Muna Shakour is the founder of Inside Out with Muna, a Personal Development, Coaching & Corporate Training boutique agency in the UAE, serving the Middle East region.
She is a bilingual (Arabic and English) certified Trainer and Facilitator, Personal Development Coach, specializing in NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming). Muna is a teacher of mindfulness and self-compassion, she works with individuals, groups and companies, teaching them how to be able to handle stress and to feel greater ease and acceptance. Muna's approach brings the benefits of science-based tools and strategies into the practical realm of our daily lives to discover calm and balance in a common-sense, engaging and relatable manner. Her tailored training and learning modalities utilize science-based Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) techniques, cognitive behaviour methods, shifting mindset tools and knowledge to guide her clients through internal change leading to the achievement of desired external results, professionally and personally. Muna helps clients identify their personal barriers to success and set achievable goals and objectives, planning, overcoming fears, communicating powerfully, becoming more confident and making important life transitions.
Muna designed and currently delivers her signature public program “The Inside Out Journey”, a personal development workshop that focuses on helping attendees identify the root cause of negative emotions, putting personal strategies in place to be more proactive and results-focused, and pinpointing the key internal changes that are needed in order to get the life she believes everyone deserves.
Muna graduated with a major in Communications and a minor in Child Psychology from Suffolk University in Boston, USA. For 15 years, she worked with several large companies in different industries, including Advertising, Public Relations, Real Estate and Digital Media. Most recently she was the Regional Communications Director for Asia, Middle East & Africa for a multinational automation organization.
Muna founded Inside Out to follow her passion and focus on personal development and training. She brings with her years of corporate experience, working with teams from all over the world. Her career enabled her to travel the world, meet people from all walks of life, gain real-world experiences, in addition to valuable international training programs in Management, Leadership, Self-Awareness, Intercultural Intelligence, and soft skills.
Social Entrepreneurship and Tech
The Positive Power of Business
Currently Head of Advertising for a Dubai-based disruptive tech and advertising company, Shams is an advocate of social change and firmly believes that any business can make money while doing good and empowering others at the same time. Shams worked actively with university students to spread awareness about social entrepreneurship in her hometown, Auckland, New Zealand. She has participated in initiatives and competitions globally in this field and now aims to focus more on this sector in the UAE. Shams has a Business Degree and enjoys public speaking, hiking, horseback riding and meeting new people.
Life and talent coach
Empowering You to Become Your Ultimate Brand
Sam is a practitioner and coach of NLP, (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) Personal Breakthrough, RSCI Coach, Mindscaping by Dr Mike Mandel, Time Paradigm Technique, Hypnosis and Access Consciousness.
Sam helps people unlock their talents to be and achieve all they set out for. He coaches groups and individuals on self-development in the context of personal brand, education and corporate environments.
Throughout Sams professional career, he has studied and explored human behavior, their drives and motives, success strategies and pitfalls, only to share the best learnings with a wider audience.
Some clients of PowerBrand include EMDI Institute, MBR Recruitment, Fitness360 Trainers, Nest Co-working, Consultation for Dubai Police HQ Security Cinema Club, Ministry of Education, The Bureau including a mentoring talent program for influencer & artists across various industries.
Sam’s career spans over 2 decades in the advertising industry working for 5 of the top advertising agencies in the world. He has successfully recruited some of the best talents for major brands seen on mainstream media, earning global awards from Cannes Film Festival, New York Festival, The Loeries and Dubai Lynx.
Coaching & mentoring is Sams main focus to help people find their true talent and personal brand. Using effective, powerful tools and techniques to increase performance, eliminate fears & anxieties, build confidence, presentation & learning skills. He combines the genuine art and science of coaching supported by latest research in neuroscience.
Sam is a proud husband and father of two powerful & wonderful teenage kids and lives happily in a great brand called Dubai.
Accelerate Performance and Achieve Goals Faster
Bina Mathews is a Master NLP Coach and Certified Transformational Hypnotherapist, and veteran of the corporate and creative worlds in Dubai for over 20 years, where she headed teams and worked closely with the C-Suite. CEO of Bina Mathews Consulting, a Management Consultancy, she is also a Speaker, Trainer and Communications Consultant and Mentor. She is also a part-time Adjunct Faculty, teaching PR and Corporate Comms to MA students.
Entrepreneur and Brand Strategist
Pradnya is a Dubai based entrepreneur, and designer who helps organizations create, build and manage a strong Brand.
Pradnya did her graduation in Advertising and Masters in Visual Communication Design from India's most prestigious institutes IIT Bombay. She has got extensive experience in IT, Design, Branding, and Advertising.
She has educated and worked with many organizations; which has made a difference to many on why right branding is required and how it can be approached in most creative and effective ways.
Pradnya has been based in Dubai for almost 16 years and her deep understanding of UAE as a market place, her experience, and her innovative approach has made her Branding company - Studio id8 come this far, adding value to many organizations, especially SMEs and Start-ups when it comes to Brand Positioning and Management.
Having a background of design and technology, Pradnya is also passionate about art, music, and spirituality! She likes to spend time reading, writing, sketching, and ironically spending as much time offline interacting with REAL people as possible!
About Ahmed Abdulbaqi
The Growth Coach
Ahmed always wanted to be a leader. From his early dreams of being a ship captain to a 13-year career as a pilot and experience as a business owner, Ahmed found himself striving for a career that would allow him to be part of a team while taking the initiative toward success. The Growth Coach Franchise delivered precisely the opportunity Ahmed was looking for. His current mission is to inspire business owners in creating Abundance.
Since Ahmed’s previous experience taught him what works and what doesn’t in the Middle East, he quickly recognized the brilliance of The Growth Coach proven process and system. By 2013, Ahmed signed with The Growth Coach and became a franchise owner serving the small business owner market in the Middle East with a focus in Saudi Arabia.
Ahmed’s mission is to partner with winners throughout their journey in achieving success and fulfillment. In addition to owning his own Growth Coach franchise, Ahmed has also co-authored The Art Of Success with Jack Canfield
Before becoming a Growth Coach, Ahmed led a flight crew as pilot, studied finance and investing, and owned his own business-consulting firm in Saudi Arabia. As a Growth Coach, Ahmed’s priority is on helping business leaders achieve success in business and balance in life.