How fear makes your profits tremble?
Dec31

How fear makes your profits tremble?

We must acknowledge that fear is a very human problem. In a bid to overcome fear, Sachin Thombare says that one must equip employees with tools like negotiation, communication and leadership skills to help them identify and eradicate fears that hamper their performance at work. Imagine for a moment that you are a caveman about 15,000 years ago. You have had a great day at work and now returning to your cave. As you approach a grassy...

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Your weapon against intellectual property theft!
Oct27

Your weapon against intellectual property theft!

Reportedly, IP thieves are most often current or former employees, Kashwani Lawfirm elaborates on why businesses should take a proactive approach to prevent these incidents. In most developing countries, people repeatedly find themselves in the dilemma of having to choose between the expensive original and the unlawful copy. It comes as no astonishment that the less privileged possess stronger tendencies toward the illegal. Every...

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The growth of medical tourism in the UAE
Oct27

The growth of medical tourism in the UAE

Medical tourism, more precisely health and wellness tourism, refers to the industry where people from across the globe travel to other countries for medical and surgical care, and at the same time, visit the local attractions of that country. Karen Osman shares some key highlights of medical tourism in Dubai hat could shape the future of the emirates’ economy and healthcare. Although globally, medical tourism is still in its early...

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The new work place
Oct26

The new work place

From the cubical of the 80’s, to the prevalence of communal tables and today’s telecommuting, the work place has been going through several transformations, that have shifted the focus away from the ‘real estate’ aspect of the company office, to the nature of the work itself, writes Neil Petch. Twenty years ago, the work place looked like a web of cubicles: rows after rows of tiny, partitioned desk spaces for the hundreds of...

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Ignore performers at your own peril

Utpal Bhattacharya on why organisations need to have robust HR practices. It can be quite frustrating for top executives in large companies when internal politicking becomes more important than business itself, as individuals tend to protect their interests in the short-term. But large companies do not suffer much, as these are established in the market for a long time and they keep on getting a steady flow of revenue from one source...

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Getting the basics right!
Jun17

Getting the basics right!

Robert Bruce-Mullan has been instrumental in driving sales growth into companies spanning diverse industry sectors. His area of expertise lies in sales and marketing and several other networking and business set-up ventures. The recent announcement of a successful Expo bid has turned the tide in the favour of Dubai which, in 2007 suffered a financial setback however now sports a consistent growth pattern, exhibiting a renewed vigor...

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