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How polarized are U.S. voters? Professor Amir Goldberg compared the patterns of people’s political opinions and found that voters' understanding of what it means to be liberal or conservative has changed. Read more: http://stnfd.biz/w653U

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At the recent China 2.0 Forum in Beijing, Youku CEO Victor Koo (MBA ’94) discussed his entrepreneurial background and reflected on his Stanford GSB experience: “Stanford changed me, in terms of how I think about creativity and risk taking.” View more #China20 photos and takeaways: http://stnfd.biz/w5jeh
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Amanda North (MBA ’82) shares 10 entrepreneurial insights she learned launching Artisan Connect, an online marketplace that sells home décor items made in developing countries: http://stnfd.biz/w08t1

1. Networking is key
2. Know your weaknesses
3. Be courageous
4. Stay flexible
5. Think about structure
6. Know your audience
7. Inspire others
8. Carve out "me" time
9. Don't boss people around — collaborate
10. You're never too old to start a company
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That's my dream school!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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8 Ways to Be an Authentic Leader, from Stanford GSB faculty, alumni, and guests: http://stnfd.biz/vYrHR
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"I believe that a successful leader empowers and develops people to make them successful personally and at work. Hiding our emotions makes us look stronger and more confident, but only in our minds. Being honest and vulnerable is a much richer way to lead," shared Guille Spiller (MBA '14).

View more student portraits and reflections → http://stnfd.biz/vXaxS #gsbinthemoment
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I AGREE AND LETS OTHERS EXPAND IDEA'S BETTER..
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“The road to success is marked by a series of failures,” believes Professor Bill Barnett. http://stnfd.biz/w5MIZ

In our Stanford Ignite – Santiago program, innovators learn how to develop a product or service for an existing organization or new venture. Learn more in a free webinar on April 25: http://stnfd.biz/w5MK0
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How do you encourage recycling? Read why the key may be in the messaging: http://stnfd.biz/w3K1G #EarthDay

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Respect tradition, respect the past, but don’t let it hold you back from the future, said President of Disney/ABC Television Group Anne Sweeney during her recent Stanford GSB View From The Top Series talk. http://stnfd.biz/w0H52 #GSBvftt
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Giving feedback is one of the more difficult tasks that leaders face, yet it is crucial for making workplace relationships more functional and people more productive, believes Lecturer Carole Robin. Read seven tips for giving better feedback: http://stnfd.biz/vYaDS 

1. Give it early
2. Avoid shaming
3. Focus on behavior
4. Stay on your side of the net
5. Be generous
6. Speak to the person’s interests, and state your intent
7. Practice
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I'd add that building trust first is crucial - if the other person feels that you have his or her back, the feedback will have a better chance of landing the way you intend it.
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3 steps organizations can take to reduce conflict and increase effectiveness in their management teams:

1. Define, discuss and reinforce roles
2. Establish shared decision-making
3. Provide conflict training and create a culture of respect

Read the full article by Professor Lindred Greer: http://stnfd.biz/vWeqw 
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