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Failure Is Not An Option: Three Ways To Make Sure You Meet Your 2016 Goals

Failure Is Not An Option: Three Ways To Make Sure You Meet Your 2016 Goals

“It’s December 1, 2015 and 2016 is already crushed under all the expectations I have for it,” I quipped recently. I suspect I’m not alone when it comes to making big plans for the year ahead. With big plans, however, comes a big letdown if you fail to follow through on them. How can you […]

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Five Signs Your Boss Is Incompetent

Five Signs Your Boss Is Incompetent

One of the most broken aspects of our broken workplace structure is that we all feel judged at work, almost all the time. We can’t relax because we feel that someone is looking down on us, evaluating us or timing us. It is somebody’s job to make sure we’re doing a good job. We are […]

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Why Microsoft, Uber And 500 Startups Came To Downtown Cairo

Why Microsoft, Uber And 500 Startups Came To Downtown Cairo

CAIRO — Outside the entrance of the GrEEK Campus, the line to get into the third RiseUp Summit was an hour long at 9 a.m., but everyone was waiting more-or-less patiently. Sobhieh Yaafury had come from Lebanon with her three daughters, 26, 24 and 10. The two older daughters already work in technology in Beirut, […]

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70% Of Iran’s Science And Engineering Students Are Women

70% Of Iran’s Science And Engineering Students Are Women

70% of of Iran’s science and engineering students are women, and in a small, but promising community of startups, they’re being encouraged to play an even bigger role. The common myth about women in Iran is that they are seen, but not heard, that they’re not permitted to drive, that they are second-class citizens, and […]

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