Tag Archives: Stanford Video

Video: How to Be A Strategic Leader

It’s not enough to come up with an innovation. Without strategy you could easily get lost in the crowd and be overtaken by the competition. But think strategically and you can break out of the pack.

Stanford Graduate School of Business Professor Jesper B. Sørensen says strategic leadership can be learned, and it’s key to turning a great idea into a sustainable business.

Tagged , ,

Video: Understanding China’s Financial System

China’s financial system… how does it work, what does an outsider need to know and what does the future hold? In this overview, Stanford Graduate School of Business Professor Darrell Duffie offers valuable insights for anyone interested in learning what makes one of the world’s largest economies tick.

Darrell Duffie is the Dean Witter Distinguished Professor of Finance at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Tagged , ,

Video: HP CEO Meg Whitman on Integrity & Courage in Leadership

Note: This is a long video

“You have to be known for high integrity – doing what you say, saying what you mean,” emphasized HP Chairman, President, & CEO Meg Whitman. During her View From The Top talk at Stanford GSB on April 6, 2015, Whitman shared leadership lessons and offered career advice.

Tagged , ,

Video: Design Thinking is About Doing

In light of the work happening next week, I want to put this out there. We build good things by doing.

Stefanos Zenios explains how design thinking and the lean startup methodology can help entrepreneurs quickly take their big idea from a rough sketch on the back of a napkin to a real world product. In this “mini lesson”, he provides tips on how to get customer feedback, create effective prototypes, and facilitate more productive brainstorming sessions. Zenios is director of the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he teaches the popular Startup Garage course and serves as Charles A. Holloway professor of Operations, Information and Technology.

Tagged , ,

Video: Walmart’s CEO on the Impact of Globalization and Culture

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon shared how he’s leading change and evolving the business of a 52 year-old company: “When making decisions, move with speed but use collective wisdom.” During an interview at Stanford Graduate School of Business, McMillon also discussed the impact of globalization and culture on today’s business strategy.

This video is part of a Global Speaker Series and View From The Top series co-sponsored event at Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Tagged , , ,