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How long it takes to become a billionaire?

Some people say that making the first million is the hardest.Others, like oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens have quipped that the first billion is a “helluva lot harder”. Regardless of which is true, it’s interesting to examine how long it took the world’s wealthiest to reach the million and billion dollar benchmarks, as

How great leaders build successful teams?

s leaders, we’re defined by the team we build around us. You want to create a complementary team that’s greater than the sum of its parts. One that’s fit for the future, working together to create new opportunities. Yet building and managing a team in a complex global environment isn’t

What is Globalization 4.0 ? WEF explains

fter World War II, the international community came together to build a shared future. Now, it must do so again. Owing to the slow and uneven recovery in the decade since the global financial crisis, a substantial part of society has become disaffected and embittered, not only with politics and

The future of work: 4 predictions

Written by Stephane Kasriel, CEO of Upwork s CEO of freelancing website Upwork, I am witnessing firsthand not only the immense changes within our industry, but also the speed at which they are occurring. At the World Economic Forum, where I co-chair the Council on the Future of Work, Gender and Education, we

Emoticons/Smileys in different cultures

If you’re reading this story, we’re connected. Physically, you’re anywhere, but digitally we’re in a global conversation, a nonstop cross-cultural exchange on an unprecedented scale. And Smileys.😃 or this reason, social scientists study how people respond to emoticons around the world. Much of our borderless discussion is cryptic, expressed in likes,

Job interview questions in Google

oogle is considered as one of the most wanted employers. Also, it has a reputation for asking difficult, brainteaser interview questions that challenge how you act under pressure. Most of them require you to think quantitatively and broadly, and test the way you tackle problems on the spot. Google probably switches up

Best countries and cities for attracting and developing talent

When it comes to making a country, a city or an organization competitive, there’s an essential ingredient – people. For the last six years, the Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) has ranked countries and major cities on their ability to attract, develop and retain talent. TCI is an annual benchmarking report

Jack Ma quotes on management, technology and globalization

In Davos at the World Economic Forum, Jack Ma, Alibaba's founder and Executive Chairman spoke openly and at length about some of the key challenges facing the world, delivering a stream of perspectives and guidance. Here are Jack Ma quotes from his speech. On the impact of technology "We are very lucky

Work-Life balance: Denmark case

"Something is rotten in the state of Denmark", goes the line in Shakespeare's Hamlet. But four centuries after the play was written, the analysis couldn't be less accurate. According to the OECD Better Life report, Danes have a better work-life balance than any other country surveyed. nly 2% of employees regularly work very long

New managers should focus on helping their teams

tanford academic Bob Sutton, author of "Good Boss, Bad Boss", says the challenges that new managers face have a lot to do with where they place their own attention: “Your attention will naturally shift up — be directed up the hierarchy.’’ This even happens in nature: The average baboon looks up

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