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Five Practices of Entrepreneurs Inside and Out

This post originally appeared on Babson Insight. By Heidi Neck All people can learn to think and act entrepreneurially and do so in various contexts. However, our current definitions of entrepreneurship are fostered by an ongoing rhetoric. Today’s narrative mythologizes super heroes—entrepreneurs who are born, not made; geniuses with the brilliant idea working alone in…

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Ancient Nubia – Best Archaeology & Anthropology Book at 2012 American Publishers Awards Ceremony

By: Janice Yellin, Professor of Art History I was very pleased to learn that Ancient Nubia: African Kingdoms on the Nile was named best book in the Archaeology and Anthropology category by the 37th Annual American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (PROSE)! Since I wrote many essays for the book, the award is…

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Banning “Work from Home”: Marissa Mayer’s Attempt to Build Collaboration Likely to Yield Alienation

By: Danna Greenberg Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior As a management professor, I spend a lot of time with executives on the topic of organizational culture and how to build a united organization with shared values. This issue becomes even more important when organizations are in crises. So from this end, I applaud the CEO…

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Who Will Win The Oscars This Year? One Professor’s Predictions!

Who will take the Oscars this year?  Professor Julie Levinson,  Associate Professor of Film and Director of the Honors Program, makes her predictions: Best Picture: Argo Best Director: Steven Speilberg Best Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis Best Actress: Jennifer Lawrence Best Supporting Actor: Tommy Lee Jones Best Supporting Actress: Anne Hathaway Best Foreign Film: Amour Best Documentary: Searching for…

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How Women Entrepreneurs Are Transforming Economies and Communities

This post originally appeared on Forbes. By: Candida Brush Chair, Entrepreneurship Division For the first time in 13 years, the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) study of 59 economies shows that women are creating businesses at a greater rate than men in three economies and in four others, the rates are nearly equal. In Ghana, Nigeria…

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Donna Kelley Interviewed About Global Entrepreneurship Monitor U.S. Report

Professor Donna Kelley discusses the findings from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2011 U.S. Report with Peter Marx of Business Insider. The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor is the largest research program on entrepreneurship globally. Donna is a co-author of the report.

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Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses: New Program Update

By: Patricia Greene Professor of Entrepreneurship This month we kicked off a new component of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses (10KSB) through a partnership between the Goldman Sachs Foundation and the Tory Burch Foundation. This program is complementary to our core program and uses an adaptation of the 10KSB curriculum content and our unique…

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Babson Global — Shaping Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurial Leaders

Shahid Ansari, chief executive officer, Babson Global and Provost, Babson College, explains how extending Entrepreneurial Thought And Action ® to new populations puts the power of entrepreneurship ─ as the greatest force for social and economic value creation ─ into the hands of tomorrow’s entrepreneurial leaders. Shahid Ansari Chief Executive Officer, Babson Global sansari@babson.edu

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Goldman Sachs Builders and Innovators Summit – It’s About the People

This post originally appeared on Forbes. I wear a lot of hats these days and they all represent something about entrepreneurship. The thing I love about this is that these hats are often passports to meet and learn from great people. Last week was an exceptional experience in my ongoing entrepreneurial exploration – it was…

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Professor Julie Levinson Discusses Her Book, The American Success Myth on Film

Babson Professor Julie Levinson discusses her new book, The American Success Myth on Film, during an interview with Peter Marx of Business Intelligence. The book explores myths set forth by films and how the myths relate to the notion of success and work in America.

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