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Hundred dollar bills | iStock/Savushkin
April 13, 2017
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Shadow Banking: The Big Winner from the Financial Crisis

Nearly a decade after the junk-mortgage crash, tech-savvy and lightly regulated lenders are thriving.

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Students team up to work together | iStock/Rawpixel
April 10, 2017
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Moral Judging Helps People Cooperate

We are as motivated by others’ approval as we are by material profit, new research shows.

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A man wearing a Guy Fawkes mask surfs the web | Reuters/Nacho Doce
April 7, 2017
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The Financial Industry Needs to Team Up Against Hackers

System-wide collaboration is key to blocking cyber thieves, says former U.S. Treasury deputy secretary.

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Jostein Solheim at Stanford GSB Global Speaker Series | Liz Walker
April 4, 2017
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Jostein Solheim: Do Things You Passionately Believe In

The Ben & Jerry’s CEO discusses how he re-radicalized a left-leaning ice cream company.

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Marissa Mayer speaking at View from the Top | Kiefer Hickman
April 12, 2017
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Marissa Mayer: Do Something You Feel Unprepared To Do

The Silicon Valley executive on the right way to approach career decisions, how to ask for a promotion, and why criticism is important.

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An applicant reviews a driving handbook | Reuters/Gus Ruelas
April 3, 2017
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Should States Give Driver’s Licenses to Unauthorized Residents?

New research shows a positive safety impact of a California law that gave 800,000 people a license to drive.

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A group of men in pinstripe suits | Reuters/Larry Downing
March 30, 2017
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When Harry Fired Sally: Punishment in the Financial Adviser Industry Has a Gender Bias

Male investment advisers commit misconduct at a much higher rate than women do, but women are more likely to get fired.

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Tricia Seibold with pictures by Reuters/Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports, Reuters/Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports, and Courtesy of the San Diego Gulls
November 14, 2016
Written

Inside Sports Management

How executives make the tough calls in a demanding industry.

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October 4, 2016
Written

Authenticity Can Help LGBTQ Leaders Be More Effective

Being open about who you are can help you succeed.
September 30, 2016
Written

Election 2016: An Odd Blip or a Fundamental Shift in American Politics?

A Stanford scholar examines how we got to Trump and Clinton, who will likely win, and what it means for our future.
September 28, 2016
Written

Beware the Little-Known “Spillover” Effect of Online Ads

Companies that advertise hoping to boost sales may unknowingly help their competitors.
September 26, 2016
Written

10 Tips For Giving Effective Virtual Presentations

What to know before you go live.
September 20, 2016
Written

Lean Startup and Design Thinking: Getting the Best Out of Both

How to create a customer-centric venture.
September 19, 2016
Written

The Power of Realistic Expectations

Research shows a way to close a key achievement gap.
September 15, 2016
Written

Why Are Law Firms Failing on Diversity?

A new study finds that the trend toward external hiring may be partly to blame.
September 13, 2016
Written

Pushing Past the Naysayers

When the cofounder of a ride service for kids kept hearing no, she channeled her unbreakable grandma.
September 9, 2016
Written

Riding the Feedback Loop to Authentic Self-Expression

How the lessons of improv theater help business leaders become their true, powerful selves.
September 7, 2016
Written

When Students Teach Students, the Benefits Compound

A new study measures the value of grad-student instructors in the context of academic “production.”