Leadership

STANFORD, CA ― In today’s economic climate, knowing how to foster innovation and entrepreneurship is essential to standing out above the crowd. Faculty at Stanford’s engineering and business schools believe innovation can be taught and together offer a unique approach to teaching entrepreneurship...
Individuals staring intently at computers and handhelds
Have you ever felt like you couldn’t stop yourself from checking your email or sending a text message, even when it annoyed everyone around you? If so, you’re hardly alone, says Kelly McGonigal, a PhD in psychology whose latest book is The Willpower Instinct: How Self-Control Works, Why It...
STANFORD—A new program on scaling fast-growth companies will gather 61 entrepreneurs from around the world at the Stanford Graduate School of Business Aug. 26-31. The course is the first educational program to be offered by the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies (SEED). The...
Military Procession
It’s hard to find fault with the concept of equality. America’s founding fathers considered it such a universally desirable ideal that they built their fledgling democracy upon it. To this day, no one in his right mind would ever claim to prefer a stratified social structure to an egalitarian one...
China Shale Gas Line
In a relatively short time, U.S. shale gas production has lowered the price of natural gas in the United States to a quarter of the price in Europe and prompted some utilities to scrap plans to build coal-fired electricity plants. Meanwhile China is gearing up to apply the technology...

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