Joel Peterson Chairman, Jet BlueJoel Peterson is on the faculty at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University where he teaches courses in real estate investment, entrepreneurship, and leadership. He is the Chairman of the Board of Overseers at the Hoover Institution at Stanford, as well as the Chairman of the Board at JetBlue Airways. Peterson is also the Founding Partner and Chairman of Peterson Partners, a Salt Lake City-based investment management firm with $1 billion under management. He has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University.

He and his wife, Diana, have been married for 38 years and have 7 children and 14 grandchildren.

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Ignore Their To-Do Lists

Originally published in Inc.  By Joel Peterson The to-do list can become the boulder in a modern version of the myth of Sisyphus. You may recall the Greek…


What Warren Buffett Gets Wrong About Leadership

Originally published in Inc. By Joel Peterson No one wants to challenge the Delphic yet down-home wisdom of Warren Buffett. One of his better-known aphorisms reads as follows:…

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How to Win Every Negotiation (by Not Trying to Win)

Originally published in Inc. By Joel Peterson Despite what we often see in the movies, business negotiations should never be high-drama, zero-sum games. It’s not about somebody winning, somebody…