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October 20, 2020
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You Might Be Trying to Get the Wrong People to Vote Your Way — or Wear Masks

If you want to be efficient when it comes to influencing others, focus on those who are already (sort of) on your side.

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June 8, 2020
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The New Work-Life Reality Raises Equity and Inclusion Concerns

Beware of letting the COVID-19 crisis exacerbate established biases, warns a focus group of corporate and nonprofit leaders.

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July 23, 2020
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How to Be a Good Boss in Trying Times

Offering compassion, predictability, and control can help, say two Stanford experts.

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October 15, 2020
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“We Need to Stop Tiptoeing Around Race”

In this podcast episode, corporate diversity experts discuss the challenge of creating paths for inclusion.

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April 30, 2020
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Jeffrey Pfeffer: COVID-19 Changes Everything — and Nothing — about Managing Workers

For employers, best practices during a pandemic are no different than before: take care of your people.
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January 11, 2021
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Writing to Win: How to Quickly Capture Readers and Keep Them Engaged

In this episode, we discuss how to write simply, succinctly, and with relevance.
January 7, 2021
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How to Build Better Relationships

They’ve taught the keys to forming deep connections in the MBA classroom — now they’ve turned those lessons into a book.
December 11, 2020
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8 Podcast Episodes to Listen to Over the Holidays

Cozy up and listen up to our top episodes from 2020.
November 19, 2020
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A Year in Stories: Top Ten Picks of 2020

We’ve gathered together the most memorable articles, interviews, podcasts, and videos from a year of world-changing events.
November 16, 2020
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How a Restaurateur Is Navigating the Pandemic

Sales at America’s biggest restaurant franchisee plunged 60% after COVID-19 hit, but the company survived. Why? “The strength of the team,” says owner Greg Flynn.
November 10, 2020
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Don’t Let Politics Poison the Workplace: Some Advice from Business School Experts

The political polarization wrought by the 2020 presidential election is bound to creep into the workplace. Here are some ways managers can become peacekeepers.
November 6, 2020
Audio

Look Within: How to Lead with Self Awareness and Vulnerability

In this podcast episode, we explore how good leaders can self reflect and better communicate to advance social justice.
October 21, 2020
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Deciphering the American Voter

Stanford researchers measure the depth of our partisan divide — and suggest some ways to bridge it.
October 20, 2020
Written

You Might Be Trying to Get the Wrong People to Vote Your Way — or Wear Masks

If you want to be efficient when it comes to influencing others, focus on those who are already (sort of) on your side.
October 15, 2020
Audio

Leadership for Society: The Podcast

Join Professor Brian Lowery as he sits down with prominent leaders for a series of conversations on the most pressing issues of today.