A Look Back at 2014

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A Look Back at 2014

Explore 10 Stanford Business stories from 2014, including pieces on happiness and networking.

1. Ten Tips for Building Stronger Networks in Work and Life

How to connect to the people who matter.

2. Eric Bettinger: Why Stay-at-Home Parents are Good for Older Children

Parental presence isn’t just for infants and toddlers.

3. Is It Time to “Repot” Your Career?

How changing your trajectory can lead to greater innovation, success, and meaning in your work.

4. Oprah Winfrey: “Align Your Personality With Your Purpose”

The former talk show star offers career and life advice at Stanford Graduate School of Business.

5. Researchers: A Few Bad Hair Days Can Change Your Life

New research explores how your feelings about how you look affect how you behave.

6. Heidi Roizen: “Today Everything Is Relationship-Driven”

Master networker Heidi Roizen on what has changed — and what hasn’t — about professional networking in the era of social media.

7. Huggy Rao and Robert Sutton: How Do You Scale Excellence?

Two Stanford professors discuss their new book, Scaling Up Excellence, which reveals how the best leaders and teams create a growth mindset.

8. Jennifer Aaker: How to Make Yourself Happy

New research shows one big reason to be nice to others.

9. Paul Oyer: What Online Dating Can Teach About Economics

In an excerpt from one of his recent books, an economist explains why it’s important to show you really mean what you say.

10. How the Digital Age Rewrites the Rule Book on Consumer Behavior

The authors of a new book on market research explain how a shift in consumer decision-making is fundamentally changing marketing.

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