What makes a successful entrepreneur ? How do biases in the startup community impact the trajectories of careers and companies? How should we train the next generation of business leaders?
Footnote is collaborating with scholars and research centers at Babson College on this series of articles about how to foster more dynamic, innovative entrepreneurship and business leadership. Babson has consistently been recognized as the preeminent academic institution for entrepreneurial thought and action and has been ranked #1 in entrepreneurship by U.S. News & World Report for over two decades. This project expands the reach of Babson’s scholarship to a broader array of business leaders, entrepreneurs, and policymakers, empowering individuals and organizations to take action on the ideas produced at Babson.
Andrew "Zach" Zacharakis
While companies tout the importance of innovation, many struggle to achieve it because they confuse innovation and R&D. In reality, innovation is much bigger than R&D.
Companies led by entrepreneurs often outperform those with traditional CEOs. Here's how startups can thrive by keeping their founders at the helm even as they grow and go public.
Many of our conversations about integrating parenthood and career focus on new moms. But what happens as the kids grow up?
Our understanding of what leads to professional fulfillment is often misplaced. Flourishing in your career depends as much on relationships as it does on the job itself.
Recent events, from the U.S.-China trade war to Brexit, are undermining the WTO and sowing unpredictability in the international trade system.
Why do women founders face challenges finding investment for their companies? Research on the role of gender stereotypes in fundraising offers one explanation.
Large companies are trying to harness startup magic through intrapreneurship. But what they really need to do is institutionalize innovation.
Startups are increasingly emulated by firms of all sizes, but which aspects of startup culture add value and which should be left behind?
Entrepreneurs need to balance building the company and building the brand.
When it comes to gender, many business schools are behind the times.