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Stanford Entrepreneurship Videos

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The DFJ Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Seminar (ETL) is a weekly seminar series on entrepreneurship, co-sponsored by BASES (a student entrepreneurship group), Stanford Technology Ventures Program, and the Department of Management Science and Engineering.

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The DFJ Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Seminar (ETL) is a weekly seminar series on entrepreneurship, co-sponsored by BASES (a student entrepreneurship group), Stanford Technology Ventures Program, and the Department of Management Science and Engineering.

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iTunes Ratings

40 Ratings
Average Ratings
28
8
0
2
2

Please fix for iPhone.

By JMurph 3030 - Sep 16 2013
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Awesome podcasts. Please fix for iPhone!!!

Doesn't work on iPhone please fix

By Nggty - Dec 12 2011
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Doesn't work on iPhone please fix

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Stanford Entrepreneurship Videos

Updated 4 months ago

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The DFJ Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Seminar (ETL) is a weekly seminar series on entrepreneurship, co-sponsored by BASES (a student entrepreneurship group), Stanford Technology Ventures Program, and the Department of Management Science and Engineering.

The Enlightened Entrepreneur [Entire Talk] - Shirzad Chamine ( Positive Intelligence)

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Before Shirzad Chamine found his calling as a coach to today’s top CEOs and executive teams, he was a charismatic entrepreneur who turned into a hyper-critical tyrant without even knowing it. That dark chapter ignited his journey to understand how to conquer our self-sabotaging sides and live in the light of “Positive Intelligence” — the approach Chamine developed for mastering the mind and finding true happiness and success.

Mar 08 2017

58mins

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Unfiltered Insights From Instagram [Entire Talk] - Kevin Weil, Tina Seelig (Instagram)

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What motivates you to share a photo on Instagram — or not? Kevin Weil, head of product at the company, discusses everything from user behavior to business strategy with Stanford Professor of the Practice Tina Seelig. Weil describes how mission alignment helps teams succeed and allows Instagram to continue experimenting and thriving inside its parent company, Facebook.

May 10 2017

59mins

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The Ethics of Innovation [Entire Talk] - Toni Townes-Whitley (Microsoft)

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How often do entrepreneurs and corporate leaders think about issues like fairness, accessibility or unseen biases in the technologies they invent and advance? That’s the challenge for companies leading the digital transformation that’s disrupting every aspect of society, says Toni Townes-Whitley, Corporate Vice President of Worldwide Public Sector and Industry at Microsoft, in this talk about innovating strategically and responsibly.

Jun 07 2017

58mins

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The Rewards of Taking Risks [Entire Talk] - Sandy Jen (Honor)

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Entrepreneur Sandy Jen has lived with self-doubt and insecurities throughout her life: in college, at her first startup, and later as a working mother. But facing the risks she feared each time gave her confidence that a shy, little girl from the suburbs can grow up to improve people’s lives through technology and a passion for impact. She co-founded the senior-care startup Honor, and this is her story.

Oct 04 2017

51mins

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Driving Growth + Authenticity [Entire Talk] - Di-Ann Eisnor (Waze)

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Di-Ann Eisnor, director of growth for Waze, explores whether authenticity can be preserved when a well-meaning startup scales to a workforce of hundreds and a user community of about a billion. Eisnor describes how the crowdsourced navigation and real-time traffic application has moved on from virtual cupcakes to encouraging carpooling in its quest to eliminate traffic congestion around the world.

Mar 08 2017

55mins

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How to Outwit Workplace Jerks [Entire Talk] - Bob Sutton (Stanford)

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Even as adults, we still have to deal with bullies, at work and otherwise. Stanford Professor Bob Sutton has devoted his career to studying organizational behavior and dysfunction, and lately, figuring out how we can avoid or deal with people who demean, disrespect and drain those around them. The professor of management science and engineering draws on academic research and anecdotes included in his new book, “The A*****e Survival Guide: How to Deal with People Who Treat You Like Dirt.”

Oct 18 2017

56mins

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Six Ways to be an ‘Original’ [Entire Talk] - Adam Grant (University of Pennsylvania)

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University of Pennsylvania Professor Adam Grant, one of today’s most influential management thinkers, shares the top six takeaways from his book “Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World,” bringing his insights to life through amusing behavioral research and lively audience interaction. Grant explains why middle managers are notorious idea killers, why stress helps some rise to the occasion and how entrepreneurs and organizations can get what they want through unconventional means.

Feb 08 2017

48mins

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Designing the Life You Really Want [Entire Talk] - Dave Evans (Stanford Life Design Lab)

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Dave Evans, co-founder of the popular Life Design Lab at Stanford University, discusses the key concepts and exercises that guide students in their quest to figure out what they want to do in life. He underscores the importance of accepting who you are and connecting that to what you believe and do, while attacking dysfunctional notions like the one that dares you to be the “best version of yourself.” Can’t we have more than one?

Mar 01 2017

59mins

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Evolving With Your Company [Entire Talk] - Bob Tinker (MobileIron)

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Tech entrepreneur Bob Tinker was humbled when he stepped down as CEO of MobileIron, a leading provider of mobile security that went from being a three-man startup to a public company with nearly 1,000 employees, earning $150 million a year. Over those eight years, however, he learned how to position a business just right, how a CEO’s job and behavior must change over time, and how a leader can develop the self-awareness to adapt.

Jan 25 2017

56mins

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Playing With Purpose [Entire Talk] - Brendan Boyle, Tina Seelig (IDEO)

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It may not be rocket science, but there’s still much to consider when inventing children's toys, starting with all the ideas for what to build. Within the famous design firm IDEO, a small team toils away in a toy lab founded by Brendan Boyle, who also teaches design thinking at Stanford University. In conversation with Professor of the Practice Tina Seelig, Boyle discusses the importance of playfulness, divergent thinking and creativity in making toys.

Jan 25 2017

55mins

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Opportunities in FinTech - Catherine Berman (CNote)

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Catherine Berman, co-founder and CEO of CNote, discusses how fintech startups like hers are in a perfect position to compete against the large banks by taking advantaging of demographic shifts in the United States. Berman explains that women, minorities and young adults have been historically underserved by financial institutions, and that their incomes and percentages of the U.S. population overall are both on the rise.

Nov 01 2017

2mins

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Putting Passive Savings to Use - Catherine Berman (CNote)

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Fintech entrepreneur Catherine Berman describes how she began to see money as a proxy for energy and power to affect change while working as a venture capitalist. Watching the VC community amass capital to shape the future through startup investing, Berman says that gave her the idea to design financial-investment products that could turn money passively sitting in people’s bank accounts into a force for social impact.

Nov 01 2017

5mins

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Weathering the Storms - Catherine Berman (CNote)

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Catherine Berman, co-founder of fintech startup CNote, explains how extreme volatility as an AmeriCorps volunteer helped her develop the resilience that she relies on today as a business leader. Drawn to social causes at an early age, Berman says the year she spent in Puerto Rico taught her about overcoming challenges and resolving personal conflicts with compassion.

Nov 01 2017

4mins

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Forget About Fitting In - Catherine Berman (CNote)

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Recalling her college days, entrepreneur Catherine Berman describes how each one of us knows what it feels like to not fit in. During her freshman year, she discovered that friends she thought had perfect lives because of family wealth and good looks were actually quite unhappy on the inside. Berman, now co-founder and CEO of CNote, says people have a choice to either hide or embrace what makes them different.

Nov 01 2017

3mins

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Confronting Sexism - Catherine Berman (CNote)

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Fintech entrepreneur Catherine Berman recounts an experience earlier in her career when businessmen at a meeting assumed she was there to serve them coffee. Instead of becoming offended or flustered, Berman says she stayed focused on her desired-outcome for the meeting and diffused the awkwardness by bluntly correcting the men and swiftly moving on to the matter at hand.

Nov 01 2017

2mins

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Embrace Your Otherness [Entire Talk] - Catherine Berman (CNote)

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Industry disruptors, it stands to reason, tend to be outsiders. But how comfortable are you not being an outlier? Serial entrepreneur Catherine Berman shares her story of coming to terms with the traits and experiences that set her apart from friends and colleagues throughout adolescence and early in her career. Embracing her uniqueness emboldened Berman to launch several social ventures, the latest being a social-impact startup in fintech called CNote.

Nov 01 2017

54mins

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Pitch to Their Pain Points - Catherine Berman (CNote)

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CNote Co-Founder Catherine Berman discusses how listening carefully and understanding the needs of customers helped her redefine a service they didn’t want into a one they desperately needed. While working to get homeless people jobs at large companies earlier in her career, Berman found greater success by telling employers she could help address their diversity issues.

Nov 01 2017

3mins

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Maintaining Cohesiveness at Scale - Rich Barton (Zillow Group)

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Zillow Group Co-Founder Rich Barton talks about processes that startups must put in place as their workforce grows into the hundreds. Despite their bureaucratic reputation, certain practices that maintain a clarity of mission and culture of collegiality are critical for larger companies in order for them to stay driven and focused on success, according to Barton, the co-founder of Expedia, Glassdoor and the Zillow Group of real-estate sites.

Oct 25 2017

3mins

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Hatching a BHAG - Rich Barton (Zillow Group)

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Entrepreneur Rich Barton explains how his first “BHAG” (Big Hairy Audacious Goal) for a startup was sparked by his frustration with having to go through a travel agent to book business flights. He went on to build and launch the travel site Expedia from inside Microsoft, where he worked at the time.

Oct 25 2017

4mins

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Empower People with Information [Entire Talk] - Rich Barton (Zillow Group)

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There was a time, not long ago, when information we desperately wanted wasn’t at our fingertips. What’s the best deal on flights to New York? How much does that home down the street cost? Serial entrepreneur Rich Barton has made a career out of providing all those juicy details by launching platforms such as Expedia, Zillow and the company-review site Glassdoor. He shares his journey and advice for the next generation of entrepreneurs.

Oct 25 2017

55mins

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Understanding Our Need for Autonomy - Rich Barton (Zillow Group)

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Zillow Group Co-Founder Rich Barton describes how the desire for direct access to information is the underlying reason why consumer-facing platforms like Expedia and the various real-estate sites in his group have succeeded. Regardless of industry, people want facts that will allow them to make their own decisions, especially in deeply personal areas like finance and leisure, Barton says.

Oct 25 2017

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The Rise of ’Smart Assistants’ - Rich Barton (Zillow Group)

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Rich Barton, co-founder of popular sites such as Expedia, Zillow and Glassdoor, says the deluge of information and options confronting consumers have given rise to a major business opportunity: “smart assistants” that can sift through everything, make recommendations, and even anticipate what we want. Consumers have grown accustomed to immediacy in the digital age, Barton notes.

Oct 25 2017

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A Question of Control - Rich Barton (Zillow Group)

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Serial entrepreneur Rich Barton discusses how the decision to go public can affect a privately held company’s priorities, explaining that the change in designation at the right time in a business’s trajectory can give it more strategic options. The co-founder of the Zillow Group and Glassdoor also advocates for founder-led companies.

Oct 25 2017

2mins

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Engineering Isn’t Everything - Rich Barton (Zillow Group)

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Zillow Group and Glassdoor Co-Founder Rich Barton explains how tech companies that hold engineers in higher regard than employees in other areas of the organization have an outdated understanding of the Internet. It’s no longer a place just for the tech savvy, and rising above the online chatter requires experts in marketing, finance and other facets of business, according to Barton.

Oct 25 2017

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Wisdom via ‘The Wizard of Oz’ - Rich Barton (Zillow Group)

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Rich Barton, co-founder of Expedia, the Zillow Group of sites and Glassdoor, turns to the classic tale “The Wizard of Oz” for a lesson on team basics. The traits that the scarecrow, cowardly lion and the tin man sought are the exact ones to look for among members of any team you join. Intelligence, a sensible amount of courage, and genuine care for people are essential for a team, Barton says.

Oct 25 2017

3mins

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Recognize When You’re the Problem - Bob Sutton (Stanford)

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Stanford management expert Bob Sutton discusses the disparity between the percentage of Americans who admit they consistently treat others badly and statistics on how many of us feel bullied on a regular basis. He explains how the damage from abusive behavior goes beyond individuals’ feelings and affects the organization by stifling healthy dissent and driving out the best people.

Oct 18 2017

2mins

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Craft a Clean Exit Strategy - Bob Sutton (Stanford)

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Stanford Engineering Professor Bob Sutton explains that it’s sometimes better to leave a horrible work environment than to try and tolerate or change it. An expert on organizational psychology, Sutton cautions against lashing out at those who disrespect you even if you’re quitting, as that type of behavior may only sabotage any future prospects and leave you isolated.

Oct 18 2017

2mins

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How to Outwit Workplace Jerks [Entire Talk] - Bob Sutton (Stanford)

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Even as adults, we still have to deal with bullies, at work and otherwise. Stanford Professor Bob Sutton has devoted his career to studying organizational behavior and dysfunction, and lately, figuring out how we can avoid or deal with people who demean, disrespect and drain those around them. The professor of management science and engineering draws on academic research and anecdotes included in his new book, “The A*****e Survival Guide: How to Deal with People Who Treat You Like Dirt.”

Oct 18 2017

56mins

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Look for Red Flags - Bob Sutton (Stanford)

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Organizational psychologist Bob Sutton shares a tip to help you decide if you’ll like working with someone or not: collaborate on a project with them before fully committing, and look for warning signs of bad behavior. Sutton, a professor of management science and engineering at Stanford, has written a new book on how to avoid, outwit or otherwise deal with jerks in the workplace.

Oct 18 2017

2mins

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The Toxicity of Tyrants - Bob Sutton (Stanford)

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Bob Sutton, professor of management science and engineering at Stanford, lists the negative emotional and physical effects that workplace jerks have on their peers, as well as on people's performance. Sutton, a bestselling author of several books on the subject, asserts that, whether or not overbearing bosses drive success, their bad behavior poisons their organization.

Oct 18 2017

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