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An employee works on a computer terminal against the backdrop of a picture of late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs at the Startup Village in Kinfra Hi-Tech Park. Credit: Reuters/Sivaram V
November 4, 2019
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Narcissistic CEOs Weaken Collaboration and Integrity

Some may be bold leaders, but they create a dangerous corporate culture.

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Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Investments. Credit: Stacy Geiken
October 1, 2019
Audio

Ray Dalio: Seek Out Thoughtful Disagreement

On this podcast episode, the founder of Bridgewater Investments discusses how an idea meritocracy can improve decision-making.

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 Ryan Wilson. Credit: Mike Brown
September 26, 2019
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Ryan O’Melveny Wilson: Balancing Innovation and Tradition

A family restaurant business honors its past while eyeing the future.

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 Dara Khosrowshahi. Credit: Courtesy of Dara Khosrowshahi
September 24, 2019
Audio

Dara Khosrowshahi: Driving Change at Uber

On this podcast episode, the CEO of Uber talks with students on how choosing a career path based on people, not job titles, makes a difference.
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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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Climbers on the way to the top of Mount Everest. Credit: Reuters/Stringer
May 29, 2019
Written

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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Narcissistic CEOs Weaken Collaboration and Integrity

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Ray Dalio: Seek Out Thoughtful Disagreement

On this podcast episode, the founder of Bridgewater Investments discusses how an idea meritocracy can improve decision-making.
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Ryan O’Melveny Wilson: Balancing Innovation and Tradition

A family restaurant business honors its past while eyeing the future.
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Dara Khosrowshahi: Driving Change at Uber

On this podcast episode, the CEO of Uber talks with students on how choosing a career path based on people, not job titles, makes a difference.
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Arnulfo Ventura: What Matters Most?

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Oscar Munoz: Learn to Listen

On this podcast episode, the CEO of United Airlines discusses managing mergers and developing emotional intelligence.
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Michael Moritz: Look for Unexpected Opportunities

On this podcast episode, the Sequoia Capital partner discusses the top two challenges facing the tech industry: identifying promising companies and promoting diversity.