Author: Michael Chmura

Michael Chmura

Graduate Coauthors Book On Leadership And Corporate Reinvention

Why do most corporate transformation strategies fail and how can companies avoid being just another heartbreaking statistic? “Weʼve found that there are two big reasons that these strategies donʼt work. The first is a lack of appreciation for the role that culture plays in creating transformation programs that stick. The second is poor leadership,” explain…

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Babson Graduates Among Forbes 30 Under 30

Alexander Debelov ’10, cofounder of Virool, and Polina Raygorodskaya ’08, cofounder of Wanderu, are among the members of the 2016 Forbes 30 under 30. Alexander Debelov ’10, cofounder, Virool – Marketing & Advertising Category As a student at Babson College, Debelov cofounded the Kairos Society, the world’s largest student entrepreneurship organization. Two years after graduating,…

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Michael Chmura

Prof. Sulkowski’s Climate Change/Sustainability Efforts With Municipalities

As world leaders gather in Paris for COP-21 climate accord talks, Associate Professor Adam Sulkowski’s efforts in Warsaw earlier this year show how municipalities can manage sustainability. According to the Warsaw Sustainability Report 2014: “The City of Warsaw, capital of Poland, has just published its second sustainability report. It is intended to provide inhabitants and…

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Babson Supports Wellesley Education Foundation

Babson continues its support for the Wellesley Education Foundation and the annual Wellesley Spelling Bee, which took place this year on Thursday, November 5, 2015 at the Sprague School. The Wellesley Spelling Bee is a WEF community fundraising event which raises money to fund enrichment programs for the Wellesley Public Schools.  This year Babson contributed…

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Michael Chmura

Babson Supports Community Candy Drive

Babson College was among the participants in the Wellesley Dental Group’s 8th Annual Community Candy Drive to benefit the U.S. troops serving overseas. Members of the Babson community collected more than 50 lbs of candy from November 1st to November 5th, 2015 to be sent to American servicemen and servicewomen via the non-profit organization, CarePacks, along with oral…

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Michael Chmura

Babson Graduate Students Mentor Lowell High’s Entrepreneurship Students

Coffee, bagels and business plans were scattered across 32 workstations in Lowell High’s Little Theater last Thursday morning as 65 Babson graduate students and 175 Lowell entrepreneurship students came together for a day of coaching and idea generation. All 240 students worked together to reach one common goal: to further their entrepreneurial journey. The Lowell…

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Brush, Feinman Among Speakers at Tabor Academy’s Graboys Leadership Symposium

Vice Provost of Global Entrepreneurial Leadership Candy Brush and InnerCity Weightlifting founder Jon Feinman M’10 were among the speakers at Tabor Academy’s third annual Graboys Leadership Symposium on October 20, 2015. The “event provides the opportunity for our school community to take a whole day to focus on the skills and ideas necessary to be…

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