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6 Lessons That Nokia Learned From Apple

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Nokia Corp, the $44 billion company at the time of writing those lines, is suffering from constant market share decline, caused mainly by the $230 billion Cupertino, California-based Apple, through its iPhone line of mobile phones. In 1999, Nokia peaked with 203 billion Euros market value, the highest of any European company. How did this Finnish conglomerate fall from grace? Time for some lessons.
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Serious Job Portals for Landing a Job in the Middle East

Are you seeking a job in the Middle East or the fast-developing (oil-rich) Gulf States? Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain and maybe Oman?

One may say, there are many online job search websites and recruitment online boards that can help you achieve just that.

There are also those “famous” recruitment agencies, but the fact is you need to go through them with a fine comb. Unfortunately, many of those are plain spammers. Read more

The day I got my Termination Letter

Like many others, I thought it won’t happen to me, but it did; I was made redundant after receiving a simple termination letter.

The project assigned to me in Dubai got “put to sleep“, pending global economy recovery.

To mark that day, I’m posting a copy of my letter of termination…

…to remind myself (and the reader as well) always not to rely too long on a job…

… and to always work on creating passive income resources to save me from getting another letter like that. Read more

Six Easy Steps To Manage Your Expenses

Wondering how can manage your expenses you pull your shoe strings a bit harder to save more to get out of debt with the least damage, while at the same time doing it so smoothly? Managing your finances shouldn’t be about turning your life style upside down. You can simply manage your finances by following simple steps that can make your life easier and cheaper. Here are six steps of those that you can implement today to start managing your expenses, not the other way around:

Manage Your Expenses: Start Saving Money Today

You remember when you decided to go on a diet and you keep telling yourself that you will start next week? Remember what usually happens afterward? Yup! That is it. You ended up never starting this diet and gaining additional weight. Well, it is the same thing when it comes to managing your expenses. We are used to spending more than we have —after all that what got us in this trouble. So start NOW, not next week, nor next month. And remember: every penny saved is a penny earned, and every penny counts.

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