From the very start men and women should think about what they deem a successful career in the long term, believes Mandy O’Neill (PhD ’05). Planning and patience can pay off in the form of work-life balance. Read more in this Quartz article: http://stnfd.biz/loqGZ
This year, our students embarked on 20 global and social innovation study trips around the world. View the photos from their trips and vote for your favorite shots with a “Like”: http://stnfd.biz/lnFF3
The photos with the most likes will be framed and line the walls of our library for the next year.
Meet our executive chef Raul Lacara, the mastermind of Schwab Executive Dining at the Stanford GSB. In addition to cooking and planning dishes for hundreds of Executive Education guests, Raul also has a gourmet food cart on Fridays called Raul’s Corner (Follow @raulscorner on Twitter). Learn about his secret to culinary success and love for ice-carving: http://stnfd.biz/lmUXQ
To succeed in the enterprise software industry, you need to think like a consumer company. Learn how Workday cofounder Aneel Bhusri (MBA ’93) took cues from Facebook when designing his cloud-based HR software: http://stnfd.biz/llnWK
Fast Company recently named Bhusri to their list of the “100 Most Creative People in Business.”
To get greater returns for retirement, be mindful of investment costs and don’t look to the market for sympathy. Read more strategies on how to invest in a turbulent stock market from Nobel Prize winner and Professor William Sharpe: http://stnfd.biz/lhZme
Many people have great plans but they take way too long to put them into action, says Kiva cofounder Jessica Jackley (MBA ’07). Entrepreneurs need to just jump in and get started. http://stnfd.biz/lgAx8
Tomorrow JPMorgan Chase shareholders will decide whether to strip current CEO and Chairman Jamie Dimon of his chairman role in hopes of instilling tighter checks and balances on top bank executives. The underlying question: Do separate chairman and CEO roles benefit a corporation’s shareholders? Probably not, according to research by Professor David Larcker and Brian Tayan (MBA ’03). Read why: http://stnfd.biz/le6pk
This morning Yahoo! announced it will buy blogging platform Tumblr for about $1.1 billion. Do you think CEO Marissa Mayer can successfully manage the takeover and keep Tumblr’s staff? According to Professor Jeffrey Pfeffer, technology mergers seldom work out because most acquirers do a “crummy job of integrating the new folks.” Read why: http://stnfd.biz/ldBW4
Rethinking the intersection of work and childcare: NextKids, founded by Diana Rothschild (MBA ’07), will soon offer a shared adult workspace and infant/toddler carespace in San Francisco. Similar facilities are launching across the country that target self-employed parents looking for more flexible daycare options.