Sarwar Jahan

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Why (And How) You Should Be A Data-Driven CFO

IBM estimates the world generates 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every day, and, amazingly, 90 percent of the world’s data was created in the last two years alone. How can CFOs be expected to make sense of this onslaught of information? In its recent CFO Indicator report, Adaptive Insights found …

Data Warehousing

8 Guaranteed Ways To Boost Your Confidence

Successful people often exude confidence—it’s obvious that they believe in themselves and what they’re doing. It isn’t their success that makes them confident, however. The confidence was there first.<p>Think about it:<p><b>Doubt breeds doubt.</b> Why would anyone believe in you, your ideas, or your abilities …

Self-improvement

8 Successful People Share How Not To Find A Mentor

Finding someone to help you navigate your career path is crucial to success, but make sure to avoid these mistakes.<p>Now, don’t get me wrong—mentorship is one of the biggest keys to success. But believe it or not, there is a right and a wrong way to seek out a mentor and build a mutually beneficial …

Making Better Decisions in Your Family Business

The decisions facing business families can be gut wrenching – and the implications of these decisions can be huge both for the future of the family and also of the business: “Who should the next CEO be – my daughter or my son?” “Should we buy our cousin out of the business?” “Can non-family …

The 3 Conditions You Need to Get 'In the Zone'

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s easy to get "in the zone" when you’re doing something you enjoy. Whether it’s a hobby or work task, when you’re in flow -- the mental state of optimal performance -- you tend not to see anything else, but notice everything. Yes, it’s …

The How-To: Licensing Your Business In The UAE

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Taking that first step and setting up your own business is exciting and challenging at the same time. In the UAE, would-be entrepreneurs often face …

The What, Who And Why Of Executive Coaching

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Can an entrepreneur be helped in his or her journey? As one of my clients once said, “I don’t need a psychologist. We Type-A entrepreneurs don’t …

5 Characteristics of Those Who Earn the Right to Lead

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To recognize the traits of a great leader, and then attempt to personally embody them is similar to dining at a world-class restaurant and trying to duplicate that meal at home later. Your efforts likely won’t meet your expectations.<p>Why? …

6 Famously Successful People Who Have Overcome Stuttering

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For the approximately 1 percent of the world’s population who suffer from stuttering, simple social situations can be a humiliating experience. There’s a constant worry that you’ll be called on in class, the terror of public speaking and, …

Passing The Torch: Succession Planning For The Family Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Family businesses are the backbone of economies around the world, constituting a crucial source of wealth and employment in both developed and …

7 Essentials for Overcoming Mental Barriers to Exceptional Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Extraordinary success requires emotional competence, mental clarity and a willingness to disrupt the status quo. You must release low-level thinking that holds you back. To be a standout, you must cultivate your strengths and work through …

The 6 Secrets to Getting Mentored by the Best in the Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Awesome entrepreneurs are backed by wise mentors. Every entrepreneur knows how important mentors are. Most entrepreneurs are willing to accept advice. The challenge is, how do you find a mentor?<p>Who are they? Where are they? And why aren’t …

10 Tough Job Lessons Worth Learning by Age 30

Workplace setbacks are rarely career enders.<p>Some of the most important lessons you learn during your first decade working in “the real world” come …

How to Fire a Family Member in a Family-Run Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To fire a family member may be one of the most difficult challenges a family business will face. There’s no magic solution to avoid the hurt feelings, the tension, the discomfort.<p>Those who’ve gone through the process can speak to the …

16 charts that illustrate America's global dominance

To celebrate America's Independence Day, we've put together several charts that show why, despite all of its problems, this US is the most dominant country on this planet.<p><i>Rob Wile contributed to an earlier version of this post.</i>

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Employment

How to Make Someone Want to Do Business With You

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How can you build your book of business? You may get short-term results from invasive, hard-sell tactics. But they won’t last for long, as clients retreat whenever they feel pressure or desperation. So, to create a sustainable business …