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Late Oracle CEO Mark Hurd once told us the challenges he faced turning around the company and how he dealt with the pushback


Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman shares the interview questions he asks to find out if an executive job candidate is 'a perfect 10'


Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman explains how a mindset he developed in his dad’s linens shop powered him through leading a Lehman coup, building a financial giant, and getting the ears of Presidents Trump and Xi



After 30 years playing TV's most famous 8-year-old, the voice behind Lisa Simpson reflects on fame, thwarted career goals, and why she hid her 'Simpsons' Emmy in a closet for nearly a decade


Alexander Wang explains how bucking the fashion industry by building catwalks on busy streets and tourist hot spots is helping his brand


Designer Alexander Wang explains how he balances the business and creative sides of his global fashion empire



How Alexander Wang went from 20-year-old college dropout to head of a global fashion empire beloved by Rihanna, Kanye, and the Kardashians


Ray Dalio started Bridgewater in his apartment and built it into the world's largest hedge fund. Here are 5 major lessons he's learned over the past 44 years.


'Pain is a great teacher': How Ray Dalio, the world's most successful (and mysterious) hedge-fund founder, came back from financial ruin


Gawker's former president explains how she told 200 people the company was going bankrupt without making them hate her for it


Grammy-winning DJ Afrojack says a key insight allowed him to go from performing to building and running his own company


Retired 4-star Gen. Stanley McChrystal explains how the realisation the US was losing the Iraq War in 2004 led to the transformation of special operations



Bestselling author Dan Brown says his hit 'The Da Vinci Code' taught him a fundamental lesson about success


The author of 'The Da Vinci Code' nearly crumbled under the weight of 250 million readers' expectations — until he reminded himself of the strategy he'd used all along


When the CEO who took over Burger King at 32 got the job, the first thing he did was learn to make hamburgers


Grammy-winning DJ Afrojack says 10 years of working with celebrities like Pitbull and Nicki Minaj has taught him the most important trait for anyone in business



The CEO who took over Burger King at age 32 learned that any major problem at work usually boils down to one of 3 reasons


Retired 4-star Gen. Stanley McChrystal tells a story about a battalion commander in a backward T-shirt to illustrate his top 2 pieces of leadership advice


Retired 4-star Gen. Stanley McChrystal says handing his resignation letter to President Obama taught him a profound lesson about failure


Grammy-winning DJ Afrojack says an email he sent almost 8 years ago was the biggest mistake of his career