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Community Message: 2014 Commencement Speakers & Honorary Degree Recipients

This is a copy of a message President Kerry Healey emailed to the on-campus community on March 27, 2014. Dear Babson Community Members: I’m pleased to announce the outstanding Honorary Degree Candidates and speakers who will join us on campus to celebrate our 2014 undergraduate and graduate Commencement exercises: Tory Burch, CEO and designer of…

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World Summit on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

President Schlesinger is among the speakers at today’s session of the World Summit on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Boston.  His session focuses on Writing the Future: Trends and Traditions of the Innovation Nation. What will be the result of today’s shake-up of the world’s banks, financial markets and core industries? Some nations, regions and cities…

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Babson Alumnus Interviews President Schlesinger

President Schlesinger is interviewed for Find Boomer! by Johan de Borst M’12. In the interview, Schlesinger discusses Babson’s define entrepreneurship campaign, comments on the skills needed for tech start-ups, and provides advice for the founders of start-ups. Johan de Borst is the CEO of Find Boomer!, which serves to reduce the start-up failure rate by providing…

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Radio Interview with President Schlesinger

President Schlesigner explains in a radio talk show interview the premises of his new co-authored book, Just Start. The book emphasizes the Just Start method, a results oriented approach to achieving goals. The interview is divided into five sections. To view the rest of the interview, click on the remaining interview parts below. President Schlesinger Radio Interview: Part 2…

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President Schlesinger Argues for Disruptive Entrepreneurship Education

President Leonard Schlesinger argues for entrepreneurship education at The Economist’s Ideas Economy: Innovation Event. During the discussion he addresses why entrepreneurship can be taught. Entrepreneurship is a method that allows entrepreneurs of all kinds to think and act in a particular way.

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Diffusing Our Method Globally

On April 3, NEBHE convened hundreds of New England opinion leaders at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston to discuss “Locally and Regionally Engaged: New England Colleges and Universities as Drivers of Innovation, Workforce and Economic Development.” NEBHE Program Coordinator (and videographer) Erica Pritchard and NEJHE Executive Editor John O. Harney caught up with keynote…

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Entrepreneurial Successes

On April 3, NEBHE convened hundreds of New England opinion leaders at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston to discuss “Locally and Regionally Engaged: New England Colleges and Universities as Drivers of Innovation, Workforce and Economic Development.” NEBHE Program Coordinator (and videographer) Erica Pritchard and NEJHE Executive Editor John O. Harney caught up with keynote…

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Linked to Economic Outcomes

On April 3, NEBHE convened hundreds of New England opinion leaders at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston to discuss “Locally and Regionally Engaged: New England Colleges and Universities as Drivers of Innovation, Workforce and Economic Development.” NEBHE Program Coordinator (and videographer) Erica Pritchard and NEJHE Executive Editor John O. Harney caught up with keynote…

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What Does Innovation City Mean To You?

Last night Boston-area thought leaders from diverse industries – including President Schlesinger – came together to discuss the idea of an innovation city. What is it? And how can planning and design intersect with—and help propel—leading area industries to ensure the future of Boston as an innovation city? The Innovation City panel discussion was hosted…

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Disruptive Entrepreneurship Education

President Schlesinger, among panelists at The Economist Ideas Economy: Innovation 2012, discussing disruptive entrepreneurship education.

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