Davos Notebook

Shared norms, soccer pundits and dealing with the ‘New Reality’

January 26, 2011

— Mark Kobayashi-Hillary is the author of several books, including ‘Who Moved my Job?’ and ‘Global Services: Moving to a Level Playing Field’. The opinions expressed are his own. —

How to feed a hungry Davos CEO

January 26, 2011

lunchFood is one of the key highlights of the World Economic Forum and Wednesday’s lunch brought taste from around the world to serve hungry CEOs, heads of states and policymakers who spend the morning discussing the outlook for the global economy and corporate profits.

Be part of Davos Today with Chrystia Freeland

January 26, 2011

Chrystia Freeland headshotReuters has added an exciting new dimension to its Davos coverage this year. As well as Insider TV’s regular Davos Today morning show (streamed live on this website every morning at 7 a.m. CET during the annual meeting), there is now also an afternoon show to be broadcast at 2:30 p.m. on 26, 27 and 28 January.

Me, Myself, I

January 26, 2011

How do I trust myself? Let me count the ways…

Global PR group Edelman told the World Economic Forum about its Trust Barometer and said that “Trust” in general had stabilised.

Hudson pilot tells business leaders to look beyond short-term

January 26, 2011

USA/The U.S. pilot who safely landed a plane carrying 155 passengers on the Hudson River urged political and business leaders in Davos to look beyond short-term results to deliver long-term benefits.

Making workplace wellness work

January 24, 2011

MikeMcCallisterBy Michael B. McCallister, chairman and CEO of Humana, and chairman of the World Economic Forum’s Workplace Wellness Alliance.

Davos fails to grab the attention of angry protesters

January 23, 2011

The days when anti-capitalist protesters could rampage through Switzerland’s financial capital Zurich in rage at the Davos talkfest 100 miles (150 km) to the east are long gone.

The new Medicis and a new medieval world

January 21, 2011

HUNGARY/I spoke with Parag Khanna, author of “How to Run the World” and a young global leader of the World Economic Forum, about global imbalances and creating better corporate citizens. The following are some excerpts of our conversation:

What’s threatening the world?

January 21, 2011

Ian Bremmer discusses the World Economic Forum’s global risk report:

What has Davos done for us?

January 20, 2011

DAVOS/For more than four decades, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has pitched its annual shindig in Davos as a chance for powerful leaders in business, politics, media and academia to convene in one spot to trade ideas on how to solve the pressing global problems of the day.