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An illustration of trendy people watching a screen, eating exotic food. | Illustration by Stefani Billings
May 27, 2016
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Why the Most “Cultured” Among Us May Be the Most Resistant to Change

A professor finds that so-called cultural leaders aren’t leading at all.

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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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April 21, 2016
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Finding the Next Billion-Dollar Company

Want to spot a unicorn? Look for the horse running against the herd.

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May 16, 2016
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Strong “Signature Stories” Can Shape More Than a Company’s Brand

Businesses can touch customers and clarify corporate values by creating a powerful narrative.

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"Stare of Death," 2015. Ink on paper by Li Jin.
August 30, 2016
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When Art Is Your Business, Treat Your Business Like Art

How three Stanford alumni created an international gallery designed to benefit artists, collectors, and its owners — in that order.
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