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What entrepreneurs should know before setting up a business

Every minute a new business is started in the U.S. while in the UK, there were 581,000 new companies created in 2014 and 2015 was another record-breaking year, with more than 600,000 companies launched. In the UAE, according to the Department of Economic Development...

How to manage stress in the work place

“There cannot be a stressful crisis next week. My schedule is already full.” – Henry Kissinger Whether you just got fired, witnessed a crime, found out your wife is pregnant, or turned the all your white shirts pink – stress is an inevitable part of life. To say...

How to Deal With a Negative Colleague

Unfortunately, we’ve all come across toxic people at some point in our lives. This may come in the form of those who regularly criticize our behavior, undermine our confidence, or play the victim and fail to take responsibility for their own actions. As a consequence,...

Dealing with a Difficult Manager? Here Are 5 Things to Consider

Regardless of your profession, you’re likely to seek a workplace in which you get along with your colleagues and receive the necessary support from your manager in order to grow and progress. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. In fact, a survey conducted in...

10 Traits Of Successful Entrepreneurs

What does it take to be successful? We all do more or less the same things when we start a new business but some of us fail while others succeed. What is it that successful entrepreneurs do right then? Here is an insight. They love what they do Passion and...

10 Tips For A Balanced Life When You Are An Entrepreneur

Do what works best for you If you are coming from a corporate background, then you must be familiar with the constant struggle of trying to keep a work life balance. Define the work-life combination that is best for you and your circumstances, while understanding that...

5 reasons why people give up on their goals Work hard… and smart

There are people out there who live exactly the life they want. We all know of some of them; they seem to have it all, it’s almost as though everything they touch turns to gold. Then there are the others. The ones who have big dreams, impressive goals, have the...

4 Simple Steps to Help You Think More Positively

Who wouldn’t want to feel happier, more hopeful, and more energetic? Follow these four steps to bring more positive energy into your life today. 1. Pay Attention to What You Say Words are powerful, so it’s important to pay close attention to what you are saying. Have...

The 10 Golden Rules of Interview Etiquette

Do you have a job interview looming? While it’s important to focus your energy on preparing for those tricky questions ahead, you should also be sure to consider a number of other important elements that can make or break the first impression you make. Read on for the...

Why a mid-life crisis is not necessarily a bad thing

Surely, there’s more to life than this… The idea of a ‘life crisis’ has been dragged through mud with the media constantly presenting a not-so-attractive version of it with runaway spouses, broken families, impulse buying convertibles and...

How to go about a career change

To leap or not to leap? Few people actually bound out of bed in the morning, thrilled at what another day of work will bring. Punching the clock (do people still do that?) to work tirelessly to crawl up the next step on career ladder, but only then realising that...