Posts tagged ‘books’

  • A woman reads a book at her open air book store in Skopje Forum Article

    5 must-reads for entrepreneurs

    There’s a reason professors assigned required reading in classes. When you encourage pupils to… more

  • Swiss President Schmid and U.N. Secretary-General Annan shake hands in Kehrsatz near Berne Forum Article

    The 15 best resources for networkers

    Since the first savvy businessperson - probably in ancient Rome - said "It's not what you know, it's who you… more

  • Children, mimicking the actions of their paired adult, read a newspaper at Martin Place in Central Sydney Forum Article

    The lifelong benefits of reading

    Reading for pleasure as a child has been powerfully linked in research to the development of vocabulary… more

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    Book review – Strategy: A History

    “Everyone has a plan, ‘til they get punched in the mouth.” That pithy line from Mike Tyson is the… more

  • Forum Event

    Listen to novelists, not just to politicians

    Annual Meeting 2014

    , Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

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    Top 10 business books of 2013

    Leading names wrestled with the leading issues of modern corporate life in this year's crop of business… more

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    Book review – On the Edge: The Art of High-Impact Leadership

    Alison Levine is a highly motivated high achiever. She is an adjunct instructor in leadership at United… more

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    Book review – Gold: The Race for the World’s Most Seductive...

    Canadian author Matthew Hart obviously has a thing for geology. His previous book, Diamond: The History… more

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    Book excerpt: The Map and the Territory

    Not a day goes by that does not reveal deterioration in some aspect of our nation’s public infrastructur… more

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    Book review – The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of...

    Amazon is one of the giants of the computer age. It has made Jeff Bezos, its founder, the 12th richest… more

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    How smart companies find high-value customers

    As the founder of gamesbrief.com and author of several books on computer games, Nicholas Lovell is an… more

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    Book review – David & Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits and the...

    Malcolm Gladwell, author of The Tipping Point, is a consummate storyteller. He reaches into the… more

  • Social Entrepreneurs Article

    Who is a Social Entrepreneur?

    Despite the tensions in the world and the economic threats, some profoundly hopeful notes were sounded from… more

  • Young Global Leaders Event

    How does creative transformation work?

    World Economic Forum on Latin America 2012

    , Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

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    From Borges to Paz

    World Economic Forum on Latin America 2012

    , Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Global population ageing: peril or promise?

    As the Chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Ageing Society, I am extremely pleased… more