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Alan DeClerck | Drew Kelly
August 3, 2017
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Guardians of Low Earth Orbit

A Stanford entrepreneur is helping the fast-growing commercial space industry navigate a zero-gravity obstacle course.

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Sheryl Sandberg speaking at View From The Top | Stacey Geiken
July 17, 2017
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Sheryl Sandberg: Develop Your Voice, Not Your Brand

Facebook’s COO on how to pursue a meaningful and successful career.

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A cartoon illustrating a bosses failed attempts at humor. | Graham Roumieu
July 11, 2017
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Humor Is Serious Business

You are not as funny as you should be, and your company is suffering because of it.

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Jane Chen started and runs Embrace Innovations, a technology company that has created a way to keep premature babies warm. | Stacy Geiken
July 31, 2017
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Jane Chen: Be Courageous Because You Will Fail

The CEO of Embrace Innovations explains the most important skill for a successful entrepreneur.

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June 20, 2017
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Developing the Next Wave of Women Leaders

A Stanford GSB conference explores women’s higher barriers to entry and the value of the network.
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