Monday, February 28, 2011

TEDActive Day 2

TEDActive day 2 was the TEDYou event where attendees made presentations. A fiat engineer and a cancer doctor were 2 of the great conversations. Listen to my TEDActive highlights.

TEDActive Day 1

I am here at TEDActive,, and it was all about TEDx on day 1. How to do a great event and how to make the ideas stick. This day was as applicable to the boardroom as it was to the classroom. As usual TED activities are as much about listening as they are engaging.

Thursday, February 24, 2011 Fitness

Marcus Smith, Johnathan , Tiny, Holly and Ben join me in studio to talk fitness and the success they have had with

Out and About Feb 23 for the show notes. Mita and Sherif join me to get your weekend under control! So many things to do and so little time.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Tech with Magnus Magnus Nystedt joins us for a conversation about the latest in TECH here in the UAE. A new LG computer running the new intel chip, a chinese mobile phone and a Sony Camera all come into the picture. And we both still LOVE the Beats Pro headphones from Monster. joined me in studio to talk Focaccia, rice and curry! Fun as always.

Cervical Cancer!

Dr. Rubina Muneeb of the Medcare Medical Center in Jumeirah joins us for a conversation about cervical cancer and the danger of not being screened.

Photo Expedition to India

Ivana Maglione and Sticky Fingers join me to talk about a great opportunity to build photography skills. More details 050-420-4091

Sunday, February 20, 2011

WIS Wave Radio talks teens

The crew of Wellington International School's radio club, WIS Wave, join me to talk teens.

Mark Beer CEO and Chairman of BBG Dubai

Mark Beer the CEO and Chairman of the BBG Dubai and Northern Emirates joins me to talk about what makes this organization so good! Focus, teamwork, ideas, forward looking, dare to be the best.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Fooding About with Chef Andy Chef andy joins us from the UK this week for a twist on the 'Toad in a Hole" and an intro to some great eating out.

Out & About with me360

This is your weekly opportunity to learn about things to do in the UAE from dining to activities. Food, fun and great conversation. Sherif and Mita round out the evening.

Awards To Grads of 10000 Women Initiative

Tamara Myatt is the Senior Director of the 10,000 women initiative in Afghanistan. Tamara joins us to talk about the recent Awards to several of the grads. Very inspirational.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Magnus at the Mobile World Congress

Magnus Nystedt the group editor of, and is at the Mobile World Congress in Spain and we chat about what is making the news. The HTC tablet sounds very cool.

Rick Van Sant on Developing the Core of a University, the faculty.

Dr. Rick Van Sant is the Directory of the Center for Faculty Development at Abu Dhabi University,, and he joins me to talk about the change that is taking place in and around the Ivory Tower.

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Al Noor Training Center for Children with Special Needs

Ispana Al Khatib, Radha Malhotra and Roya Sebet Shagami join me to talk about Al Noor and the great things the center is doing. From education to vocation this is a great UAE story.

Terry Fox Run Dubai 2011

Ara Sahakian joined me in studio to talk about the Dubai Terry Fox Run that will be taking place February 25th at Mumzar.

Online registration

Tina Lesher and the Abaya Chronicle

Professor Tina Lesher worked and researched here in the UAE and applied her research to an exciting novel, The Abaya Chronicles. You can buy the book from Amazon or an e-copy from

Wednesday, February 09, 2011 Fitness tips and more with Marcus Smith join us in the studio to talk about your health and fitness how to make it happen and a lot of great tips!

Out & About with brings us a week of events in the UAE in out weekly feature called Out & About. This week we go live to the east coast to talk about a cool car boot sale.

Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Tony Deifell Connecting Ideas and People

Tony is all about passion projects and the HOW to take them and make them what you do as a career.

Although I am sure Tony would describe himself differently. If you have ever needed to focus, change, get a grip, perspective then this is the conversation you NEED to listen to.

Great ideas grounded to the real world, WOW.

Tech with Magnus

Magnus joins us for a talk about tech. What is coming up is the World Mobile Congress! We took a look at a Cisco wireless router and had a chat about the new Gmail Priority inbox!

Your Finances with Keren Bobker Keren Bobker joins us for a reminder of those things we need to remember about our finance! And then it is all about healthcare coverage.

The Dubai Concert Committee

Brigitta Dagostin and Ines Fischelmayer join me in studio to talk about the Dubai Concert Committee and how it has grown since 1996. 10 concerts a year for a 300 dirham registration fee!

Monday, February 07, 2011

Acting and Casting Dubai

Bashar Atiyat and Sarah Abdullah of Take One Casting and directing join me for a conversation about acting in the UAE. Bashar is offering an intensive training session for actors Feb 22-28.

For details call Bashar 050-348-5444.

Need to get on the casting circuit get a hold of Sarah

Rick Coles Training

Rick Coles joined me on the line to talk about why we need to continue training and how to get to the next level. Think of you as brilliant!

Al-Siraaj In Dubai

Arshad Khan joins me to talk about what is happening during DSF at the Sheikh Obaid House. is one great exhibit to take in.

04-393 3240 to speak to someone!

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

James Presents at TEDxDubai

You hear me talk a lot about TED and this year I was a speaker at TEDxDubai.

Here is my presentation! It is all about how we can actually make an idea work based on my experience at Zayed University.

Doing a TEDxDubai talk was one of those moments I will never forget!

Fooding About with Chef Andy Feb 2

Chef Andy out does himself with indispensable cooking advice and teaches us how to do a great chicken pie! go to the blog link for the details.

me360Dubai's Sherif takes us Out & About in the UAE

From the Sound of Music to a great Egyptian eatery in Dubai Sherif has the 411 on things to do and he is sharing! And we learn about swishing from Claire Fenner!

Tuesday, February 01, 2011