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Do we need to discover new sources of growth? Our expert panel on Reinventing Growth will discuss smart growth, new models and the reforms we need to deliver prosperity for future generations. This session will be interactive and live-streamed. Please email your questions to nextgrowth@wef.ch or post them on Twitter using the hashtag #nextgrowth. http://www.weforum.org/sessions/summary/reinventing-growth Photo: Reuters

Thanks to everyone who played a role in the discussion during #nextgrowth - some great points made. Next up, we have Li Keqiang - Premier of the People's Republic of China - speaking at the opening plenary of our Summer Davos, the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2013. Watch the ceremony at http://wef.ch/49715 or catch the highlights live on Twitter @wef #AMNCopen Photo: Reuters

The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

undefined<p>Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand the question. Many people wonder how leaders know how to make the best decisions, often under …

Change Your Brain, Change Your Life

Our personalities, thought patterns and emotional responses are wired into our brains, says Richard Davidson, Ph.D., author of <i>The Emotional Life of Your Brain</i>, but you can change your brain. Here are several exercises that will help rewire the neural pathways to help you think more positively, …

Samsung's Ativ Q is a Windows laptop and an Android tablet in one insanely high-res package

Samsung's famous for launching every type of device under the sun, but this time it's crammed them all into a single package. The company's just announced the Ativ Q, a dual-booting device that runs both Windows 8 and Android 4.2.2 inside a 13.3-inch convertible laptop package. The most impressive …

The Four Questions Great Leaders Ask

<i>“Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers</i>.”<p>—Voltaire<p>Ever notice how great leaders ask the best questions?<p>A masterful leader will sit Yoda-like in a meeting, listening intently to the dialogue and then, with Zen Master timing, ask a question that will change the tenor, the focus and the …

Creative destruction: our economic crisis was wholly predictable

Keynes, Hobson, Marx - and the crisis of capitalism.<p><i>Artwork by Julie Cockburn</i><p>Is it to the wrong ideas of economists or to the interests of the …

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BLOOMBERG SPYING SCANDAL ESCALATES: Reporters Used Terminals To Spy On JPMorgan During 'London Whale' Disaster

Reporters at Bloomberg News used private information from Bloomberg terminals to spy on employees at Goldman Sachs.<p>And now it's clear that Bloomberg reporters used private terminal information to report on at least one other firm, too.<p>Wall Street firms pay Bloomberg millions of dollars a year to …

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The Two Things You Need To Build A Successful Company: A Case Study

We have talked repeatedly about when you set off to the build a successful company, you don’t begin with THE BIG IDEA. Big ideas are a dime a dozen, and what’s worse they may not solve any known problem. (Think no further than all those products cluttering “close out” retailers. Each and every one …