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Article Image - Up and Up
After hiring a new chief executive and more recently, launching a new halo model that resurrects the historic Continental nameplate, the Lincoln Motor Company, Ford’s luxury division, seems to be finding its way once again after decades of being lost in the automotive wilderness.
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Article Image - World of Good
A seed was sown when a Paris-based tech company created by an entrepreneurial Lebanese data scientist turned down a lucrative US contract because they preferred to build useful technology in an ethical way. Now they’re on a quest to free us from our growing enslavement to the digital masters.
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Article Image - Balance of  Power
In a world where powerful women are still too often linked to powerful men, former Nigerian Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, is refreshingly her own person. Having proven instrumental in developing reform programs to stabilise her country’s economy, improving governmental transparency and helping it attain its first-ever sovereign credit rating, she admits there are still plenty of challenges to overcome.
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Article Image - Shaping Tomorrow
In terms of leadership, Samir Brikho is a phenomenon. He has a style that’s not solely driven by results – though it certainly produces them – rather his influence is rooted in the passion he has for his work and his ability to inspire those around him to reach ever-higher goals.
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Article Image - Resort to Something
Though developers were initially champing at the bit to break ground with integrated resort towns in Oman, the landscape has changed with the onset of the global financial crisis as well as the emergence of the Arab Spring. Despite these setbacks, two of the most ambitious projects are plodding on.
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Article Image - All in Good Time
Chopard is a family-run business in the midst of a generational handover. Despite this evolutionary yet also potentially disruptive transition, things are much the same with a steadfast commitment to a long-term vision rather than short-term gains. And with sales hitting an all-time high, it goes to show how slow and steady can win the race.
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Article Image - My Silver Anniversary in Davos
Over four decades, the influential World Economic Forum at Davos has developed into an annual meeting that brings together the world’s leading CEOs and politicians, elevating this little Alpine town to a whole new summit.
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Article Image - The Responsible Party
The Intercultural Innovation Award ceremony is the culmination of a partnership that marries the UN with the corporate clout of BMW, instilling a measure of hope and a sound business ethic in post-conflict societies.
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Article Image - Trading Up
When it comes to the stock market, we may be living in tempestuous times but there’s a rare breed of trader who is able to navigate these rough waters and still post incredible returns. Meet Philippe Jabre, the Franco-Lebanese star trader and founder of one of Europe’s best performing hedge funds.
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Article Image - Business Unusual
The Dadas - Nabil and his son Adib - have come up with a family business model that’s far from traditional. Practicing interior design and architecture out of the same office, professions as separate as they are entwined, Dada & Associates and TheOtherDada operate in a way that is interdependent but independent.
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Khaled El Mays infuses Lebanese tradition and know-how into his contemporary furniture pieces.
Set in a 16th century building, Venice’s Palazzo Volpi has been reimagined by the husband-and-wife team of Anna Covre and Fredrick Tubau. The city’s newest luxe apartment accommodations feature four enormous suites and the kind of interiors you’ll never want to leave.
Formula One Champion Lewis Hamilton refuses to slow down. Already Britain's most successful F1 driver, he's currently gunning for a fifth world title and working on his first music album, all while negotiating the most lucrative contract extension in F1 history. Add to that he's Tommy Hillfiger’s latest global brand ambassador.
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