Every year I search a new way of managing things in life, in order to remain motivated, informed, and paperless. I have tried out various notebooks, sticky notes, iOS apps, or even voice recording. After so many trials and errors, I finally have a list of productivity tools that I can’t live without and go… Continue reading Productivity Tools that Make Life Simple
Since 2015, I have taken on 2 female mentees in Qatar and UAE. And, I have to say that my mentees teach me so much, and I love their bluntness and their willingness to better themselves. One of my mentees recently asked me how to improve her time management, as she is going through heavy… Continue reading How to Manage Your Time
I just finished 2.5 weeks of leadership trainings in the US. To many, an opportunity of being at GE’s Crotonville Leadership Training Center is incredibly rewarding. To me, the experience is a great moment to get to know myself at a deeper level, and prioritize what is truly important in life. Each of participants at… Continue reading Learn about Ourselves
This year will mark my family’s 5th Thanksgiving in the Middle East. March 2012 seems like just yesterday. I left my job in Connecticut, said goodbye to my friends and families, emptied our apartment on 92nd & 2nd, and boarded Qatar Airways from New York to Doha, with my beloved dog, the Taco. Now writing… Continue reading This Thanksgiving
Watching the US election live in Dubai, November 9th was a hard day for me. Especially, when my coworkers told me that their children crying on phones with fear, the only thing I could do at that moment was to give my coworkers hugs and listen to them. I became a US citizen in 2000. Ever… Continue reading Give Hugs and Listen More
This is my 2nd time, invited to speak at Qatar Leadership Conference, an UN model organized by student leaders on leaderships skills and development. Over 50 energized students attended my session. I spoke about how I applied brand lessons from my favorite houses to my own brand. My 3 favorite fashion houses are Salvatore Ferragamo, Tiffany… Continue reading What’s your brand?