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Articles by Lance Knobel

Lance Knobel is a co-founder/editor of Berkeleyside.com, the news site for Berkeley, California. He was editor-in-chief of World Link, the magazine of the World Economic Forum, and of Management Today, the leading business magazine in the U.K. His personal blog, Davos Newbies, was started in 1999. 
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