Given the present economic situation facing most Gulf states, that of low global oil prices accompanied by the burden of massive socio-economic subsidies, I was excited to see that the UAE government yesterday announced a number of decisions that will, irreversibly and irrevocably, shift Emirati...

We waste a lot of time trying to make uncertain things certain. The sooner you get comfortable with uncertainty, the sooner you can focus on what really matters; creating value and succeeding now. I recently had a conversation with a startup guy who asked this question, "How do...

Queen Rania of Jordan recently spoke about the 100 million jobs needed in the MENA region by 2020. Her words should have made everyone sit up and listen. No one knows with certainty the actual number - estimates vary between 60 million to 100+ million. What matters is the...

On the way to work this morning, my 5 year old and I noticed the road we drive each day on the way to school is been widened. Why? Why Indeed? I explained the reason is us humans aren't very good at using the roads we’ve...