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Entrepreneurs and decisions

I recently attended a workshop organised by Astrolabs, a startup founded by two young and ambitious entrepreneurs, Louis Lebbos and Muhammed Mekki with the objective to help other entrepreneurs in scaling their startups. Pay it forward… There was a common … Continue reading

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A Generation (not) in Waiting!

About a month ago, I met Chris Schroeder, a US based investor and entrepreneur. It happened that Chris has a keen interest in the Middle East and was writing about Middle Eastern Women in Entrepreneurship so we met to discuss nabbesh a company … Continue reading

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Dream and dream some more…

As the launch date for my venture gets closer, tension rises, this is it, moment of truth. All eyeballs are on the prey, armed with pre-conceived notions of failure or success, each has their reasons, each has their logic. Game … Continue reading

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In Lebanon, put your feet in cold water!

In Lebanon, we have a saying “7ot ijreik bi may berdeh” which literally translates into “put your feet in cold water”. I seriously don’t know of its origins, but it means “rest assured everything will be ok”.  Once you hear … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a plane… Rebelling against the system.

Society has taught us well, what’s good, what’s bad… wrong, right, shameful, possible and impossible. From the day we are born we are programed, like machines by our environment and families with a set of values and beliefs. Let me … Continue reading

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The roller coaster ride…

I don’t think I have ever experienced such a torrent of events on a single day. Progress on my startup thrills me, challenges on the other hand can frustrate me. The thing to keep in mind though that challenges will … Continue reading

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Use ‘pain’ as a driver & not as a hurdle

It’s been such a long time since I’ve written. Quite frankly I’ve been to hell and back over the past 6 months. I never thought launching a business would lead to so many insecurities and self doubt. The moment I … Continue reading

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