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Get your basics right before getting into business

Knowledge in any business, particularly knowledge about how to plan and run your business, makes the difference between success and failure, saysNeil Petch. Achieving success rules the mind of all business owners and entrepreneurs while setting up their companies. As a company formations specialist, every day I come across ambitious individuals who hope they have what it takes, and definitely …

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Adaptive trust – a new defense for secure enterprise mobility in UAE

Summary: BYOD, cloud and the Internet of Things are changing enterprise defense plans to guard against points of attack inside the network perimeter. These new ways of connecting to secure resources have changed the way traditional threat radars work – protecting threats from the outside. An HR director, a salesperson visiting with your engineering team, and a network administrator walk …

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Growth fears: Aligning business growth with employee satisfaction

A risk associated with business progress is employees becoming increasingly disengaged in the workplace due to heavier workloads, pressures, and deadlines. According to the Epicor research, 43% of leaders are concerned that as their business grows, workloads may increase to a level that places too much pressure on staff, prompting key personnel to leave the organisation.  When a business experiences …

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Whatever happened to five year plans?

We must be flexible in our planning in the knowledge that the business environment today will almost certainly be very different from in a couple years. We should embark on business plans with a worst case scenario in mind. I recently asked an old colleague and fellow businessman whether he still made use of five year plans. He raised his eyes …

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IP Management for SMEs…Now is the right time

Essam Disi of Dubai SME outlines how best to manage their intangible assets – ranging from human capital and know-how to ideas, brands, designs and other intangible fruits of a company’s creative and innovative capacity  A longside human creativity and inventiveness, Intellectual Property (IP) is always all around us. Every product or service that we use in our daily lives is …

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Leadership: Good vs Great

From becoming a good to a great leader in today’s environment requires something more than commonly accepted leadership skills. Adapting and taking action in a quick, clever and astute manner, to be agile, is more relevant than ever. What are the first words that come to your mind when thinking of leadership? Drive? Determination? Assertiveness? Confidence? Oxford English Dictionary defines …

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‘Magnetic Leadership Pull’- your new mantra for success

If you are in a leadership role, you might require quick reading of essential traits needed to establish the magnetic pull among your team mates and thus determine the movements and progress of a successful business unit. Michael J. Tolan identifies some key traits that leaders can imbibe to embrace the concept of ‘pull leadership’. Before computer games hijacked the …

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Road map for good career plans

Career plan

Failure is the key to success. Often we fail and we learn too many lessons from our failure which eventually becomes our success stories. Similarly in this article Russell shares with us 5 major attributes required to achieve one’s career goals.  Most of us keep wondering why we weren’t able to reach the Pinnacle of our career, when our peers, …

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Leadership is a key to success for any business

It not always about profit and money but your interpersonal skills matters a lot to run an organization. Michael Tolan gives away a few tips to leaders on how to build trust and respect among employees so that it encourages them to stay with you and the your firm, no matter what.  Starting a company is never simple, but keeping …

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Wolf of Wall Street: Telling business tales

With their cost effective business solutions and unique services, One1info assist investors around the globe in bridging the gap of information, direction & opportunities to achieve successful market penetration and generate volume economy. Martin Scorseses’ most recent Hollywood blockbuster has the business world talking and a few financial guys on Wall Street ducking for cover. The film unveils a brash …

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