Faculty & Leadership Blog / Tag: The New Entrepreneurial Leader

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A Cup Of Rice Feeds Understanding Of Social Context

In January I  went with a large group of Babson students to Ghana. In the evenings, students meet with individuals who have concerns about their own businesses, most of which are located in a small kiosk, in the market, or on the side of the road. As always, the students find grappling with the everyday…

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The Underlying Mental Model Of The Entrepreneurial Leader

In Chapter one of The New Entrepreneurial Leader, I wrote, “Entrepreneurs need the skills and the knowledge to define the world rather than be defined by it” (p. 25). The most thought-provoking and still not completely answered question is how do entrepreneurs define the world? I offer a way of thinking called cognitive ambidexterity that…

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Who Am I? Entrepreneurial Leaders And Self-Awareness

Nan Langowitz, chapter author, The New Entrepreneurial Leader Book (www.newleaderbook.com) , discusses the importance of self-awareness in  shaping entrepreneurial leaders and building their unique competencies.