Laura Huang is a brilliant new voice with a fabulous new book out, Edge: Turning Adversity into Advantage.
We touch on the importance of intuition, finding balance, what the Harvard Business School teaches, and so much more. Laura really opened up her heart here and had an insight that completely blew me away. What a gift to have her on the show.
Laura Huang is an associate professor of business administration in the Organizational Behavior Unit. Prior to joining HBS, she was an assistant professor of management at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Professor Huang’s research examines early-stage entrepreneurship, and the role of interpersonal relationships and implicit factors in the investment decisions of financiers such as angel investors and VCs.
Her work studies the subtle signals and cues that often impact the behavioral perceptions of investors, which can lead to implicit bias in the investing process. Her research has been published in several academic journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, and The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and has also been featured in The Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Forbes, and Nature. She has won a number of awards for her research, and was named one of the 40 Best Business School Professors Under the Age of 40 by Poets & Quants.
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