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Why Millennials are Blind

I am proud to say that I belong to the Millennial community; a community of ambitious individuals, catalysts of global change, the next big sharks. We are passionate, we are intelligent, and we are goal-setters, trend-setters. I can’t imagine myself surrounded by a different environment of people. With these people I thrive. We are a…

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Lessons on Marketing in Tanzania

As I looked outside the bus window in Tanzania, my brain brushed over the scenery, the wealth of culture and the happiness of the people. The curse of being from a business school is that you observe good business models everywhere you go. Here are some marketing strategies that stood out to me: • The…

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A Little Bit About Me

I have never had a blog or written a single blog entry in the past, so this will be my first. I like the idea of having my thoughts on an online database accessible to the public and even to my future self for future reflection. This will be my first ever blog entry. My…

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Babson Hatchery

Defining a Social Media Strategy

The following post is from Marielle De Blois M’16, founder of Crece, a summer 2015 hatchery business. As entrepreneurs, we all know that it is vital to have an active role in social media. We’ve heard that marketing is no longer about having a monologue with our consumers, but it is now a two-sided conversation;…

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Daquan Oliver B’14 Wins Coveted Echoing Green 2015 Black Male Achievement Fellowship

His nonprofit—Recesspreneurs—empowers college students to take a hands-on approach to provide entrepreneurial education and mentorship to children of low-income. Global nonprofit Echoing Green today announced that Babson College alumni entrepreneur Daquan J. Oliver B’14 has been awarded a highly competitive and coveted Fellowship to help grow his Recesspreneurs. The Fellowship will provide seed funding, mentoring…

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Babson Entrepreneurs Appointed to Boston 2024 Olympics Advisory Board

Jon Feinman M’10, Founder & Executive Director, Innercity Weightlifting (ICW); and Jason Jacobs M’05, Co-Founder & CEO, Runkeeper have been appointed to the Boston 2024 Olympics Advisory Board. As new members, they further strengthen and represent a diverse participation from a broad range of community organizations, business, education and sports. “This opportunity of a lifetime…

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Leslie Moore

Architects of the Future

I have now entered the second week of my internship. Week one went well, however I quickly learned that sitting at a desk from 9-5 working on the same project becomes tedious and leaves you with some serious neck pain. However, I am working with some very intelligent and caring individuals who take pride in…

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Arline MacCormack

CCD is Open All Summer, Stop By!

June is here and your Center for Career Development staff is busily tackling our summer projects and planning for the fall. We are here all summer so if you are on campus stop by, say hello, grab some candy, and let us know what you are up to. We have Career Advisors on call, and…

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A Cosimini

We’re All Future Millionaires

Millenials are a generation of future millionaires. Well, at least that’s what we tell ourselves. While studying at Babson and meeting other college students my age, I have not yet met someone who does not believe that they will be wildly successful someday. I have met future CEO’s, CFO’s, and CMO’s. I’ve met future Entrepreneurs,…

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Arjun Bhatnagar

Why You should Tell Everyone Your Ideas

If you are an entrepreneur, you understand the pressure to succeed, the trials of being autonomous, and the triumphs that come with taking risks others will not take. With this accumulated pressure, autonomy, and risk come a natural desire to do everything right and to do it all by yourself. Here is the catch —…

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