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'The Ultimate Antidote To Income Inequality'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Larry Di Rita, former aide to U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and current spokesperson for Bank of America, joined HuffPost Live in Davos Fr...

'Waste Is Food For New Products'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Alexander Collot d'Escury, the CEO of Desso, a global carpet company, talked with HuffPost Live at the World Economic Forum in Davos Friday about the ...

Making Her Mark at Davos: Prime Minister Erna Solberg of Norway

Ray Chambers | Posted 03.26.2014 | Impact
Ray Chambers

Goals as ambitious as the Millennium Development Goals stay relevant only when inspiring leaders champion them. You might be surprised to learn that one of the most important MDG champions has been Norway.

This Is The Struggle Of Getting More Women Into Leadership Roles

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

During an interview with HuffPost Live at Davos, University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann told how she discussed women in leadership with U.S....

IMAX CEO Makes Big Prediction About The Future Of Movies

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Richard Gelfond, CEO of IMAX, predicted big changes in the movie industry while talking with HuffPost Live at Davos on Friday. Gelfond said the app...

CEO: If We Fragment The Internet, 'It Will Not Be The Internet As We Know It'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Fadi Chehadé, CEO Of ICANN, told HuffPost Live at Davos he thinks the "biggest threat" to innovation is a fragmented Internet. "The biggest threat...

'No Matter Who We Are, We Have To Figure Out What Our Priorities Are'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Dr. Sheena Iyengar, a professor at Columbia Business School and Director of the Global Leadership Matrix initiative, told HuffPost Live at Davos on Fr...

Jeremy Balkin: 'When Banking Went Down, So Did Trust In Society'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

During a Friday interview with HuffPost Live at Davos, Jeremy Balkin, a financier and philanthropist currently writing a book called "The Noble Cause,...

Mark Penn: 'People Don't Want Technology Or Privacy, They Want Technology And Privacy'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Mark Penn, Executive Vice President of Advertising and Strategy for Microsoft, weighed in on the National Security Agency scandal during a Friday appe...

Mike Mack On GMOs: 'There Is Very Little About Farming That's Natural'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Syngenta CEO Mike Mack joined HuffPost Live at Davos, defending the use of genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, in crop growing. "There is very...

'Women Actually Have More Choices Than Men'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Anne-Marie Slaughter, President and CEO of the New America Foundation, told HuffPost Live at Davos she thinks women have more choices than men. "Al...

Michael Spence: When Economies Go Through Big Changes, There Are 'A Lot Of Bumps In The Road'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Michael Spence of the Berggruen Institute joined HuffPost Live at Davos on Friday to talk about the "unpredictable" nature of countries going through ...

Amy Rosen Reveals The 'Holy Smokes' Moment That Could Help Reduce Youth Unemployment

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Amy Rosen, President and CEO of Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), joined HuffPost Live on Friday and revealed what she thinks will inspire...

Live Updates From Davos

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

The 2014 World Economic Forum is taking place in Switzerland this week. The event, also known as the Davos Annual Meeting, brings together some of ...

What The First Man To Swim At The North Pole Can Teach Us About Leadership

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

To those of us who are satisfied with a jog on the treadmill or a 45-minute yoga class, endurance adventures like running 100 miles or swimming from C...

'We're Moving In The Right Direction'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Four prominent young entrepreneurs joined HuffPostLive in Davos on Thursday to discuss social entrepreneurship around the world. Speaking during t...

Jamie McAuliffe On Why We Need To Tackle Youth Unemployment

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Widespread youth unemployment may be one of the greatest problems facing the global economy. But according to Jamie McAuliffe, the CEO of Education Fo...

'We've Been Oversold On The Value Of More'

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Despite the all-encompassing fear of missing out, Greg McKeown, author of Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less, decided to take a break durin...

'Happiness Is A Skill That Can Be Learned'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Healthy Living

Happiness is a skill that can be learned. That was Richard J. Davidson's uplifting message to HuffPost Live Thursday at the World Economic Forum in Da...

Nike's Lisa MacCallum Tackles The Physical Inactivity Crisis

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Healthy Living

Lisa MacCallum, Vice President and General Manager of Access to Sport, a non-profit division of Nike dedicated to promoting youth sports, talked with ...

Jonathan Zittrain Introduces The 'Procrastination Principle'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Jonathan Zittrain of Harvard Law School joined HuffPost Live at Davos on Thursday to talk about regulations that affect rapidly changing technology. ...

How One Blue Dot Managed To Save Millions Of Lives

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

PATH President and CEO Steve Davis joined HuffPost Live at Davos on Thursday to share how a simple solution can fix a major medical problem. Davis ...

Chad Griffin Defends Goldie Hawn, Rips Anti-Gay Presidents Goodluck Jonathan, Vladimir Putin

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Human Rights Campaign President Chad Griffin -- who was part of an LGBT panel at Davos Thursday morning, the first of its kind at the World Economic F...

Author Greg McKeown: You Really Can't Do It All

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Greg McKeown, author of "Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less," stopped by HuffPost Live and gave some advice to entrepreneurs who want to do...

'It's Not Business vs. Government'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Bill Reese, President and Chief Executive Officer of the International Youth Foundation, and Veronica Colondam, founder and Chief Executive Officer of...