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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 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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Leadership strategies for women by Paul Vanderbroeck

How do women leaders make it to the top of an organization? How can women stay at the top when most of their colleagues are men? What should women do to exercise leadership well? This book tells the stories of four powerful women who knew the answers to these three questions. Therefore, this book also …
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The World’s Most Powerful Women 2013

German Chancellor Angela Merkel emerged once again as the world’s most powerful woman in this year’s list by Forbes magazine. The top four is rounded out by the President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff; Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; and Michelle Obama, First Lady of the United States. The creators of the ranking have divided the …
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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 Women 2012

German Chancellor Angela Merkel heads the latest list of the 100 most powerful women in the world, published by Forbes magazine. The top four is rounded out by U.S Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, and Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The creators of the ranking have divided the 100 most …
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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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World’s Most Powerful Celebrities 2011

Lady Gaga (earnings, $90 million) has pushed Oprah Winfrey off the top spot in an annual list of the 100 most powerful celebrities. Winfrey, worth $2.7 billion, dropped to second place. She has led the list four times in the past six years. Justin Bieber occupies third spot. Forbes calculates its so-called “power ranking” by looking not …
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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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