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Words of Wisdom from an Experienced CEO
Kriens Scott
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In a humble and anecdotal talk, Scott Kriens, CEO of Juniper Networks, walks through the founding and growth of the company.  He provides insight on a variety of issues ranging from the power of strong markets, to personal growth, to globalization and net neutrality.

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Vision, Values & Strategy
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Rick Wallace, recently appointed CEO of KLA-Tencor, shares his management philosophy and the key to the company's success over the last 30 years.  He stresses the importance of having a clear vision, distinct values and a well defined strategy to take care of his key constituencies: employees, customers and shareholders.

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Nine Lessons Learned about Creativity at Google
Mayer Marissa
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Marissa Mayer, Vice President of Search Products and User Experience at Google, shares nine lessons learned about fostering creative ideas and innovation based on her experience developing highly successful Web applications at Google.

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Secret to Successful Negotiations
Peterson Joel
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Joel Peterson, founder of Peterson Partners, discusses the secret to successful negotiations. He reminds us that negotiation is how one navigates their way through life, and in order to have successful negotiations, people must be empowered, have high character, and confidence. Peterson draws from his experience as CEO of one of the world's largest real estate development firms and most recently founded Peterson Partners- an equity fund in search of talented and visionary CEOs.

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Ten Enduring Success Factors for High Technology Entrepreneurship
Byers Tom
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Stanford University professor, Tom Byers, discusses ten enduring success factors of high-technology entrepreneurship, including planning, teamwork, venture financing, leadership, cash flow, market positioning, partnerships, and identifying business opportunities.

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