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May 16, 2016
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Businesses can touch customers and clarify corporate values by creating a powerful narrative.
illustration of a man opening a door |  iStock/EtoileArk
May 3, 2016
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Can a community model help first-time homebuyers?
An illustration of a "for sale" sign in front of a house. | Tricia Seibold (source: iStock/FrankRamspott)
April 29, 2016
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In an April 15 ceremony, Stanford GSB Dean Emeritus Robert Joss, Sloan ’66, Stanford MBA ’67, PhD ’70, was honored with Australia’s equivalent of knighthood.
Dean Emeritus Robert Joss and his wife Betty.
April 22, 2016
Time Magazine|Internationally recognized breast cancer surgeon and recent Arbuckle Award honoree Laura Esserman has been named to Time Magazine’s list of 100 Most Influential People.
Laura Esserman
April 15, 2016
USA Today|Stacy Brown-Philpot, MBA ’02, was named CEO of TaskRabbit, making her one of the few African-American women leading a high-profile tech start-up in Silicon Valley.
Stacy Brown-Philpot
April 13, 2016
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Growing an organization is not a one-size-fits-all proposition.
Illustration of a small building being placed next to taller and taller buildings.  Illustration of a small building being placed next to taller and taller buildings. | Illustration by Stefani Billings
April 7, 2016
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Since 1968, Stanford GSB has recognized lifelong achievement in management, leadership, and community service with the Ernest C. Arbuckle Award.
Carole Peiros, Isabelle Chafkin, Larry Peiros
March 29, 2016
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The entrepreneurs who launched Netflix, Instagram, and others explain what they learned on the way up.
A plane "sky writes" a smiley face in the sky. | Reuters/David McNew
March 28, 2016
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A fund helps startups in sub-Saharan Africa rise from obscurity.
A customer conducts a mobile money transfer, known as M-Pesa, inside the Safaricom mobile phone care centre in the central business district of Kenya's capital Nairobi | Reuters/Thomas
March 25, 2016
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Event honored Fran Maier, MBA ’89, and highlighted recent research on Latino entrepreneurship.
Fran Maier, MBA '89 | Stacy Geiken
March 25, 2016
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Following a simple set of rules can bring clarity during chaos.
Kathleen Eisenhardt
March 15, 2016
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Annual gala unites student group and black alumni chapter to celebrate diversity, impact of students and alums.
Daryn Dodson accepts award from Kathryn Leary, MBA ’77. | Stacy Geiken
March 15, 2016
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The authors of a survey on women in high tech answer the question: What now?
An illustration of woman is fenced into a small area | iStock/dane_mark
February 28, 2016
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The founder of a razor company discusses presistence, roadblocks and remaining steady.
Andrew Katz-Mayfield | Courtesy
February 24, 2016
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The COO of Walt Disney Company focuses on customer experience to inspire innovation.
Tom Staggs oversees operations at Walt Disney Company. | Courtesy
February 9, 2016
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Love is serious business. These entrepreneurs explain why.
Couple kisses in front of a heart-shaped sculpture | Reuters/Shaun Best
February 1, 2016
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Stanford GSB Alum to return for annual ceremony to honor graduates.
Mary Barra
January 12, 2016
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How online personalities influence buying decisions.
A business man rides an escalator | Reuters/Aly Song
January 7, 2016
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A new book offers a candid look at the startup life.
A Sotheby's employee views 'Whispering Wall II' by Burhan Dogancay | Reuters/Toby Melville
January 5, 2016
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Research shows that financial disclosures by target firms hurt their own shareholders.
A man on a ladder drawing chaotic circles as an extension of a performance line chart | iStock/dane_m