What I Learned about Communicating in the Workplace

Little did I know at the start of my internship that I would be completing tasks that would require the input of employees in numerous departments and, implicitly, my reaching out to them. I was in charge of creating an excel document that would calculate the total costs to the company for a given transaction.…

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Arline MacCormack

Great Tips for Students Finishing up their Internships

As August begins, I can’t help but think about summer drawing to a close, and our student interns completing their jobs. Before you finish your internship, check out this great article by Heather Finn from Hit the Ground Running: 5 People You Should have Lunch With . As the Associate Director of Experiential Programs one…

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Caroline Hayes

Tune-in now to Credit Suisse

It’s hard to believe the recruiting season is about to start for students as you are just finishing up your internships!  I hope that students have had great experiences this summer, filled with lots of learning and building new relationships with colleagues, mentors and leaders. Please take some time to enjoy the last few weeks…

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Brenda Kostyk

Playing In Your Own Back Yard

I so enjoyed meeting up with so many of you at CCD’s Summer Meet Up at Dillon’s in Back Bay  — a terrific gathering of Babson undergrads interning in the Boston area, along with some recent alums.  I reveled in your energy and enthusiasm and the pure joy of connecting with one another off campus on a beautiful…

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Tim Booker

Empathy vs. Sympathy – think you know the difference?

Empathy and sympathy seem like similar concepts, but are they? Researcher Brené Brown tells us they are very different.  While one connects us to one another, the other can pull us further apart.  And in our interconnected, multicultural world, being able to connect with and understand others will be to our advantage.   More compassion.…

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Rachel Greenberger

How Eater Entrepreneurs Learn at Babson

This month, I taught in Babson’s Summer Study For High School students from all over the world. As always, my topic was ‘food entrepreneurship’, tailored to fit into the rhythm of their five-week program. We opened with a discussion of mindful eating (‘mindfulness’ having been a central theme of the Babson Social Innovation Lab team’s…

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S Mosehle

How To Manage Like A Pro

“Hi,my name is Salome. I’m from South Africa but I study at a college in the U.S. called Babson College.” This is the standard introduction I give at work to visitors all the time but there is one big question I always get asked, “What is your educational qualification?” I confidently say that I have…

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Heatherjean MacNeil

What Makes WIN Lab Unique? A WINning Approach.

Women entrepreneurs are facing a new and intriguing proposition: choosing the right venture accelerator. With the number of accelerator and incubator opportunities for women-led-businesses on the rise, women entrepreneurs must consider what unique elements a venture accelerator can bring to the table and choose the program that best fits their needs. Women Innovating Now (WIN)…

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