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Stressed? How to say ‘No’

Many people find it difficult to say ‘no’ to any request. Being assertive is an art and, as with other arts, we need to learn the skill of how to refuse a request without affecting the relationship. The ‘yes/no’ response may appear to be an uncontroversial subject but in fact, our decision to agree, or to refuse, a specific request may impact not only the outcome of a particular issue, but also our profile and reputation – and possibly upon our own self-image.

Therefore, Motivational Speaker Carole Spiers says, it is important to learn how to be confident and direct in dealing with others and being able to say ‘no’ without giving offence.

Stress at work: Emirati women fit into new roles

If more Emirati women are to emerge as business leaders in the future, they must develop their self-confidence and, perhaps, renegotiate their responsibilities with their families. The challenge for the UAE is to create an environment where Emirati women can pursue any career they choose in the future, and know that they will be judged on the basis of their work performance and not on their gender.

Entrepreneur, Carole Spiers asks ‘Would you be magnanimous in defeat?

Britain’s political drama has finally ended. Two brothers, David and Ed Milliband, had fought for the role of leadership of the Labour party yet who would have thought that Ed, the younger brother, would have come from behind to gain the top job – but he did!

‘Think creatively in difficult times’ says Entrepreneur Carole Spiers

With Ramadan now behind us and business ‘back to normal’, it is a good time to think about using the right hand side of our brain and to start being creative. Particularly in times of a recession, we need to utilise our often latent abilities. Now more than ever before, it is of even importance to use the skills that we already have.