Author Archives: fahdyounus

Why Neymar(s) get (USD 263) millions. And WTH.

So what value we get from people highly skilled in maneuvering a ball – through a herd of men obstructing their path – successfully into a net of predefined dimensions? And is it more than the value we get from a doctor, an engineer, a scientist, a school teacher or an accountant (I know this one is a stretch, but you get the idea.)? Continue reading

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Slippery Slope: Saudi Economy

International Monetary Fund in July lowered its 2017 growth forecast for Saudi economy to 0.1%. Even before this revision the number was not very handsome, at 0.4%. This comes amid a backdrop of not-so-good news and a promising future of … Continue reading

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Trump to Nawaz

From Trump to Qatar to Nawaz what I hear as the only awaaz is that of confusion. Confusion over basic definitions. People, to be fair, seem pretty equally divided. Some arguments are rational, some emotional and some neither – but … Continue reading

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‘You Are a Herd of Donkeys because…’

We can all see how silly it was for the leader of the free world (no pun intended) to misread the call for ‘no reason to be alarmed’ by the London mayor; but we fail to realize that we do this very thing in matters most important.  Continue reading

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Being Positive W/O Being Unrealistic

Defining optimism and charting a route to achieve it. Practical tips to be more positive in and about life. Continue reading

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OPPORTUNITY IN CRISIS; Pakistan, India and China

The article explores options of China playing a deft hand to avail the opportunity in the Pakistan-India crisis Continue reading

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5 Business Lessons From Doctor Strange

Interesting business insights from Marvel movie; Doctor Strange Continue reading

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