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The SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo craft and International Space Station's Canadarm2
August 28, 2014
Two scholars say the likelihood of a major space junk collision is low for now, but space-faring nations need to take responsibility for ensuring it remains so.
Gina Bianchini (MBA '00)
August 25, 2014
The founder of Mightybell discusses fear, intuition, and War and Peace.
Statue in a museum
August 19, 2014
Stanford GSB researchers find that sometimes it is better not to sweat the small stuff.
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz
August 19, 2014
Stanford scaling experts Huggy Rao and Robert Sutton teach what it takes to create, spread, and sustain excellence as a venture expands and matures.
Google self-driving car.
August 18, 2014
An economics scholar examines ways firms create flexible structures and why some do not.
August 15, 2014
A hedge fund entrepreneur and professional singer shares lessons he's learned from his dual careers.
Portraits of Mark Zuckerberg hanging on a wall.
August 7, 2014
The founder of Garage Technology Ventures says grabbing the attention of investors requires crafting a succinct and compelling story.
Illustration of a tree with roots.
August 6, 2014
A cosmetics company CEO faces a tough choice as her team members disagree.
A football player throwing a Hail Mary pass.
August 4, 2014
Big bonuses tempt executives to gamble with company money, but they may make sense for a company in crisis.
Richard Nixon with NASA Administrator Dr. James C. Fletcher
July 31, 2014
A social psychologist explains why our brains sometimes jump to irrational, distrusting conclusions about leaders and organizations.
Gina Bianchini (MBA '00)
August 25, 2014
The founder of Mightybell discusses fear, intuition, and War and Peace.
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz
August 19, 2014
Stanford scaling experts Huggy Rao and Robert Sutton teach what it takes to create, spread, and sustain excellence as a venture expands and matures.
August 15, 2014
A hedge fund entrepreneur and professional singer shares lessons he's learned from his dual careers.
Portraits of Mark Zuckerberg hanging on a wall.
August 7, 2014
The founder of Garage Technology Ventures says grabbing the attention of investors requires crafting a succinct and compelling story.
Illustration of a tree with roots.
August 6, 2014
A cosmetics company CEO faces a tough choice as her team members disagree.
Kenneth “Hap” Klopp
July 30, 2014
The former head of the North Face discusses brands, teams, and a key insight from Buckminster Fuller.
A man sitting in the audience during a speech.
July 25, 2014
A Stanford GSB lecturer and expert on public speaking explains how you can become a more compelling and confident presenter by asking – not telling – in the right situations.
Carlos Brito
July 24, 2014
Anheuser-Busch CEO says a people-friendly company is a successful company.
Carlos Ghosn
July 9, 2014
The head of Renault-Nissan discusses the challenges of being a business leader in a foreign country and why adhering to cultural norms is not always the right strategy.
Ron Johnson
July 3, 2014
The former CEO of JCPenney discusses Apple, Target, and lessons learned from a 30-year career in retail.
The SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo craft and International Space Station's Canadarm2
August 28, 2014
Two scholars say the likelihood of a major space junk collision is low for now, but space-faring nations need to take responsibility for ensuring it remains so.
Statue in a museum
August 19, 2014
Stanford GSB researchers find that sometimes it is better not to sweat the small stuff.
Google self-driving car.
August 18, 2014
An economics scholar examines ways firms create flexible structures and why some do not.
A football player throwing a Hail Mary pass.
August 4, 2014
Big bonuses tempt executives to gamble with company money, but they may make sense for a company in crisis.
Richard Nixon with NASA Administrator Dr. James C. Fletcher
July 31, 2014
A social psychologist explains why our brains sometimes jump to irrational, distrusting conclusions about leaders and organizations.
July 23, 2014
Technical innovation makes more sense for some countries and companies than others.
Women waving scarves in Hong Kong
July 15, 2014
New research says start-up activity declined after the handover, compared to what it should have been had things remained the same.
Larry Ellison
July 14, 2014
New research explores why some CEOs have such big salaries.
Two women smiling and laughing.
July 11, 2014
New research shows one big reason to be nice to others.
The former manager of the Fidelity Magellan Fund Peter Lynch
July 9, 2014
Research says top managers are good at what they do, yet most investors can't benefit from it.