TED Talks: How to Stay Calm When You Know You’ll Be Stressed by Daniel Levitin

TED Talks video description: You’re not at your best when you’re stressed. In fact, your brain has evolved over millennia to release cortisol in stressful situations, inhibiting rational, logical thinking but potentially helping you survive, say, being attacked by a lion. Neuroscientist Daniel Levitin thinks there’s a way to avoid making critical mistakes in stressful…

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Stanford University: Education Reimagined by Sal Khan

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Sal Khan, founder and executive director of Khan Academy, discusses elements for a new vision for education. While offering examples of how his organization is bringing disruptive approaches to traditional learning experiences, Khan touches on the early days starting Khan Academy and the power of collaboration in creating…

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Stanford University: An Emphasis on Excellence by Morris Chang

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Morris Chang, founding chairman of the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, reflects on his journey of bringing revolutionary changes to his industry, in conversation with Stanford President John Hennessy. Chang also touches on discovering new business models, his thoughts on leadership, and the importance of gratitude in one’s career.

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Stanford University: Creativity, Inc. by Ed Catmull

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Ed Catmull, president of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios, shares some of his formative career experiences and offers a glimpse inside the working culture of Disney and Pixar. In conversation with Stanford Professor Bob Sutton, Catmull offers additional insights from his book, Creativity, Inc., including lessons learned…

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Stanford University: Crazy is a Compliment by Linda Rottenberg

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Linda Rottenberg, co-founder and CEO of Endeavor Global, shares smart lessons for cutting an entrepreneurial path in a turbulent world. Touching on elements from her upcoming book, Crazy is a Compliment, Rottenberg unpacks insights from Endeavor’s work driving entrepreneurship in emerging markets around the world.

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Stanford University: The Road to IPO by Geoff Donaker

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Yelp COO Geoff Donaker steps through the big questions and challenges faced in taking a company public. Donaker discusses working with bankers, developing a road show for investors, and many of the issues of pricing and timing faced by Yelp in the run up to their public offering…

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Stanford University: Do Something You Love by Leah Busque

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: TaskRabbit Founder and CEO Leah Busque tells how a need for dog food on a snowy night in Boston turned into a rapidly growing venture connecting people in neighborhoods around the country. Busque also explains the value of sharing your idea freely and the importance of cultivating an…

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Stanford University: Adventures in Entrepreneurship by Heidi Roizen

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Heidi Roizen, operating partner at Draper Fisher Jurvetson, shares personal and professional truths learned from her career as an entrepreneur, investor, and educator. Among other topics, Roizen examines the need for resiliency, the importance of valuing relationships over transactions, and why ethics should never be compromised.

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Stanford University: Simple Rules for a Complex World by Kathleen Eisenhardt

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Kathleen Eisenhardt, a professor of management science and engineering at Stanford, explains the advantages of developing simple rules for business and life, sharing examples from industries ranging from startups to sports and entertainment. Eisenhardt, who teaches in Stanford’s School of Engineering, co-wrote the 2015 book “Simple Rules: How…

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Stanford University: Non-Linear Path to Leadership by Kyle Forster

Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner video stated description: Kyle Forster, co-founder of Big Switch Networks, discusses pivotal moments from his career in Silicon Valley when expertise in early stage technologies propelled him into leadership roles. Forster also shares insights from several of his favorite books and the powerful lessons all aspiring entrepreneurs should heed.

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