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June 16, 2020
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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.

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June 2, 2020
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The Graceful Exit

How to shutter a business when the pandemic forces closure.

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June 22, 2020
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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.

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June 10, 2020
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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.

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June 8, 2020
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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.
Discover insights and guidance for leading in turbulent times.

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June 12, 2020
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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.

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June 30, 2020
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Home Foreclosures Can Have Devastating, Long-Term Impacts

A new study finds that the repercussions of home loss extend to crime, divorce, and even student test scores.
June 29, 2020
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Journeying Through the Pandemic

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

Flywheel and Soul Cycle 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
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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
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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.