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 about the two companies that look like they are having the same challenges in much…
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January 1, 2019

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

Opportunity Making: 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

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 19, 2018

Week’s Digest: Don’t use Startups to Say Something Else! and more

Here is Reza Ghiabi's comments about Najmeh Bozorgmehr's article on Financial Times about Iran Startups titled as Start-up republic: can Iran’s booming tech sector thrive? Also introducing a cool website about living in Tehran!
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April 13, 2018

OPPMAKR Inspirations: a TEDTalk, a TEDx Talk and a Website

Curated brain food for responsible optimists by Reza Ghiabi. In a world where we are getting bombarded by articles, podcasts and tweets every day, we need to take a step back and digest what really inspires action. That is why I'll be sharing what keeps…
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April 6, 2018

Public Speaking is not about 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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March 14, 2018

CHANGE: Reza Ghiabi’s 8 Tools to Create and Manage it

We are all changing, whether we refuse, tolerate or embrace it. Getting closer to Norouz —the Persian New Year, got me thinking about what is your strategy towards change? Well, I think It’s simple, you can either refuse, tolerate or embrace it. This applies all…
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December 25, 2017

How Adventurers and Entrepreneurs Dance: The Story of Tehran Travel Show

What would be the outcome of an entrepreneur and a Guinness record holder adventurer? fun, hard work and impact. I’m writing this article because we have just finished organizing the first but not the last Tehran Travel Show event series, and I can wait but to…
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September 5, 2017

7 Things You Need to Know Before Doing Business in IRAN

Iran is indeed among the most attractive and high potential markets of the world. But doing business in Iran is not that easy. It takes a lot of effort for foreign businesses to understand the eco-cultural climate of the country in order to unfold its…
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