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December 6, 2018
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A Long, Slow Journey Back to the Farm

It took three decades, but Stanford MBA David L. Brunner eventually left a high-powered banking career to rebuild a New York dairy farm.

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December 6, 2018
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Make the Most of Your Virtual Communications

How you present yourself on screen can make or break your credibility.

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December 3, 2018
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Seven Most-Read Stories of 2018

From tips for career satisfaction to an economist’s stint as an Uber driver, here are the stories that caught our readers’ attention.

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December 3, 2018
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2018’s Most-Watched Stanford GSB Videos

Viewers sought advice from IBM’s Ginni Rometty and former CIA Director David Petraeus, as well as insights from faculty about what our emails reveal about us.

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Jeffrey Katzenberg. Credit: Courtesy of Jeffrey Katzenberg
November 30, 2018
Audio

Jeffrey Katzenberg: Be Original, Be Unique, Be Risky

On this podcast episode, the former CEO of Dreamworks talks about his biggest successes, most epic failures, and bouncing back after being fired by Disney.

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December 3, 2018
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Here’s What You Should Read over the Holidays

Seven Stanford business professors recommend their favorite books.

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November 30, 2018
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Ken Frazier: Diverse Boards Create Impactful Companies

On this podcast episode, the CEO of Merck talks with students on seeking leadership opportunities that will maximize positive impact.

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Jeff Weiner. Credit: Courtesy of Jeff Weiner
November 30, 2018
Audio

Jeff Weiner: Defining Compassionate Leadership

On this podcast episode, LinkedIn’s CEO discusses the need for company values and how to prepare the workforce for the fourth industrial revolution.
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Events and readings from experts in finance, business, law, and policy, gathered to help develop a more complete picture of the effects of corporations in the world.

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December 17, 2018
Written

What Can We Learn from the Downfall of Theranos?

The health company’s plummet carries valuable lessons for Silicon Valley.
December 14, 2018
Video

The Master Communicator’s Toolbox

These three skills will help you grab and keep your audience’s attention.
December 11, 2018
Written

Beyond Social Networks: How Cultural Beliefs Really Spread

From anti-vaxxing to gun control, the propagation of beliefs and behaviors is influenced as much by the meanings we ascribe to them as by our social circles.
December 6, 2018
Written

A Long, Slow Journey Back to the Farm

It took three decades, but Stanford MBA David L. Brunner eventually left a high-powered banking career to rebuild a New York dairy farm.
December 6, 2018
Video

Make the Most of Your Virtual Communications

How you present yourself on screen can make or break your credibility.
December 3, 2018
Written

2018’s Most-Watched Stanford GSB Videos

Viewers sought advice from IBM’s Ginni Rometty and former CIA Director David Petraeus, as well as insights from faculty about what our emails reveal about us.
December 3, 2018
Written

Here’s What You Should Read over the Holidays

Seven Stanford business professors recommend their favorite books.
December 3, 2018
Written

Seven Most-Read Stories of 2018

From tips for career satisfaction to an economist’s stint as an Uber driver, here are the stories that caught our readers’ attention.
November 30, 2018
Audio

Jeff Weiner: Defining Compassionate Leadership

On this podcast episode, LinkedIn’s CEO discusses the need for company values and how to prepare the workforce for the fourth industrial revolution.
November 30, 2018
Audio

Jeffrey Katzenberg: Be Original, Be Unique, Be Risky

On this podcast episode, the former CEO of Dreamworks talks about his biggest successes, most epic failures, and bouncing back after being fired by Disney.