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Levi Strauss & Co.Chip Bergh is excited about the future at Levi Strauss & Co.

Learn how Chip Bergh helped reinvigorate an iconic brand and help make it great again.

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How Stanford University has evolved to become an even better proving ground for...

It’s safe to say that Stanford’s legacy of greatness when it comes to launching successful businesses is secure. But as the school entered the 21st century, there was room for improvement.

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Priceline.comJeff Hoffman thrives on turning big problems into even bigger business opportunities...

A good entrepreneur always has his or her eyes open to find that next great business idea.

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2015 Entrepreneur Of The Year® — Northern California

The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® Program provides an enduring legacy to Northern California leaders, recognizing their vision and impact.

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Identity theft: What it is and how to avoid it

Of all the things that can be stolen, your identity is probably the most damaging. While material items can be replaced, your identity can cause an array of issues — not to mention the emotional strain and expense that accompanies a breach of your personal information.

Creating and maintaining a successful client/search consultant relationship

Search consultants are brought in to help companies strengthen some aspect of their business with a critical executive hire. With so much at stake, hiring candidates for these positions takes an expert approach.

Companies should do their homework before sending expatriate employees

The use of expatriate employees, individuals who are sent to work and live abroad for a defined period of time, can play a key role in helping to quickly get a new international business unit up and running. At the same time, companies need to consider the expenses involved.

Know your operating cycles and you’ll find working capital easier to manage

When you understand your operating cycle and how money is spent and earned in your business, you are better able to retain control of your valuable working capital. Michael Hengl explains what strong companies do to effectively manage their financial cycles.

Hard vs. soft skills

Many employers struggle to find candidates with the right skills and experience for the job. Cultural fit has become a key attribute of good hires.