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People asking questions of a presenter. Credit: iStock/PeopleImages
November 22, 2019

How to Handle a Question You Don’t Want to Answer

Public speaking can be extra challenging when you’re put on the spot.


Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Investments. Credit: Stacy Geiken
October 1, 2019

Ray Dalio: Seek Out Thoughtful Disagreement

On this podcast episode, the founder of Bridgewater Investments discusses how an idea meritocracy can improve decision-making.


Arnulfo Ventura. Credit: Mike Brown
September 20, 2019

Arnulfo Ventura: What Matters Most?

For the CEO of Beanfields, it’s the people.


Left to Right: Oladoyin Oladapo, Marcos Galperin, Hernan Kazah, Stelleo Tolda. Credit: Shana Lynch.
November 18, 2019

Mercado Libre Founders: It Takes Patience and Resilience

The former classmates discuss launching Latin America’s top online marketplace when no one believed it would work.


Oscar Munoz.
September 17, 2019

Oscar Munoz: Learn to Listen

On this podcast episode, the CEO of United Airlines discusses managing mergers and developing emotional intelligence.
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When Starting Companies, Experience Matters

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Irv Grousbeck: The Power of “I Don’t Know”

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Why Your Best Idea May Be Your Second Favorite

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