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Babson faculty are intellectuals, practicing entrepreneurs, lawyers, artists, engineers, and more, but most importantly, they are educators. Harness their relevant, practical research and consulting and executive experience to make informed strategic decisions in your organization and professional life.

Time to Evaluate Video Conferencing? Assistant Professor Kerry Gibson Says Yes
Time to Evaluate Video Conferencing? Assistant Professor Kerry Gibson Says Yes » Following months of virtual collaboration, Assistant Professor Kerry Gibson says it’s time to evaluate our approach to meetings through video conferencing.
Lessons for COVID-19 Revenue Recovery
Lessons for COVID-19 Revenue Recovery » The new normal is all about volatility. Now, businesses must adjust their revenue models to be sufficiently resilient.
VPs, the C-Suite, and How to Build Your Leadership Team
VPs, the C-Suite, and How to Build Your Leadership Team » Whether you are running for the White House, or heading a Fortune 500 company, you need good people around you. Here are strategies for picking your leadership team.
With Ban Pending, Should Microsoft or Twitter Buy TikTok?
With Ban Pending, Should Microsoft or Twitter Buy TikTok? » Restrictions have been imposed on TikTok in the United States, barring an American acquisition. Lecturer Peter Cohan says a potential deal may not even be worth the time.
GEM Data: Black Entrepreneurship Represents Highest Rate in U.S.
GEM Data: Black Entrepreneurship Represents Highest Rate in U.S. » The rate of Black entrepreneurship across the United States has intensified since 2014, and it’s because of innovators like Mandy Bowman ’12.
Is There a Future for Cruise Lines? This Former CEO Says Yes
Is There a Future for Cruise Lines? This Former CEO Says Yes » Longtime Norwegian Cruise Line CEO Andy Stuart discussed his career of overcoming challenges as they relate to the pandemic with Babson graduate students.
In Impromptu Album Release, Taylor Swift Sings in an Entrepreneur’s Tune
In Impromptu Album Release, Taylor Swift Sings in an Entrepreneur’s Tune » Can musicians be entrepreneurs? Most certainly, says Lakshmi Balachandra, reflecting on the release of Taylor Swift’s impromptu album, “Folklore.”
Great Leaders Have These 3 Best Leadership Traits in Common
Great Leaders Have These 3 Best Leadership Traits in Common » Entrepreneurial leaders are strong risk managers. Exceptional uncertainty navigators. Skilled ambiguity explorers.
Five Lessons from GEM’s Research
Five Lessons from GEM’s Research » The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, co-founded by Babson College in 1999, is the largest and most developed research program on entrepreneurship in the world. No one understands the importance and impact of GEM’s research and findings more than Donna Kelley, Babson’s Frederic C. Hamilton Professor of Free Enterprise Studies, who also is a board member of…
What Is a Stimulus Package? A Conversation with Professor Megan Way
What Is a Stimulus Package? A Conversation with Professor Megan Way » You’ve heard about it a lot this year, but, what is a stimulus package? Associate Professor and Chair of the Economics Division Megan Way provides some answers.