100 hour weeks, the hustle, being part of the 30 under 30 crowd or just trying to be noticed by your terrible but in-charge manager can feel like you’re constantly in an episode of Ninja Warrior and you’re never going to push that damn buzzer. Burnout, which I’ve experienced, comes in all shapes and sizes and affects everyone differently.
#bleisure is my go to word when I describe most of my trips these days. As sole owner/operator of Nudge I need to make sure I’m contactable and on top of business even when I might have a change of environment or be in a different time zone to my clients.
Attend any hospitality industry conference or event and it is notable how the majority of the attendees—many of whom hold top tier executive titles—are male rather than female. At the property level too, if during your stay, you request to speak to the general manager the chances are you will be greeted by a man rather than a woman.
Dana and Tanvi set out in 2016 to create a line of high quality activewear that supports women in the UAE on their fitness journeys and encourages them to live Elevaeted lives and they’ve done just that. With Elevaete‘s first capsule collection firmly under their belt as well as a few highly received limited edition pieces,
“Fantastic news! We’ve booked you in for a live media interview tomorrow morning!”
That might just be the sentence to send any confident entrepreneur over the edge. You may have survived a round of financial pitching and secured your first client, but throw a microphone in your face, and the studio lights can easily blind your thoughts and choke your words.
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The region’s largest travel event is on this week, so I had to sit down and get a woman’s perspective on how to get a slice of this $US7 Trillion industry.
Mona and Rana started Pomalo Travel in 2013 and today they travel all over the world helping everyone from solo women travellers,
Congratulations! You’re set to receive an award! There are very few moments in our lives where we have the privilege to really inspire an audience. Unfortunately, with that comes a lot of pressure to be a lot of things all at once; gracious, grateful, and humble–but not so humble or self-deprecating that the audience thinks you are trivialising the honour.
Networking hasn’t become obsolete with the advent of the digital age; it’s merely expanded onto new platforms. If you’re browsing LinkdIn, attending an industry conference in the waiting room at an interview you’ve got a chance to network. But, how do you know what to say in each instance? What do you ask the other person?
Emma Banks oversees dozens of properties as the General Manager of Jumeirah Restaurant Group. She’s honest, not afraid to get her hands dirty and gives credit where it’s due – to her team around her. So how did Emma succeed in an industry that’s traditionally been dominated by men? How did she develop her leadership style?
I checked out the season opener for the Red Bull Air Race in Abu Dhabi where 14 of the planets best pilots are competing for their first win of the season, but there’s one, in particular, I’m here to chat with today.
Mélanie Astles is not only the first female pilot to ever compete in the competition,