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Climbers on the way to the top of Mount Everest. Credit: Reuters/Stringer
May 29, 2019
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What Climbing Expeditions Tell Us about Teamwork

A new study mines decades of mountaineering data to measure how groupthink fares against top-down leadership.

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Ray Dalio at View from The Top. Credit: Stacey Geiken
May 20, 2019
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Bridgewater Investments Founder Ray Dalio: Invest in Idea Meritocracy

The investment icon says a system of thoughtful disagreement creates competitive advantage.

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A woman presenting to colleagues. Credit: iStock/Portra
May 3, 2019
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Five Common Communication Mistakes (And How to Fix Them)

Learn how to be more effective at your next meeting or presentation.

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing regarding the company’s use and protection of user data on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. Credit: Reuters/Aaron P. Bernstein
April 24, 2019
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Roger McNamee: “Facebook Is Terrible for America”

Facebook’s loudest critic says social media profits by manipulating consumers.

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Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf arrives to testify before a Senate Banking Committee hearing on the firm’s sales practices on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 20, 2016. Credit: Reuters/Gary Cameron
March 15, 2019
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Businesses Behaving Badly: The State of Corporate Scandal in 2019

Expert panelists put corporate wrongdoing in its broader context.
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Leadership in Focus is a large collection of short videos that bring to life real-world business challenges and spark lively discussions aimed at improving executive skills. Each short video is accompanied by teaching notes for added context, suggested discussion questions and role-playing ideas to help engage groups of managers in learning experiences of their own. Leaders may also experience the cases online with opportunities to calibrate their thinking for actionable insights.

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Michael Moritz. Credit: Stacy Geiken
March 12, 2019
Written

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.

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The investment icon says a system of thoughtful disagreement creates competitive advantage.
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Five Common Communication Mistakes (And How to Fix Them)

Learn how to be more effective at your next meeting or presentation.
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Roger McNamee: “Facebook Is Terrible for America”

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Businesses Behaving Badly: The State of Corporate Scandal in 2019

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Sequoia’s Michael Moritz: Look out for “the Unexpected”

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Stanford GSB faculty reveal the art of engineering entrepreneurialism within existing organizations.
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Startup Success Secrets

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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.”