A CEO who sold her beauty company for $210 million wakes up every day at 6 a.m. without an alarm, walks 4 miles, and spends up to 3 hours working from an office in her bathroom

Kate Warren Marla Beck, the cofounder and CEO of beauty-store chain Bluemercury, has a jam-packed morning routine. Beck said in a column from The Cut that she wakes up naturally at 6 a.m. every day, walks four miles or runs up to five miles, reads four newspapers, and tests beauty products in the office in her master […]

3 a.m. bankruptcy filings, unpaid millions, and IHOb burgers: Inside the $23 million battle raging within Applebee’s (DIN)

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Applebee’s parent company, Dine Brands, and its second-largest franchisee, RMH Holdings, are battling in court, with Dine Brands attempting to take control of dozens of the franchisee’s restaurants.  RMH controls more than 140 Applebee’s locations and filed for bankruptcy in May, blaming Dine Brands’ “ill-advised and value-destroying” decisions for struggling sales and […]

Harvey Weinstein spent time in a $58,000 sex rehab program in Arizona that made him wake up at 6:30 a.m. every day to meditate

Getty Images Disgraced Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein is reportedly living in Arizona and periodically traveling around the country seeking sex addiction treatment. According to a New York Times report published Saturday, Weinstein spent some time at a sex rehab center outside Scottsdale, Arizona, that cost him $ 58,000. Weinstein has been accused of sexual […]

Why BlackRock’s $1.7 trillion bond chief gets up at 3:30 a.m.

BlackRock Rick Rieder, the chief investment officer of fixed income at BlackRock who oversees $ 1.7 trillion, barely sleeps and has an extremely demanding schedule. His extensive research helps inform an investment strategy that involves making a huge number of small but diversified bets. Over his 30-year career, Rieder has risen through the ranks of […]

Former CIA Director John Brennan says a lesson from his father helped him navigate tense situations and 3 a.m. phone calls

Getty Images/Win McNamee John Brennan used to have one of the most stressful jobs in the world. Brennan was the director of the CIA until January 2017; he worked with Presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and Barack Obama. In an episode of Business Insider’s podcast, “Success! How I Did It,” Brennan spoke with Business […]

A fitness company CEO who wakes up at 5 a.m. breaks down his morning routine

Crunch Ben Midgley, CEO of Crunch Fitness Franchise, has a packed schedule, but he always makes time for a workout. “First thing in the morning, after you get up early, you get the kids to school, you work out, and then you go to work,” he told Business Insider. If the workout doesn’t happen in […]