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July 5, 2018
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The Secret to Finding Lasting Career Satisfaction

Career coach Michael Melcher shares his insights for carving out long-term success and fulfillment.

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Sarah Blakely speaking at View From The Top. Credit: Kiefer Hickman
June 21, 2018
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Sara Blakely: Start Small, Think Big, Scale Fast

The CEO of Spanx explains how her hyper-observant focus led to overhauling the undergarments industry.

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General David Petraeus | Photo by Stacey Geiken
May 14, 2018
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Gen. David Petraeus: Four Tasks of a Strategic Leader

The American general discusses leadership, recognizing opportunity, and owning mistakes.

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Jim Farrin, credit: Sean Pressley
June 21, 2018
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How to Flunk Retirement and Thrive

A former marketing executive loves his unlikely third act as a prison-education reformer.

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Ginni Rometty | Photo by Javier Flores
April 23, 2018
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Ginni Rometty: How Purpose Helps Innovation

The IBM CEO explains why tech needs to do things that matter.
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