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How Billionaire Alan Trefler’s Job In Restoration Prepared Him For Corporate Success | Forbes

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Alan Trefler made his fortune through founding Pegasystems, which sells software that helps businesses engage with their customers. So it’s no small bit of irony that when Trefler was trying to help Pegasystems win one of its first big customers, he employed a remarkably low-tech tactic: antique repair.

Trefler said working in his father’s shop, he learned not only how to fix shattered glass but also how to run a company. “One of the things that was always a source of pride for my father and also was for me in the early days of Pega is that we never missed a payroll. There were people depending on us,” Trefler said. “I think that profound sense of responsibility was inculcated into me and my family at a very early age.”

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Why Winnie Harlow Doesn’t Believe In Role Models | Success With Moira Forbes | Forbes

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The trailblazing fashion model opens up on the power of embracing individuality and pushing past the pressures of fame.

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Shareholder returns mean nothing if a company’s workers, customers, communities and environments aren’t considered, too. That’s the reasoning underlying the third annual Just 100, our ranking of America’s best corporate citizens with our research partner Just Capital.

As it is every year, the Just 100 is a reflection of the issues that matter most to Americans and a ranking of how the nation’s largest publicly traded companies perform in these areas. After almost a year of data-crunching (which you can learn more about here), these are the names that are setting the standard in stakeholder treatment and prove that it is possible for a corporation to do well by doing good.

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Olivia Munn On Mental Health And Moving Forward | Forbes

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Actress and activist Olivia Munn joins the Forbes Under 30 Summit in Detroit to discuss her thoughts on mental health and how being healthy can affect success.

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