“Zeeshan, I can fire you NOW!”

“Zeeshan, I can replace all of you in a jiffy!” Said one of my bosses pointing towards me and my team, once upon a time. Fast forward today, after literally scanning at least a few 100 CVs , I can say with confidence that finding right talent costs an arm and a leg, the least. […]

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Zeeshan, my job sucks!

“Zeeshan, my job sucks”I have seen so many people complaining about bad bosses, bad jobs etc -Though it is an undeniable fact that such people and companies exist but most of the times its the unusual / unrealistic expectations of employees which trigger negative thoughts.I wish more people start asking to themselves, ” Am I […]

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Is Saudi’s recession a reality?

Call me an optimist but working closely in Saudi market since 8 + years  and being in the region for 35 years ( by birth ) , I can say with lot of confidence that Saudi is the most misunderstood market of GCC. The one main reason for the same is people predicting future outlook […]

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Racism at work place…

” I get paid less because of my nationality…” . . . If yes, then you are the one responsible for the same. Starting as an office boy in 2004 – fast forward today, I am privileged to be associated with the most prestigious organisations in region and I never ever faced any racism, EVER. […]

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Big Data and its “Big Impact”​ on businesses

Knowledge of Big Data, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence is the trump card in business relevance Gone are the days when data was unstructured with no relevance, and the business owners would rely only on the customer choices and on the irregular information gathered – data was small then and the business owners had to […]

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Scaling-up businesses don’t necessarily means more expenses…

“The strategy this year to increase business is to hire more sales / account managers”. A statement frequently heard in yearly projection meetings with a very high rate of failure. Many #businesses don’t invest and focus on creating right resource management #strategy and fall into trap of thinking “More people mean more business”. This strategy […]

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Sell me this Pen!

If you are involved in a startup, you must know how to sell. Period! And if you are in position of power in a start up project you must create an atmosphere where you have NO support staff. Every one needs to be contributing to the bottom lines some how, tangibly. This has been one […]

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Are we in need of a “Start-up School” ?

Why 9 out of 10 new businesses fail? Despite Investors consistently pouring investments in Startups , unfortunately there is no reputed Business Training for Investors, founders and employees, teaching hard realities about what getting involved with new businesses is all about. Investing monies and running businesses are different skills all together. An investor cannot assume that […]

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Will the next generation be called ” Salaried Entrepreneurs” or Gen Z?

Baby Boomers: Generation X: Millennials or Gen Y: B Gen Salaried Entrepreneurs??? With influx of funds and everybody trying to raise monies, are we going to witness a generation of  ” Salaried Entrepreneurs”? Making money is an art, and if the trend of consistently pouring in investor’s money in businesses and making losses is not stopped, […]

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