April 2018

A couple of months ago I decided to buy a car, so I did my research, shopped around and did a few test drives and finally decided on a particular car.  The car still needed to be manufactured

January 2018

Some 60% of the population of the Arab world is under the age of 25 – making this the most youthful region in the world.  A sizable percentage of Arab business owners and senior executives hav

August 2017

I hear it so often from business owners: “we just don’t have the time to worry about culture right now.”  But, the reality is that if you don’t pay attention to your company’s culture you are

June 2017

Biology challenges our intercultural theories.  That was one of the themes that stood out for me during the 4 days I spent in Dublin with about 400 other inter-cultural trainers, coaches and r

January 2017

Are you planning to grow your business in the Arab world?  Are you about to take up a new position in your company’s offices based in Dubai, Kuwait, Amman or Cairo?  Then you need to pay

August 2016

Last week we lost a very dear friend and an extraordinarily special soul, Abdallah Said, who left this world after a brave four and a half year struggle with a vicious