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Start me up: Jen Moore ’04

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Should scientists handle retractions differently?

09/05/14 – MIT News
Article reports on an MIT study about the fallout for scientists whose fields suffer high-profile retractions. Quotes Professor Ben Jones, who said that the study “uses rigorous empirical methods to establish an important fact: Retractions matter for the ensuing progress of a field.”

The Paul Miller Show

08/27/14 – WPHM
Interview with Professor Lloyd Shefsky about his book, Invent, Reinvent, Thrive. “Companies really weren’t made to last forever,” Shefsky said. “You have to be prepared to implement the reinvention.”

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Video: Khosla hits TheStreet

08/26/14 – Watch Kellogg Senior Fellow Sanjay Khosla discuss global lessons on growth with

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The “ghost on the wall” theory of family control

08/25/14 – EY Family Business Blog
Article by Professor Lloyd Shefsky uses Henry Crown and Company as an example of subtle family influence serving the business better than more overt family control. It allows leaders to make their own decisions while still being guided by the family’s legacy.

How Entrepreneurs Must Reinvent Themselves to Thrive

08/22/14 – Huffington Post
Article summarizes Professor Lloyd Shefsky’s advice to entrepreneurs in his book, Invent, Reinvent, Thrive. Article also appears on the author’s blog.

What do famous entrepreneurs have in common? Author Lloyd Shefsky has a theory

08/21/14 – Upstart Business Journal
Article reports on what Professor Lloyd Shefsky has learned from interviewing entrepreneurs. Shefsky said that the ability to ignore critics, listen to customers and alter as needed is what helps the most successful entrepreneurs thrive.

08/20/14 – Lifestyle Radio Network
Interview with Professor Lloyd Shefsky, who talks about the need for businesses to continuously reinvent themselves in order to thrive. Segment starts at 5:15.

Millennial Recruitment and Impact Investing

08/19/14 – Huffington Post

Article lists b-schools that offer courses on social enterprise, impact investing or sustainability, including HBS, Wharton, Kellogg, Booth, Stern, Stanford, Columbia and Ross. Also mentions Kellogg’s Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge.

A grave matter for family businesses

08/18/14 – EY Family Business Blog
Article by Professor Lloyd Shefsky explores the potential consequences of family business leaders who try to continue controlling the company after they’ve left it.

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Videos: Career transitions and leadership agility

08/14/14 – Staying open to change and recognizing new opportunities will keep your career path fresh

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What To Do When Investors Think You're Crazy

08/13/14 – Fast Company

Excerpt from Invent, Reinvent, Thrive by Professor Lloyd Shefsky encourages entrepreneurs to turn to potential future customers and industry leaders when experts don’t believe a business idea will work.

Groupon and enterprise apps

08/08/14 – WBEZ’s Tech Shift

Interview with Professor Linda Darragh about Groupon’s disappointing second quarter earnings.  Darragh said that Groupon is “probably looking deep as to what their core competency might be to see how they can reinvent themselves.”

To Be Successful, You Have To Repeatedly Reinvent Yourself

08/07/14 – Business Insider

Q&A with Professor Lloyd Shefsky about his book, Invent, Reinvent, Thrive.  Originally appeared in Kellogg Insight

3 Classic Business Truths That Are Dead Wrong

08/05/14 –
Quotes Professor Lloyd Shefsky, who dispels myths including that starting a business is riskier than working for an existing business, a person must work in an industry before opening a business in it, and entrepreneurs should never listen to naysayers.

Nir Barkat: Reinventing Himself for Jerusalem

08/05/14 – The Times of Israel

Article profiles Professor Lloyd Shefsky, whose latest book Invent, Reinvent, Thrive shares stories of companies and people who successfully reinvented themselves, including the mayor of Jerusalem. 

How legendary Chicago family businesses faced the need to change

07/30/14 – Blue Sky Innovation
Article reports on Professor Lloyd Shefsky’s book, Invent, Reinvent, Thrive: The Keys to Success for Any Start-Up, Entrepreneur, or Family Business, which features case studies of businesses that succeeded by reinventing themselves repeatedly.

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Start me up: Chris Motley ’11

07/28/14 – Job seekers and companies meet their match at Better Weekdays

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Learn How, and Why, to Reinvent Your Business

07/25/14 – Yahoo! Small Business Advisor
Article reports on Professor Lloyd Shefsky’s book, Invent, Reinvent, Thrive: The Keys to Success for Any Start-Up, Entrepreneur, or Family Business. Shefsky argues that “entrepreneurship is not a cataclysmic event; it is a constant process.”

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Videos: KIN Global 2014

07/18/14 – Learn how experts handle scale and growth in this video gallery from KIN Global 2014

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Jennifer Beall '10 launched CleanBeeBaby

Video: CleanBeeBaby on MSNBC

07/15/14 – See how pairing with bigger brand has helped one alumna's startup clean up

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