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  • Interview with Alexandra Brabcová

    Interview with Alexandra Brabcová

    This part of the series Ambassadors without a Diplomatic Passport focuses on persons who often significantly contribute to the success of talks among official representatives of States – people who draft background papers, engage in preparatory negotiations or interpret at the meetings. These men and women are not in the focus of photographers and TV […]

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  • Interview with Michal Zahrádka, Managing Director, Schunk Praha

    Interview with Michal Zahrádka, Managing Director, Schunk Praha

    “Schunk belongs to its employees, and this is a very effective method.” Michal Zahrádka leads technology company Schunk in the Czech Republic, which focuses mainly on carbon, graphite and tribology. Michal has worked well in the field of security, and he even built an international team of experts for the prevention and detection of economic […]

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  • Interview with Milan Sedláček, Sales Manager, DIC

    Interview with Milan Sedláček, Sales Manager, DIC

    Diamonds are forever From 1994 – 2000 Milan Sedláček was doing business mostly in raw-materials for the food industry. Since 2000 he has been engaged in parallel capital markets (Forex, commodity markets) and trading on the stock exchange. Since 2006 he has worked at the company Diamonds International Corporation (DIC) as Sales Manager and Certified […]

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  • State Service Act at Last?

    State Service Act at Last?

    The Czech State Service Act (“služební zákon” or also “zákon o státní službě” in Czech), No. 218/2002 Coll., aimed at governing the position, service relations and remuneration of state officials had been adopted as early as 2002 but has never come to power so far, having been repeatedly postponed by subsequent amendments. Now it seems, […]

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  • How to survive the age of intelligence?

    How to survive the age of intelligence?

    Today is not an age of information (what is information anyway and what are just bytes?), neither is it the age of the digital highway (they are usually blind alleys), or even the age of knowledge (everything can be found on Google), it is the age of intelligence. The Stone Age did not end because […]

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Interviews

Interview with Alexandra Brabcová

Interview with Alexandra Brabcová

This part of the series Ambassadors without a Diplomatic Passport focuses on persons who often significantly contribute to the success of talks among official representatives of States – people who draft background papers, engage in preparatory negotiations or interpret at the meetings. These men and women are not in the focus of photographers and TV […]

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Interview with Michal Zahrádka, Managing Director, Schunk Praha

Interview with Michal Zahrádka, Managing Director, Schunk Praha

“Schunk belongs to its employees, and this is a very effective method.” Michal Zahrádka leads technology company Schunk in the Czech Republic, which focuses mainly on carbon, graphite and tribology. Michal has worked well in the field of security, and he even built an international team of experts for the prevention and detection of economic […]

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Contributors

Czech Change : CR Becomes A Climate Leader

Czech Change : CR Becomes A Climate Leader

Politics can be more unpredictable that the weather, as Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek clearly demonstrated at the recent UN climate change summit in New York.  In contrast to the country’s relative invisibility at such previous high level international gatherings, the Czech Republic attracted positive attention and significant praise for its unequivocal commitment to combatting global […]

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State Service Act at Last?

State Service Act at Last?

The Czech State Service Act (“služební zákon” or also “zákon o státní službě” in Czech), No. 218/2002 Coll., aimed at governing the position, service relations and remuneration of state officials had been adopted as early as 2002 but has never come to power so far, having been repeatedly postponed by subsequent amendments. Now it seems, […]

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Business

Ales Graf

An Interview With Ing. Aleš Graf, MBA, Chairman of the Board, Centropol Holding a.s.

Ing. Aleš Graf, MBA, is the Chairman of the Board and sole owner of the companies associated in Centropol Holding a.s. Among these is CENTROPOL ENERGY a.s., one of the largest alternative suppliers of energy. He was included among the top 72 best managers in the Czech Republic for the year 2013. Mr. Graf, you received […]

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Past, Present, and Future of Korean Hiphop and B-boying dance, Poppin' HyunJoon

Past, Present, and Future of Korean Hiphop and B-boying dance, Poppin’ HyunJoon

One of the most well-known first generation of the street dancers in Korea, Poppin’ HyunJoon and his wife AeRi Park won an award at “2014 Creative Brand Award”  which was held by Korea CEO summit and supervised by CICON on the 29th of May. The couple was awarded in “Culture contents business sector”  for their […]

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Politics

Vladimir Putin took part in the final plenary meeting of the Valdai International Discussion Club’s XI session

Vladimir Putin took part in the final plenary meeting of the Valdai International Discussion Club’s XI session

The meeting’s theme is The World Order: New Rules or a Game without Rules This year, 108 experts, historians and political analysts from 25 countries, including 62 foreign participants, took part in the club’s work. The plenary meeting summed up the club’s work over the previous three days, which concentrated on analysing the factors eroding […]

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European stocks rise as elections wrap up

European stocks rise as elections wrap up

European stock markets moved higher Monday as election results rolled in from the European Union and Ukraine. Germany’s DAX index led the way with a 1.3% rise. Spain’s IBEX gained 1.2%, while France’s CAC 40 added 0.8%. The euro recovered from earlier declines against the dollar.

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Culture

BMW supports various cultural projects in the Czech Republic

BMW supports various cultural projects in the Czech Republic

Culture moves people; a driving force that connects and inspires The BMW also moves people. BMW offers customers independence through its products and moves people through the cultural activities the company supports. BMW believes the voices of those involved in art and culture are among those most important to society. These voices challenge us in […]

07/10/2014 More
Turban

India – Lifestyle, final Part III

The Indians love celebrations and a year in India is carried in the spirit of many celebrations and markets. Nearly every day there seems to be some social event that often stretches late into the night, where fasting and light feasting go hand in hand. Not only during celebrations but also in daily life, the […]

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Science

This Man Imagined The Internet In 1895

This Man Imagined The Internet In 1895

The Internet is a whole lot older than we originally thought.According to a new book, titled “Cataloguing The World,” a little-known Belgian entrepreneur named Paul Otlet envisioned a world wide web well before the computer (and the actual World Wide Web) was invented.

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Look, no driver: Google's new car

Look, no driver: Google’s new car

Google has revealed a prototype of its latest driverless car — and this one doesn’t even have a steering wheel.The car will only have a stop and go button. No steering wheel. No pedals. 

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Other Recent Posts

Rozhovor s Michalem Zahrádkou

Rozhovor s Michalem Zahrádkou

„Schunk patří zaměstnancům a je to velice efektivní.“ Michal Zahrádka vede v Česku technologickou společnost Schunk, která se zaměřuje hlavně na uhlík, carbon, grafit a tribologii. Michal v minulosti pracoval i v oblasti bezpečnosti a dokonce vybudoval mezinárodní tým odborníků na prevenci a detekci hospodářské kriminality. Jak je na tom výzkum a vývoj v Česku? A jsou produkty, […]

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Rozhovor s Milanem Sedláčkem

Rozhovor s Milanem Sedláčkem

Diamanty jsou věčné Od roku 1994 se pohyboval v obchodě, převážně v oblasti surovin do potravinářského průmyslu. Od roku 2000 se začal souběžně profesně zabývat kapitálovými trhy (Forex, komoditní trh) a obchodováním na burze s cennými papíry. Ve společnosti Diamonds International Corporation (DIC) pracuje od roku 2006 na pozici manažera obchodu  a certifikovaného investičního specialisty. […]

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Konečně zákon o státní službě?

Konečně zákon o státní službě?

Zákon č. 218/2002 Sb., známý jako “služební zákon” nebo “zákon o státní službě”, určující postavení, služební vztahy a odměňování státních úředníků, byl sice schválen už v roce 2002, ale dosud ještě nevstoupil v účinnost, protože byl postupnými novelami stále odkládán. Nyní se zdá, že navzdory všem překážkám i konfliktu názorů a zájmů získá účinnost, byť v poněkud pozměněné […]

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Leaders Magazine Issue 4/2014

Leaders Magazine Issue 4/2014

Exclusive Interviews, Event Photo Coverages,
Interesting Opinions and Analysis

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European Golf Tour in the Czech republic thrilled both the spectators and players

European Golf Tour in the Czech republic thrilled both the spectators and players

In a historic moment, the first winner of D+D REAL Czech Masters became Welshman Jamie Donaldson. It was a coincidence that one of the world‘s greatest golfers won and also ensured his place in the Ryder Cup, the prestigious duel of Europe versus United States. During four days there were over nineteen thousand spectators at Albatross Golf […]

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Vladimir Putin se zúčastnil závěrečného plenárního zasedání 11. ročníku Mezinárodního Valdajského diskuzního klubu

Vladimir Putin se zúčastnil závěrečného plenárního zasedání 11. ročníku Mezinárodního Valdajského diskuzního klubu

Téma setkání – “Světový řád: nová pravidla nebo hra bez pravidel?” Letos se jednání klubu zúčastnilo 108 expertů, historiků a politologů z 25 zemí z celého světa, včetně 62 zahraničních účastníků. Na plenárním zasedání došlo ke shrnutí třídenní práce klubu, během níž se uskutečnila analýza faktorů, které zapříčiňují erozi stávajícího systému institucí a norem mezinárodního […]

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Interview with Jan Hamáček, Chairman of the Chamber of Deputies

Interview with Jan Hamáček, Chairman of the Chamber of Deputies

“Unfortunately, it does not look as though we have yet reached the end of the crisis in Ukraine, but hopefully we can see the light at the end of the tunnel.” The Chairman of the Chamber of Deputies John Hamáček will head the lower house of the chamber for one year. Is he still devoted […]

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