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Doha As the New Destination for Tech Start-ups

Qatar is looking at transforming Doha into the Silicon Valley of the Middle East. Doha, the capital of Qatar, doubles as the most populous city with a population of over 1 million people. The Qatar government has taken the bold step of diversifying the country’s economy from Crude Oil into science and technology, health, and

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Coworking

Co-working as the new Eco-Friendly Trend in Business

Providing the opportunity to work alongside others in a shared working space equipped with all the necessary equipment, co-working spaces are in a unique position to identify sustainability as a priority. Read on for more information about the latest eco-friendly trend. Changes to the way we work and the rise of the freelancer have meant

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Productivity

Signs You Need a 10 Minute Break

Maintaining a healthy equilibrium between work, life, family, friends, hobbies, chores and everything else that needs to be done is one of the biggest challenges that we face in the modern world. The glorification of productivity and working long hours has led us to increased rates of burnout, decreased sleep quality, and a lack of

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Burnout Metaphor
Productivity

How to Avoid Burnout

In recent years, the effects of burnout have been increasingly recognized, and it has now been included in the eleventh edition of the DSM-5. The term was first defined by Freudenberger in 1975 as being a ‘state of being inoperative’. According to the World Health Organisation, it is a condition caused by the workplace, and

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Brain Food
Inspiration

Brain Foods to Increase Memory and Concentration

We have all heard the saying that we are what we eat, and empirical evidence has continuously shown the positive or negative effects of the food that we put into our bodies. A healthy, well-balanced diet is considered essential for the protection and promotion of your mental and psychical health and wellbeing, but our WOE

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On Boarding
Productivity

Why On-boarding For New Employees is So Important

How does your company welcome and train a new employee? Many companies don’t have a formal onboarding process. They don’t realise that onboarding for new employees is so important. In this article we discuss exactly what on boarding is and why it’s essential to have a programme in place for any new hire. What is

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Book Recommendations
Entrepreneurship

10 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

What do Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs and Richard Branson have in common? Besides being very well-known business leaders? They’ve all had career mentors. And they’ve all acknowledged how important those mentors have been to their success.  But if you don’t happen to have Warren Buffet’s phone number, no problem. You can find all the inspiration

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Colorful Chameleon
Productivity

Psychology of Color in the Workplace

Redecorating your office space can be a momentous task and there is much to think about when you are choosing that all-important color scheme. Color can be a powerful tool, and studies have frequently shown that different colors can affect our behavior and emotions in different ways. With the average employee spending up to nine

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Expats in Doha
Inspiration

Choosing the Expat Life: What to consider before moving abroad

They say that we regret the things that we don’t do in life rather than what we do, and choosing the expat life and moving to a new country is undoubtedly an adventure like no other. It offers an exciting opportunity to immerse yourself in another culture, see the world, and satisfy your wanderlust.  Yet

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Sedentary Workspace
Productivity

Avoiding a Sedentary Lifestyle at Work

Since the latter half of the twentieth century, our lives have changed so dramatically. Technology and the modern world has resulted in more and more of us sitting as part of our jobs, with office workers being sedentary for around 75% of their working day. A person who has a sedentary lifestyle is defined as

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coworking benefits
Coworking

Benefits of Co-working Spaces

Although everyone dreams about working from home, the reality does not always meet up to expectations. People always assume that it is the easy way out of the rat race but soon the lure of working in your pajamas on the sofa wears off. Particularly as you begin to experience the many unique challenges and

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