Success! How I Did It

Success! How I Did It

Insider Edge: The first questions to ask if you're laid off

The coronavirus pandemic has brought widespread layoffs, and with that, a sense of job anxiety. If you're worried...

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Insider Edge: What to do when you feel overworked

Feeling overworked is nothing new to many Americans, and the coronavirus pandemic has only made matters worse. While...

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Slack, Yieldstreet, and Splice founders on "Starting Up"

What's the next big thing in business? How do you turn an idea into a profitable startup? Convince investors to...

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NYSE president Stacey Cunningham

Stacey Cunningham lives and breathes the New York Stock Exchange, which she’s led since 2018. She spent her early...

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Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman

Stephen Schwarzman is one of the most influential figures in finance. Not only does his firm, Blackstone, manage more...

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Yeardley Smith on being Lisa Simpson

Yeardley Smith has been the voice of Lisa Simpson since “The Simpsons” first started airing in the ‘80s. More than 30...

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How Alexander Wang built a global fashion brand

Fashion designer Alexander Wang started his own label at just 20 years old. Today, his brand is worn all over the...

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Ray Dalio’s principles for work and life

Ray Dalio is the billionaire founder and co-chief investment officer of Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest...

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How Melinda Gates approaches the world’s toughest problems

Melinda Gates is one of the world’s most influential philanthropists. In her new book, “The Moment of Lift,” Gates...

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Why Oracle CEO Mark Hurd knew it was time to shake up the company

Mark Hurd joined Oracle in 2010 and almost immediately dramatically changed how the tech company does business. He...

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Bonus Episode: How KFC took over Christmas in Japan

This week, an unexpected success story. Household Name's Dan Bobkoff and Sally Herships bring us the tale of how a...

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IndyCar champion Danica Patrick: Why I wouldn't race in an all-female league

Danica Patrick is the most successful female race car driver ever, but she didn't want to be a trailblazer for women....

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Grammy-winning DJ Afrojack: Put the hours in

Nick van de Wall, known professionally as Afrojack, is a world-famous Dutch DJ. He writes original music and...

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The Daily Beast CEO Heather Dietrick: Bouncing back from Gawker's demise

Heather Dietrick joined news site The Daily Beast in 2017 after rising through the ranks at the now defunct news blog...

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Master class: Making business partnerships work

Some of the world's top founders, executives and CEOs built their businesses with the help of their family, friends,...

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'The Da Vinci Code' author Dan Brown: How trusting my instincts made me one of the world's bestselling writers

Dan Brown’s writing career took off in 2003 when his novel “The Da Vinci Code” became an international bestseller....

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Burger King CEO Daniel Schwartz: How to develop young talent

Daniel Schwarz leads Restaurant Brands International, the parent company of Burger King, Tim Horton’s, and Popeye’s....

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General Stanley McChrystal: Why it's time to re-think leadership

Stanley McChrystal led the United States and its allies in the War in Afghanistan before retiring as a four-star...

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Pinterest’s Ben Silbermann: How I made Pinterest a multibillion-dollar company

Over the last eight years, Ben Silbermann has quietly built Pinterest into a global brand with 250 million active...

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Former GE and NBC exec Beth Comstock: How I made a career of embracing change

Beth Comstock spent almost three decades at NBC and General Electric. She left GE last year after rising to one of...

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