He loves when job candidates say they want to be CEO.
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Rolling with the punches has become Alexa Von Tobel's biggest advantage.
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"Dude, don't you realize she's the boss?"
Niki Leondakis became CEO of Equinox in early 2017 after multiple years in C-suite positions in the hospitality industry.
"It can be loud out there," Melanie Whelan says. Find your voice, and use it.
Melanie Whelan became CEO of SoulCycle in 2015 after three years as the fitness company's chief operating officer. In our series, "Two Questions with Adam Bryant," she shares the headwinds she faced as a woman climbing the career ranks and how she overcame them.