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How Leaders Can Build a More Collaborative and Productive Virtual Team

Virtual teams, or flexible work, is one of the biggest drivers of transformation in the workplace according to a forecast of employment trends by the World Economic Forum. Because of this, today’s leaders will need to figure out howShow More Summary

Norwegian foreign minister to head World Economic Forum

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg says her foreign minister will become the new president of the World Economic Forum but will not immediately resign as head of Norway's diplomacy. Solberg, … Click to Continue »

10 Thursday AM Reads

My end of the month, morning train reads: • Buzz kill for pot farmers: prices fall as the market grows (Wall Street Journal) • How to grow old like an athlete (World Economic Forum) • There are no conservatives in waist-deep water (Marketwatch)...Show More Summary

The 10 most serious problems in the world, according to millennials

For the third year in a row, millennials who participated in the World Economic Forum's Global Shapers Survey 2017 believe climate change is the most serious issue affecting the world today. Nearly half (48.8%) of the survey participants...Show More Summary

Secret to Living Longer

The World Economic Forum has a secret to living longer that is both easy and enjoyable.

WEF Chairman Borg Resigns As Citi Advisor For Exposing Himself, "Comparing Penis Sizes"

Anders Borg, the former Swedish finance minister and current chairman of the World Economic Forum's Global Financial System Initiative, has stepped down from a second top job after he was forced to apologize for what Bloomberg dubbed "unpleasant" behavior at a party in the Stockholm archipelago. Show More Summary

8 ways we can prepare for bots stealing our jobs

2 months agoTechnology : Venture Beat

GUEST: We are at the beginning of what the World Economic Forum has labeled the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Millions of people will lose their jobs as the economy shifts towards automation and AI. The Trump administration seems to disagree, claiming that AI will not take American jobs for another “50 to 100 years.” But this assertion is off-base. […]

How to train a remote workforce

Remote working is on the rise. According to the World Economic Forum, it is fast becoming one of the most dynamic drivers of workplace transformation. Not only does it give employees a source of income that might not be otherwise available due to geography but it helps employers cast their net wider and effectively expand...

Canada Seen As The Most Positive Influence Globally

Interesting:   Source: World Economic Forum The post Canada Seen As The Most Positive Influence Globally appeared first on The Big Picture.

7 Critical Skills For the Jobs of the Future

We live in a world of accelerating change. New industries are constantly being born and old ones are becoming obsolete. A report by the World Economic Forum reveals that almost 65 percent of the jobs elementary school students will be doing in the future do not even exist yet. Both the workforce and our knowledge […]

How Zume Pizza is using automation to produce the perfect pie

3 months agoTechnology : Venture Beat

Millions of jobs will be lost to automation as part of the so-called fourth industrial revolution, according to a recent World Economic Forum report, with an anticipated net loss of as many as five million jobs by 2020. Another recent report indicated that more than 100,000 legal jobs will be automated over the next 20 years. But surely the […]

Ethereum Soars 30%, Tops $300 After WEF Blockchain Report

Mike Novogratz said yesterday that he would be adding if Ether dropped near $200, and as it did overnight, a bid appeared and helped by positive comments in a World Economic Forum whitepaper on "realizing the potential of blockchain,"...Show More Summary

Watch Live: Draghi, Kuroda, Carney, & Poloz Set The World's Markets Straight At The ECB Forum

Draghi's speech at the ECB Forum yesterday was intended to strike a balance between recognizing the currency bloc’s economic strength and warning that monetary support is still needed, according to Bloomberg, and it only took two post-speech clarifications to get the market to understand exactly what he was saying... Show More Summary

The Global Findex Database 2014 Measuring Financial Inclusion around the World

Source: World Economic Forum The post The Global Findex Database 2014 Measuring Financial Inclusion around the World appeared first on The Big Picture.

Bleg for Dalian, China

After my trip to Shenyang, I’ll be in Dalian for the World Economic Forum.  Nonetheless I will get there a day early and have time to look around — what do you all recommend? The post Bleg for Dalian, China appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.

World Economic Forum report on safety rejected by low scoring Thailand

Thailandâ??s reputation amongst expats and tourists is likely to take a knock following the World Economic Forumâ??s placing of the country in the top 20 for its high rates of violence, crime and low rates of police service. The WEF Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report, released earlier, comes on the heel of a further report placing... Expats Blog -

Recruiting in the age of digital nomads

It’s predicted by 2020 1 out of every 3 workers will be hired for online work. Employees want the flexibility and convenience — and the benefits to employers are beginning to crystallize. The World Economic Forum cites telework as “one of the biggest drivers of transformation of business models.” In addition to meeting employee demand, companies...

Vladimir Putin refuses to condemn Trump for pulling out of Paris climate deal, tells world: 'Don't worry, be happy'

4 months agoNews : The Newsroom

“Don’t worry, be happy,” Mr Putin told an economic forum in St Petersburg. Mr Putin said that the best course of action is to create circumstances where world leaders can work together to redefine the accord, and that the world needs to take the Paris agreement as a starting point and work from there. Show More Summary

Emotionally Intelligent Commencement Speeches Of 2017

4 months agoIndustries / Media : MediaBistro

According to the World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs Report, by the year 2020, emotional intelligence will be one of the top 10 job skills. That fact may provide insight as to why this year’s top commencement speeches were laced with themes of self-awareness, empathy and perseverance. Show More Summary

Global Pension Underfunding Will Grow To $400 Trillion Over Next 30 Years: World Economic Forum

``... turns out that politicians creating massive ponzi schemes to promise citizens that their government would take care of their financial needs in perpetuity, while never really bothering to explain the true costs of such programs, was probably a bad idea.''

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