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  • NEW YORK, June 16- Julie Smolyansky has spent more than a decade as chief executive officer of her family's successful business, but her path to the corner office was unplanned. Her mother and brother are also involved in the company, which had revenue of $118 million in 2015, as well as in a family charitable foundation. The family has come a long way from its arrival...

  • Michael Milken 1989

    Drexel Burnham Lambert, the investment bank famous for the high-yield or "junk" bonds it pioneered, filed for bankruptcy on Feb. 13, 1990.

  • Oprah Winfrey

    Oprah is getting a lot of votes in the CNBC 25 poll seeking the most influential leaders of the past 25 years. Is she influential—or just popular?

  • John Malone

    Two brothers from Texas who own some 431 square miles of Montana ranch land don't break into the top 30 landowners in America.

  • States With the Most 'One Percenters' presents a list of the 10 states with the most ultra-high net worth individuals on a per capita basis.

  • Owning a private island is something very few people can even dream of. But some of the super-rich not only own a slice of paradise, they’ve also managed to turn these exotic destinations into a lucrative business opportunity.L’Oreal billionaire heiress Liliane Bettencourt, for example, recently made headlines after selling her private island in the Seychelles for $60 million. While Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison’s half a billion dollar purchase of Hawaii’s sixth largest island in June is consi

    So, which billionaires own some of the world’s most expensive private islands? Click ahead to find out.

  • The Power of Storytelling - by Jim Holtje

    In his new book, “The Power of Storytelling: Captivate, Convince or Convert Any Business Audience Using Stories from Top CEOs" Jim Holtje shares the stories of those corporate legends who inspired their employees with their deeds and with their tales.