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Arianna Huffington puts her phone to "bed" every night.

9 successful CEOs and entrepreneurs who can go hours — sometimes days — without checking their email or phone

These successful people say they take long breaks from email and digital technology — but they're still rockstars in industries from tech to fashion.
Troy Carter has helped launch the careers of musicians such as Lady Gaga and Meghan Trainor.

A legendary Los Angeles music manager and venture capitalist asks himself one question when deciding which companies to invest in

Legendary Los Angeles music manager and venture capitalist Troy Carter spoke at Business Insider's IGNITION Conference Tuesday afternoon in NYC.
Maria Hatzistefanis, founder and CEO of Rodial.

A CEO who’s faced hundreds of rejections over her 20-year career waits 24 hours to send an email that more often than not helps turn ‘no&#...

Maria Hatzistefanis has been rejected hundreds of times in her career since founding the skincare company Rodial in 1999.

An ex-Googler who was hired at age 19 says on her first day in 2005, people were playing MC Hammer and throwing footballs on a campus that felt like a...

Falon Fatemi, the founder and CEO of the tech startup Node, was the youngest person Google ever hired when she got a job at age 19.

A founder who raised $23 million for her startup and convinced Mark Cuban to invest always takes the same 2 steps after a pitch goes wrong

Falon Fatemi has secured more than $20 million for her tech startup Node, and even convinced Mark Cuban to invest.
Maria Hatzistefanis, founder and CEO of Rodial.

A CEO who starts Monday mornings with her most ‘boring and difficult’ tasks says any chronic procrastinator should do the same

Procrastination snowballs because our ability to make decisions breaks down over the course of a week, Maria Hatzistefanis of Rodial said.
Tally cofounders Jason Brown and Jasper Platz.

The CEO of a startup that raised $25 million hopes people eventually think of his personal-finance app like a washing machine

Tally cofounder and CEO Jason Brown envisions a world "where all of your financial decisions and financial work will be done invisibly."
IEX CEO Brad Katsuyama said he doesn't consider himself the typical entrepreneurial type.

IEX CEO Brad Katsuyama shares the ‘critical’ piece of advice he gives other entrepreneurs about getting through rough patches

Successful entrepreneurship means having experienced the problems you're trying to solve, says "Flash Boys" star and IEX CEO Brad Katsuyama.
Tally cofounders Jason Brown and Jasper Platz.

The CEO of a startup that just raised $25 million asks every potential hire the same question, and it has nothing to do with work

A company runs smoother when all its employees are aligned with its mission. Jason Brown, the CEO of Tally, has an unusual way of finding that out.
David Steckel, cofounder of Setter.

A startup founder who’s raised $10 million has a rule to weed out job candidates who seem a little too good to be true

If you've never failed before, you won't get a job at the home-maintenance startup Setter.