Topic: Jay-Z

What Extremely Successful People Were Doing At Age 25

What Extremely Successful People Were Doing At Age 25
Some people know what they want to do from an early age and focus on it relentlessly.Others reinvent themselves, changing careers and industries until they find something that works. Billionaire Mark Cuban struggled when he first started, writing in “How To Win At The Sport Of Business that “when I got to Dallas, I was struggling — sleeping on the floor with six guys in a three-bedroom apartment.”

As a reminder that the path to success is not always linear, we’ve highlighted what Richard BransonArianna Huffington, and 17 other fascinating and successful people were doing at age 25. More »

Blue Ivy Event Planner Tells Us Beyoncé’s Lawyers Are ‘Terrific People’

Blue Ivy Event Planner Tells Us Beyoncé's Lawyers Are 'Terrific People'

Veronica Alexandra wants to set the record straight about her relationship with Beyonce: “There was no lawsuit,” she told me Wednesday. Alexandra seems angry about much of the media coverage of her entanglement with the singer and her husband, Jay-Z, who tried — and failed — to trademark their daughter’s name “Blue Ivy.” That just happened to be the same name Alexandra had given her event-planning business back in 2009. More »

Beyoncé Is Taking A Break From Being A Workaholic

Beyoncé Is Taking A Break From Being A Workaholic

It was only in July that Beyoncé told everyone “I am a workaholic and I don’t believe in no. I don’t believe in I need to sleep. If I’m not sleeping nobody’s sleeping. I’m one human being. It’s a lot. If I want to be a businesswoman, I’m a businesswoman. Independence is not easy.” Apparently that mantra was just part of her promotional campaign for her new female power anthem, “Run the World (Girls)” because in the September issue of InStyle she said she will be focusing less on working and more on her marriage and family life. More »