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Microsoft’s Satya Nadella: What I Look for in New Hires

Satya Nadella, who succeeded Steven Ballmer as CEO of Microsoft, gives clues as to his management style in rapid-fire fashion. Among the highlights: He’s a...
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Mellody Hobson’s Best Career Advice

In a speed-round conversation with Fortune’s Leigh Gallagher, Ariel Investments president Mellody Hobson details some of the best advice she’s received. Speak up (don’t...
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Denzel Washington: “Fall Forward…Every Failed Experiment Is One Step Closer to Success”

Denzel Washington discusses his initial audition failures as a necessary catalyst towards success. His inspirational commencement speech motivates like few others… Some excerpts: Fall forward....
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Alibaba’s Jack Ma’s Career Advice

Billionaire Jack Ma, the co-founder of Alibaba, explores his career and offers insights about career growth: No idea of what you want to do?...
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Corcoran: “Learn to Fail Well”

Shark Tank star and angel investor Barbara Corcoran encourages aspiring entrepreneurs to “learn to fail well.”  She tells Entrepreneur’s Teri Evans, “it’s all in...
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Pharrell Williams on Success

Pharrell Williams credits reading the book The Alchemist, by Paulo Coelho, for changing his life. He says, “…you have to be unafraid to dream...
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Welch’s 3 Pillars of Success

“I gave my boss’ boss a picture of the industry…I think that’s how I got noticed…” Business icon Jack Welch provides his three points of...
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“You want something, go get it…period”

Chris Gardner tells his son (and reminds himself) of a few critical truisms about persistence and success. Don’t ever let someone tell you that...
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Cuban: Don’t Be Too Social

Mark Cuban discusses the common mistake in social media of letting posts live forever, which can have an enormous impact on your life. People...
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Steve Jobs On Success

According to Steve Jobs, success is derived from the combination of passion for what you do together with really talented employees. You have to...

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On The Job

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What’s in a Name?

How do choose a name that will stand out among 300 million brands in the world today?
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Getting an Edge at Meetings

Behavioral studies can provide an edge in impressing your colleagues in meetings.
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What is a Professional?

David Ludlow of InIT Learning in Milton Keynes, Rugby, Northampton, Leicester, Oxford Bedford lists some of the basics of being a professional in the...
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