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To Train Thyself Know Thyself

To Train Thyself Know Thyself

From Socrates to Benjamin Franklin, the wisdom contained within the simple maxim, ’Know Thyself,’ a phrase derived from the Ancient Greeks contains wisdom still relevant today. Discovering what your strengths are and acquiring the knowledge necessary to realize your career potential, whatever that path may be, is perhaps one of the most important career insights

The Art Of Doing The Right Things

The great management guru, Peter Drucker, once said, “Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.” To be effective, leaders must discern what they should spend their time doing, say no to the unnecessary, and delegate or outsource the things that don’t require their direct attention. Everyday, we hear from small business

Joint Venture Partnering For Solopreneurs

This week, I had a conversation with a few trainers and consultants who asked, “Sohail, are joint ventures just for big businesses?” and I replied, “Joint ventures are just what they are called, a venture joining two or more companies with the same goal!” You see, many solo entrepreneurs work from a home office. Their

How Can Entrepreneurs Leverage Trust For Success?

With the Covid-19 global epidemic, the world is shifting very rapidly and organisations are looking at new ways to build their brands and connections. Whilst business owners are searching for means of commercial sustainability, consumers are sending a very strong message about their expectations. A recent Consumer Index Report by  Ernst & Young reports that 26%

The Rise Of Ecommerce In The GCC

“E-commerce isn’t the cherry on the cake, it is the new cake!” With a tax-free regime, high investment climate, growing economy and high spending urban populace, it is no wonder that Middle East has become the epicentre of all things – Ecommerce! The emergence of the new middle class, Gen Y and western influence has

World Entrepreneurs’ Day 2021: 20 Inspiring Quotes On The Journey Of Entrepreneurship

1. “My biggest motivation? Just to keep challenging myself. I see life almost like one long university education that I never had — every day I’m learning something new.” – Richard Branson  2. “Don’t worry about being successful but work toward being significant and the success will naturally follow.” – Oprah Winfrey 3. “If you’re

70:20:10 – The Learning Paradigm for Today’s Workplace

In today’s workplace, most of the information that we need to perform our roles on a day-to-day basis is unstructured and continuously changing. The information transferred through traditional training interventions, prevalent in most of our organizations, will often be out-of-date by the time we need to use it. In fact, research indicates that we learn