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Singapore’s billionaires

Singapore’s billionaires

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Two Singaporean tycoons make it to the Forbes global list of billionaires. Find out who they are.

Do Women Give Up Power Too Easily?

Cisco CTO and Forbes power woman Padmasree Warrior on gender, technology and power in the workplace.

Oprah Winfrey Is World s Most Powerful Celeb for the Fifth Time

Oprah Winfrey Is World s Most Powerful Celeb for the Fifth Time

Oprah has done it again. She is the world s most powerful celeb, according to Forbes.

Stewart Emery & Mark Thompson: Creating a Life that Matters

Stewart Emery & Mark Thompson: Creating a Life that Matters

To study enduring success, Mark Thompson and Stewart Emery interviewed some of the world’s most succesful individuals – John McCain, Jimmy Carter, Maya Angelou, Michael Dell, Charles Schwab, Richard Branson, the Dalai Lama, and many more. What they found is the secret that all successful people have in common – and a recipe for what you can do today to have lasting success in your work, your career and your relationships. Mark and Stewart offer insight into:
Tangible and intangible benefits of the passion-driven life
The importance of service to meaningful achievement
How setbacks and failure can help build success
How love for what you do can open doors

Mark Thompson has interviewed hundreds of the world’s most remarkable people. Based at Stanford, he is an executive coach and author and was a senior executive at Charles Schwab. He was ranked by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s venture investors with the Midas touch.

Stewart Emery is one of the “fathers” of the Human Potential Movement. He has led hundreds of workshops, spoken around the world, coached over 12 thousand individuals, and written best-selling books.

 

Cancun is the ideal city for investment options

Cancun is the ideal city for investment options

Forbes magazine, indicates that Cancun is the perfect setting for investment options.
Forbes Mexico, expertise on finances and business, recently stated that Cancun is the ideal city for investment options. Thanks to the beauty that characterizes the city of Cancun and its international positioning, today it is an attractive place for national and foreign investments.

 

The 10 Most Powerful Women In The World 2013

The 10 Most Powerful Women In The World 2013

What do Melinda Gates, Hillary Clinton, Sheryl Sandberg and Beyonce all have in common? They’re featured on Forbes’ 2013 ranking of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women –our 10th annual look at the heads of state, CEOs, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, celebrities and billionaires who truly matter most.

 

Angela Lee Duckworth: The key to success? Grit

Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn’t the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled. Here, she explains her theory of “grit” as a predictor of success.

At the University of Pennsylvania, Angela Lee Duckworth studies intangible concepts such as self-control and grit to determine how they might predict both academic and professional success.

WHY YOU SHOULD LISTEN TO HER?

In her late 20s, Angela Lee Duckworth left a demanding job as a management consultant at McKinsey to teach math in public schools in San Francisco, Philadelphia and New York.

After five years of teaching seventh graders, she went back to grad school to complete her Ph.D. in psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, where she is now an assistant professor in the psychology department. Her research subjects include students, West Point cadets, and corporate salespeople, all of whom she studies to determine how “grit” is a better indicator of success than factors such as IQ or family income.

“Angela Lee Duckworth’s research validated and furthered my beliefs in the keys to success for individuals, teams and a business. While intelligence is required, Angela demonstrated that the determining factors for success were perseverance, hard work and a drive to improve.”  Shabbir Dahod, Forbes

Deloitte and Forbes Insights survey on trends in risk management

Deloitte and Forbes Insights survey on trends in risk management

A survey by Deloitte and Forbes Insights says companies dealing with continued volatility and a changing risk environment, are likely to reorganize and reprioritize risk management.

 

To Understand Depression, Understand Fun: Erika Forbes

To Understand Depression, Understand Fun: Erika Forbes

Erika Forbes, PhD, is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh and director of the Affective Neuroscience and Developmental Psychopathology Lab. She completed her AB at Harvard University and her PhD at the University of Pittsburgh. She is a clinical and developmental psychologist by training, and her work examines the neuroscience of mental health in young people. Specifically, she uses techniques such as functional magnetic resonance imaging to investigate how unusual brain function in response to rewarding or pleasant stimuli is involved in the development of depression and substance use in adolescents.

 

Billionaire-No-More: Forbes 2013

Billionaire-No-More: Forbes 2013

Forbes on the billionaires who fell off the list.