Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Motivation

Tim Booker

My Top 3 Reasons for Spending an Academic Year Abroad

Post by Josephine Osei, who studied abroad in London, England. Click here to learn about the many opportunities to travel abroad at Babson. Early on in my college career, I had set studying abroad as one of my top goals. I had longed dreamed of travelling the word and immersing myself in a new culture. I…

Tim Booker

10 Reasons Why a Babson Student Should Study Abroad

Post by Mercedes Sierra, who studied abroad in Paris, France. Click here to learn about the many opportunities to travel abroad at Babson. Studying abroad is something every Babson student should do! Even if you are doing a double concentration, it is still possible! I am proof of this. Babson offers different alternatives and programs in…

Tim Booker

Women Disrupting Politics

You might think of “Disruption” as a bad thing – but in the context of social and economic value creation, we know that we can positively disrupt the status quo to make the world a better place. The Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL) has put together a great, multicultural panel moderated by our President,…

Babson Hatchery

Staying True To Fulfilling Your Mission But Open-Minded to How

The following post is from Yuanyuan Yin M’15 and Dylan Murphy, founders of SuperHealos, a spring 2015 hatchery business. When we started SuperHealos, we planned to revolutionize the children’s hospital supply industry by providing the most comfortable, functional, and moral boosting superhero costume-like hospital gown and other products. We quickly realized that hospitals have serious…

Meet The Founder: Jason Jacobs

Post from Dakota McKenzie ’14 & Guy Horgan ’14: Earlier this month, Founder and CEO of the ultra-popular company RunKeeper joined Dakota McKenzie and Guy Horgan for the inaugural event of “Meet The Founder.” During his one-hour talk, he discussed everything from the fear of starting a company, to the future of exercise paired with…

Len’s Last Lecture- What entrepreneurs need to know to succeed

As many know, President Len Schlesinger’s decided to take a ‘time-out’ from his current position at Babson College and spend quality time with family. The student governments organized a “Last Lecture” for Len on April 25, giving him the opportunity to speak from his heart to the Babson community for the last time and to…

Take The First Step NOW

Do you have a great idea that you’ve always wanted to pursue? Have you always wanted to run your own business? Well, what’s stopping you? Maybe it’s because you fear failure. Or maybe you just have no idea where to begin. That was exactly my situation not too long ago. I’ve always wanted to have…

Question Everything

Why hello there! I am Greg Reichardt and I am currently starting a company called Terravia with my two friends Connor Dahlberg and Alex Goldman. Terravia is a travel company that provides themed based trips and an in trip service promoting local culture and lifestyle that is supported by a collaborative community. I have learned…

Cliff Lee

Seek first to understand.

On Friday, Debbie Goldstein explained the art of handling a difficult conversation. The techniques she mentioned are designed to help overcome the agreement gap between two people. The techniques can be applied in difficult conversations with just about anyone including a roommate, co-worker, or family member. The next day, I learned Ray Allen decided to…

Fan Bi

Getting Connected to Investors

A little advice on getting connected to investors, with Frank Lo, founder of Mountain Vertical. Several years ago, I founded my first startup, a retail company that I had ambitions of turning into a viable regional chain with potentially dozens of stores across the northeastern US. We raised capital and were firing on all cylinders…