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One Key Takeaway From 2014 Commencement Speakers

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 06.27.2014 | College

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 05.28.2014 | College
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 | Small Business
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.

Babson College To Apologize To Brandeis For Slurs

AP | Posted 08.26.2013 | College

WELLESLEY, Mass. — Babson College plans to offer a formal apology for anti-Semitic actions taken by students 35 years ago before and during a cr...

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

Valerie Jarrett | Posted 04.02.2013 | Small Business
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 | College
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 | Food
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 | Business
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 | College

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 | Business
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 | College
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 | College
Unigo

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 | Small Business
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 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

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 | Small Business

(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 | Small Business

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 | Technology

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

Man Falls 5 Stories While Watching Boston Marathon

AP | Posted 06.19.2011 | Sports

BROOKLINE, Mass. — A 22-year-old man watching the Boston Marathon from the roof of an apartment building has been hospitalized after he crashed ...

Are Entrepreneurs A Better Bet In The Stock Market?

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

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