Tag: CEO

Does a Founder really need sales Skills?

This is actually a question I see very often asked by want to be entrepreneurs. Of course Of course I think that is one of the top qualities of a great CEO. They constantly selling to: Recruit employees Convince investors to come on board Selling their vision Selling a narrative compelling to customers Selling to…

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Babson Executive Education Alumnus and Former NFL Player Nate Lawrie Receives Deal on Shark Tank

On Sunday, October 29, Nate Lawrie was featured on Shark Tank to pitch his business Brazyn Life, and the company’s launch product, The Morph—a collapsible, portable foam roller. He received a $250,000 deal with sharks Lori Greiner and Sara Blakely for 20% equity. Lawrie is a former NFL player and an alumnus of the Babson…

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Babson’s Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab® Boston and Miami Welcome New Resident Entrepreneurs, Executives, and Investors

The Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab® at Babson College has announced nine new resident entrepreneurs, executives, and investors who have joined their teams in Boston and Miami to offer up a breadth of industry knowledge to their new cohorts of women entrepreneurs. Returning WIN Lab® Entrepreneurs-and-Executives-In-Residence include Gail Simmons, Roslyn (Roz) G. Daum, Eleanor Tabi…

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10 Essential Questions to Ask Your CEO

A conversation with the CEO can be daunting, especially for a new intern. Some tend to overthink and be so fearful of saying something wrong that they end up saying nothing much at all while others make it all too obvious that they are just trying to show off and sound smart. To help you…

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Four Entrepreneurs Among Finalists In BostInno Alumni Impact Awards Competition

Four Babson community members – Jeff Avallon ’06, Jon Feinman M’10, Kyle Judah, and Sarah Hodges M’10 – were named BostInno Alumni Impact Awards finalists. The competition sourced nominations from across the Boston area and announced its list of 25 finalists in April. Jon Feinman and Sarah Hodges were honored as Alumni Impact Award winners…

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Learn what it takes to make it on Wall Street!

Check out this interview with Wall Street Vet, Steve Ketchum!  OneWire’s Open Door career interview series just released a new episode featuring Steve Ketchum, Founder and CEO of alternative asset manager, Sound Point Capital.  In the interview, Ketchum shares what he believes it takes to make it on Wall Street today.  He highlights some of the most important qualities a…

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Hitting the Ground Running

Several weeks ago, over 120 startups moved into the 14th floor of ONE Marina Park Drive.  The space went from being a quiet haven to a hive humming with activity and pulsing with energy.  The accelerator launched with Boot Camp, five intense days packed with headlining speakers and workshops to initiate the finalists into the…

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