38 episodes

Loulou Khazen Baz, an entrepreneur, investor and mother based in Dubai draws on her professional and personal experiences over her two-decade career to discuss business, leadership, startups and technology from a Middle Eastern lens. To learn more, visit the show's website: www.conversationswithloulou.com and you can follow Loulou on Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram @louloukhazen

Conversations with Loulou Loulou Khazen

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 16 Ratings

Loulou Khazen Baz, an entrepreneur, investor and mother based in Dubai draws on her professional and personal experiences over her two-decade career to discuss business, leadership, startups and technology from a Middle Eastern lens. To learn more, visit the show's website: www.conversationswithloulou.com and you can follow Loulou on Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram @louloukhazen

    Basel Anabtawi on podcasts, startups and dropping your ego

    Basel Anabtawi on podcasts, startups and dropping your ego

    We talk to Basel Anabtawi, podcaster and co-founder of Rising Giants Network, a UAE born podcast network producing hit shows like Al Rasoul, Al Tikriti and Beirut Blast. Basel takes us through his journey of trial and error, why it's important to ask for what you want and to drop your ego. We also discuss the ups and downs of startup life, educating brands on the value of podcasts, monetization and creating hit shows.
    For more information visit: www.conversationswithloulou.com or reach out to me on hello@conversationswithloulou.com
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    • 48 min
    Sara Chemmaa on how a tantrum inspired her entrepreneurial journey

    Sara Chemmaa on how a tantrum inspired her entrepreneurial journey

    We talk to Sara Chemmaa, the Founder and CEO of Citron.ae about stumbling into entrepreneurship after realizing that she needed to find a solution to her toddler's unusual mealtime needs. Little did she know that her toddler would become the source of inspiration for Citron, a company that produces over 200 products and sells in over 20 countries. We discuss entrepreneurship, manufacturing, fundraising for a non-tech startup and more.
    For more information visit: www.conversationswithloulou.com or reach out to me on hello@conversationswithloulou.com
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    • 45 min
    #36 Tough Love Advisors on new beginnings, brand building, marketing and more

    #36 Tough Love Advisors on new beginnings, brand building, marketing and more

    Kamal Dimachkie and Eddie Maalouf are veteran marketing and communications experts from the MENA region. They have recently launched Tough Love Advisors, a new age consultancy practice. We discuss the challenges of new beginnings, the pillars of brand building, the role of marketing and the impact of social media, influencers, technology and more on how we succeed or fail at brand building.
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    • 51 min
    Feras Jalbout on building investment platform Baraka

    Feras Jalbout on building investment platform Baraka

    We talk to Feras Jalbout about making the jump from professional investor to entrepreneur and building Baraka, an investment platform for the MENA region. Baraka not only enables the young generation to invest, its goal is to educate everyone about the markets locally and globally using simple and easy to understand language. We wrap up with Feras' experience and learnings from having joined YCombinator, one of the top global accelerators and his views on the volatility and the changing expectations of investors funding startup companies in the current environment.
    For more information visit: www.conversationswithloulou.com or reach out to me on hello@conversationswithloulou.com

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    • 42 min
    The man behind the US$ 3.4 Million Lykan that made it to Fast & Furious 7

    The man behind the US$ 3.4 Million Lykan that made it to Fast & Furious 7

    We talk to Lebanese entrepreneur Ralph R.Debbas about pioneering the automotive industry in the Middle East. A 15 year journey that saw him create some of the world's most exquisite high performance luxury cars. Today, Dubai born W Motors is building and shipping hypercars like the Lykan - the star of the Fast & Furious 7 movie - the Fenyr and more recently Ghiath, a series of police patrol and military cars. Ralph is also venturing into electric vehicles, the metaverse and more! This is the story of W Motors.
    For more information visit: www.conversationswithloulou.com or reach out to me on hello@conversationswithloulou.com
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    • 46 min
    Dr. Louise Lambert on applying positive psychology

    Dr. Louise Lambert on applying positive psychology

    We talk to Dr. Louise Lambert, a Registered Psychologist, Researcher and Professor about Positive Psychology. We cover strategies to use to improve our overall wellbeing as well as the endless pursuit of happiness and meaning in life and at the workplace. We wrap up with some insights from Dr. Lambert's research (a podcast scoop!) on the impact of school systems on our children's wellbeing, a must listen if you're a parent!
    For more information visit: www.conversationswithloulou.com or reach out to me on hello@conversationswithloulou.com
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    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Asmaa Jamil ,

Conversation with Chris

Great session. I enjoyed listening to the vast experience and diverse perspectives.

Shahd1988 ,

Well done

Nice work

rtilani ,

Insightful and informative!

Loulou does a great job at bringing out insights and learnings in her inimitable style! I’ve really enjoyed all the interviews so far and can’t wait for the next one!

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