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Forbes Founders Yacht | Boatide 001

table of contents I. the voyage II. the yacht III. the crew I. the voyage (3 hrs)  We set out to bring together some of the brightest entrepreneurs in Dubai, most of which were Forbes featured to come together for one yacht trip.  The purpose was to meet each other, tell their stories, share their wins and challenges, and find new ideas and breakthroughs through collaboration. What resulted was a great get-together of ambitious minds who, solid representations of their respective industries — who all left with new contacts and joint plans to collaborate together in the future. II. the yacht MAKE: AZIMUT 55 FLYBRIDGE From the Builder: “The Azimut Yachts ethos is knowing how to view the world from ever-changing points of view, to seduce through...

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The Dubai Yoga Studio Owner's Guide to Growing Devoted Fans

The Dubai Yoga Studio Owner’s Guide to Growing Devoted Fans Living in Dubai, frankly, we’ve never been more spoilt for choice. There is no one way to do something, and there is certainly no one place to be to do something. With the explosion of recreational and well-being businesses in Dubai, we have found that studio owners are challenged not just to continue growing their members base of devoted fans, but also to retain their existing members.  We obssessed over this topic, did some research, and came across some insights of what the working-professional yogi seeks in her or his life, and demands from her studio. 1. They Want Meaningful Stories Beyond the bread & butter of being present and doing...

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Why You Should Consider a Weekend Trip Abroad in 2018

Doesn’t need much convincing, does it? But then again maybe it does. So here goes. If you are fortunate to find yourself working in a company that allows you to work from home, you have considered the idea of switching up the atmo and working from a remote location (which may or may not be “home”). Life is too short for cubicles. Life is also too short to work from the same location all the time. If you can work from home, a weekend trip suddenly becomes more of a reality. We all know that flights on Friday evening can be pricey. But if you fly in on a Thursday, imagine the following lifestyle and tell me if it’s for...

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Why Your Best Weekend Short Break in 2018 will be Spent on a Boat

If you’re thinking you need a break from work, you are probably right. Rather than having to listen to one more work-life balance talk, rather spend that time wisely booking your next [harbour] city break and look forward to that instead! Perhaps even leaving the Thursday evening and working from home the Friday can make it doable. If you are thinking of getting away for a weekend, we salute you. No for real. Let’s be honest — It does takes a degree of determination to realize that you’ve had enough of standard brunch and cinema (Brunema?) weekends. Sometimes you just hit that natural point when you realize that it is officially time to do something different in order to make this weekend or long...

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