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Ep. 22 Prof. Mark Potter on Navigating College Admissions and Finances, The Art of "Informal Networking", and Key Success Traits 21st Century Visionary

This episode features my conversation with Dr. Mark Potter, a Finance Professor at Babson College. Mark has taught at Babson College since 1995, teaching over one hundred courses at the undergraduate, graduate, and executive education levels spanning a myriad of topics that includes investments, corporate finance, derivatives, and international finance. In the past five years, he has worked with companies in the consumer services, medical devices, high technology, financial services, and litigation support industries. Professor Potter's areas of expertise include investments and portfolio performance, behavioral finance, and alternative investment strategies. His research has appeared in the Journal of Portfolio Management, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, and Journal of Financial Research, among others. His work has also been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Kiplinger's, and CFA Digest. In this conversation, Mark talks about discovering his passion for teaching finance, the "underbelly" of college admissions, making effective career choices, the art of informal networking, key financial principles for entrepreneurs, key traits he found in successful students, staying productive at home, the importance of thinking and much more!  
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