Carol Meyrowitz, CEO TJX Companies

Carol Meyrowitz has been with the United States’ largest international apparel and home fashions discount store chain since 1983; and from then on as expected, she climbed the corporate ladder and eventually became TJX Companies’ CEO on January 2007. To date, she’s ranked number 82 in Forbes most powerful woman for  2013. Well, actually, Meyrowitz…

Richard Branson, Virgin Group Founder

If there’s one billionaire who lives life to the fullest, it must be Richard Branson, Founder and Chairman of the Virgin Group of over 400 companies. What’s inside the man? “For me, business is not about wearing suits, or keeping stockholders pleased. It’s about being true to yourself, your ideas and focusing on the essentials”.…

Patrice Motsepe, Chairman A.R.M.

From the World Economic Forum’s brainstorming, we now go to real action with South Africa’s first billionaire and Chairman of African Rainbow Minerals, Patrice Motsepe. Coming from a divided country, from a nation where discrimination brought deep wounds for so long – it would have been easy for Motsepe to just think of himself. At…

Sheri McCoy, Avon CEO

Any good Leader who puts himself in Sheri McCoy’s shoes would do the same – Quit. Last February when McCoy was bypassed to head Johnson & Johnson for Alex Gorsky – she resigned from the company she worked for 30 years. Yet almost immediately after she quit Johnson & Johnson, she was taken in by…