Forbes recently released its list of the “50 Most Powerful Women in Business.” The list was intriguing as the top 10 women represented the fields of IT, food, chemicals, defense and finance. Ages ranged from […]
Are you a female business owner who is actively balancing the roles of mom and entrepreneur? According to Entrepreneur Magazine you are the definition of a mompreneur! Other sources define mompreneur as a mom who […]
Up until a few years ago, building a new business meant setting up a shop and having to deal with all the costs involved – land, buildings, office rentals and many other expenses. There’s no […]
Baader is a company that was set up by a group of young Emirati university students who have set up a social enterprise that has taught them valuable lessons in business and entrepreneurship. Tempo caught […]
By Ian Mason
Sales are everything in business. It is a simple equation: if you don’t have sales, then you don’t have a business. Successful selling is a skill that must be practiced; however, Chris Bradley, Managing Partner of Dubai-based Keys and Holes, offers Tamakkan some fast-track advice for new entrepreneurs.
By Ian Mason
I like to think of myself as a modern guy. But when it comes to marketing, I have arrived at the awful realisation that I am decidedly pre-historic.
As a marketing professional, this equates to disaster. I was like the proverbial ostrich with its head in the sand, naively thinking the phenomenon that is social media was a passing fad – if I stayed buried long enough, it would pass over and we’d return to the traditional mainstream media I am so familiar with.
Maybe it was the festive cheer, the silly season or even the thrill of a new year, but I have recently experienced a rush of great customer service in Abu Dhabi, some from unexpected sources. By great customer service I don’t mean an attendant who smiles like a robot…