The Compass

Find some direction on your entrepreneurial journey

Saving the Planet Without the Capes

Apr 4, 2017

By Naila Tariq With rising sea levels and temperatures, melting ice caps, and record-breaking weather patterns, we are finally realizing that the Earth is a finite resource. While we cannot reverse the effects of climate change, we can – by working together – at least minimize its effects and help guarantee a habitable future for […]

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The Rut: What to Do When You’re Losing Momentum

Apr 4, 2017

By Naila Tariq When first starting your business venture, everything is exciting. You’re heading full steam ahead into the unknown, filled with ideas and enthusiasm, ready to take on hurdles and break barriers. Progress is fast. You’re making considerable gains. Everything feels easy. Then, inevitably, you hit a plateau. Things slow down. Maybe – quite […]

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Broadening Horizons with Travel and Tourism

Mar 3, 2017

By Naila Tariq Imagine you were planning a trip. You’d probably start by looking up viable destinations online, then checking flight dates and ticket prices on comparison sites like Tajawal. Maybe you’d contact a travel agent to ask about travel packages and the best tourist destinations for the season, or perhaps you’d prefer to create […]

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Impactful Innovation: Social Entrepreneurship for a Better Tomorrow

Mar 3, 2017

By Naila Tariq A quick look at the state of the world today is enough to understand that much needs to be improved. There are seemingly ever-increasing numbers of refugees, of people in need, of injustice and conflict. However, bleak as that may be, it does also mean that there is ever-increasing potential to do […]

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The Studentpreneur: Coping with Two Full-time Jobs

Mar 3, 2017

By Naila Tariq “Being a student is a full time job.” This is hardly new information. When you spend an average of eight hours a day, five days a week going to class and then another several hours at home doing assignments and studying for exams, it’s hard for it to feel like anything other […]

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