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Lean for Social Innovation: Finding Allies

By Josh Eby ‘18. This post is the fourth in our Spring 2016 series that explores how the Toyota Production System (TPS) philosophy “people are our most valuable resource” is applied in real time at The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) by students in MIS 3535 Lean for Social Innovation. Posts include the opinions of…

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A Social Innovator’s Journey

By Prabha Dublish, Undergraduate student at Babson College and Undergraduate Scholar at The Lewis Institute. In high school, I knew that I wanted to be involved with social entrepreneurship, but was constantly frustrated by the fact that very few colleges had programs supporting this interest. One day, I spontaneously went to an info session for…

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Breaking Through Sustainability Assumptions

By Ryan Lupberger, Babson Undergraduate Student and Scholar at The Lewis Institute. Assumptions. We all have them and they are a key part of our perception and conversations. Sitting in an FME meeting room, brainstorming for our first business, we came up with a host of ideas. We thought about gels that clean computer screens,…

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Drawn to Babson for Socially Responsible Business

By Ryan Lupberger, Babson Undergraduate Student and Scholar at The Lewis Institute. What does it mean to be a Babson student? How does one discover their passion in an unfamiliar atmosphere overwhelmed with possibilities? What motivates the majority of Babson students? These are the questions that I asked myself when I stepped on campus in…

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The Power of Downtime

By Irene Laochaisri, Babson Undergraduate Student and Scholar at The Lewis Institute. Downtime can be a rich fountain for the much needed productive non-productivity. Those few hours a day each week set aside for everything but school, meetings, or work of any kind are opportunities for growth and reflection. Here are a few ways downtime…

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My Friday Morning Routine

By Irene Laochaisri, Babson Undergraduate Student and Intern at The Lewis Institute. The typical Babson student doesn’t have any classes on a Friday morning. As a result, Thursday evenings have become our equivalent of Friday nights, and our Friday mornings are usually dedicated to a deliciously satisfying amount of sleeping in. Many students take advantage…

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