What does it take to reach the top in business, politics and to inspire others? Lan Anh Vu decided to answer this and other questions by sitting down with prominent leaders and asking them how they do their jobs and the most important lessons they learned as they rose through the ranks.

Rosen Plevneliev

Former President of Bulgaria

Jyrki Katainen

Vice President of European Commission and Former Prime Minister of Finland

Jiang Yi-huah

Former Prime Minister of Taiwan

Andrej Kiska

President of Slovakia

Sebastian Siemiatkowski

CEO and Co-founder of Klarna

Petr Pavel

Chairman of the NATO Military Committee

Pekka Lundmark

CEO and President of Fortum Corporation

Anousheh Ansari

CEO and Co-founder of Prodea Systems and First Space Ambassador

Risto Siilasmaa

Chairman of Nokia Corporation and Founder of F-Secure Corporation

Vince Steckler

CEO of Avast

Eliska Coolidge

Former Director of the White House Office of Presidential Messages and Special Assistant to five US Presidents

Marten Mickos

CEO of HackerOne

Zdenek Pelc

Chairman of GZ Media

Jean Claude Trichet

Former President of the European Central Bank (ECB) and former Governor of Banque de France

Martti Ahtisaari

Former President of Finland and Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Jiri Bartoska

Actor and President of Karlovy Vary International Film Festival