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Potential.com's SME Empowerment Program Aims To Support SMEs Digitize Their Businesses And Benefit From Free Resources

Led by the social enterprise Potential.com, the campaign brings together Aramex, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Cisco, Schneider Electric and World Free Zone Organization.
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Ask The Expert: Atiq Juma Faraj Nasib, Senior Vice President, Commercial Services, Dubai Chamber

In this edition, we have Atiq Juma Faraj Nasib, Senior Vice President Commercial Services, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, on how Dubai Chamber can support traders with documentation services.
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Why The MENA Needs A Workforce That Is Proficient In English

The foremost driver of employability and the most sought-after skillset for employers in the MENA region is English proficiency. Yet, the MENA region unfortunately boasts the world's lowest English proficiency rate.
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Turning Point: How The Abraham Accords Between Israel And The UAE Are Heralding A New Era Of Business

"When we look at the two countries not only as destination markets but as gateways to the globe, you can see how in terms of a global business strategy the Abraham Accords provides many opportunities."
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Why The Time Is Right To Bring Your Startup Ideas To Life In The UAE

Pandemic or not, there are always challenges to overcome and consumer needs to be met. And a keen entrepreneur always displays a natural inclination to find and fix problems, to make things better, and improve the world at large.
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Training For The Future: How Businesses Can Build Their "Innovation Muscles"

Similar to what happens with the human body, a company's strengthening of its innovation muscles will bring benefits in the short term, but it is only in the long term that the main gains will be felt.
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Pivoting For Progress: Why Careem Turned To A 0% Commission Model For Its Food Delivery Business

"At Careem, our mission is to simplify and improve lives. The previous model we used with our restaurant partners did not live up to our mission; so, we pivoted."
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12 Golden Rules for Customer Experience Strategy

Each and every company is, of course, different, but there are some essential ingredients that, if executed well, combine to create a level of service that customers will truly love.
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Hybrid Workplaces: A Win-Win Solution For Businesses And Their Employees In The New Normal

Organizations that empower talent to be productive from anywhere, and provide the secure, safe, and private means to collaborate with confidence will create environments in which we can do our best work.
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Entrepreneurs Are Well Placed To Tap Into Opportunities Presented By The UAE's Food Security Agenda: Insights From A Dubai Chamber Analysis

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry outlines top opportunities for startups and SMEs in the UAE's thriving food and beverage (F&B) industry as part of the nation's innovation-driven food security strategy
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Dubai Startup Hub And Dtec Release Report Highlighting Attractiveness Of Dubai's Startup Ecosystem

Dubai Startup Report 2021 is a guide on Dubai's startup landscape and what it can offer to international investors and other interested parties including business-friendly incentives and measures.
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Staying Focused In Overwhelming Times: The How-To

Seek professional help if you start to feel constantly overwhelmed, experience anxiety and panic attacks, or find that no amount of rest is enough to recharge your batteries.
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Why SMEs In The Middle East Should Take A Proactive Approach To Energy Management

At a time when margins are tight and the market is competitive, developing an energy management plan allows SMEs to cut operational costs, increase efficiency, and ensure business continuity.
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One Of A Kind: Italian Coachbuilder ARES Design Brings Automotive Bespoke Experiences To The Middle East

The contemporary coachbuilder has opened its door to an all-new 250 sq. m. showroom located in Dubai, through which it promises customers an immersive brand experience and exceptional customer service.
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UAE-Based RadYes Can Help Transform Your Social Media Content Into A Sales Transaction

Middle East social commerce platform RadYes wants to equip restaurants with tools to sell their dishes through the restaurants' social media accounts, website and even WhatsApp.