Tag: Innovation

18 Massachusetts high schools add ‘Innovation Pathway’ programs to curriculum

WEST SPRINGFIELD — In an effort to further prepare students for careers after high school, the state has recognized 18 schools offering “Innovative Pathway” programs in everything from business and finance to manufacturing and health sciences.

“These early career programs provide students tremendous opportunities for future success in and out of the classroom by building partnerships with local employers to equip students with experience and knowledge in a growing field,” Gov. Charlie Baker said in a statement.

In October 2019, Baker and Lt. Gov. Karen Polito announced the availability of $1.8 million in grants over three years from American Student

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Listening Is the Catalyst to Emerging Market Innovation

Thomas Edison, arguably the greatest entrepreneur of modern times, once astutely said that innovation is 1 percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration, because there’s a balancing act that often goes on between creativity and execution. Diving deep into what the perspiration looks like from the perspective of an entrepreneur is different than it is with an economist, but one would assume that in industries that are focused on emerging markets, entrepreneurs have the upper hand. Great entrepreneurs know how to listen to the perspective of their customers and users while still taking into account the perspective of their advisors and

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