Chris Raymond

Chris Raymond
Chris Raymond is a contributing editor for SUCCESS magazine.

Travis Kalanick: ‘You Can Either Do What They Say or You Can Fight for What You Believe’

By Chris Raymond | February 13, 2017

Uber’s leader paves the way for his company’s success through vision and tenacity.


6 Ways to Be a Better Parent

By Chris Raymond | May 16, 2016

Parents have to be excellent multitaskers.

Dads Struggle With Work-Life Balance, Too

Dads Struggle With Work-Life Balance, Too

By Chris Raymond | May 1, 2016

Balancing the 9-to-5 grind and family time isn’t just a concern for moms but for dads, too.

Fast Times at Billionaire High

By Chris Raymond | March 3, 2016

This New Jersey public school churns out one success story after another.

If You Think You’re Unbiased, You’re Wrong

By Chris Raymond | September 12, 2015

In 1996 Anne Marie Scharer found herself seated behind a large screen, French horn in hand, auditioning for her dream job—a full-time position with New York’s Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. For weeks, her friends had helped her prepare by shouting out random requests from a required playlist. To summon the proper mood for each piece, Scharer…

They’re Moving Fast and Breaking Things

By Chris Raymond | July 14, 2015

Travis Kalanick calls himself a freedom fighter. He roams the world in search of evil and works tirelessly to vanquish his foes. Strong-willed and self-assured, he might as well be a superhero. For five years he has battled the notoriously insular taxi industry, vowing to bring quicker, more reliable car service to a populace hungry…

‘The Huffington Post’ Office Has Nap Rooms—Jealous?

By Chris Raymond | March 12, 2015

Arianna Huffington believes so strongly in the value of a well-rested mind that she actually encourages her employees to sleep on the job. In the spring of 2011, she had two nap rooms installed in The Huffington Post’s Manhattan headquarters. Tucked behind a pair of simple white doors opposite the office pingpong table, the light-gray…

Arianna Huffington Leads the Charge for Well-Being in the Workplace

By Chris Raymond | March 10, 2015

To understand Arianna, you must first understand Elli. Born to a family that escaped to Greece from Russia during the revolution of 1917, Elli met her husband, a World War II concentration camp survivor, while recovering from tuberculosis in a sanatorium outside Athens. Before she left him, fed up with his chronic philandering, she brought…

Leadin’ Ain’t Easy… Ben Horowitz Reveals What It Takes

By Chris Raymond | December 11, 2014

He was in New York City laying the groundwork for an IPO when he got the call. His wife, Felicia—the mother of his three children—had recently undergone surgery for a hernia. And now his father-in-law was on the phone telling him that she had an allergic reaction to her medication. “She stopped breathing,” he said.…

A Peek into the Life of Tim Cook, the Most Private CEO Ever

By Chris Raymond | October 30, 2014

On paper, it made no sense—not for a guy like Tim Cook. An industrial engineer by training, he’s notoriously analytical. If given the choice, he’d gladly spend whole days sifting through spreadsheets, eyeballing the figures, searching for the trouble spots. Beneath the warm smile and the soft Southern drawl lies the heart of a fierce…