And Then Suddenly I Jumped!


Photo by Gaëlle Vuillaume Entrepreneurship, en•tre•pre•neur•ship äntrəprəˈnərˌSHip/ noun: the activity of setting up a business and taking on financial risks in the hope of profit. One day, a very well-intentioned financial advisor asked me about my “risk level.” I put on a wicked smile and replied, “My slippers have non-skid soles.” I think he quit […]

The Challenges of Building HOME

  Photo: Salzburg Global Seminar | Ela Grieshaber The Challenges of Building HOME I was invited this summer to Salzburg Academy on Media and Global change as a guest scholar to speak about my experiences – and especially challenges – as a media entrepreneur. So, in addition to enjoying this exceptionally beautiful, rather bewitching city, […]

How to Negotiate Like a Phoenician and Other Lessons from a Master: An Interview with Habib Chamoun-Nicolas, PH.D.

  For three decades, Lebanese Mexican Habib Chamoun-Nicolas, Ph.D., has engaged in negotiation and business development activities in diversified sectors — oil and gas, petroleum, petrochemical, chemical, industrial, and commercial. He has trained thousands of business professionals on sales, negotiation and conflict resolution, as well as authored four books and numerous articles. Article by: Anna […]

Sawaya & Moroni: William Sawaya Worlwide Design Pathfinder

William Sawaya, a Lebanese-global designer, and his business partner Paolo Moroni, design gurus, discuss what it takes to be a designer in the modern world. William Sawaya is undoubtedly the father of Lebanese design and the pathfinder in the design industry. In 1974, Sawaya, armed with an architecture degree from Beirut’s Institute National des Beaux […]

Gabriel Chalita: From Sao Paulo Back to Bkaa Kafra

  Gabriel Chalita was born in Cachoeira Paulista, 1969 in Sao Paulo. He has Lebanese roots, from the village Bkaa Kafra, North Lebanon. Chalita graduated in law, philosophy, and social science and did his PhD in law and communication at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP) where he currently lectures, among other universities. […]

Walking with Dr. Gaby Moawad through his journey to Washington

A journey of success will have ups and downs along the way. It needs determination, persistence, and belief. Doctor Gaby Moawad spoke to HOME about his inspiring journey. A decision worth making It all started when Dr. Gaby took the right decision. He was born in 1976 in Zgharta. After graduating from high school, he […]