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Why Grit is Important in Silicon Valley

While on a plane to Hong Kong last semester, I read what is one of my now favorite books: “Grit” by Angela Duckworth. Duckworth is a psychologist who has spent the last few decades of her life attempting to disrupt. In Silicon Valley terminology, to disrupt means to be innovative and create new meaning to… Read the full article…




Michael Librizzi ’05 on Being Patiently Passionate

“What’s the most entrepreneurial thing you’ve ever done?” For several weeks, students, professors, and staff from both the School of Information Studies (iSchool) and the Martin J. Whitman School of Management have been pondering this question. This prompt does not come out of the blue; it’s one of the leading questions Syracuse University alumnus Michael Librizzi… Read the full article…


GE Leadership Conference

General Electric, better known as GE, has become a household name and a trusted brand across the globe. Every year they host a Leadership at Work Conference here at Syracuse University. This year, about 30 students were selected to participate. My Experience I had the privilege of attending this all-day leadership conference this year. I… Read the full article…