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Cultural Intelligence and Leadership

June 8, 2020

by Dr. Christopher Haggarty-Weir, Ph.D, MBA, MRSB, MRSC Cultural intelligence can be understood as the capability to relate and work effectively across different cultures. These different cultures can be based along geographic or ethnic cultural lin...

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Trust Center Statement on George Floyd

June 3, 2020

The death of George Floyd and the events unfolding across the country have shaken us deeply. We stand with the protesters who are exercising their right to free speech and their desire that everyone hears their message. The peaceful protests are moti...

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Letting Structure & Perspective Guide Us Through Our New Normal

June 1, 2020

by Kosta Ligris, Entrepreneur in Residence The backup plan is now Plan A. Using web conferencing tools like Webex, Zoom, and Teams once was reserved for those occurrences when we couldn’t meet in person. But under the quarantine life caused by the...

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How to Keep Moving Forward in Ambiguous Times

April 6, 2020

This post is written by Carly Chase, Managing Director of the MIT NYC Startup Studio Chaotic, ambiguous, and unsure are three of the many ways I’ve heard the current environment that we’re all now operating in described. Unknowns are all around ...

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Making the Best of The Worst of Times

March 27, 2020

by Kosta Ligris, Trust Center Entrepreneur in Residence “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of...

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Are You Ready? Go!

August 30, 2019

This is part of an ongoing series of posts by our Entrepreneur in Residence, Kosta Ligris, focused on guidance for the student teams taking part in our MIT delta v accelerator. “Opportunity does not waste time with those who are unprepared.” ...

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We Are Family

August 23, 2019

Reflecting on the talent that has selflessly given its time this summer to participate in delta v is remarkable. Just a quick overview of the people posted on the MIT delta V Wall of Fame in the Martin Trust Center (MTC) is impressive.  If we added ...

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Take Risks, Not Chances

August 16, 2019

This is part of an ongoing series of posts by our Entrepreneur in Residence, Kosta Ligris, focused on guidance for the student teams taking part in our MIT delta v accelerator. risk-taking noun: the act or fact of doing something that involves dan...

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Accountability is a Team Responsibility

August 9, 2019

This is part of an ongoing series of posts by our Entrepreneur in Residence, Kosta Ligris, focused on guidance for the student teams taking part in our MIT delta v accelerator. “Coach Belichick holds us accountable everyday. We appreciate when h...

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Tell Stories, Not Fairy Tales

August 2, 2019

This is part of an ongoing series of posts by our Entrepreneur in Residence, Kosta Ligris, focused on guidance for the student teams taking part in our MIT delta v accelerator. “Remember, you’re the one that can fill the world with sunshine....

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