Search
All Categories
    Menu Close

    Biography

    A non-fictional account of someone's life
    View as Grid List
    Sort by
    Display per page
    9781860633560.jpg

    FLASHES OF THOUGHT

    Flashes of Thought is a diverse collection of personal reflections by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai. It explores the ideas, principles and experiences that have defined his leadership role in the development of Dubai and the UAE, as well as his personal journey as an Arab statesman on the world stage. The book is remarkable for its eclectic range of topics and for offering insights into Sheikh Mohammed's character as well as his leadership philosophy. Its concise chapters cover more than thirty subjects including management, creativity, risk-taking, ambition, motivation and success. He also draws universal lessons from personal anecdotes, childhood memories, and subjects as varied as happiness, horsemanship, football and poetry. Flashes of Thought was inspired by an audience dialogue session at the Government Summit in the UAE in February 2013, during which Sheikh Mohammed answered questions and spoke at length on many themes. The book's accessible and conversational style reflects the interactivity of that session. It features a foreword by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
    65.00 AED
    9781860634192.jpg

    FLASHES OF WISDOM

    The latest book from His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum following his other bestselling titles. The book is bilingual in Arabic and English. Flashes of Wisdom is a collection of Sheikh Mohammed's inspirational quotes collated from various speeches, poems, books and other sources. These words of wisdom reveal an indomitable statesman, a visionary leader, a contemplative poet and a perceptive human being. His quotes touch upon a wide range of themes such as positive thinking, innovation, government and leadership
    65.00 AED
    9781860634208.jpg

    FLASHES OF WISDOM - COFFEE TABLE EDITION

    Flashes of Wisdom is a collection of inspirational quotes from His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. Collated from various speeches, poems, books and other sources, these words of wisdom reveal an indomitable statesman, a visionary leader, a contemplative poet and a perceptive human being. His quotes touch upon a wide range of themes such as positive thinking, innovation, government and leadership. With both English and Arabic text accompanied by exceptional photographs, Flashes of Wisdom will engage and inspire members of the UAE community.
    175.00 AED
    9781860633263.jpg

    Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor: The Autobiography

    Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor: The Autobiography is the extraordinary story of the Chairman of one of the world’s biggest business powerhouses, Al Habtoor Group of Companies. Born of simple means with modest early ambitions, his destiny took him far beyond his wildest imaginations. Guided by principle, unflinching self-belief and a bold ability to take risks, Khalaf Al Habtoor saw adversity as a dare to rise up, bigger and wiser than before. In this book he recounts his successes, failures and the many lessons learned through experience. Having lived through some of the most crucial moments in history, Khalaf Al Habtoor recalls his life against the backdrop of momentous world affairs. Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor: The Autobiography is the provoking and inspiring chronicle of the life of a man who predicted his future simply by envisioning it. Key Features Witty, unapologetically frank and refreshingly sincere, Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor is a force to be reckoned with. The book is filled with amusing and vibrant characters, making it an inspiring as well as an animated read. The birth of the UAE Federation, the Gulf War and the 9/11 attacks are just some of the events he records, making the book a starting point for much-needed political and social debate. The foreword to the book is written by President Jimmy Carter. About the Author Khalaf Al Habtoor is the Chairman of Al Habtoor Group of Companies and is an influential figure in the UAE, throughout the business community and among members of the ruling family. He began his career as an employee in a local construction firm, and in 1970, he established his own company, Al Habtoor Engineering, which became the foundation of Al Habtoor Group.
    120.00 AED
    9781860632020.jpg

    SHEIK MOHAMMED LIFE AND TIMES

    This biography provides an intriguing glimpse into the private and public life of the internationally renowned Ruler of Dubai. It contains rare and historical photographs, many of which have never been seen before.
    195.00 AED
    9781860634635.jpg

    SHEIK ZAYED LIFE AND TIMES

    Sheikh Zayed -- Life and Times, a collection of photographs by Royal Photographer Noor Ali Rashid, celebrates the vision of His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, under whose rule the United Arab Emirates was formed and has prospered greatly.
    185.00 AED
    9781860632006.jpg

    SHEIKH KHALIFA LIFE AND TIMES

    HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan succeeded his father as President of UAE in November 2004. Sheikh Khalifa - Life and Times is ’royal photographer’ Noor Ali Rashid’s sixth book for Motivate Publishing. It provides a rare and intriguing glimpse into Sheikh Khalifa’s public and private lives and graphically illustrates how Sheikh Khalifa has continued the far-reaching vision and legacy of Sheikh Zayed.
    185.00 AED
    9781860631504.jpg

    SHEIKH MAKTOUM LIFE AND TIMES

    The late Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the former Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, succeeded his father in 1990 and died unexpectedly at the beginning of 2006. In this popular work, Noor Ali Rashid illustrates how Sheikh Maktoum continued the vision and work of the Father of Dubai and provides an intriguing insight into his private life. The late President of the UAE, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, graciously wrote the foreword to this book.
    185.00 AED
    9781860632341.jpg

    THE COLOURS OF MY LIFE

    Abdul Qader Al Rais rose from humble beginnings to become one of the UAE's most prominent artists. He was the recipient of the first Sheikh Khalifa Prize for Art and Literature and has participated in numerous exhibitions, both at home and abroad. The Colours of My Life contains a retrospective of the artist's work, including many of his most prized pieces. A comprehensive biography is accompanied by a critical appreciation of his work.
    145.00 AED
    9781860634642.jpg

    ZAYED LIFE OF A GREAT LEADER

    Zayed will be always with us, his memory is immortalised in our souls and hearts with his great works, and he will be present among us and with us forever and ever." The everlasting legacy of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan is embodied in these words from His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of the UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi. Zayed: Life of a Great Leader recounts his dynamic life and the many facets of his personality, and traces the story from his early life in Al Ain to his astounding vision that guides the UAE to this day. It covers many of his great achievements as a statesman, diplomat and leader, and the enormous progress he originated often through the sheer force of his personality, his obvious integrity and his capacity for hard work. Published in a bilingual (Arabic and English) edition to celebrate the centenary of his birth, Zayed: Life of a Great Leader is the perfect gift or keepsake as we continue to celebrate Sheikh Zayed's wisdom.
    95.00 AED