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Energy Info Workshop – Mon. March 2nd

Need energy info? Want to visualize your data using GIS?
The GSB Library’s Industry Spotlight Series presents:
Energy Information 
Mon March 2nd
12-1pm 
B312 RAIL Lab (3rd floor Bass Center, GSB Knight Management Center)
  • Industry and market research databases
    • S&P NetAdvantage
    • Business Monitor
    • Lux Research
    • GlobalData Power
  • Interdisciplinary energy-related databases
    • Scopus
    • Engineering Village
    • One Petro
  • Geographic information system (GIS) data to visualize energy research
Class team-taught by:
Emily Alschbach, Librarian, Stanford GSB Library
Stace Maples, Geospatial Manager, Branner Library
Hannah Winkler, Earth Sciences Librarian, Branner Library
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Entrepreneur Info Workshop – Wed. Feb 18th

The GSB Library and the Terman Engineering Library are teaming up to hold another Entrepreneur Information Workshop for the Stanford Venture Studio!

The popular, interactive workshop covers entrepreneurial topics such as:
R&D
Industry Trends
SWOT Analysis
Business Landscape
Investors/Funding
Technical Development
Industry Standards
Patents

Join us on Wednesday, Feb 18th from 12-1pm in B312 RAIL Lab in the GSB Library (Bass Center).

Open to all students & Stanford community members.

*Learn more about the Venture Studio, an application-based collaboration space within the GSB’s Center for Entrepreneurial Studies.

 

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Faculty Book Talk – Mon 11/17 – Oyer’s Roadside MBA

Please join us for another Faculty Book Talk on the Roadside MBA: Back Road Lessons for Entrepreneurs, Executives & Small Business Owners. Authored by GSB Professor Paul Oyer, Michael Mazzeo and Scott Schaefer,

Join us for a midday book talk at the Library. Hear Paul Oyer speak about Roadside MBA and enjoy light refreshments on the Library’s 4th floor.

Paul Oyer Book Talk
November 17, 2014
12-1pm
Board Room
4th floor Bass Center

Great Books. Great Room.
This popular event series is designed to showcase faculty publications and encourage GSB community interaction and engagement. The Library’s beautiful  fourth floor sets the scene for an inviting yet informal book talk, Q&A, and reception. All GSB students, staff, faculty & alumni are welcome. 
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Competency Curse: Professional Growth vs Static Expert

We often strive to be the experts in our career fields and/or particular job responsibilities. But does this limit career growth and trajectory? Today’s WSJ article  discusses the “competency curse” and how to break out of the cycle. For additional professional development tips, browse our news websites

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Letting Go of Being Let Go

I recently came across this article full of useful tips on negotiating the exit process when being laid off from a white collar job.  Some tips only apply at the time you are receiving the bad news, so don’t wait till it happens to read up!

For more tips on handling and recovering from lay offs, try an article search in one of our business article databases.  Questions?  Ask us.
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Does Potential Now Trump Brains When Hiring?

An article in the June issue of  HBR by Claudio Fernandez-Araoz (GSB ’83) lays out the reasons he feels hiring managers can no longer use competencies to screen a potential candidate, hiring managers  must now focus on the candidate’s potential. The author claims that it is a candidate’s ability to adapt and grow in new complex rolls and changing business environments that will signal success in the 21st century but values and leadership will still play a role.

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It’s Internship season!

With many first year MBA students now off to summer internships, two articles that surfaced this week make worthy reading: this one quoting Jack Welch on using the opportunity to show what you can do, and this one on the perks Silicon Valley interns enjoy.

 
Congratulations to all of our graduates this weekend, and first years (make that second years, as of now), have a great summer!
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