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George Hamel Jr. Shifts Careers but his Drive Remains

George Hamel Jr. simply couldn’t resist the lure of competition. Here he was, at the top of his game as an active investor—think Carl Icahn—and so good at what he did after decades in the business that he didn’t need to spend the energy he once did to successfully do his job. Money flowed in like water through a faucet at the investment company he co-founded. So what does Hamel do? He walks away from it all to start anew in… the wine business? Read More

David Hyde Pierce is Back on Broadway & Prime-Time TV

They don’t make actors like David Hyde Pierce anymore. He’s never mentioned in the tabloids for his outlandish antics, probably because he spends most nights cozied up in his Manhattan apartment with his husband and two Wheaton terriers—and you’re more likely spot him at low-key Cafe Luxembourg than trendy Cipriani Downtown. Read More

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff Finds True Joy in Giving

Marc Benioff, Salesforce’s innovative and daring co-founder, chairman and CEO, hasn’t just made a name for himself in cloud computing: his philanthropic deeds garner nearly as much attention, especially now as the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco prepares to open. Read More

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