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An Adobe executive once accidentally leaked plans to the press before discussing them with the CEO — and it was the best thing to happen to the ...
VP of Human Resources Donna Morris was on a plane to India when she started talking to a reporter from the India Times about her plans to change up the company's employee review process. A system called Check-in was put in place that same year.
"Do I need to wear a suit?" is a common question in increasingly informal workplaces. When it comes to what to wear to work, some industries expect you to suit up — but many don't.
If your wardrobe is more fit for bar-hopping or snoozing in lecture halls, you'll need to update it for entering the workforce. Personal finance experts and stylists told Business Insider what to buy, where to buy it, and how much you can reasonably expect to spend.
The founder of a $500 million baked-goods empire says the failure of her first cookie company taught her a crucial lesson about hard work and success
Tate's Bake Shop, home to America's No. 1 chocolate chip cookie, recently sold to Mondolēz International for $500 million. Its founder, Kathleen King, credits the success of Tate's to losing her first business. Find out how she created a multi-million dollar cookie empire.
Top execs in banking, retail, and tech are saying they don’t practice work-life balance — because they found something better
JP Morgan Chase CMO Kristin Lemkau said she uses technology to her advantage when trying to juggle work and family responsibilities. Other executives have also talked about the importance of work-life integration, as opposed to balance.
The CEO of the world’s biggest sneaker marketplace explains how a string of failed startups led to one worth $250 million
Eddy Lu and his cofounder built GOAT, which has become the world's largest resale market for high-end sneakers. He explained how this only came after more than a decade of failed startups and lessons learned along the way.
Success at work may be related to difficulties at home — specifically because the qualities that make you good at your job can make you a less-than-ideal partner. We spoke to experts to figure out why.
A goal becomes more attainable once you quit something else that's less easily achievable. You can call it "strategic quitting," and psychologists have documented the benefits.
Even the most successful entrepreneurs aren’t always completely sure what they’re doing, and that’s a good thing
Coffee Meets Bagel COO Dawoon Kang and The Muse CEO Kathryn Minshew say they've accepted that they may never be completely confident in their decisions. But that lurking self-doubt be what makes them good at their jobs.
Stripe, the payments company founded eight years ago by two Irish brothers, is now worth $9.2 billion. But its 29-year-old CEO, Patrick Collison, says running a successful startup doesn't get any easier.