"When you empower people with tools like technology, democracy flourishes," says Executive Chairman of Google Eric Schmidt. Watch Schmidt and Director of Google Ideas Jared Cohen discuss the impact of internet and technology: http://stnfd.biz/yRPXE
Thomas Friedman of The New York Times shares the biggest lessons he’s learned writing columns over the past 20 years: http://stnfd.biz/yPmdZ
"The greatest change in the world is made by optimists."
"Ownership is everything. When people have a sense of ownership, they’ll do so much more than you could ever ask them."
"People listen not with their ears, but with their stomachs. You need to connect with people on a gut level."
"The most empowering thing you can do in your own life is know yourself. Self-awareness is the key to everything." –HSN, Inc. CEO Mindy Grossman
In this video, Grossman shares more insights on personal and professional success: http://stnfd.biz/yMFVY
Six Stanford GSB faculty, alumni, and guests share their thoughts on maintaining a positive outlook at work and in life:
Excellence is doing the right thing even when nobody is watching over your shoulder, believes Professor Hayagreeva Rao. Learn how to build and uncover pockets of exemplary performance in your organization: http://stnfd.biz/yKuaP
Leaders have to be comfortable not being liked. “Your goal is not to be loved. Your goal is to be respected,” shared The Social + Capital Partnership Founder Chamath Palihapitiya during a fireside chat at last night’s Stanford Ignite Reunion. #GSBignite14
What is it like to be an MBA student at Stanford Graduate School of Business? See the day-to-day experiences of nine students from the Class of 2015: http://stnfd.biz/yFqaq
People with courage simply will not stop; they are absolutely determined to succeed. Cofounder of venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz Marc Andreessen explains why he looks to invest in courageous entrepreneurs: http://stnfd.biz/yHB1d
“Align your personality with your purpose, and nobody can touch you.” In her recent talk at Stanford GSB, Oprah Winfrey emphasized the importance of aligning your skillset with your deeper potential. Watch the full video: http://stnfd.biz/yC2Js