How the Humanities Can Train Entrepreneurs

A Canadian business program [in candidacy for ACBSP accreditation] is making literature, philosophy, and the arts part of the curriculum in hopes of enhancing both fields of study—and students’ careers—in the process. HAMILTON, Ontario—On a sun-splashed quadrangle suffused with the enthusiasm of a new semester, Pearl Bakhtiari sat cross-legged on the grass and made a … Continue reading How the Humanities Can Train Entrepreneurs

Why America’s Universities And Business Schools Are The Best Place To Launch A Start-Up

A politely ferocious debate is being waged in America right now about the best place to launch a start-up. This isn’t surprising post Great Recession—especially with millions of mobile Millennials graduating into the workforce willing to cart their STEM and MBA degrees anywhere, some of them with the next Uber in their heads. There are major bragging … Continue reading Why America’s Universities And Business Schools Are The Best Place To Launch A Start-Up

The Five Classes Business Schools Should Teach Entrepreneurs, But Don’t

This column is part of Globe Careers’ Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at @Globe_Careers. Find all Leadership Lab stories here. I was never into academics. While the average person attends four or five schools between kindergarten and college, I racked up 14 … Continue reading The Five Classes Business Schools Should Teach Entrepreneurs, But Don’t