Monthly Archives: July 2015

Want to make money? Listen to Pharrell

“Do everything with intent. Make sure intention is the number one ingredient in your creation.” Speaking at Cannes Lions, the award-winning producer Pharrell Williams touched on something all businesses should always be thinking about. The social landscape as we know […]

Should I hire a PA?

What does a PA do? In a nutshell, a PA – or personal assistant – supports the work of a manager or executive by undertaking a variety of different tasks, both professional and personal. With executives becoming more on-the-go people, […]

Nurturing female networks

Every entrepreneur would agree that it’s important to be surrounded by likeminded individuals for motivation and lucrative support. Networking councils like the Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC) are created to fill a very large gap in the Dubai economy. They […]

Markets fall after oil hits four-month low

Middle East stock markets fell on Sunday after oil prices dropped to their lowest levels since March, and even better-than-expected earnings from the region’s biggest listed firm, Saudi Basic Industries, could not offset the overall gloom. Brent and US crude […]

Why investing in Chinese ecommerce is smart

An investment in a logistics firm rarely makes for an attractive headline. But in the case of Carlyle Group, in which Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Development Company owns a 7.5 percent stake, the announcement it had made a $120m investment in […]