From the outside, Taylor Swift – an 11-time Grammy Award winner with 55.5 million monthly listeners on Spotify – seems accustomed to success. But at New York University’s commencement ceremony on Wednesday, the 32-year-old singer-songwriter told graduates that her accolades are really a result of something else: moments of rejection. ”The times I was told ‘no’
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Some people have framed diplomas. Others have framed photos with celebrities. Jeff Bezos has a framed 16-year-old copy of Businessweek magazine. On Wednesday, the Amazon founder tweeted a photo of the November 2006 magazine’s cover, which featured a photo of Bezos at age 42 behind the text, “Amazon’s Risky Bet.” The cover story was about
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(Click here to subscribe to the Delivering Alpha newsletter.) For the last two decades, Bruce Flatt has been the CEO of Brookfield Asset Management, growing it to become the second-largest alternatives firm in the world. He oversees more than $725 billion in assets spanning a diverse portfolio comprised of real estate, private equity, infrastructure, energy transition, credit,
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JGI/Jamie Grill As inflation soars and markets slide, many investors are wondering what’s coming next. Traditional advice dictates that long-term investors — those who are focused on retirement dates further down the road — should stay the course in the markets. But those with shorter time horizons of three- to five-years for a closer goal,
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Online grocery delivery start-up Weee! encourages customers to share videos of recipes and favorite items on its app. It specializes in hard-to-find Asian foods, along with fruits, vegetables and other staples. Weee! Online grocery start-up Weee! specializes in hard-to-find foods from Asian and Hispanic cuisines. It nabbed another kind of rarity earlier this year: A
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