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David Brunner walks a field with his goats. Credit: Corey Hendrickson
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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Five business people reading on their phones and tablets. Credit: iStock/peopleimages
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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Matt Abrahams: Amplify your image. Credit: Nancy Rothstein
December 6, 2018
Video

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
Written

Here’s What You Should Read over the Holidays

Seven Stanford business professors recommend their favorite books.
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On this podcast episode, the media mogul shared her tips on leadership, philanthropy, and finding your calling.
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What Our Emails Reveal

It’s hard to hide how you really feel in email.
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Taking an Expansive View of Success

How two former schoolmates built a pair of thriving mountain resorts while helping at-risk urban kids.
October 18, 2018
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Heeding the Siren Song of Service

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