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Former Facebook exec Chamath Palihapitiya: Uber is ‘the great American tragedy playing out’

VC Chamath Palihapitiya says Uber is 'the great American tragedy playing out in a company.'
Warren Buffett credits Dale Carnegie's lessons to helping him stop being socially awkward.

12 lessons from ‘How to Win Friends & Influence People’ — a book Warren Buffett credits with transforming his life

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett studied Dale Carnegie's "How to Win Friends & Influence People" when he was 15, and it transformed his life.

Donald Trump is a big Andrew Jackson fan — here’s how the 7th president of the United States ran the country

Here's how the 7th president Andrew Jackson — a figure often invoked by Donald Trump — led the US during the 19th century.

9 books Richard Branson thinks everyone should read

Virgin Group founder Richard Branson shares a number of his favorite books, many of them centering around becoming a better leader.

10 CEOs and top executives reveal their best leadership secrets

Business Insider's podcast, "Success! How I Did It," spoke to founders and executives about how they became successful leaders. Here's how they did it.

14 quotes about leadership from JFK

"The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened," John F. Kennedy said.

Gusto has hired former DocuSign CFO Mike Dinsdale and has an unusual plan to ‘train’ him

As part of an intensive exercise to teach new senior leaders about the company, the new CFO won't be allowed to hit the ground running.
A conversation with CEO Lloyd Blankfein shook Harvey Schwartz, pictured, out of his "self-imposed inertia."

The president of Goldman Sachs says a sentence from the firm’s CEO completely changed the way he thought about leadership

Lloyd Blankfein told Harvey Schwartz that it was OK to make a mistake — instead of being so afraid of failure that he never made any decision.
Avoid becoming a victim of your own success, said former Apple and Pepsi CEO John Sculley.

There’s a major dark side of success, according to the former CEO of Apple

Former Pepsi and Apple CEO John Sculley said institutions, companies, and people often risk becoming victims of their own success.