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Bill Gates: Perspectives of the Information Highway

      A gaze into the future of the past. This article is an excerpt from our archives and over 20 years old. We think the visions of Bill are a great way to interpret articles from today about the future. It offers insights into the mind of one of the greatest geniuses and ganzen Artikel lesen...

Executives, tear down this wall

      How our workplaces have changed the way we work today  The image of CEOs smoking in their armchairs is replaced by those riding on hoverboards through the office. That is not the only thing that has changed.       Photo by Ross Findon         Photo by Štefan Štefančík ganzen Artikel lesen...

5 reasons you haven’t bought your ticket yet

    Hey there! You have been chosen to become a part of the World Business Dialogue in Cologne this year! What a great opportunity! You don't have a ticket though? Here are some possible reasons why you haven't got one yet:     1. You are under the impression that the ticket is insanely ganzen Artikel lesen...

To flatten or not to flatten?

    Are flat hierarchies the secret recipe for efficient work? Is the traditional hierarchy really overrated?       Higher, faster, further   In the last 45 years, a new type of organizational structure has been established by a number of companies regarding new challenges at workplaces. Since the change from the age of ganzen Artikel lesen...

5 must-do’s to stay irreplaceable in business

“School and University prepare you for your life.” – A lesson that is passed down from generation to generation. But truth only lies in what everybody thinks is right until someone proofs it wrong.   The academic experience you collected in university is nearly useless without some practical exercises.   Once you get out of ganzen Artikel lesen...

Globalisation: Disrupted?

How the convention topic of 2016 becomes a call to action. Looking back at the start of 2016 almost feels like reading an ancient history book for me - much has changed in global politics and economy since then. Back in those days preparing the World Business Dialogue 2016, we examined a changing understanding of ganzen Artikel lesen...

“what this conference does for you is too exceptional, special and incomparable”

Before I started writing this article, I was singing along to that song which goes like- "Baby, I don't need dollar bills to have fun tonight. But I don't need no money. As long as I can attend WBD."   Wait, isn't that how the song goes? Oh. I guess I will have to re-educate ganzen Artikel lesen...

“I returned home with a trophy in my hand and countless memories in my heart!”

The five days spent in Germany gave me a number of experiences, thrills and moments of adrenaline rush and above all gave me so many people and memories to cherish on! From the very first day when we all were taken out for sight-seeing, the city of Cologne marked an impression through its mesmerizing Roman ganzen Artikel lesen...

“I left the Dialogue with more energy than I went in with”

Riddle me this: what will you do if you have the opportunity to interact with some of the most brilliant minds from all over the world? Will you jump at the opportunity?   This was what I did when I heard the Dialogue application had started. I jumped at the opportunity with utmost enthusiasm. I ganzen Artikel lesen...

What will the next Dialogue be about?

  Our world is constantly changing and evolving at such a rapid speed that it is hard to keep up. Through technological advancements, our world shifted into unknown ground with possibilities, that are yet to be discovered. It has shaped our mindsets and therefore influenced our entire environment. This change affects each and every one ganzen Artikel lesen...

10 reasons to come to the World Business Dialogue in Cologne

Image source Thomas Wolf, www.foto-tw.de   Some of you are loyal fans and have attended the convention before but some of you haven’t been here yet and that’s why we have listed a number of reasons why you definitely should attend the next World Business Dialogue:   1. Networking with companies   First of all, ganzen Artikel lesen…


Interview with Jim Ryan

          Our Trends and Speakers Department had the chance to interview Jim Ryan, CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe who has recently been to Cologne. Unfortunately, he isn’t able to come to the 20th World Business Dialogue but was still so nice to answers some questions concerning our topic and Virtual ganzen Artikel lesen…


“The most important thing is the friendships I made”

Name: Waleed Wasti Age: 23 Country of origin: Pakistan University: Politecnico di Torino, Italy Studies: Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering, currently doing his Master in Management Engineering   Is it this World Business Dialogue the first one you attend?  W: No, it is my second time. I already attended the World Business Dialogue in Cologne in 2014. ganzen Artikel lesen...

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Everything changes and nothing stands still. - Heraclitus of Ephesus

Everything changes and nothing stands still. – Heraclitus of Ephesus


We’re back again!

There it is! The official World Business Dialogue blog has its comeback! On this page, we want to inform you about the process of organising the largest student-run congress, give you an insight of our work and what happens "backstage". As everyone who is moving with the times owns a blog, it was only about time ganzen Artikel lesen...

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