BostInno/Streetwise Media founder Chase Garbarino sold Pogs on the playground and ping pong balls in college; Forbes 30 Under 30’s Tom Coburn had dozens of ideas before founding Jebbit; CampusTap’s Remy Carpinto had an IT installation and services company up and running out of his freshmen dorm room before he had fully unpacked. It seems like every entrepreneur I meet, (and I’ve been lucky to meet tons of them at BC, in the Soaring Startup Circle, and in our awesome Boston ecosystem), has been on an unstoppable trajectory, seemingly born to start businesses. I am always in awe of their talent, perseverance, and will-power. Simultaneously, however, it makes for an interesting moment of introspection. Sure I shoveled some driveways and mowed my neighbors’ lawns but was I ever really like Chase or Tom or Remy? While these guys were starting businesses, what was I doing? Ironically, it is the answer to this question that helps explain my own entrepreneurial streak. Continue reading “How I Learned Entrepreneurship From Playing in Bands”
Almost three years ago today, I decided to pull the trigger on a full time MBA. Reading about other people’s experiences really helped me so I thought I would pay it forward. Early this summer I did a series of blog posts recapping my classes at BC. Happy to answer any questions so feel free to reach out!
The Condensed MBA Series: