Stanford University: Growing a Creative Company by Jeanne Gang

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Visionary architect and MacArthur Fellow Jeanne Gang discusses how the process of co-creation with clients and diverse teams leads to uniquely designed works that achieve aesthetic beauty and, at the same time, make bold statements. Founder and principal of Studio Gang Architects, Gang describes growing her firm without…

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Stanford University: Find Your Niche, Help the World by Shah Selbe

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: National Geographic Explorer Shah Selbe describes how much Earth needs technologists with an entrepreneurial spirit to address global challenges and conserve the planet’s resources. A spacecraft-propulsion engineer by training, Selbe shares profound experiences from expeditions in the wild and calls on the next wave of innovators to find…

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Stanford University: Make Government Work Better for All by Jennifer Pahlka

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Jennifer Pahlka, founder and executive director of Code for America, explains how governments, from the federal level to the local, need individuals with the skills to harness technology and design principles to make the everyday user’s experience simpler and more elegant. Formerly the U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer…

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Stanford University: Nailing the Hard Things by Ben Horowitz with Tom Byers

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Entrepreneur and venture capitalist Ben Horowitz shares which entrepreneurial skills truly matter, and why learning to manage well may be the most critical skill of all. Horowitz, a founding partner of Andreessen Horowitz, discusses the value of learning inside a large company, some of the exciting technology frontiers…

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Stanford University: Consumers and Brands in the Digital Age by Tina Wells

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Tina Wells, founder and CEO of Buzz Marketing Group, answers questions on trend-spotting, ethics in marketing and new approaches to audience engagement. Wells also tells the story of her journey from school-age entrepreneur to leading a firm that helps companies create ways for consumers to express their true…

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Stanford University: Seeking the Full Potential of Education by Jennifer Carolan with Steve Blank

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Jennifer Carolan, managing director of the NewSchools Seed Fund, talks about the opportunities for technology companies interested in contributing to the changing landscape of education. In conversation with Stanford Engineering Consulting Associate Professor Steve Blank, Carolan discusses common mistakes of ed-tech founders and the need for engineers and…

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Stanford University: Life is Too Short for Bad Software by Lewis Cirne

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Lew Cirne, founder and CEO of New Relic, discusses his experiences as a serial entrepreneur, in conversation with Stanford Engineering Professor Tom Byers. Cirne talks about finding one’s strengths as a leader, the challenge of discovering a company’s second act, and why the best engineers must possess real…

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Stanford University: Tackle Projects Others Don’t Want by Matt Rogers

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Nest Co-Founder Matt Rogers explains why careers can be made on taking on the challenges and projects unloved by others. Rogers discusses what he learned working at Apple on the original iPod and iPhone, the importance of not chasing the money when raising capital, and how he and…

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Stanford University: From Inspiration to Implementation by Tina Seelig

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Tina Seelig, professor of the practice in Stanford’s School of Engineering, describes how imagination leads to entrepreneurship, charting the course from rough ideas to polished ventures. Introducing a new framework called the “Inventure Cycle,” Seelig captures the attitudes and actions necessary to foster innovation and bring breakthrough ideas…

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Stanford University: The Power of Not Knowing by Liz Wiseman

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Author and leadership educator Liz Wiseman shares why cultivating a “rookie mindset” is an advantage in a rapidly changing world. Wiseman presents insights from her books, “Rookie Smarts” and “Multipliers,” including frameworks and techniques for how entrepreneurs, leaders and employees can embrace a life of constant learning and…

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