Tag Archives: Leaders

The World’s Most Powerful People – 2018

Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, has topped Forbes‘ list of the world’s most powerful people in 2018. Xi’s elevation to the world’s most powerful person unseats Russian President Vladimir Putin (#2), who held the top spot for an unprecedented four consecutive years. President Donald Trump falls to the No. 3 spot and the fourth most …
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The Cybersecurity Guide for Leaders in Today’s Digital World

Cyberattacks are one of the top 10 global risks of highest concern in the next decade, with an estimated price tag of $90 trillion if cybersecurity efforts do not keep pace with technological change. While there is abundant guidance in the cybersecurity community, the application of prescribed action continues to fall short of what is …
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The World’s Most Powerful People

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has topped Forbes‘ list of the world’s most powerful people in 2016, followed by American President-elect Donald Trump in second, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in third. There are nearly 7.4 billion humans on planet Earth–but these 74 men and women make the world turn. The ranking of the World’s Most …
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Smartcuts : how hackers, innovators, and icons accelerate business by Shane Snow

Overview: Entrepreneur and journalist Shane Snow, and cofounder of Contently, analyzes the lives of people and companies that do incredible things in implausibly short time. How do some startups go from zero to billions in mere months? How did Alexander the Great, YouTube tycoon Michelle Phan, and Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon climb to the …
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The World’s Biggest Public Companies

The China banking giant ICBC has topped “The Forbes Global 2000” list of the biggest and most powerful companies worldwide. Their main contenders, in 2nd, 3rd and 4th place respectively, were China Construction Bank, Agricultural Bank of China and Bank of China. Forbes compiles the Global 2000 list using data from FactSet Research systems to screen for the biggest public companies in four metric: …
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Grounded: how leaders stay rooted in an uncertain world by Bob Rosen.

Overview: A provocative, personal approach to leadership based on in-depth research with hundreds of executives around the world Confronted by disruptive change and economic turbulence, many of today’s leaders find themselves ill-equipped to manage the hazards they now face. They must contend with chronic uncertainty, cynical employees, and personal burnout. Most are poorly served by …
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The World’s Most Powerful People 2012

Barack Obama has once again topped Forbes‘ list of the world’s most powerful people, followed by German Cancellor Angela Merkel in second and Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in third. Despite the decline of established media and internet tycoons like Murdoch and Zuckerberg, new entries on the list have a distinctly new media flavour.  They …
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The World’s Most Powerful People

Barack Obama has topped Forbes‘ list of the world’s most powerful people in 2011, followed by Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in second, and Chinese President Hu Jintao in third. German Chancellor Angela Merkel remained the most powerful woman, at No. 4 on the list. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, at No. 5, was the first …
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2010’s 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics

The member of the UK House of Lords Lord Willy Bach and British Member of Parliament Jack Straw tie for top spot of the Ethisphere Institute ranking of the 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics. Third spot went to Jon Leibowitz,   the chairman of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. The list recognizes 100 individuals from …
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Pope Benedict Among World’s Most Powerful Figures

Pope Benedict XVI ranks 5th in Forbes magazine’s latest list of the world’s most powerful people. According to the new ranking, the top 3 most powerful people in the world are Chinese President Hu Jintao, U.S. President Barack Obama and King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. Forbes compiled the rankings by evaluating each person’s perceived influence …
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