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October 19, 2016
Sanctioned financing is tricky in an industry that’s long been illicit.
A worker tends to cannabis plants. | Reuters/Baz Ratner
September 13, 2016
When the cofounder of a ride service for kids kept hearing no, she channeled her unbreakable grandma.
Kids getting into a car | iStock/kate_sept2004
September 2, 2016
The most successful employees do a bit of both, striking a balance between integration and nonconformity.
Kobe the miniature poodle recently groomed and dyed bright yellow. Like Big Bird. | Reuters/Mike Blake
August 18, 2016
A new book shows how you can create a better team by recognizing people’s needs to stand out, fit in, and shape their identities.
Chamelon in leaves | iStock/Pirotehnik
August 9, 2016
Stanford GSB alumna Chika Okoro challenges America’s image-makers to think before they cast.
Chika Okoro speaking at Stanford TedX
June 30, 2016
The CEO of General Motors shares leadership lessons she’s learned along the way.
Mary Barra | Saul Bromberger
June 20, 2016
Recommendations from the Stanford GSB community.
A woman leisurely reading a book. Reuters | Marcelo del Pozo
June 2, 2016
Five tips from people balancing it all.
A couple holding hands, intent on each other | Reuters/Kevin Lamarque
May 23, 2016
Annual dinner honors military service and recognizes contributions of key alums, faculty, and students.
Tim Sullivan, MBA ’89 | Stacy Geiken
May 16, 2016
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
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
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
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
Since 1968, Stanford GSB has recognized lifelong achievement in management, leadership, and community service with the Ernest C. Arbuckle Award.
March 29, 2016
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
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
Event honored Fran Maier, MBA ’89, and highlighted recent research on Latino entrepreneurship.
Fran Maier, MBA '89 | Stacy Geiken
March 25, 2016
Following a simple set of rules can bring clarity during chaos.
Kathleen Eisenhardt