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3 Things All Good Bosses Do
June 20, 2016
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Three Things All Good Bosses Do

Pay attention to these issues and watch productivity go up.

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Mary Barra | Saul Bromberger
June 30, 2016
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Mary Barra: What Every B-School Graduate Should Know

The CEO of General Motors shares leadership lessons she’s learned along the way.

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Unilever CEO Paul Polman | Stacy Geiken
June 21, 2016
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Unilever CEO: Refocus Your Ambitions

Paul Polman explains why the CEO role can be a “stupid ambition.”

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A woman leisurely reading a book. Reuters | Marcelo del Pozo
June 20, 2016
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Eight Books for Your Summer Reading List

Recommendations from the Stanford GSB community.

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Workers in a large factory | Reuters/Noah Berger
June 6, 2016
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Why We Absolve Successful People — and Companies — of Bad Behavior

Our inclination to rationalize low acts by high-status people has deep psychological roots.
Insights on entrepreneurship, starting and scaling a business, and bringing entrepreneurial principles to an established firm.

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