How Small Business Owners Can Build Community

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses (10KSB) is one of Babson College’s primary economic development programs, focused on helping small business owners grow their business.  Since 2010 Babson has been the educational partner for the program, with responsibility for program design, training faculty and business advisors across the country for program delivery, guiding the alumni program,…

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Scott Moore

What’s my 168?

My typical week at Babson begins and ends with all the people at Babson — communicating and cooperating and learning and celebrating. Every day, every hour, whether it’s a meeting or an event or a 1-on-1, it’s about expanding or relying on my network to move Babson forward, work with others to make it a…

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Scott Moore

Get on the BUS to San Francisco

Note that this is a draft and will be updated! But it’s getting close… Overview In the Fall and Spring semesters in 2014-15, Babson is offering a semester-long study away program whose themes will be Tech Entrepreneurship and the American West. We see it as a perfect complement to a student’s entrepreneurial studies on Babson’s…

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Babson Faculty

Will the Real Sustainability Leader Please Stand Up?

S. Sinan Erzurumlu, Associate Professor of Technology and Operations Management A new generation of entrepreneurs, leaders, and thinkers can shift the management paradigm from traditional business to sustainable business. When I speak with various managers and entrepreneurs (in mining, high tech, clean tech, energy, manufacturing, services), they proudly (and rightfully) mention their sustainability efforts. While…

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Building Entrepreneurial Cultures

What do the  Goldman Sachs Builders + Innovators Summit,  Zappos, and Babson College have in common:  A shared  mission of building entrepreneurial cultures. I was honored and excited to again attend the annual Goldman Sachs Builders + Innovators Summit, this time held at Dove Mountain in Tuscon.  For this event GS gathers up 100 entrepreneurs (both…

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Babson Faculty

The Economic Case for Malala’s Nobel

Megan Way, Kent Jones, and Lidija Polutnik, Professors at Babson College Malala Yousafzai has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, based on her personal courage in response to her attempted assassination and her devotion to the cause of education for young girls and women around the world. These factors alone make a good case…

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Scott Moore

A fun and thoroughly involving beginning of year

I started working here at Babson just three months ago so everything that happens is new and exciting to me. I don’t know how busy the students have been (though I figure an apt description would be “very busy”), but I couldn’t have been any busier than I was. If you’re familiar with the first…

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Scott Moore

Some recognition for the Babson undergraduate program

Here at Babson College we don’t define ourselves by our place in the rankings. We know who we are — the premiere provider of entrepreneurial education in the world — and focus incessantly on finding ways to get better at it. That being said we do like it when rankings come out and we’re way…

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Babson College PR

Creating A Health Care General Motors

By: Marty Anderson The following was published in the Providence Journal in December 2009. It asserted that the problem with the pending health care law (now the ACA) was not its “universal coverage” mandate, but that it was proposing an extraordinarily complex central administrative structure that was beyond human capability to manage. In recent months…

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Scott Moore

Reading the newspaper should be part of your ongoing education

I read the news online every day. Specifically, I read The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Google News with periodic forays into The Financial Times and various weeklies. While reading the NYTimes today, I was struck by how it’s a perfect accompaniment to a Babson College education. Just consider these few examples…

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