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.
Competition… Read More
The excitement of Davos drew to a close on Friday and, despite the marching band to welcome President Trump, it was a more restrained affair than most of us expected.
Prior to the fanfare, I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Chinese channel CGTN’s anchor Cheng Lei. We discussed the state… Read More
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
Well, three days in it’s fair to say that Davos 2018 has been all about disruption! At the beginning of the week it was the record breaking snowfall, followed by the inevitable disruption caused when 70 heads of state descend on a small mountain village, but the winner is without a doubt “technology”. There is not a meeting or a session at the… Read More