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Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman.

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

Blackstone's Stephen Schwarzman prioritizes skill sets and synchronicity of thinking, not perceived culture fit, with his top hires.
Blackstone CEO, chairman, and cofounder Stephen Schwarzman.

Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman explains how a mindset he developed in his dad’s linens shop powered him through leading a Lehman coup, buildi...

Stephen Schwarzman shares what he's learned from building Blackstone and how he serves as an adviser to Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping.
Yeardley Smith.

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 &...

Yeardley Smith says she couldn't allow herself to appreciate the success of "The Simpsons" because being a voice actor was not part of her life plan.
Steve Case is the founding CEO of AOL and the chairman and CEO of the venture capital firm Revolution.

Billionaire AOL cofounder Steve Case says he waited 10 years for the moment he realized his company was a success

AOL founding CEO Steve Case said that when America Online went public, "no one cared." It took a decade of work before he realized AOL was a success.
Fashion designer Alexander Wang.

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

Alexander Wang has built a strong reputation over the last 15 years, and sees his fashion label's future in consumers, not industry gatekeepers.
Fashion designer Alexander Wang.

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

Fifteen years into his career, Alexander Wang is one of the world's best known designers, and is now looking for longevity.
Bridgewater Associates founder and co-CIO Ray Dalio.

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 ove...

Ray Dalio, founder and co-CIO of Bridgewater Associates, shares insights from his career spent building the world's largest hedge fund.
Bridgewater Associates founder and co-CIO Ray Dalio.

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

Bridgewater Associates founder and co-CIO Ray Dalio explains what the last few years taught him about leadership and success.
Daily Beast CEO and former Gawker president Heather Dietrick.

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

Daily Beast CEO and former Gawker president Heather Dietrick had to help guide Gawker's staff through its final six months.
Dutch DJ Nick van de Wall is better known by his stage name Afrojack.

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

Afrojack tells himself and his managers to "be neutral" and separate ego from decision making.