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Pivoting MIT delta v

June 26, 2020

2020 is a year we’ll remember for many reasons, but the class of 2020 will certainly look back at how crowd-filled graduation ceremonies were transformed into unique and socially-distanced celebrations amid COVID-19 restrictions. At MIT’s delta v...

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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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Finding the “Aha!” Moment at MIT’s Entrepreneurship Development Program

February 3, 2020

This slightly scary piece of encouragement might leave you with a bit of trepidation. But, an alum of MIT’s week-long Entrepreneurship Development Program (EDP) vows this program changed her business completely. So, what is MIT’s Entrepreneurshi...

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Why We Need to Redefine Startup Culture With Positive Mental Health Habits

January 15, 2020

Data shows self-awareness practices helped MIT entrepreneurs better manage the stress of entrepreneurship. Anxiety and depression are rampant among entrepreneurs. The stereotype of a founder — fueled by caffeine and ramen noodles, while forgoing sl...

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Entrepreneurship 2020: A Look Ahead

January 7, 2020

Heading into a new decade is a time for both reflection and predictions. What have we learned about entrepreneurship? And what do we see as trends moving forward? 2019 marked the tenth summer that MIT’s Martin Trust Center has hosted an accelerator...

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Why Give Back? Reflections from delta v Board Members

November 6, 2019

This post is written by Trish Cotter, Associate Managing Director of the Trust Center, and the director of the MIT delta v accelerator program. At MIT delta v, the capstone educational accelerator for MIT students run by the Martin Trust Center for...

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