Entrepreneurs have to be ready (Unbound, Bahrain Blog)

I was lucky to attend Unbound Bahrain and Bahrain startups conference and meet so many entrepreneurs and startups and most importantly people willing to invest in your business.  The panels were fantastic, and everyone spoke from the heart. …

The Good Doctor & Virtual Reality

Are you currently watching The Good Doctor? It’s about a group of doctors that work in a very futuristic hospital, one of them is a young autistic doctor who is a phenomenon. In episode 9 they are trying to operate on a child who has heart…

Feeling Homesick?

Most of us were students before, some of us still are. If you reflect on that period of your life you may find that a lot of your time was wasted due to lack of focus and procrastination.  We leave the essays for the day before it’s supposed…

Arabic University Ranking

I have been working in the field of education since 2003, and before that, people would enquire with me about universities because I have been an international student almost all my life; the same comments arise, is it a ranked university? Is…

Joining clubs and/or societies while studying

I believe that every human being on the face of the earth has something to offer the community and the general public.  One can be artistic, humorous, a good debater, wrestler, footballer, designer, philosopher, poet, writer, artist, or just…

Differences between Coaching, Mentoring, Counselling and Psychology

In various stages of our lives, we need to have so sort of discussions with people that are in fields of counselling, psychology, mentoring or coaching, we also need friends, mothers, fathers, brothers and sisters, grandfathers, grandmothers…

Doctor or Footballer?

I was so sad today after talking to a student who is in love with football, but his dad isn't.  He only wants to spend his life playing football and apparently, he is great at it.  His dad, on the other hand, wants him to study (according…

3 Exciting fields you can enter with an apprenticeship

The idea of starting a new career can be exciting, especially when you start considering the perks of earning your own money – from having the cash for buying the latest trainers to being able to afford the rent on your first place. But how…

Online courses & Education (MOOCS)

I wonder how many of you took a MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses). These courses are created by top universities around the world and put out there for the public to use and enhance their knowledge. I normally ask my students to take a course…

TED Talks, Education and Inspiration

Can you talk to a large audience? Or are you inspired by talks? Speaking to a large audience can be a little bit intimidating, one has to learn such skill when one is young and energetic. There are ways to make us able to speak publicly easily…