Posts tagged ‘business’

  • People from different nationalities are seen in Dubai Forum Article

    How to reverse the brain drain

    In 1968, while studying at the Mons Officer Cadet School in the United Kingdom, I needed… more

  • Denmark’s Crown Princess Mary listens to an address during the Women Deliver 2013 conference in Kuala Lumpur Global Shapers Article

    How to close the gender gap? Let girls lead

    There is no single solution to closing the gender gap, as the gender gap is not a single problem. It crosses… more

  • Euro flags Forum Article

    How can Europe’s trade policy better benefit small exporters?

    In 2010, the European Commission launched its Trade, Growth and World Affairs strategy, the political… more

  • A man looks at a job board posted at a job fair in Toronto Forum Article

    How to write a great job description

    In a perfect world, everyone who applies for an open position at your company is well qualified… more

  • Employees practice relaxation exercises during break at the production facility of Phonak hearing devices of Swiss hearing aid maker Sonova in Staefa Forum Article

    How to cope with pressure at work

    Imagine you're about to miss your monthly sales targets, you do not get a crucial contract signed… more

  • U.S. flags and the Chrysler Building are reflected in a window during the Independence Day holiday weekend in New York City Global Growth Companies Article

    Who are America’s 12 new Global Growth Companies?

    The World Economic Forum has announced its selection of Global Growth… more

  • People play “Battlefield 4″ on the first day of E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, in Los Angeles Forum Article

    Who owns the data you generate online?

    Nearly everyone has a digital footprint – the trail of so-called “passive data” that is produced when… more

  • A woman works at the General Company for Leather Industry in Baghdad Global Agenda Councils Article

    Four ways businesses can help to build peace

    The 9/11 al Qaeda attack on the World Trade Centre twin towers – soaring symbols of development and… more

  • A stockbroker looks at stock index numbers at a brokerage firm in Mumbai Forum Article

    Why grit matters in the workplace

    It’s not smarts or talent or luck that separates the risers from the fallers – it’s grit. My… more

  • Students from Warsaw School of Economics attend a presentation at the Warsaw Stock Exchange Forum Article

    15 tips on presenting to a board

    One of the questions I most frequently get asked when people hear I sit on company boards isn’t about… more

  • A man walks through a street in Tokyo’s Shinjuku district Forum Article

    Goodbye advertising, hello attention economy

    Advertising has changed a lot, but one thing has not changed. Advertising has always been about… more

  • A boy touches a long wall lighted by colour rays at an exhibition hall in Wuhan Forum Article

    Why aiming high matters more than succeeding

    During high school, I traded three hourly wage jobs to work at a small corner deli. I stocked shelves… more

  • A map of China is seen through a magnifying glass on a computer screen showing binary digits in Singapore Forum Article

    How to benefit from China’s innovation boom

    For more than a century, the United States has been the dominant global force for innovation. But China and… more

  • A pro-democracy demonstrator reacts during a fireworks display in downtown Hong Kong Young Global Leaders Article

    Is your business ready to go ‘bossless’?

    One of the main reasons I wanted to be an entrepreneur was for the feeling of freedom and autonomy it gave… more

  • Workers install photovoltaic solar panels at the Gujarat solar park under construction in Charanka village Global Agenda Councils Article

    Can solar solve India’s energy woes?

    Solar power emerged as a politically attractive panacea to India’s energy woes during… more

  • Two workers use their mobile phones in the newly built Meydan Horse racing complex in Dubai Forum Article

    Four ways to create more jobs in the Gulf

    Gulf economies are taking bets on the future, spending billions on new airports, bigger ports and… more

  • Students shake hands during etiquette training at a vocational school in Beijing Forum Article

    How can businesses build trust?

    Most business leaders recognize that trust is absolutely essential to the success and competitiveness of… more

  • A worker arrives at his office in the Canary Wharf business district in London Forum Article

    Three business lessons from social enterprise

    I consider myself to be an entrepreneur. My teenage daughter, who is just now discovering the world of… more