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May 19, 2016
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The Peril of Power Without Status

Jobs that grant control over resources but lack respect can ignite conflict.

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People in the audience look on as U.S. President Barack Obama participates in an onstage interview | Reuters/Jonathan Ernst
April 4, 2016
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A Big Data Approach to Public Speaking

Key takeaways from analyzing 100,000 presentations.

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Renee James | Stacy Geiken Photography
March 3, 2016
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Renee James: When You Should Turn Down the Money

The former Intel president talks dollars, risk, and the rewards of bidirectional mentorship.

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March 15, 2016
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Solving Silicon Valley’s Gender Problem

The authors of a survey on women in high tech answer the question: What now?

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Kathleen Eisenhardt
March 25, 2016
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Effective People Think Simply

Following a simple set of rules can bring clarity during chaos.
Insights into the way companies operate on a global scale throughout the world.

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September 29, 2015
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Jeffrey Pfeffer: How to “Lean In” to Power

Power skills and behaviors matter for career success.
September 22, 2015
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Are Management Practices Changing in Developing Economies?

Workers who feel a sense of belonging stay in their jobs longer.
September 11, 2015
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How to Know When It is Time to Switch to Plan B

Novice entrepreneurs often make the mistake of sticking with a business plan for too long.
September 10, 2015
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Lindred Greer: Great Leaders Understand the Fundamentals

Managers are often chosen for reasons other than competence.
September 9, 2015
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Jeffrey Pfeffer: Why the Leadership Industry Has Failed

Advice given to leaders is too often based on the ideal world, not reality.
September 8, 2015
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Adina Sterling: What Your New Co-Workers Know About You Matters

First impressions follow new hires into their tenure at a job.
September 3, 2015
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How to Handle Audience Skepticism

Anyone with a novel idea, from an entrepreneur to a product marketer, should know how to handle a suspicious audience.
September 1, 2015
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Brian Helmick: Tips for Creating a Profitable Startup

If you’re not ready to be uncomfortable, you’re not ready to be an entrepreneur.
August 27, 2015
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Why White People Downplay Their Individual Racial Privileges

Research shows that white Americans, when faced with evidence of racial privilege, deny that they have benefited personally.
August 19, 2015
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Andrew Meade: “A Firm With Great Teamwork Will Eventually Outrun Its Competition”

The founder of a U.S. construction company spent a year coaching West African business leaders. Here’s what he taught them.

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A woman uses the late afternoon sun to read while sitting on the High Line park in New York | Reuters/Lucas Jackson
December 15, 2015
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Nine Business Books to Read in 2016

Reading recommendations from alumni entrepreneurs.