Hundreds of venture capitalists rank the factors that drive their investment decisions.

What Do Funders Look For? Team, Idea or Passion?
Gayatri Datar (MBA ‘14) discovered 80% of Rwandans can only afford to live on dirt, causing health problems. The Social Innovation Fellowship gave her the financial support and coaching to launch EarthEnable and provide affordable, sanitary flooring to Rwandans.

Social Innovation Fellowship Helps Stanford GSB Grads Make an Impact
Disruption isn’t just about changing technology; it’s about changing the logic of a business.

You Don’t Understand Disruption (Here’s Why)
A company’s core values mean more now than ever. Jeff Weiner, CEO of Linkedin, explains: [ Link ]
Arianna Huffington explains why you should defend yourself from 24/7 media. Watch her full talk here: [ Link ]
This entrepreneur is shaking up a $40 billion dollar industry with old fashioned cooking skills, fresh ingredients and robots.

It’s Time for a Pizza Revolution
“You can’t selectively live your values when it suits you,” Ford Motor Company CEO Mark Fields explained to students in course S520, The Industrialist's Dilemma. Read more takeaways: [ Link ]
It’s not about what you give; it’s about how you give.

Make Your Investments Count
A Stanford GSB alum shares six ways you can create your own diverse career path. [ Link ]
Presenting online? Try these suggestions to connect with your audience.

These 10 Tips Will Change the Way You Give Virtual Presentations
Don’t get too comfortable. Read Brian Helmick’s 6 tips for creating a profitable startup. [ Link ]
“We need to go all-in on vocational training.”

How to Prepare for the Next Worker Revolution
Advice from Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel.

Why You Need to Be Ruthless and Idealistic
Building a talent puddle into a talent pool.

The Future of Hiring
Five strategies people use to compensate for their weaknesses and threats.

Does Retail Therapy Work?
People are your company’s most valuable assets.

10 Strategies to Keep Your Employees Engaged
The Stanford experience continues to challenge me to discern “what” I want to do, to be clear about my reasons for pursuing my goals, and provides guidance on how to be committed in the long term. One of the most inspiring talks I’ve listened to at the GSB was by MBA 86 alumnus, former Bain and eBay CEO, John Donahoe and he summarized the importance of living a full professional and personal...
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