COVID-19 Treatment, Codivir, proves fastest and most effective in Phase 1 clinical trials – patients recovering with no side effects within 48 hours

Trials saw COVID-19 affected patients recovering with no side effects in 48 hours From the start of the pandemic, researchers, scientists, and antivirus specialists have worked around the clock to find a way to treat COVID-19. Codivir, an innovative new drug from Code Pharma, now appears to have the potential to revolutionize the fight against... Continue Reading →

How to hire a CEO in a new era of workplace

Vision determines where you go. Strategy determines how you'll get there. Your leader determines whether you will make it or not. Your CEO is the ultimate expression of your identity, your purpose, and your direction. They are the epitome of your brand. Leadership will make or break the world’s largest corporations, and the world’s strongest... Continue Reading →

Creating Value Through People

Hakan Ozel, General Manager - Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai Managing a business by looking at the financial results may not be healthy. It is like trying to coach a sports team during a game while keeping the eyes constantly on the scoreboard! Financial results are the outcome of excellence (or the lack of it) in the key processes,... Continue Reading →

When Technology is a source of Inspiration

By Shereen Shabnam After working behind the scenes over the last few years for IoT Middle East, Digital Health Middle East and handling global technology clients on a regular basis, I never thought I would be more impressed with new innovations any more until recently when an agency selected me to moderate roundtables with industry... Continue Reading →

Investing in the Future

SunMoney Solar Group is primarily in the business of building and acquiring solar power plants. Shereen Shabnam gets insights about the company from Gabor Eisenbart, Founder of SunMoney Solar Group  (GE) and Zoltan Rendes (ZR), Partner and CMO SunMoney Solar group. 1.Give us an overview on SunMoney and its core business in this region GE:... Continue Reading →

The World Expo Arrives at our Doorstep

Explore, Experience and Innovate By Shereen Shabnam It has been a journey of discovery the last few months as an Expo 2020 volunteer and learning about one of the oldest and largest international events on the planet, that takes place every five years and lasts six months.  Expo 2020 Dubai will be the first World... Continue Reading →

Six ways to improve your mental wellbeing

By Maggie Williams, Executive Coach at Thriving Hives Your mood drives your performance and your ability to how you handle life challenges. Here are six proven strategies to boost your mood, handle your emotions better and improve your mental health. What is good mental health? Mood influences how we think, feel, and behave. When we... Continue Reading →

Curating Art

AURELA CUKU Founder of Artissima Art Gallery and Artissima Art Agency. This issue we meet with Aurela Cuku, a UAE based award-winning independent art enthusiast, collector and curator known in the art world for conceptualising and implementing a series of global art exhibitions in the Middle East, Europe and Latin America. As a farsighted visionary,... Continue Reading →

International Business Challenges

Why professionalism and business ethics count Interview with Nadia Ratke We meet with the Nadia Ratke, who is the brainchild behind the International Organisation of Social Justice. We met Nadia first as an Advisor to high profile family businesses and dignitaries in Ukraine and more recently in her capacity as an International Business Development professional... Continue Reading →

Plucked from an earlier Edgewalker

Blog by Susan K Furness, Senior Edgewalker Associate Giving Integrity Its Chance To Dance I like it when things are in harmony, and display balance, and that two dance the Tango, and colours match because I like the notion of togetherness and even oneness. I like this notion so much that I find comfort in... Continue Reading →

Zak Zorro releases “Baby Dil Dena” 4th Music Album

Zakeer Hussain popularly known as ‘Zak Zorro’ released his latest album ‘Baby Dil Dena on July 25th 2021. An album with 11 diverse Musical tracks with flavor of Jazz, Flamenco, Pop, HipHop, RNB, Rap, Afro, Spanish, Punjabi, Latin and Arabic Influenced. The Songs namely ‘Baby Dil Dena’, ‘Bumpe Yolo Yolo’, ‘Ishara’, ‘Kali Raat’, ‘Dil Tujhpe... Continue Reading →

How coworking spaces like Jobetter help a new business

There’s been a surge in coworking communities around the world, in particular, Dubai. Most offer the same range of unlimited refreshments, comfortable seating and private offices for meetings, but many lack the community comradery spirit that is built from spending endless hours working alongside the same colleagues for years on end. Jobetter, in Business Bay,... Continue Reading →

The Future of Leadership

Shane Phillips - CEO of The Phillips Group By Shereen Shabnam The Phillips Group (TPG) is a global, exclusive, retained executive search firm founded by Carlton A. Phillips, the CEO who specialises in Board and CEO placements.   For almost 40 years, TPG has been the premiere choice for board and C-level executive placements, for multinational... Continue Reading →

Dynamic Futuristic Leader: Ayman Al Afifi

By Shereen Shabnam During the World Expo Commissioners Club dinner recently, we had the pleasure to meet with the charismatic H.E. Ayman Ibrahim Al Afifi, an Emirati Businessman, Ambassador, thought leader, Investor and Philanthropist whose vast experience in international business led him to be part of the World Expo Commissioners Club. Founded in Milano Italy,... Continue Reading →

Free your mind

Shereen Shabnam During the initial years of me being a wellness member at the Shangri La Dubai (My favourite place to be in Dubai), I never had enough time to appreciate the lovely ambience or indulge myself physically and mentally until the pandemic gave me the time to find renewed energy to create positive changes... Continue Reading →

Caring About Investments As An Entrepreneur – More Financial Security To Your Entrepreneurial Efforts

Dr Sanjay Tolani, MD & CEO, Goodwill World. Are you an aspiring entrepreneur or someone who recently started their business? These smart decisions can help you seize growth opportunities and unlock success. Business owners sometimes find themselves in situations where they’re not in complete control; instead, they feel controlled by their finances which they are... Continue Reading →

Healthy Habits Matter

By Shereen Shabnam I am the queen of being a workaholic and often find that my little Mac is surgically attached to my being even if the cords that bind us may be invisible. Being a workaholic often means I sacrifice my personal time to work and I reckon my Porsche Cayenne Turbo has had... Continue Reading →

Leadership Qualities To Nurture

By Shereen Shabnam Over the last two decades, I have interviewed thousands of leaders for multiple publications who have shared their thoughts on what made them successful leaders and the answer always was by working with the right team. The best leaders I came across had a few leadership styles in common. Below are some... Continue Reading →

Time Out from Work

By Shereen Shabnam As I am travelling less around the globe since the pandemic left my favourite destinations under lockdown, there is a constant need to take a break from work. It’s not just for my mental wellbeing, but taking a day off to recharge so I can return to work energised and reinvigorated. Here’s... Continue Reading →

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