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Six hands are clasped in friendship - all white | iStock/andresr
September 15, 2016
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Why Are Law Firms Failing on Diversity?

A new study finds that the trend toward external hiring may be partly to blame.

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A student in front of her computer | iStock/Rene Mansi
September 19, 2016
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The Power of Realistic Expectations

Research shows a way to close a key achievement gap.

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Kids getting into a car | iStock/kate_sept2004
September 13, 2016
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Pushing Past the Naysayers

When the cofounder of a ride service for kids kept hearing no, she channeled her unbreakable grandma.

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Kobe the miniature poodle recently groomed and dyed bright yellow. Like Big Bird. | Reuters/Mike Blake
September 2, 2016
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Which Will Get You Further: Fitting In or Standing Out?

The most successful employees do a bit of both, striking a balance between integration and nonconformity.

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Entrepreneurs work at their computer laptops at the so-called "incubator" of French high-tech start-ups "Numa" in Paris, France. | REUTERS/Charles Platiau
September 20, 2016
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Lean Startup and Design Thinking: Getting the Best Out of Both

How to create a customer-centric venture.

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illustration of two people talking through huge face masks |iStock/dane_mark
September 9, 2016
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Riding the Feedback Loop to Authentic Self-Expression

How the lessons of improv theater help business leaders become their true, powerful selves.

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A bright tee shirt full wiki words and edits. | Original image courtesy flickr/mikeedesign. Modified by Tricia Seibold.
August 22, 2016
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For Wikipedia’s Army of Volunteer Editors, Content Begets Content

A new study quantifies the “cumulative growth effect” in online content production platforms.

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Stanford GSB student presenting in class | Elena Zhukova
September 7, 2016
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When Students Teach Students, the Benefits Compound

A new study measures the value of grad-student instructors in the context of academic “production.”

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September 28, 2016
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Beware the Little-Known “Spillover” Effect of Online Ads

Companies that advertise hoping to boost sales may unknowingly help their competitors.
September 26, 2016
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10 Tips For Giving Effective Virtual Presentations

What to know before you go live.
September 20, 2016
Written

Lean Startup and Design Thinking: Getting the Best Out of Both

How to create a customer-centric venture.
September 19, 2016
Written

The Power of Realistic Expectations

Research shows a way to close a key achievement gap.
September 15, 2016
Written

Why Are Law Firms Failing on Diversity?

A new study finds that the trend toward external hiring may be partly to blame.
September 13, 2016
Written

Pushing Past the Naysayers

When the cofounder of a ride service for kids kept hearing no, she channeled her unbreakable grandma.
September 9, 2016
Written

Riding the Feedback Loop to Authentic Self-Expression

How the lessons of improv theater help business leaders become their true, powerful selves.
September 7, 2016
Written

When Students Teach Students, the Benefits Compound

A new study measures the value of grad-student instructors in the context of academic “production.”
September 2, 2016
Written

Which Will Get You Further: Fitting In or Standing Out?

The most successful employees do a bit of both, striking a balance between integration and nonconformity.
August 30, 2016
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Equity: The Recommended List

Stanford GSB professors suggest articles and books related to the concept of “equity.”