Alyson Shontell

Alyson Shontell

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....

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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...

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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?...

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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...

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Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman

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

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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