Expatriates are YOU ready for the Worse

Expatriates move to Dubai to explore greener pastures. On the flip side economy is fluid; Banks are cutting jobs whereas others are nationalizing.  Companies are exploring cost cutting and the straight...

To Succeed Faster – Activate Your Alumni Network

Last year my son Nipun enrolled in NIT @ Warangal studying to be a Mechanical Engineering. I advised him to create a LinkedIn profile.  After repeated nudges he created his LinkedIn...

It Matters – “How you respond on LinkedIn”

Imagine you are in a Social Gathering and someone extends a hand for handshake? Or someone smiles at you?  Or someone appreciates your choice of clothes?   What do you do? Do...

CXO “6” Excuses for not using LinkedIn

  In UAE LinkedIn membership is on trajectory to around 2.49 Million which is more than Saudi Arabia with a membership of around 1.9 Million.  Globally LinkedIn has over 350 Million professional...

Open Letter to LinkedIn – SAVE LinkedIn Groups

  Groups are a dying breed and need oxygen. Discussions either don’t attract attention, very little attention or no quality response. Every respondent is asking WIIFM? And he is not getting an...

Why DUBAI Workforce is reluctant to adopt SOCIAL SELLING

DUBAI workforce is reluctant to board Social Selling bandwagon and there are only two parties to be blamed EMPLOYER and EMPLOYEES.  Let’s explore their common fears and apprehensions … EMPLOYERS:  A large %...

LinkedIn is a Waste of Time

LinkedIn is waste of time.  My customers are not on LinkedIn!  How can LinkedIn help me sell?  The three statements reflect ignorance of the changing customer’s behaviors and reluctance to adopt...

10 Secrets of LinkedIn Networkers

  You are a LinkedIn member now; how do you go about increasing your connections and building strong connections?  Follow simple 10 steps strategy FRIENDS AND FAMILY: Send invites to Friends and Family...

Why MUST you have a LinkedIn Profile

Give me a lever long enough and a place to stand and I will move the earth – Said Archimedes. This is the power of leverage – Archimedes understood it centuries...

LinkedIn Profile Crafting for CXO

LinkedIn profile is your online resume but shift is happening towards positioning it as a brand building tool. My recommendation is position it as a brand building exercise and tell your...