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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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Think Fast, Talk Smart is a podcast produced by Stanford Graduate School of Business.
July 17, 2020
Audio

The Art of Negotiation: How to Get More of What You Want

In this podcast episode, we discuss the common mistakes people make during high stakes communication and how to effectively approach these conversations.

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July 15, 2020
Video

Investing in Peace

Helping voters learn by trading in the stock market can shift their perspective and politics.

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July 21, 2020
Written

Using Algorithms to Track Down Rapists

A Stanford scholar has developed a more efficient way to test DNA samples in the hunt for sex offenders.

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July 20, 2020
Written

True Diversity Comes from Within

Diverse corporate cultures are good, but the best encourage workers to embrace the diversity of their personal, sometimes conflicting, beliefs.
Discover insights and guidance for leading in turbulent times.

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In this podcast episode, two experts discuss where leaders should and shouldn’t focus their attention when it comes to running group communication.
July 6, 2020
Audio

Be Better at Work: How to Communicate Better with Coworkers and Employees

In this podcast episode, two experts discuss where leaders should and shouldn’t focus their attention when it comes to running group communication.

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June 29, 2020
Written

Journeying Through the Pandemic

Mitigate the psychological trauma wrought by COVID-19 by making meaning out of tragedy.
June 26, 2020
Audio

Flywheel and SoulCycle Cofounder Ruth Zukerman: Emerging Stronger From the Storm

On this podcast episode, the Flywheel cofounder talks about staying strong in turbulent times and defining her own success.
June 26, 2020
Written

How School Choice Systems Create Unfair Advantages

Lotteries for public school admissions unintentionally favor students who have the option to attend private institutions, a new study shows.
June 24, 2020
Written

Beating the Pandemic by Design

Even long-established companies can use startup tactics to stabilize when markets plunge.
June 22, 2020
Audio

Make ’Em Laugh: How Humor Can Be the Secret Weapon in Your Communication

In this podcast episode, we dissect how to use humor to build bonds in business and in life.
June 16, 2020
Written

Pulling Back the Curtain on Racial Bias

From Hollywood to courtrooms to biased hiring practices, Stanford GSB experts analyze the breadth of racial discrimination — and how to grow beyond it.
June 12, 2020
Audio

Stewart Butterfield: Salvaging the Good

On this podcast episode, the cofounder and CEO of Slack reflects on how he came to be at the head of a top workplace communications enterprise.
June 10, 2020
Audio

Stephen Curry: Shining in the Spotlight

On this podcast episode, the two-time NBA MVP and three-time NBA champion discusses the life lessons he’s gleaned from being a parent, investor, philanthropist, and pro basketball sensation.
June 10, 2020
Written

The Rise of the ‘Liberaltarian’

Tech industry millionaires are moving the Democratic Party to the left on almost every issue except government regulation. Unions beware.
June 8, 2020
Audio

It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say It: How to Communicate Power

On this podcast episode, we discuss how to harness power through non-verbal communication.