Tag: Books

Jeff Bussgang’s Entering Startupland

On February 15th, Babson hosted Jeff Bussgang, a venture capitalist at Flybridge Capital Partners, and the author of Mastering the VC Game. His latest book, Entering Startupland, draws from a breadth of experience in startups and venture capital. The book focuses on helping “joiners” figure out how to get into a startup, and setting their…

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Entering StartupLand with Jeff Bussgang, Venture Capitalist

Join the Blank Center for a special visit from venture capitalist and Harvard Business School professor, Jeff Bussgang, on Thursday, February 15 at 5pm in Winn Auditorium! Bussgang will be sharing insights from his new book, Entering StartUpLand. The book is a practical, step-by-step guide that provides an insider’s analysis of various startup roles and…

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Read Nobel Prize in Economics Winner Richard Thaler’s Books

Horn Library has the following books by Richard Thaler who was just awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in Economics: Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics. 2015 Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness, co-authored with Cass R. Sunstein. 2008 (also available as e-book) Advances in Behavioral Finance, Volume II. 2005 Quasi Rational Economics. 1994 The…

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Economist Kenneth Arrow Died – Read Some of His Books!

Renowned economist Kenneth Arrow, who won one of the first Nobel prizes in Economics, passed away yesterday. Are you interested in his books? Horn Library has the following ones: On ethics and economics : conversations with Kenneth J. Arrow by Kenneth Joseph Arrow, Kristen Renwick Monroe, Nicholas Monroe Lampros Publication: New York: Routledge Taylor &…

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The Problem of Procrastination (with few cures)

The following post is from Mohit Juneja MBA’18, co-founder of Meldtrend, a fall 2016 hatchery business. Professor Dan Ariely is author of  New York Times bestseller, Predictably Irrational (Pi).  He has shaped my thoughts with his insights of human behavior using experiments. In his book, he gives an example of the problem of procrastination and…

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Summer reading for business and entrepreneurs!

Summer reading is no longer just a school assignment. To stay ahead in today’s competitive market, it is important to be well-read. You never know when you’ll have to make small talk, and you don’t want your mind turning to mush over the summer. JP Morgan recently released its 2016 summer reading list, choosing the…

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Summer Reading

The Fourth of July is this week, and in New England, that date is kind of the unofficial start to summer. I know technically, summer started a little while ago, but here we’ll start to hit the hot weather and people start taking vacations. This is the time of year I always think about what…

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Lean In, The End of Sex, and many more new books

Come check out the library’s New Books section to find titles spanning all disciplines. Recent acquisitions include Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity by Katherine Boo Creating Room to Read: A Story of Hope in the Battle for Global Literacy by John Wood Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will…

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