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Browse or search the articles below and see what some Stanford GSB alumni have been up to professionally. 

May 28, 2015
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The founder of an artificial Christmas tree company discusses faith, failure, and the importance of understanding deadlines.
Thomas Harman | Courtesy
May 28, 2015
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A Silicon Valley VC shares his thoughts on persistence, the importance of believing, and when to ignore the spreadsheet.
Vinod Khosla at his View From The Top lecture
May 26, 2015
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A Stanford doctor who’s worked in Nepal and Haiti explains what leaders should know before the next natural disaster strikes.
 An earthquake in Nepal in April injured more than 19,000 people. | Courtesy Paul Auerbach
May 18, 2015
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The founder of a logistics software company discusses creativity, the Middle East, and the best path to decision making.
Khaled Naim | Courtesy
May 13, 2015
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The cofounder of an online matchmaking service discusses the value of teamwork, rapid iteration, and perseverance.
Dawoon Kang | Courtesy
May 7, 2015
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The Stanford GSB alumnus talks team analytics, salary caps, and the untapped potential for virtual reality.
San Francisco 49ers President Paraag Marathe cutting the ribbon at the opening of Levi’s Stadium in 2014 | Kelley L Cox – USA TODAY Sports
May 6, 2015
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The founder of the mobile app Instapray discusses the power of teams, the importance of values, and the future of content.
Picture of Fryderyk Ovcaric | Courtesy
May 5, 2015
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A Stanford doctor travels to the devastated region as part of the relief effort.
A boy sits inside a tent after a deadly earthquake in Nepal on April 29, 2015. | Reuters/Adnan Abidi
April 24, 2015
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HealthTap founder has redefined doctor visits.
Blood pressure monitor, ophthalmoscope, otoscope | Reuters/Lucas Jackson
April 16, 2015
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An entrepreneur discusses risk, honesty, and why the families she serves in India inspire her.
Edith Elliott | Courtesy
April 14, 2015
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A Stanford professor offers a better way to make decisions.
Mountain climbers on a treacherous path | Reuters/Stringer
April 10, 2015
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Stanford GSB alumnus talks new trends in wearables and the big data revolution.
Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
April 6, 2015
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The cofounders of Windy Hill Spirits discuss entrepreneurship, career management, and the best advice they’ve ever received.
Sean Koffel, left, and Pat Dillingham | Courtesy
April 1, 2015
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The redesigned site makes it easier for alumni to stay connected, share passions, and use the school’s career and recruiting services.
New Alumni Website
March 30, 2015
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Larger, more prestigious firms are more likely to take a chance on you.
Woman holding resume folder while taking notes | Reuters/Rick Wilking
March 27, 2015
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A CEO’s ethical transgressions can harm the careers of subordinates.
man in suit with hands cuffed behind back | Reuters/Richard Carson
March 27, 2015
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Alumni couple have demonstrated commitment to finding solutions to looming energy challenges.
Monument to Change, art at Stanford GSB
March 18, 2015
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The CEO of Badgeville says companies that “gamify” their workplaces could see more engagement and productivity.
A trader plays a computer game in the trading room of the Shanghai Petroleum Exchange. | Reuters/Aly Song
March 16, 2015
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A cofounder of Wello says entrepreneurs need the confidence to be comfortable with uncertainty.
Ann Scott-Plante | Courtesy
March 16, 2015
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A cofounder of Wello says entrepreneurs should create an environment where people are encouraged to grow.
Leslie Silverglide | Courtesy