Richard Fairbank, founder, chairman and CEO of Capital One, encouraged students last week to avoid jobs that sound seductive, but are really only a way to build their resume for the next stage. At a View From The Top talk on 10/16, he encouraged students to aim high. “Chase the dream,” even if the odds seem long. In life, he suggested, “the worst teacher is success. Failure is so much more valuable.”
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Robert Mueller is coming to Stanford to discuss the challenges of leading the FBI (Thursday, October 8 at 6 pm). We’ve all got a lot to learn.
Managing a business is a challenge, but leading in the public sector is like managing in four dimensions. Consider the FBI. It’s budget this year is $7.1 billion, with [...]