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Stanford GSB student Mike Lewis interviews chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs David Solomon on stage at Stanford GSB. Credit: Kiefer Hickman
April 1, 2020
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Goldman Sachs’ David Solomon: Taking a “Very Closed, Very Private” Company into the Modern World

Goldman’s top executive riffs on his backstory, priorities, and musical moonlighting as DJ D-Sol.

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Think Fast, Talk Smart is a podcast produced by Stanford GSB. Each episode provides techniques to help you enhance your communication skills.
March 27, 2020
Audio

Quick Thinks: Communicating and Leading Virtually

In this bonus episode of Think Fast, Talk Smart, host Matt Abrahams shares quick tips on communicating via screen.

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Corporate business team brainstorming at an office table. Credit: iStock/Fizkes
March 26, 2020
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How to Build Better Teams

Hiring “the best” isn’t always the brightest move.

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Left to Right: Jane Chen, Mariam Naficy and Emily Núñez Cavness. Credit: Bijou Karmen
March 25, 2020
Written

Girls Who Run the World: Business Insights and Interviews with Women CEOs

To celebrate Women’s History Month, we’re sharing stories from Diana Kapp’s, MBA ’96, book aimed at inspiring young entrepreneurs.

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Robb Willer, professor of Organizational Behavior at Stanford GSB, smiling outdoors in front of a green background. Credit: Nancy Rothstein
March 18, 2020
Video

How to Bridge Political Divides

Reframe your argument to reflect the other side’s values.
Woman sitting in class listening to a lecture

Leadership in Focus is a large collection of case vignettes, teaching, and learning resources that bring real-world business challenges to life 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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Rachel Romer Carlson. Credit: Jimena Peck
March 18, 2020
Written

Rethinking Workplace Education

Guild offers a data-driven approach to education benefits that has attracted the Fortune 500.
Learn to build management teams, encourage professional development, and create a productive culture within your corporation or business.

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April 7, 2020
Written

What Makes Some Health Care Teams More Effective Than Others?

High-performing health care teams focus on functional and cultural change simultaneously, while low-performing teams focus on just one type of change. Find out how to bump your team to the next level.
April 6, 2020
Written

Golden State Warrior Steph Curry: Communication Is Everything

The celebrity athlete talks family, religion, and vision on and off the court.
April 6, 2020
Written

The Crisis Leadership Playbook

Don’t just tell your constituents how you’re responding to the pandemic, a Stanford expert says. Ask them what they want, listen to them, and then engage.
April 1, 2020
Written

Goldman Sachs’ David Solomon: Taking a “Very Closed, Very Private” Company into the Modern World

Goldman’s top executive riffs on his backstory, priorities, and musical moonlighting as DJ D-Sol.
March 27, 2020
Audio

Quick Thinks: Communicating and Leading Virtually

In this bonus episode of Think Fast, Talk Smart, host Matt Abrahams shares quick tips on communicating via screen.
March 26, 2020
Written

How to Build Better Teams

Hiring “the best” isn’t always the brightest move.
March 25, 2020
Written

Girls Who Run the World: Business Insights and Interviews with Women CEOs

To celebrate Women’s History Month, we’re sharing stories from Diana Kapp’s, MBA ’96, book aimed at inspiring young entrepreneurs.
March 18, 2020
Video

How to Bridge Political Divides

Reframe your argument to reflect the other side’s values.
March 18, 2020
Written

Rethinking Workplace Education

Guild offers a data-driven approach to education benefits that has attracted the Fortune 500.
March 12, 2020
Audio

From Monologue to Dialogue: How to Handle a Skeptical Audience

Use these techniques when handling challenges and objections.