Next week, political, cultural and business leaders from around the globe will gather in Davos for the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum. With so many political tensions and uncertainties dominating the headlines in early 2019, Davos provides a timely opportunity for leaders – especially politicians – to build fresh consensus for… Read More
It’s easy to get starstruck by the glitterati attending Davos. I was privileged to meet and chat to some amazing people at the event. But what I’ve found is that it’s also a great opportunity to engage with our clients and those companies we’d like to have as clients. When big topics are on the agenda – as they always are at the WEF – it gives us the chance to… Read More
One of the great attractions of Davos is the opportunity to hear at first-hand, often in a very informal way, what is occupying the thoughts of other business leaders. One thing on the minds of many CEOs is how to better accommodate the beliefs and ambitions of the younger generation. Those values and goals will find their way into influencing what big business actually does much faster than for previous generations.
The last time I was in Davos, it wasn’t #Davos. Let me explain. I was lucky enough to visit this pretty, Alpine town many years ago on a holiday. I couldn’t have imagined then that the next time I’d be here would be as a proud JLL delegate, attending… Read More