Business Management, Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Those who follow this community share a commitment to creativity and an “all hands on deck” mentality that comes with growing or contributing to new businesses and ideas. You’ll find plenty of founders, presidents, and CEOs of start-up organizations among Friedman alumni, as well as those who value workplace and school wellness, innovative food production, marketing, and distribution, sustainability, and DE&I. Friedman alum lead and serve in successful consulting firms, innovation hubs for food industry stakeholders, and consumer products businesses, such as personalized nutrition software platforms. Employers also include farm-to-institution programs, restaurants, sustainability offices within private companies, and more.

How to Become a Change Agent

Organizations can benefit from “change agents”—people who rethink, redesign, and restructure the way things work from within. Whether they reimagine entire programs or introduce new systems and technologies, change agents cultivate bottom-up problem solving and informal leadership at their organizations.

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How to Know If Joining a Start-up Is Right for You

Startups are appealing for the excitement and opportunity, but will you thrive in a less-structured, fast-paced organization? How can you evaluate whether that’s the right work culture for you? What factors should you consider, and which questions should you ask …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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Things Aspiring Entrepreneurs Should Learn Before Quitting Their 9-5

It seems like everyone wants to own their own business or work for themselves these days. Business ownership may sound appealing, with control over your own schedule and job duties, especially since it's become more accessible in the past decade.

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