public-speaking. Conversations around topics like history, politics, and religion fascinates and interests her. Fatma’s column titled “A 90's Kid Perspective” includes this 19 years old’s perspective regarding different current affairs. This column is a safe place where all opinions are welcomed and respected.

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Reading Time: 4 minutesMany people believe themselves to be multitasking masters; however, our brains were not build to multitask. Is this

EmployeeOctober 3, 2016

When “Follow Your Dreams” Doesn’t Quite Work For You

Bahar Al Awadhi (@bahargpedram)

Bahar Al Awadhi (@bahargpedram)

Column Name: The Words Within
Bahar is a recruiter by profession, an aspiring writer by night, and a mom of toddler twins. She has an unending thirst for learning, as she completed her BComm in Canada, an MA in Dubai, and continues to develop herself with reading and research.
With her column, she shares her journey as she grows and learns more about this crazy beautiful world we live in.
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Reading Time: 3 minutesAre some of the so called motivational mantras out there actually setting people up for disappointment? The author looks at how these messages may not be for everyone. There is a ton of material out there telling us to follow our dreams, to take risks and to make it happen, so that life is worth

EntrepreneurSeptember 4, 2016

When People Think your Business is a “Hobby”

Sidiqa Sohail (@sid_90)

Sidiqa Sohail (@sid_90)

Column: Musings of An Entrepreneur

Sidiqa is 25 years old and is half-Emirati and half-Pakistani. She has a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the American University of Sharjah and a Master’s degree in Conflict Prevention, Sustainable Peace, and Security from the University of Durham in the UK. Sidiqa owns and manages the boutique-café concept store “Spontiphoria” in Wasl Square, Jumeirah.
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Reading Time: 4 minutesWhen people look at your business that you founded and work hard at as a hobby, how do

EntrepreneurAugust 14, 2016

The Perks of Working from Home

Sidiqa Sohail (@sid_90)

Sidiqa Sohail (@sid_90)

Column: Musings of An Entrepreneur

Sidiqa is 25 years old and is half-Emirati and half-Pakistani. She has a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the American University of Sharjah and a Master’s degree in Conflict Prevention, Sustainable Peace, and Security from the University of Durham in the UK. Sidiqa owns and manages the boutique-café concept store “Spontiphoria” in Wasl Square, Jumeirah.
Sidiqa Sohail (@sid_90)

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Reading Time: 4 minutesWorking from home is a privilege that requires discipline. As the owner of a small business, where I

EmployeeAugust 3, 2016

3 Tips for Preparing to Return to College as a Mature Student

Reading Time: 3 minutesWhether you are planning to earn a degree for the first time or are making a return to

InspirationalJune 26, 2016

What’s In It For Me (WII FM)

Omar Albeshr (@ASRomar10)

Omar Albeshr (@ASRomar10)

Omar, an Emirati from Abu Dhabi, holds a degree in Avionics Engineering, currently works in tourism. He hopes one day he would publish his novels and his poetry book. His column is an exploration with a message, about the origins of words, terms, phrases and the stories behind them.
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Reading Time: 4 minutesThe magic question that can help you everyday. I was in a business course when I first heard

Business and MoneyApril 28, 2016

Allowing a Business to Grow

Sidiqa Sohail (@sid_90)

Sidiqa Sohail (@sid_90)

Column: Musings of An Entrepreneur

Sidiqa is 25 years old and is half-Emirati and half-Pakistani. She has a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the American University of Sharjah and a Master’s degree in Conflict Prevention, Sustainable Peace, and Security from the University of Durham in the UK. Sidiqa owns and manages the boutique-café concept store “Spontiphoria” in Wasl Square, Jumeirah.
Sidiqa Sohail (@sid_90)

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Reading Time: 3 minutesIn this article, the author shares some thoughts as she tries to work towards expanding her business. The

EntrepreneurApril 5, 2016

Supporting Female-Owned, Small Businesses

Sidiqa Sohail (@sid_90)

Sidiqa Sohail (@sid_90)

Column: Musings of An Entrepreneur

Sidiqa is 25 years old and is half-Emirati and half-Pakistani. She has a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the American University of Sharjah and a Master’s degree in Conflict Prevention, Sustainable Peace, and Security from the University of Durham in the UK. Sidiqa owns and manages the boutique-café concept store “Spontiphoria” in Wasl Square, Jumeirah.
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Reading Time: 3 minutesIn this article, the author describes the annual initiative in her store (Spontiphoria) done to support small businesses. It was late 2014, and I was sitting and thinking of the franchise-savvy nature of the average Dubai consumer. At that point in time, international brands and franchises reigned supreme. Dubai was all about the next big