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March 26, 2015
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Negotiating the Big Deal: Cooperation Can Beat Confrontation

A scholar says being ambitious doesn’t necessarily mean being aggressive.

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Someone's hands moving while talking during a meeting.
January 14, 2015
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Zakary Tormala: Why Certainty Matters in Business

A psychologist explores what makes our attitudes change over time.

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Scotty McLennan | Beth Rimbey
April 2, 2015
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Scotty McLennan: The Benefits of Mixing Spirituality With Work

Stanford’s former Dean for Religious Life says there’s no need to check your religion at the door on Monday.
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April 6, 2015
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Patrick Dillingham and Sean Koffel: “Do What You Love and What You’re Good At”

The cofounders of Windy Hill Spirits discuss entrepreneurship, career management, and the best advice they’ve ever received.

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A sign on a light in a startup office that reads, "Sorry for the inconvenience, but we are trying to change the world." Reuters/Thomas Peter
March 11, 2015
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How to Preserve a Startup Culture as a Company Grows

The intense atmosphere at startups can make conflicts difficult to resolve.

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August 27, 2012
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The Art of the Imperfect Pitch

Professor Baba Shiv discusses how you can coax risk-averse managers to innovate.
July 27, 2012
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Francis Flynn: Why Do People Give Things Away to Strangers?

In his quarterly column, a scholar examines the social value of no-cash exchanges on Freecycle and Craigslist.
July 13, 2012
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Jennifer Aaker: How to Feel Like You Have More Time

New research shows that experiencing moments of awe can change perceptions of our most valued commodity.
May 21, 2012
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The Road to Healthier Habits

Research shows that bolstering people's sense of well-being can motivate them to slim down or exercise more.
April 13, 2012
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Why Feelings of Guilt May Signal Leadership Potential

Stanford GSB researchers find that how people respond to mistakes can be a "clue to who they are."
March 21, 2012
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Gearing Up for a Fight, or Retreating for a Treat?

Research explores why some conflicts make you angry, and others make you energized.
February 24, 2012
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Stanley McChrystal on Leading in Tough Situations

The retired four-star general discusses six ways to manage those who report to you — and influence those who don't.
February 16, 2012
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Neil Malhotra: What Does a Hollywood Blockbuster Look Like?

A study of the film industry examines discrepancies between estimated and actual box office performance.
December 16, 2011
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Ian Davis: The Five Things Successful Leaders Do

The retired senior partner at McKinsey explains how these traits are more important than organizational rank.
November 18, 2011
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Kent Thiry: Developing Successful Leaders Takes a Village

The CEO of DaVita says management can be taught, but leadership is a skill that requires learning about yourself and other human beings.