May 2, 2020

Leadership Versus Management – Which One Is Better?

We are in a time that leadership sells and management sucks. But in reality, Management and Leadership are two roles that can fit in one person.
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April 26, 2020

Do You Know What You Are Selling, Really?

If I were to ask you what you are selling, you’d reply immediately with the name of your products, services, or perhaps your ideas. Yet according to Forbes, three top reasons why 8 out of 10 business fail, are “not being in touch with customers,” “lack of…
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April 21, 2020

Why You Shouldn’t Protect Your Business Model in Times of Crisis

The word-wide COVID-19 situation ignited this article. Right after the first waves of its news, we at the Oppmakr Institutecreated a war room for our partners and clients to respond to the imminent crisis. I have always been a fan of pragmatism, which required me to…
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March 19, 2020

Need New Year’s Motivation? Here Are 7 TEDTalks for You

To begin the Iranian news year, Nowruz, I have made this playlist of my favorite content —TEDTalks, to provide you with your new year's motivation.
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August 21, 2019

There Are No Shortcuts in life, Deal with it!

From success to marriage, we are in a constant search for shortcuts. We are in praise of those who made it fast. This craving can be an internation danger!
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February 18, 2019

Fixing Organizational Culture with a System Reboot

Taking our company to the next level for its 2019 edition we have faced some serious organizational culture challenges that lead us to a system reboot. This had me rethink the two companies that look like they are having the same challenges on a much…
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January 1, 2019

Public Speaking – Introducing The Public Speaking Matrix

The Public Speaking Matrix is a tool to assess a public speaker. This tool is essential for public speakers, their listeners, and speaker selection juries.
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November 8, 2018

Community Building: How to Build a Long Lasting Community

The fact that people tend to gather around a purpose or cause, can dramatically make a shift in how we look into concepts like business networking, branding, communication, and sales.
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September 10, 2018

Embracing the Unknown: From the House to The HUS Institute

The optimum reaction to an unknown phenomenon is not always avoid it or even analyze it. It's sometimes about embracing it.
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August 16, 2018

Oppmakr Breakfast Event: The Art of Survival for Iranian Companies

Giving the latest changes in economic perspective in terms of sanctions and Iran's currency devauation, we decided to talk about "The Art of Survival".
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May 20, 2018

Understanding The Games We Play – Strategic Mindset

We are all playing games as individuals, organizations or even nations. Leveraging Game Theory mindset, this article provides you with a strategic tool to clearly understand the games you are playing and what is the possible outcome you should expect.
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April 6, 2018

It’s Not About Public Speaking Techniques; It’s About The Core Idea

As a summary of all his experiences in public speaking, Reza Ghiabi wrote a couple of lines for you about lecturing and its importance in contrast with the common belief. He states clearly that: Lecturing and rhetorical skills are trivial, a Lecture’s impact depends on…
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