A History of Lebanese Art–Visual Art

At the heart of the wide realm of art lies visual art. While the field of “art” encompasses more than what I can even list here–television, movies, music, sculpture, theater, performance, even martial arts–many think immediately of visual arts such as paintings or...

Traveling to Lebanon with Walif

There are just over 30 days left in 2016 before we gather to celebrate the New Year–that’s just over one month to use your vacation days at work before they expire. If you’re lucky enough that your vacation days carry over to next year, congratulations are in order,...

Recognizing the Beauty of Nature

You’re probably reading this on a computer screen, sitting inside of your home, under a roof that you pay for that shields you from the harsh cold of winter, the oppressive heat of summer, the wind and rain and sleet and hail that would otherwise present quite a...

Being a Leader Transcends Being a Boss

Certain words can evoke similar and powerful emotions in many of us when read or spoken aloud. The word “deadline,” might make you anxious or nervous, conjuring up memories of meeting deadlines at work–or perhaps missing them. The word “saxophone” might relax you,...

A History of Lebanese Art – Architecture

Lebanese Art I moved back to Lebanon somewhat recently, returning to the country in which I was born and spent a good deal of my youth. When you’ve grown up in a country and experienced it first-hand, sometimes it’s easy to take it for granted. When I left Lebanon as...