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What Davos-Bashers Must do Before the Next Episode of Bashing

Shelly Batra | Posted 02.10.2016 | Impact
Shelly Batra

Another Davos event has come and gone. The World Economic Forum surpassed itself this year at the 2016 Annual Summit. Now that the dust has settled a...

It is all about dignity and respect!

Dr. Jovan Kurbalija | Posted 01.25.2016 | Good News
Dr. Jovan Kurbalija

Excerpt from the publication Dignity and respect are two echoing messages in the call of Grand Mufti Dr. Shawki Allam for dialogue and trust accr...

From Davos: Unleashing the Power of Nature in Cities

Mark Tercek | Posted 01.24.2016 | Green
Mark Tercek

We need to unleash the power of nature to help make cities more resilient, livable and ultimately flourishing so both nature and people can thrive.

The Fight for Clean Water for Everyone Is Also My Fight

Mads Nipper | Posted 01.21.2016 | Business
Mads Nipper

As the world is today and the way the future looks, water brings some of our biggest challenges. For the second year in a row, the World Economic Forum has identified the water crisis as the biggest global risk for the coming years.

Why Humans Hate Economists: Part 2, The Right Reasons

Peter Holmes a Court | Posted 03.25.2015 | Politics
Peter Holmes a Court

This week, I wrote that there are many reasons economists are about as popular as parking inspectors, and how much of the dislike is really not fair. The same is true for parking inspectors, who, by the way, are just doing their job.

The Only Networking Tip You'll Ever Need

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 01.26.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

The 2015 World Economic Forum, which concluded on Saturday, felt somewhat like an exclusive club where if someone looked important, he or she most lik...

Fadi Chehade Explains The 'Powerful' Innovations Surrounding Domain Names Today

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.24.2015 | Business

Fadi Chehade, CEO of ICANN, explained how we "went from twenty-something" top domain names to hundreds thanks to one simple change. "The reality is...

Eugene Kaspersky: Cybersecurity Criminals 'Are Getting More And More Professional'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.24.2015 | Business

Eugene Kaspersky, founder of the Kaspersky Lab, said there's both good and bad news about cybersecurity. The good news is that leaders are starting...

Steve Davis On Why It's Problematic Many Are 'Following The Ball' On Ebola News

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.24.2015 | Business

PATH President and CEO Steve Davis stopped by HuffPost Live at Davos on Saturday to share how he and others are working to help the fight against the ...

Andrew McAfee: 'We Are In The Early Stages Of An Era Of Unbelievable Technological Progress'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.24.2015 | Business

Andrew McAfee of the MIT Sloan School of Management stopped by HuffPost Live at Davos on Saturday, where he spoke about the book he wrote with his col...

Microsoft's Brad Smith: U.S. Laws On Technology Are Outdated

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.24.2015 | Business

Microsoft's Brad Smith joined HuffPost Live at Davos on Saturday to discuss the importance of online security and privacy. "2015 needs to be a year...

Author Greg McKeown: 'Success Can Become A Catalyst For Failure'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.24.2015 | Business

Greg McKeown, author of Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less, told HuffPost Live his book grew out of working with people who are really succ...

TaskRabbit Founder Leah Busque: Having Female Role Models Is 'An Important Thing'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.24.2015 | Business

As an engineer, Leah Busque, founder and CEO of TaskRabbit, said she's always worked primarily around men. "For me, it's never something I've focus...

'Bankers Building Houses Is Not Necessarily The Best Use Of Their Time'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.24.2015 | Business

Rachael Chong, founder and CEO of Catchafire, explained how she left the world of investment banking -- a job she said she actually enjoyed -- to beco...

Rich Lesser, Wendy Woods Reveal 'The Single Biggest Driver Of Success'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.24.2015 | Business

Boston Consultant Group president and CEO Rich Lesser and Wendy Woods, global leader of Social Impact for BCG, joined HuffPost Live at Davos on Saturd...

Microsoft's Jean-Philippe Courtois On Why Transparency Is Such A 'Big Deal'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.24.2015 | Business

Jean-Philippe Courtois, president of Microsoft International, spoke to HuffPost Live in Davos on Saturday about the steps his company is taking to mai...

'It's About A Sense Of Meaning'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.24.2015 | Business

Valerie Keller and Cheryl Grise of the newly-formed EY Beacon Institute stopped by HuffPost Live at Davos on Saturday to talk about the need for purpo...

2015 Davos Annual Meeting: Live Updates From The World Economic Forum

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.20.2016 | Business

The 2015 World Economic Forum, also called the Davos Annual Meeting, comes to a close Saturday. Leaders in business, technology, science and more h...

How To Bring Healthcare Technologies To The Developing World

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 01.23.2015 | Healthy Living

UNICEF's Innovation Unit works on creating inventive technologies and practices to enhance the organization's mission, but with such high costs, it ca...

Matt Sheehan

Meet The Steve Jobs Of China: Alibaba's Jack Ma

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sheehan | Posted 01.23.2015 | World

A year ago, few outside of China knew the name Jack Ma. Today, he’s the most sought after man at Davos. The founder and face of Alibaba Group, “th...

Yes, Happiness Is A Skill You Can Learn

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 01.23.2015 | Healthy Living

We often think of happiness as something we need to pursue, but researchers may suggest otherwise. It turns out that joy isn't as elusive as we think ...

What Mindfulness Actually Means, And Why We All Have Time For It

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 01.23.2015 | Business

If you have time to check your smartphone all day long, then you definitely have time for mindfulness. That's one of the points New York Times rep...

Arianna And Sheryl Sandberg On The Power Of Optimism

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 01.23.2015 | World

Joining Arianna Huffington at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg discussed why she thinks a sense of optimism is central ...

Gabrielle Fitzgerald: 'We're At A Very Fragile Point' With Ebola

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.23.2015 | Business

Gabrielle Fitzgerald of the Paul G. Allen Foundation said there is some good news about the Ebola epidemic, though there's still reason for worry. ...

Ann Cairns: Let's Show Women The STEM Fields Are 'Exciting'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.23.2015 | Business

Ann Cairns, president of International Markets for Mastercard, said we need show women that the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (or STEM) fi...