Doha Heat
Doha Heat is a weekly, communal podcast created for every type of individual who currently calls Qatar home, has in the past, or may one day.

Deputy editor, Farwa Zahra, joins us today while Miles takes some time off, and we get into discussing the "green" building scene in Qatar, as well as the ongoing FIFA construction.

Direct download: Episode_93_-_The_Edge_Weekly_Business_News_11.20_mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 9:31am MSK

Dave Moreland and Carl Windley of the Qatar International Amateur Football League and Legacy Sports & Events drop by to tell us about their long-standing love for all things sports and 13 year stays in Qatar. We also get into what the football scene is like here in Qatar (hint: it's booming!), and they tease me about my lack of knowledge on the subject.

Direct download: Episode_92_-_Legacy_Sports_mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 10:32am MSK

You've probably seen a lot of media about "Movember," which involves individuals showing off their best facial hair to raise awareness of prostate cancer and men's health. We invited in survivor and Movember advocate, Moey Shawash, to share about his health struggles and stories of overcoming them.


Some episodes just cannot wait to be released; today's bonus episode is one of them. We sit down to hear about the ongoing Global Entrepreneurship Week events hosted by Silatech from Stephen Brannon, Director of Communications. Stephen also opens up about his personal journey in relation to the Arab world, which involved some unique opportunities.

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Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 4:25pm MSK

What does it take to be a leader and transcend the voice inside telling us we cannot achieve greatness? Get set for some practical knowledge and insights provided by Jeanine and Marie as we explore the concept of being a leader, no matter where we are.


Miles from the Edge Business Magazine and I bring you an exclusive preview of the National Museum of Qatar's construction and layout, which we believe will be gamechanging for the region, if not the world. We also discuss how Qatar is paving the way for new approaches to landscape architecture, combining local and foreign cultures.

Direct download: Episode_88_-_The_Edge_Weekly_Business_News_11.13_mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 6:00am MSK

Prepare to be floored by today's episode with Erin Quigley & Sophie Jago of the Quigley-Jago Challenge, who are seeking to raise money for a Nepali school and its supplies. These two bright, ambitious young women are the youngest Doha Heat guests thus far, and we think they have an excellent initiative going.

Direct download: Episode_87_-_Erin_Quigley__Sophie_Jago_mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 6:00am MSK

How many listeners go out to eat? Ever wonder what goes on behind-the-scenes in a restaurant and wanted to ask about your meal? Today's episode we had the opportunity to learn about the inner workings at Jones the Grocer via their General Manager.

 

PS - Listen in for a special giveaway at the episode's end!

Direct download: Episode_86_-_Hot_and_Healthy_with_Nicole_van_Hattem_mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 6:00am MSK

Skeptical about the idea of "coaching?" And no, we do not mean just the sports variety. This episode we get into understanding what is coaching and some of the misconceptions surrounding the discipline. Marie and Jeanine also talk a bit about their experiences in Doha with regards to empowering individuals.


Ahlan, Qatar! Any one else find this weekend to be amazingly beautiful with the cooling temperatures and slight breezes? Get the details on the best events that Qatar has to offer this week: Scottish dancing, the International Boat Show, a walkathon for diabetes, a few networking opportunities, and a singing talent show.