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Leadership and Entrepreneurship

Leadership and Entrepreneurship

This video was recorded at MIT World Series: Sloan Innovation Period (SIP). While their ventures couldn't be more dissimilar -- engineering high tech defense gear for soldiers, and running an exclusive online boutique -- this panel's entrepreneurs share some common experiences and lessons. Moderator David Fialkow would "love to tell you I'm wicked brilliant, analytical, clairvoyant, but I'm not." As he sees it, a large part of business success depends on "the people you meet, and understanding how relationships lead to other things." One member of Fialkow's extensive yet intimate business network is Ben Fischman, who affirms this emphasis on relationships as he recounts his own journey through several enterprises. As a Boston University junior, Fischman hungered to channel his energy into... Show More
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