Tharawat Blog

Jun
04

United Against a Common Enemy

Abdullah Almajdouie identifies ways in which businesses can adapt to protect themselves and stand united against a common enemy.

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Jun
03

New Perspectives For Yemeni Family Businesses and Their Global Peers

We spoke with Ahmed Bazara about the complex challenges Yemeni family businesses face, and how these challenges can be transformed into opportunities there, across the Middle East and around the globe.

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May
07

Supporting the Rapid Adoption of Digital Technologies through COVID-19

According to Matt Suiche, regional family businesses must adopt cybersecurity protocols as quickly as they adopt new technologies through COVID-19.

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Apr
21

Agility and Strength in the Family Business

For family businesses in the MENA, COVID-19 presents an opportunity to build on pre-existing strengths and practice agility. An interview with Riad Bsaibes.

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Apr
19

COVID-19: Opportunity in Crisis

Slim Othmani talks about how taking decisive action now to capitalise on opportunities will lay the foundation for survival in the future.

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Mar
31

COVID-19 and Beyond: the Critical Role of the Private Sector

Maissa Abou Adal Ghanem speaks about her family business’ response to the Covid-19 crisis and what we can learn from this situation for the future.

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Mar
27

Managing COVID-19 Requires a Proactive Approach

Businesses must prepare themselves so that their stakeholders are safe, their critical processes aren’t disrupted and their activities match their purpose. An opinion piece.

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Mar
24

Four Strategies to Mitigate the Disruption of COVID-19

When it comes to ensuring their sustainability through the COVID-19 outbreak, businesses must be mentally, emotionally and fiscally prepared. An opinion piece by Hisham Farouk.

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Mar
20

Building on Strengths through the COVID-19 Outbreak

As the world works to keep this pandemic in check, the family business community must grapple with new operational paradigms. For many, this means the slowing down or stoppage of operations altogether, at least for the time being. An opinion piece by Noor Sweid.

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Mar
18

Opportunity in Challenges: Family Business as Usual?

For family businesses in the MENA, the implications of Coronavirus will likely mean significant operational and financial challenges. An opinion piece by Adil Alzarooni.

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Mar
14

The Levant Family Business Podcast – A NextGen’s Perspective on Family Business

Episode 20: Insights of the Next Generation – A Conversation with Nour Rifai Next Generation leadership development is a crucial topic for the longevity and long-term growth of a family firm. In order to have continuity in leadership quality, it is important that NextGens feel integrated, empowered and well prepared to make positive contributions to […]

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Feb
06

The Levant Family Business Podcast – A Very Special Tandem – Insights From Twins In A Family Business.

Episode 19: Working Together – A Conversation with Nicolas and Anthony Boukather. It can be difficult to navigate family relationships when you work together! It requires patience, open communication and complete trust for the dynamic to work effectively. However, there are many good reasons that are in favour of working with a family member. So […]

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Jan
16

The Levant Family Business Podcast – Diversification For Growth – A Conversation With Imad Alfadel.

Episode 18 –  Diversification For Growth – A Conversation With Imad Alfadel Family businesses are known for their ability to react quickly to changing times and for their resilience throughout times of crisis. Diversification is one of the key strategies family businesses can employ to prepare for difficult times. However, getting the timing right on […]

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Dec
25

The Levant Family Business Podcast – Emotional Dynamics In The Family Business IV – Emotions in the Family Business.

Episode 17 – The Interplay Of Emotions In Family And Business – A Conversation With Rania Labaki. Human emotions are extremely intricate and complex psychological states and the interplay of emotions in family and business is often difficult to address. Emotions can be reactions to internal stimuli (thoughts, memories) or external events that occur in […]

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