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An unapologetic show brought to you by DUCKLIFE. Hosts Christian Eid, Steven Worobec and Nadia Rouchdy talk to some of the regions most loved artists, thinkers, leaders, entrepreneurs and pretty much anybody worth listening to. A platform to share inspiring stories and ask questions that might lead some to ‘DUCK’ and deviate. Straight up raw, and sometimes a little over the edge. Expect dance breaks, swearing and points of view that might conflict with your own. But don’t just take our ducking word for it.

Seasons

Careem Slingshot Campaign Creators
Hosts Christian Eid and Steven Worobec spoke with Nader Baker, Ross Hardiman & Essa Sheikh from Misfits Content Creators. After the recent tweet from Elon Musk the epic team behind the creation of the Slingshot Campaign, got back together to discuss how the slingshot came to be, as well as the legendary story of what happened behind the scenes.

Commercial Artists Challenges, in the Region and due to COVID 1Hosts Christian Eid and Steven Worobec spoke with Sherin Al Alami, Founder at La Cle Entertainment. Tune into our latest DUCKit episode to get to know why Sherin believes we need to change the mindset of how commercial artists are perceived in the region, how they're navigating through COVID-19, and the challenges artists are facing due to the global pandemic.

Building Purposeful Brands in the Region
Hosts Christian Eid and Steven Worobec spoke with Hisham Lahouasnia, Co-Founder at Freedom Agency. Tune into our latest DUCKit episode to get to know why Hisham believes that if award ceremonies didn't exist creatives would be paid more, the challenges of finding creative talent in the region, and his opinion on brands positioning themselves as a purposeful brand.

EVERYTHING you need to know about Influencer Marketing
Hosts Christian Eid and Steven Worobec spoke with Sedge Beswick, Founder & Managing Director at SEEN Connects. Tune into our latest DUCKit episode to find out how influencer content is evolving during COVID-19, the impact and responsibility influencers have on consumer behavior, and the benefits that working with an influencer can have on your brand.

Sustaining a Start-Up Business
Hosts Christian Eid and Steven Worobec spoke with Ghassan Halazon, Founder & CEO at EMERGE Commerce. Tune into our latest DUCKit episode to get to know how EMERGE Commerce is accelerating during COVID-19, how to sustain a start-up business, and his opinion on the VC driven 'Scale or Die' mentality.

Leadership Responsibility and the Battle with Imposter Syndrome
Hosts Christian Eid and Steven Worobec caught up with Jad Halaoui, Co-Founder & COO at Washmen. Watch our latest DUCKit episode to get to know why Jad believes that leadership psychology has a direct impact on a company’s culture, the growth challenges they're facing due to COVID-19, and his opinion on growth hacking marketing.

Tips on coping with Mental Health during COVID-19
Hosts Christian Eid and Nadia Rouchdy caught up with Dr. Sarah Rasmi, CDA-Licensed Psychologist and Founder at Thrive Wellbeing Centre. Tune in to our latest DUCKit episode to find out her tips on coping with anxiety during COVID-19, how organizations are becoming more aware of the importance of mental health day policies and the gender stigmas associated with mental health.

Why DUCKLIFE supports Refugees
Hosts Christian Eid and Nadia Rouchdy spoke with Houssam Chahin, Chief of Private Sector Partnerships at UNHCR MENA. Tune in to our latest DUCKit episode to find out the mandate within the region for refugees, the challenges they have faced due to COVID-19 and the evolving journey of the commitment of the private sector to social impact programs.

We talk Real Value Creation & Why the Aggregator Model is Broken
Host Christian Eid caught up with Ian Ohan, the Founder and Chief Executive at KRUSH Brands. Tune in to our latest DUCKit podcast to find out how Ian founded such a unique business model, why he believes that experience is becoming more important than convenience and his opinion on how aggregator platforms are abusing their position during this global pandemic.

Building Trust & Investing in the Market Today
Hosts Christian Eid and Steven Worobec talk to Mark Chahwan, the Co-Founder and CEO at Sarwa. Tune in to get to know why cash isn’t always king, how to invest in the market today and why socially responsible investing matters.

The Future of Events Industry Going Digital
Hosts Christian Eid and Steven Worobec talk to Ray Dargham, the Co-Founder and CEO at STEP Group. Tune in to get to know how Ray founded STEP Group, how he got lucky with the start-up ecosystem boom, how they're navigating through COVID-19 and his opinion on the event calibre within the region.

Ride Hailing Business Sustainability
Hosts Christian Eid and Steven Worobec talk to Mostafa Kandil, the Co-Founder and CEO at SWVL. Tune in to get to know how Mostafa founded SWVL, how he got to where he is, how they're navigating these tough times and his opinion on ride hailing being a sustainable business.