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Stephan Seiler. Credit: Mike Elwell
September 13, 2019
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Do Soda Taxes Create Healthier Communities?

Data from Philadelphia tells the story.

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September 13, 2019
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What Tech Leaders Really Want

They’re an influential group that’s hard to pin down politically — until now. Meet the Liberaltarians.

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September 9, 2019
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How Much Does Management Matter to Productivity?

More than you might realize. Research finds management practices account for 20% of variation in productivity among certain firms.

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September 5, 2019
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Trump’s Trade Wars: “Very, Very Abnormal”

An expert on political economy explains what healthy trade relations look like and how China could exploit Trump’s vulnerability.

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August 30, 2019
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Redefining Success: Adopt the Journey Mindset to Move Forward

To sustain the behaviors that helped you reach a goal, think about the achievement as a journey rather than a destination.

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Michael Moritz visited Stanford GSB as part of the View From The Top speaker series in 2019. | Stacy Geiken
September 4, 2019
Audio

Michael Moritz: Look for Unexpected Opportunities

On this podcast episode, the Sequoia Capital partner discusses the top two challenges facing the tech industry: identifying promising companies and promoting diversity.

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August 28, 2019
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Explain Career Gaps and Transitions on Your Resume

Relaunch expert Carol Fishman Cohen shares scripts that work when you’re getting back into the workforce or moving into a new field.

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A woman uses her credit card to shop on her smartphone. Credit: iStock/Nattakorn Maneerat
September 4, 2019
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With “Retargeted” Advertising, Sooner Is Better Than Later

You know those ads that follow you around online? New research shows that they work, especially when deployed early.

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September 25, 2019
Written

A Breakdown in U.S.-China Relations Would Damage Both Sides

At the Stanford China Economic Forum, experts lay out the risks of a relationship unraveled.
September 24, 2019
Audio

Dara Khosrowshahi: Driving Change at Uber

On this podcast episode, the CEO of Uber talks with students on how choosing a career path based on people, not job titles, makes a difference.
September 24, 2019
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People Before Profits: A New American Credo?

America’s top CEOs say their companies will focus on all stakeholders, but a corporate governance expert remains skeptical.
September 20, 2019
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Arnulfo Ventura: What Matters Most?

For the CEO of Beanfields, it’s the people.
September 17, 2019
Written

Do Investors Really Care About Gender Diversity?

Shareholders penalize tech and finance companies for not hiring enough women, new research shows.
September 17, 2019
Audio

Oscar Munoz: Learn to Listen

On this podcast episode, the CEO of United Airlines discusses managing mergers and developing emotional intelligence.
September 13, 2019
Video

Do Soda Taxes Create Healthier Communities?

Data from Philadelphia tells the story.
September 13, 2019
Video

What Tech Leaders Really Want

They’re an influential group that’s hard to pin down politically — until now. Meet the Liberaltarians.
September 9, 2019
Written

How Much Does Management Matter to Productivity?

More than you might realize. Research finds management practices account for 20% of variation in productivity among certain firms.
September 5, 2019
Written

Trump’s Trade Wars: “Very, Very Abnormal”

An expert on political economy explains what healthy trade relations look like and how China could exploit Trump’s vulnerability.