Savvy Talk

Savvy Talk

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SavvyTalk is a weekly micro-cast hosted by Maha Abouelenein, focused on communication strategies for businesses with a focus on the MENA region. Each week, Maha Abouelenein brings you communication strategies and trends for businesses, drawing from her vast experience as a professional storyteller a Show more

The Future of Work in 2021
15min 59sec
2020 changes a lot of our work behaviours—everything from working from home, running meetings & projects via video conferencing and tech-based collaboration tools, and the change of that work-life bal ...
2021: Intention & Attention
20min 35sec
Happy New Year everyone! We're kicking off 2021 with Maha's top learnings from the year that was, and her outlook for everything you need to pay attention to over the next 12 months. She also shares w ...
Maha’s tips on adding value to a business
17min 30sec
Maha often talks about creating value--for yourself and for others--and this episode features a few tips on how to get started on that process of value creation. She also shares a few pointers on how ...
8 Practical tips for essential communication
18min 35sec
We've been facing a huge shift in everything we do thanks to the circumstances around us--from how we live and shop to how we communicate with each other. On this episode, Maha shares 8 tips on commun ...
Maha on creating value & networking in the post-Covid era (Channel 4 Interview)
8min 52sec
Maha joins Nimi on Channel 4 to talk about how you can get started on creating your personal brand and adding value to every relationship.
Instagram Live with Alli Webb, founder of DryBar.
36min 57sec
As we continue this season helping you built the toolkit you need, I’m also going to be talking to entrepreneurs and brand owners about how they're dealing with the circumstances and impacts of the pa ...
Crisis Communications in a Pandemic
23min 54sec
Hey everyone, it's been a while and I hope you're all staying safe. We're back this week and starting off with an episode on my insights on how brands and companies should communicate during a crisis ...
Maha’s 2020 outlook
18min 58sec
Happy New Year everyone! This week, I'm sharing my top 10 things to keep an eye on in 2020--for your communication strategy and for yourself too. Plus, details about my upcoming bootcamp in Dubai.
Down Under with GaryVee (our closed door session at GVx in Sydney)
17min 28sec
In August I was in Australia with Gary Vaynerchuk as part of a deep-dive session called the GaryVee Experience (GVx), where attendees get time with everyone who works with Gary--David Rock, Tyler Schm ...
The jewel of Egypt, Azza Fahmy
19min 35sec
Excited to share my first Arabic interview with the jewel of Egypt, Azza Fahmy. Azza is the founder of a Jewellery company that works to bring timeless jewellery through modern & eclectic cultural des ...
Purpose driven news, with Katie Couric
26min 15sec
The region’s telecom man, Osman Sultan
25min 15sec
I talk to Osman Sultan, the CEO of Du.
‘Adults are like big children,’ with Anas Bukhash
24min 40sec
I talk to serial entrepreneur Anas Bukhash
The artist entrepreneur, with Janan Shihadeh
16min 16sec
I talk to Janan Shihadeh, founder of Janan Studio
Go for it at 70%, with Ghizlan Guenez
25min 30sec
I talk with Ghizlan Guenez, founder of the Modist.
Don’t fake it till you make it, with GaryVee
16min 54sec
Maha talks with Gary Vaynerchuk
15: Ramadan is Coming
7min 6sec
How to communicate during the holy month
14: Leveling up
9min 37sec
Maha shares her tips on leveling up, and we have a few announcements to share!
13: Pitch perfect
8min 39sec
Maha’s thoughts on how to pitch your stories.
12: Epic PR Fails
8min 40sec
Maha shares her lessons & tips on how to avoid PR mistakes.
11: Working with Agencies
7min 48sec
Maha helps you understand when you should involve an external and how to get started working with them.
10: How to grow your audience
7min 17sec
Maha shares her six tips on how to grow your audience and build a base of consistent & loyal followers.
9: How to master media relations
8min 22sec
Maha talks about why developing good media relationships is important, and how to get started on working with reporters & packaging your stories.
8: Working with influencers
11min 38sec
Maha shares her tips on how to work with influencers.
7: Understanding PR vs Advertising
12min 50sec
Maha explains the key differences between PR and Advertising and how to leverage them both.
6: The art of storytelling
11min 13sec
How to communicate effectively through storytelling.
5: The power of audio
11min 19sec
How to leverage voice for your brand.
4: PR For Startups
7min 8sec
Leveraging PR while on a shoe-string budget
3: Handling a crisis
11min 30sec
How to be better prepared for a crisis — before, during and after.
2: Building a personal brand
11min 8sec
Maha shares her tips on getting started with personal branding