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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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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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February 20, 2015
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Jeffrey Pfeffer: Why Companies No Longer Reward Loyal Employees

Repaying favors is the norm in our personal lives, but not in the workplace.
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Jeffrey Pfeffer
March 19, 2015
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Jeffrey Pfeffer: Power (and How to Get More of It)

A professor of organizational behavior describes how you can increase your influence at work.

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March 18, 2015
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How a Bit of Play Might Lead to Better Work

The CEO of Badgeville says companies that “gamify” their workplaces could see more engagement and productivity.

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Putting the Customer First

Hayagreeva Rao explains why innovation is about more than just new technology.
September 27, 2012
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Researchers: How Much Difference Does a Boss Make?

A new study finds that good middle managers add to workplace productivity.
September 20, 2012
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Hire Missionaries, Not Mercenaries

James Gutierrez, MBA '05, discusses how he built Progreso Financiero, where he gets his best ideas, and the best advice he's ever received.
September 14, 2012
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Chip Conley: The Power of "Noble Experiments"

The founder of Joie de Vivre Hotels, discusses leadership, his bad first job, and the best business book he's ever read.
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.