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Dota 2 Major - OpTic Gaming during the game 1 Draft of the grand final Action. Credit: Reuters/Ed Sykes
August 19, 2019
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How to Stay Ahead When the Rules Change

A Stanford business professor infiltrates the ever-shifting world of eSports to unearth new lessons in corporate adaptability.

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Diane Von Furstenberg visited Stanford GSB as part of the View From The Top speaker series in 2019. Credit: Stacy Geiken
August 16, 2019
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Diane Von Furstenberg: The Most Important Relationship You’ll Have Is the One With Yourself

On this podcast episode, Diane Von Furstenberg, founder of the DVF clothing line, discusses the importance of character in bouncing back from setbacks.

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Pipes marked "Wasserstoff" (hydrogen), "Kuehlwasser" (coolant) and "Sauerstoff" (oxygen) are pictured at the "wind2hydrogen" pilot plant in Auersthal, Austria, Credit: Reuters/Heinz-Peter Bader
July 16, 2019
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Why Hydrogen Could Improve the Value of Renewable Energy

A new study finds that hydrogen could address a major drawback of solar and wind power.
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March 12, 2019
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Sequoia’s Michael Moritz: Look out for “the Unexpected”

The venture capitalist explains why you don’t need to be a tech expert to see potential.
March 7, 2019
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Our Misplaced Fear of Job-Stealing Robots

At a Future of Work forum, experts say demographic shifts, not artificial intelligence, create the biggest challenges for today’s workplace.
February 14, 2019
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Phil Knight on the Controversial Kaepernick Ad and Nike’s Never-Give-Up Attitude

“It doesn’t matter how many people hate your brand as long as enough people love it.”
February 8, 2019
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Don’t Let Artificial Intelligence Pick Your Employees

A Stanford GSB scholar shares why algorithms aren’t sophisticated enough to make these strategic decisions ... yet.
December 17, 2018
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What Can We Learn from the Downfall of Theranos?

The health company’s plummet carries valuable lessons for Silicon Valley.
November 30, 2018
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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.
November 15, 2018
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How to Design a Successful Crowdsourcing Contest

Providing regular updates to competitors during innovation contests yields better solutions faster.
November 6, 2018
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Helping Entrepreneurs Grow Small Businesses in Emerging Markets

While most business research in the developing world focuses on finance, a Stanford professor is testing a different set of interventions: marketing.
October 10, 2018
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Reshaping Markets to Solve Poverty and Inequality

Academics, investors, and nonprofit leaders on how to find innovative solutions for the world’s starkest problems.
August 9, 2018
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Car 3.0? A Robot With Wheels

Nio U.S. CEO explains that cars of the future will be built on software.