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Myth Busting for Dyslexia Awareness Month

October is Dyslexia awareness month, something which is very pertinent to me both professionally, in my role as Head of Inclusion and personally, as someone who was diagnosed with Dyslexia at the age of 9. The aim of Dyslexia awareness…

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Tolerance

“The highest result of education is tolerance” – Helen Keller. As we begin a new year of hope, reflection and resolution, Dubai welcomes 2019 as the year of tolerance. This forward thinking initiative aims to promote cultural and religious tolerance…

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Are men more innovative than women?

The answer is no. The common mistake in this debate is to solely think of innovation as inventions, new businesses and new ideas. When you think along these lines, global entrepreneurs of past and present begin to come to mind…

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Initial Investment – Where to start

It does not matter how good an idea you might have; how brilliant your vision might be or even how good your business plan is until someone agrees with you and says: Yes, I am going to invest. Convincing someone…

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The Lost Art Of Listening

Have you ever tried to listen to every single word of a song? How far did you get? My prediction is that you wouldn’t get very far at all. Why? Because your concentration levels are battling with so many distractions…

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Everyone is a Managing Director

When you start a business or end up at the top of the business, you pick up the wonderful title of Managing Director. It is your job and responsibility then to grow your idea, build a team and make your…

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Change your words, change your mindset

“Change your words, change your mindset”, an advice given to me by my teaching mentor and an attitude which I have instilled within my classroom ever since. Positivity and compassion are key values at Arcadia as we understand the importance…

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