Adonis Empire in Canada

Jamil Cheaib, president and co-owner of Marché Adonis, made his dream come true with his ambition and perseverance. It is quite impressive to meet Jamil Cheaib, the giant behind the mega-success story of Marché Adonis founded in Montreal in 1979. Cheaib is president and co-owner of the highly established and colossal ethnic food retailer specializing […]

Expressing Ourselves Lebanese And The Art Of Public Speaking

While no one ever calls the Lebanese reserved, it is natural for humans to have a fear of public speaking. Apparently, the Lebanese are eager to overcome it. Is it the outgoing personality? The confidence? Or always having an opinion? What is it about the Lebanese and public speaking that make such a good fit? In […]

From Climate Change Conference in Paris

Finding renewable energy sources and adopting smarter energy choices is a necessity for the economy and the environment. The sound of a generator revving below the building competes with melodies of the Akon concert in the background. Here I am in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) experiencing a power cut and listening to a rapper […]

How to Create Motivated Teams and How to Keep them Motivated

When I was asked by HOME to write an article on how to motivate teams and more importantly, how to keep them constantly motivated, I was flattered but worried at the same time. Flattered because it is a great reward getting this request from HOME but also worried because I was not sure if there was any […]

Roberto Khatlab Sharing Insights on Lebanese Emigration to Brazil

Roberto Khatlab is the director of the Latin American Studies and Cultures Center (LASCC) at the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik. Khatlab has written 22 books, published in Brazil and in Lebanon, in Portuguese, Arabic, French, English and Spanish. His last book was published in 2015, in Portuguese (and is in the process of translation […]

Let’s Together Make Lebanon Great Again

The first Lebanese Member of Parliament in South Africa,  Michael  Louis, was born to be a visionary and to make a difference. He studied law and headed up  some of South Africa’s great corporate property companies before accepting a call to politics at the start of the Mandela  era when he served in government. He […]