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Sep 27, 2021

Welcome to Strategy Skills episode 175, an episode with the Eugene O'Kelly II Senior Lecturer Emeritus in Leadership at Stanford Graduate School of Business, David Bradford. Get David's new book here:

David Bradford is one of the two researchers behind Stanford's most popular class: Interpersonal Dynamics, where students and leaders learn how to greatly improve personal and professional relationships. He has produced six books, numerous articles, three training programs, and a massive open online course on leadership, team performance, and the influence process. He has worked with and helped some of the biggest companies in the world including Hewlett-Packard, Cisco Systems, IBM, Levi Strauss, Raychem, etc.

He is currently a member of the Editorial Boards of the Academy of Management Learning & Education, the Journal of Applied  Behavioral Science, and the Journal of Management Education.

In this episode, David talked about how leaders can shift their way of thinking and have a better approach to managing their organizations.

For those leaders who want to learn how to solve their companies' biggest problems, this is for you.

CONNECT: Building Exceptional Relationships with Family, Friends, and Colleagues. David Bradford & Carole Robin:

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