I am just returning from a trip to UAE/Dubai. We have all seen pictures from this place and so did I prior to visiting for an EO (entrepreneurship organization) conference. I can now hands down tell you that the pictures you have seen no where near the actual “size” of what these people are doing.
Story goes that they know they are running out of oil and even have picked the date in the future they predict it to happen. So, they had to do something to shore up an economy that is dependent on a product they know they will not have much longer. This is exactly what they are doing only they are doing something that is so far removed from what they know and doing it a scale that isn’t really even imaginable unless you experience it for yourself.
Imagine yourself and your business for a moment. Your product is no longer available for sale and you have to make a move to a new revenue stream and fast. What do you do? Well, UAE/Dubai has built and continues to build a “country” that will be basically the