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6 Tips for Fun and Success: Notes From the Real World

Adam Sulkowski | Posted 02.01.2017 | Home
Adam Sulkowski

I'm proud to call Greg my former student. At a recent meet-up we realized that, whatever we do, six maxims exist for generating and enjoying good outc...

The Cupcake Stigma and Respect for Women Entrepreneurs

Joanna L. Krotz | Posted 11.02.2016 | Home
Joanna L. Krotz

Cultural biases and conventions simply don't put "woman" and "entrepreneur" in the same space. The archetype remains tethered to the hunter male, a relentless warrior who vanquishes any and all unbelievers. Women continue to be seen by funders, and really the public at large, as newbies or juniors-in-training.

Look for the College Experiences that Will Get You Hired

Robert Franek | Posted 09.08.2016 | Home
Robert Franek

Back-to-school season is one of my favorite times of the year. September is when I take my show on the road, traveling the country to talk to high school students, parents, and college counselors about what they need to know about researching and applying to colleges.

Putting Your Positive Thoughts in High Impact Social Enterprise Action

Steve Mariotti | Posted 08.25.2016 | Home
Steve Mariotti

An interview with High Impact Social Entrepreneurship (HISE) expert Mike Caslin, PART TWO An entrepreneur is anyone who undertakes a business--be i...

5 Questions to Ask When Leaving a Secure Job for a Fresh Challenge: Thanks UMass, Hello Babson!

Adam Sulkowski | Posted 08.27.2016 | Home
Adam Sulkowski

Many thanks to all those at UMass for support and inspiration during the past decade, and looking forward with much excitement to a new chapter with those of you at Babson!

A Tour of 'Mini-Beantowns' Shows the Sprouts From Boston's Seeds

Peter Mandel | Posted 06.20.2015 | Home
Peter Mandel

Did the towns have any links to New England -- maybe a special sense of history, a general store or central green? Could I find New Bostonians with a soft spot for the Celtics, or a taste for scrod? It would take a road trip to find out.

The 10 Best Colleges For Your Money

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 08.05.2014 | Home

Of the thousands of four-year colleges and universities in the United States, there are 10 schools that Money magazine believes offer the most bang fo...

One Key Takeaway From 2014 Commencement Speakers

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 06.27.2014 | Home

In 2005, when Steve Jobs addressed Stanford University’s graduating class, he urged students, "You've got to find what you love." While love of ...

Remarks to Babson College

Tory Burch | Posted 07.28.2014 | Home
Tory Burch

Even if you're not yet an entrepreneur, you can be entrepreneurial in everything you do. If you view each stop as an opportunity to learn something, there is always something you will take away from that experience.

Celebrating Small Business Week

Patricia G. Greene | Posted 07.20.2014 | Home
Patricia G. Greene

Wearing the hats of Babson faculty member, Academic Director of Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses, and federally appointed member of the SBA's advisory board for the SBDC programs, this night just really worked.

Valerie Jarrett: Small Businesses Embody the Spirit That Makes America Great

Valerie Jarrett | Posted 04.02.2013 | Home
Valerie Jarrett

Supporting small businesses and entrepreneurs has been a priority for President Obama since Day One of his administration. Why? Because he knows small businesses are responsible for creating two out of every three new jobs in the United States.

Reflecting on Two Startups and Career Transition

Julie Kantor | Posted 05.19.2013 | DC
Julie Kantor

As I move to my next growing company and opportunities, I thought I should take pause and share four things I have learned so far about being in career transition.

It's More Than an Admission Notice... It's a Moral Obligation

Leonard A. Schlesinger | Posted 03.06.2013 | Home
Leonard A. Schlesinger

As students receive their much awaited college admission notices, it's a great time to remind everyone in higher education that there's a huge overemphasis on acceptance, often at the expense of completion.

Pure Food, Pure Love

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 12.24.2012 | Home
Linda Novick O'Keefe

Happy Food Day! Today we might take a wakeful moment to give thanks to Mother Earth for nourishing us and our families over the centuries. It is a great day to consider what we put into our bodies and to take particular notice of the beautiful domino effect of supporting local food systems.

Juggling Life and Work: Glass Balls and Rubber Balls

Julie Kantor | Posted 11.21.2012 | Home
Julie Kantor

"In life, there are rubber balls and glass balls and you are always juggling. Your family is glass, so you can't drop them. Many of your work projects are rubber balls -- the assignment will still be there tomorrow and you need to plan in advance."

Schools With The Most Midnight Munchies

Posted 09.21.2012 | Home

Colleges that are regularly placed on top party school lists are the ones who get the most late-night takeout, right? Wrong! It turns out art sc...

The Unexpected Value of Teaching Entrepreneurship

John Dearborn | Posted 11.14.2012 | Home
John Dearborn

With the pace of change in businesses operating in any size industry, much of what is being taught in entrepreneurship classes could mean a great deal to a company's long-term growth and success.

Don't Forget the Mayors

Leonard A. Schlesinger | Posted 11.11.2012 | Home
Leonard A. Schlesinger

Despite what the presidential candidates might want you to believe, there is ample evidence that most entrepreneurial activity underway in communities is largely due to what happens locally.

Top 10 Colleges for Budding Entrepreneurs

Unigo | Posted 11.01.2012 | Home

We're showcasing the colleges across the country that, according to students, have built exemplary entrepreneurship programs.

Wise Words From Grandmother

Nell Merlino | Posted 07.04.2012 | Home
Nell Merlino

"I want to give something back," says Jeff Unger, founder of the legal services firm eMinutes. "I started my firm in 1997, and a ton of people helped me. So now I'm helping these first-time entrepreneurs."

High-Tech Start-Up Focus: HasOffers Has Identical Twin Entrepreneurs

Bill_Robinson | Posted 05.12.2012 | Home

Though Lucas and Lee Brown look alike, they have distinctly different and complimenting personalities. While both are charming, there is slight, almost imperceptible difference in the energy they exude. A true dichotomy: the same but different.

Women Entrepreneurs Fear Failure More Than Men: Study

Reuters | Posted 04.04.2012 | Home

(Reuters - By Deborah L. Cohen ) - Babson College and the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor recently released the results of a comprehensive 2010 study ...

The American Dream Goes Viral

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 01.20.2012 | Home

The entrepreneurial bug appears to be spreading globally. According to the latest Global Entrepreneurship Monitor from Babson College, there are nearl...

Twitter's Biz Stone: 'Creativity Is A Renewable Resource'

Patch | Posted 07.15.2011 | Home

Fulfilling a boyhood dream, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone received a degree from Babson College Saturday morning. Stone recalled his youthful ambition ...

Are Entrepreneurs A Better Bet In The Stock Market?

The Huffington Post | Nathaniel Cahners Hindman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Entrepreneurs are an investor's best bet these days, according to one college professor turned money manager recently profiled by the Wall Street Jour...