Business & Entrepreneurship

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The Twinkie May Be Saved

As people have been trying to gather up as much Twinkies as possible around the world, others that have the power were looking into how to actually save this goldmine of a brand.  Mexican Company, Grupo Bimbo has shown interest and might have the inside track, according to the Christian Science Monitor. From another direction, […]

The Smart Way To Start Your Own Business: Good Enough Is Fine

A lot of people get off on solving problems with complicated solutions. Flexing your intellectual muscles can be intoxicating. Then you start looking for another big challenge that gives you that same rush, regardless of whether it’s a good idea or not. A better idea: Find a judo solution, one that delivers maximum efficiency with […]

Amazon to Pay $252 Million in Back Taxes in France

The french authorities have ordered Internet retail giant, Amazon, to pay $252 million in back taxes, interest and penalties in relation to “the allocation of income between foreign jurisdictions”. Saying that the claim related to the taxation years between 2006 & 2010, Amazon said it would fight the claim, in court if necessary! Many European countries […]

The Smart Way to Begin Your Business: Meetings Are Toxic!

The worst interruptions of all are meetings. Here’s why:  They’re usually about words and abstract concepts, not real things.  They usually convey a terribly small amount of information per minute.  They require thorough preparation that most people don’t have time for.  They frequently have agendas so vague that nobody is really sure of the goal.  […]

The Smart Way To Begin Your Own Business: Interruption Is The Enemy Of Productivity

If you’re constantly staying late and working weekends, it’s not because there’s too much work to be done. It’s because you’re not getting enough done at work. And the reason is interruptions. Think about it: When do you get most of your work done? If you’re like most people, it’s at night or early in […]

Azza Fahmy Does Harvard

It was recently announced that our own Azza Fahmy will be joining a line of acclaimed speakers at Haravard university discussing the Arab Spring. This will take place during the Harvard’s 3rd Annual Arab Weekend where they will be going over different  and their sustainability in the Arab world.  As a woman that has done […]

The Smart Way To Begin Your Busines: Reasons To Quit Part II

We’re still talking about some important questions to ask yourself to ensure you’re doing work that matters: Will this change behavior? Is what you’re working on really going to change anything? Don’t add something unless it has a real impact on how people use your product. Is there an easier way? Whenever you’re working on […]

Citadel Capital Promises Big Money

Egypt’s economy is still faltering, for some reason we still like taking to the streets and protesting, and traffic is unbearable, why just another day in the life if you ask us! Every once in awhile though some kind of silver lining shows itself and this time it’s in the form of private equity firm […]

The Smart Way to Begin Your Business: “Reasons To Quit”

It’s easy to put your head down and just work on what you think needs to be done. It’s a lot harder to pull your head up and ask why. Here are some important questions to ask yourself to ensure you’re doing work that matters: Why are you doing this? Ever find yourself working on […]

Chillax: Chilling on a Whole New Level

What the hell is Chillax?! I have seen their name all over the place recently but they refused to reveal who they were! Why? well, they were teasing you, me and everyone… Their fan page popped up with designs that were full of colorful splashes and taglines that involved chilling and relaxation and left it to […]

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