Leadership & Management

Redressing the Praise Deficit: Women in Leadership and Leveraging Your Best Self

Research shows that, compared to men, positive feedback for women often conforms to gender stereotypes and is more generic. Without the same constructive encouragement, women may not only fail to see their contributions as equal in value, but also miss out on the opportunity to learn. How can we redress the praise deficit?

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Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Good Disruption: Cryptocurrency

The sheer number of crypto options available today suggests significant market disruption is underway. Yet where there is hype, there is also volatility. Is it merely the newness of crypto that is causing this volatility, or does the concern go deeper? What are the benefits and concerns of shifting the economy toward digital currencies?

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Modern Global Leadership

Leveraging thought leadership from Darden Executive Education and a broad array of experts, Ideas to Action dissects the path to modern global leadership and shares insights from those who are succeeding along the way.


Public-Private Partnerships

Businesses, nonprofits and government institutions all bring unique strengths and skills to issues impacting society. When they come together in the form of public-private partnerships (P3s), the result is often a solution more powerful than any could achieve on their own.


Leveraging Difference

It’s impossible to lead in today’s global economy if you cannot negotiate diversity deftly. Darden experts shine a light on effective methods to leverage difference and the companies leading the way.