Tag: innovation

Need Space for Your Startup? Consider Co-working

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How do you improve an already world-renowned startup accelerator? In the case of the Summer Venture Program at Babson College, the answer to that question was just 15 miles away in Boston. When Debi Kleiman, executive director of Babson’s Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship, pushed to move the program to Boston for 2017, she…

Posted in Living Entrepreneurship

Disrupting the Status Quo

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You’ve heard the adages, seen the inspirational quotes: same old thinking, same old results. There ought to be a better way than the way it always has been done. Beyond the axioms, however, are real-life examples of leaders challenging traditional models of doing business, using entrepreneurship to reshape and reimagine the communities—and the world—we live…

Posted in Amplifying Social Innovation

Beyond the Buzzword: Why Your Business Needs Design Thinking

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First things first: Design thinking isn’t the same thing as design. Rather, design thinking is “both an effective problem-solving approach and a mindset,” explains Sebastian Fixson, Babson College associate professor and design thinking researcher. And, for companies using design thinking, it’s much more than a buzzword—it’s an effective path to innovation. Design Thinking as a Problem-Solving…

Posted in Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders

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