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STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS — By typical measures of success, Bill George had it all. There he was, in an executive job at Honeywell and sitting atop a short list of people being considered to become the U.S.-based international conglomerate’s next CEO. However, during that period back in the late 1980s he was miserable, [...]

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STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS — To make the greatest impact as philanthropists in today’s world we must “put our minds to work as well as our hearts,” writes Laura Arrillaga-Andreesen in her new book Giving 2.0: Transform Your Giving and Our World. Arrillaga-Andreesen, creator of the first course in philanthropy at Stanford’s Graduate School of [...]

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STANFORD UNIVERSITY — “I go all over the world giving talks about how much trouble the ocean is in,” said Steve Palumbi, director of Stanford University’s Hopkins Marine Station in Pacific Grove. “Then I find myself back here, going along the shore of Monterey Bay to my office, and the contrast between how stunningly beautiful [...]

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