Think Big: Make It Happen in Business and Life

By Donald J. Trump and Bill Zanker — Donald J. Trump is an icon: the very definition of the American success story. Republican Presidential candidate, reality-television star, and developer of some of the planet’s most prestigious real estate, he’s also become one of the world’s wealthiest men. Trump is a living example of how thinking …

Corruption scandals dominating media and business tycoons in Pakistan

THE LEVANT NEWS — By Muhammad Zamir Assadi* — Islamabad: Corruption cases against a leading business tycoon and an owner of commercial bank in Pakistan are heaping up day by day but the pending investigations against the influential banker of putting these inquiries to logical conclusion are either hampered by the investigators of going slow …

How can Lebanese family businesses survive for generations?

Source: Reuters – The Daily Star – Despite the Lebanese government’s failure to provide proper support for the private sector in Lebanon, family businesses have seen remarkable success as the biggest providers of job opportunities in the country, experts say. “Family businesses provide over 80 percent of job opportunities in Lebanon which leaves the public …

Qatar FIFA whistleblower leaves in terror

IN COLLABORATION WITH MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS NEWS – FIFA whistleblower Phaedra Al-Majid, who accused Qatar of corruption in its successful bid to win the right to host the 2022 soccer World Cup, said on Wednesday she was living in fear after receiving threats against her family. Al Majid, a former employee of the Qatar 2022 …

Saudi Arabia’s oil policy – in between conspiracy and political manipulations?

IN COLLABORATION WITH MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS NEWS – If Saudi Oil Minister Ali al Naimi (pictured below) wants to stop conspiracy theories spreading before a crucial OPEC meeting next week, it’s too late. Naimi’s intervention last week after a two-month silence failed to address a question energy markets want answered: is the OPEC leader no …