Insights by Stanford Business

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Diane Von Furstenberg. Credit: Stacy Geiken
January 24, 2019
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Diane von Furstenberg: Find Your Door, and Push Through It

The founder of the quintessential wrap dress talks about losing everything and building herself back up.
Insights Series

In this five-part series, Stanford Business explores the latest findings from a survey of more than 5,000 U.S. Latino business owners and asks four to share their stories firsthand.

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Oscar Munoz. Credit: Kiefer Hickman
January 14, 2019
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Oscar Munoz: Learn to Listen, Improve Your EQ

The CEO of United Airlines shares his advice on principles and profits and recovering from “turbulence” in the press.

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A supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump holds a "Drain the Swamp" sign. Credit: Reuters/Joshua Roberts
January 11, 2019
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How the Great Recession Influenced Today’s Populist Movements

Stanford political scientists explain why populist messages emerged in contemporary politics and how they spurred larger political movements.

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Entrepreneurs working together. Credit: iStock/nd3000
January 8, 2019
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Rethinking the Relationship between Age, Business Acumen, and Entrepreneurship

New data shows the sweet spot for entrepreneurial success, and why young people need to rise up the ranks more quickly.

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Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell arrives at his news conference after the two-day meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee on interest rate policy in Washington. Credit: Reuters/Yuri Gripas
January 10, 2019
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Why the Fed Won’t Cave to Trump

The president is browbeating the Federal Reserve, but a Stanford finance professor says it’s a bad idea that won’t work.

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A contemplative figure. Credit: Jocelyn Tsaih
December 19, 2018
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What Does “Value” Mean to You?

Stanford GSB faculty recommend books, articles, and movies related to the concept.

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A homeless person tries to stay warm at the entrance of a subway station near the White House. Credit: Reuters/Kevin Lamarque
January 9, 2019
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Solving Poverty Using the Tools of Silicon Valley

A Stanford research team will harness computer learning to root out the many causes of poverty — and suggest precise solutions.

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Elizabeth Holmes. Credit: Reuters/Brendan McDermid
December 17, 2018
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What Can We Learn from the Downfall of Theranos?

The health company’s plummet carries valuable lessons for Silicon Valley.

Latest Stories

January 25, 2019
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“La Discriminación es Fácil de Ocultar Para los Prestamistas”

Dee Ann Espinoza utilizó tarjetas de crédito, fondos personales y otros fondos alternativos para crecer su negocio de consultoría ambiental de 30 personas.
January 25, 2019
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“Los VCs Tienen Nociones Preconcebidas Sobre Cómo Te Ves o Cómo Te Vistes”

El fundador de la empresa start up, Tony Aguilar, aprendió a detectar y combatir el prejuicio natural para recaudar dinero para su aplicación móvil.
January 25, 2019
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“VCs Have Preconceived Notions Regarding How You Look or Dress”

Start-up founder Tony Aguilar learned to spot and combat natural bias to raise money for his mobile app.
January 25, 2019
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“Veo a Otros Que Escalan y Me Pregunto Qué Están Haciendo Diferente”

En los 18 años que Maria Ureña ha dirigido King Automotive Services, el financiamiento de la empresas ha sido completamente personal.
January 25, 2019
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“We’re Stuck in the Middle of the River Because of Financing”

Mario Jauregui of Spindle Cooling and Warehousing has had to piece together funding for his international logistics company.
January 24, 2019
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Diane von Furstenberg: Find Your Door, and Push Through It

The founder of the quintessential wrap dress talks about losing everything and building herself back up.
January 15, 2019
Written

How Politicians Hurt Your Public Pension Plan

A Stanford study indicates they make poor investment decisions because they’re overly influenced by campaign contributions and political considerations.
January 14, 2019
Written

Oscar Munoz: Learn to Listen, Improve Your EQ

The CEO of United Airlines shares his advice on principles and profits and recovering from “turbulence” in the press.
January 11, 2019
Written

How the Great Recession Influenced Today’s Populist Movements

Stanford political scientists explain why populist messages emerged in contemporary politics and how they spurred larger political movements.
January 10, 2019
Written

Why the Fed Won’t Cave to Trump

The president is browbeating the Federal Reserve, but a Stanford finance professor says it’s a bad idea that won’t work.