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August 19, 2019
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How to Stay Ahead When the Rules Change

A Stanford business professor infiltrates the ever-shifting world of eSports to unearth new lessons in corporate adaptability.

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August 19, 2019
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Presence, Structure, Performance: 5 Tips to Improve Your Public Speaking

Our experts’ tips on small changes that can make or break your next presentation.

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August 8, 2019
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What Kind of Product “Authenticity” Appeals in China?

Focusing on craftwork and tradition works better than talking about moonlight and tea gods.

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June 6, 2019
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The Power of Dressing Progressive Economic Policies in Conservative Clothes

In political messaging, values can be more persuasive than policies, a new study finds.

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July 2, 2019
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What to Read This Summer

Escape the heat with books recommended by Stanford business professors.

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May 29, 2019
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What Climbing Expeditions Tell Us about Teamwork

A new study mines decades of mountaineering data to measure how groupthink fares against top-down leadership.
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