Today’s tips: Understand the banking world; take Friday off; and relax: you’ll get used to it. (Read yesterday’s tips here.)
Today’s tips: Be aware of territorial tension; tread carefully in Saudi; and respect Muslim traditions. (Read part seven here.)
Today’s tips: Research visas carefully; set up shop in the free zone; and consider taking on a local partner. (Read part six here.)
Today’s tips: network during the breaking of fast; reflect during Ramadan; and take advantage of the tax break. (Read yesterday’s tips here.)
Today’s tips: Have a big breakfast during Ramadan and don’t expect to get much done in the afternoon. (Read part four here.)
Today’s tips: don’t keep people waiting, unless you’re important; don’t criticise; use titles for top brass. (Read yesterday’s tips here.)
Today’s tips: Get your geography straight; kiss your colleagues; and dazzle them with your presentation skills. (Read yesterday’s tips here.)
The oil-rich Arabian Gulf offers exciting business opportunities, even in the global downturn. But would-be entrepreneurs still have to negotiate cultural, lifestyle and linguistic challenges to strike it rich in the Middle East’s melting pot.