Category Archives: OFFBEAT

What makes a good business leader?

Humility, doubt and the ability to make mistakes. These are some of the answers I’m given to the question of what makes a good chief executive. Since the World Economic…

The man with 26 million students

Of the many buzzwords making the rounds in Davos this year, “skills gap” is the most ubiquitous. The great and good attending the World Economic Forum (WEF) have done much…

The secret to small-business growth in 2015? Effective communication

Good communication is essential for every successful business operation – especially for small businesses that must build customer relationships to drive sales. Yet breakdowns can occur at every stage of…

Rakib in footsteps of Sadek, Aziz?

Shakhawat Liton Holding a general election is undoubtedly a herculean task and it involves a complicated legal process. Individuals with high integrity and leadership skills require supervising, controlling and directing…