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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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Michael Moritz. Credit: Stacy Geiken
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.

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Charles A. O'Reilly III and Amy Wilkinson. Credit: Drew Kelly
March 6, 2019
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Can a Giant Company Behave Like a Startup?

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

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Amy Wilkinson, lecturer in management. Credit:
March 1, 2019
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Networking Minds for Open Innovation

The spark needed to ignite your next idea may be half a world away.

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Lindred Leura Greer. Credit: Nancy Rothstein
February 22, 2019
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Startup Success Secrets

Many startups fail in the early stages. The reason? Often it’s people problems.
Learn to build management teams, encourage professional development, and create a productive culture within your corporation or business.

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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Phil Knight, Nike cofounder. Credit: Stacy Geiken
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.”

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Phil Knight on the Controversial Kaepernick Ad and Nike’s Never-Give-Up Attitude

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Diane von Furstenberg: Find Your Door, and Push Through It

The founder of the quintessential wrap dress talks about losing everything and building herself back up.
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Oscar Munoz: Learn to Listen, Improve Your EQ

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How the Great Recession Influenced Today’s Populist Movements

Stanford political scientists explain why populist messages emerged in contemporary politics and how they spurred larger political movements.
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What Does “Value” Mean to You?

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