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7 Questions with Ahmed Khalil
7 Questions with Ahmed Khalil

Name: Ahmed Khalil

Current title: Co-Founder, Executive Board Member, and Director of Business Development

Current organisation: International Coach Masters OÜ

I have been and currently is a Co-founder, Board Member, Director of Training, Director of Business Development, Administrative Director, and Team Leader at several startups and educational & vocational institutions in Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Estonia since 2012. I have significant experience during my past and current jobs in strategic planning, stakeholders management, digital transformation, governance, performance management, executive coaching, board meetings, training and development, blockchain, digital currencies, and budgeting of about 19 million SAR.

7 Questions with Ahmed Khalil

1. What have you found most challenging as a leader of a small or medium enterprise?

external environment.

2. How did you become a leader of an SME? Can you please briefly tell the story?

reading, researching, and acting.

3. How do you structure your work days from waking up to going to sleep?

exercise, eat well, plan, work, relax, social interaction

4. What's the most recent significant leadership lesson you've learned?

Action after planning is the best practice.

5. What's one book that has had a profound impact on your leadership so far? Can you please briefly tell the story of how that book impacted your leadership?

The Art of War. It has excellent principles that can be applied to business.

6. How do you build leadership capacity in an SME?

study. Ongoing professional development opportunities. and practice, practice, practice.

7. What is one meaningful story that comes to mind from your time as a leader of an SME so far?

the story of David and Goliath. Things don't have to be perfect to work.