Tag: career

  • Blackstones Crown Prince Built His Career on Bold Real Estate Bets

    Blackstone Group LP. The job sets him up to one day succeed Chief Executive Officer and co-founder Stephen Schwarzman, who’s He did it in part with two audacious bets at what should have been the worst possible moment, just before the real estate crash and financial crisis. In 2007, Blackstone paid $39 billion for Equity […]

  • Harvey Weinstein Sued by New York AG Over Sexual Harassment

    Embattled movie producer Harvey Weinstein was sued by New York state for creating a hostile work environment at the Weinstein Co. that allegedly featured “pervasive sexual harassment,” intimidation and discrimination. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s lawsuit comes as Weinstein, 65, is seeking to sell his troubled studio to Maria Contreras-Sweet, a former Obama administration official, in […]

  • Taylor Swift Wants Her Money Back

    Taylor Swift’s most recent tour was a success by every measure. Named after the best-selling album of her career, , it grossed more than $250 million worldwide, the top tour of 2015. Critics raved about the production, with one going so far as to say it was “engineered to be the best night of your […]

  • Uber Investor Shervin Pishevar Accused of Sexual Misconduct by Multiple Women

    In December 2014, Uber held its annual holiday party on an unfurnished floor at its swank, mood-lit headquarters in San Francisco. Employees and investors attended in flamboyant attire from the “Roaring ‘20s” and drank at an open bar into the early morning hours. Venture capitalist Shervin Pishevar, several attendees recall, brought a live pony on […]

  • 5 principles to help you conquer fear and move your career forward

    Fear can be one of those intangible obstacles that can prevent some of the most brilliant people from achieving their destiny. Jean Case saw this silent crisis plaguing the minds people across a variety of different industries. As CEO of The Case Foundation, Case has dedicated herself to writing a book this fall to inspire […]