Michael Freyer MS’16
CEO and Co-founder, OveRNight RN Inc.
What piece of advice changed your life?
“Tough times never last, but tough people do.” – Robert H. Schuller
How has being a member of the Babson community helped impact your career?
Our community includes bright individuals from a greater variety of backgrounds than any other group I’ve ever had the pleasure of calling myself a part of. The wealth and variety of experiences that Babson cohorts can share and learn from opens one’s eyes to new ways of thinking. Not only has this enabled me to emphasize with stakeholders in my new venture better, it has also allowed me to approach new connections in a more meaningful way.
Why does the world need more leaders with an entrepreneurial mindset?
An important part of the human condition is our never-ending quest for the betterment of our world. To pursue this journey, we need individuals who can not only think bigger but move to overcome bigger hurdles for all. We need passionate leaders who do not just act as though they are brighter but act to brighten our collective future. This is why we need entrepreneurs.
What do others need to know about Babson?
Babson will change your perspective and challenge you to grow, both on a professional and personal level. Beyond a stellar education, it leaves graduates with a distinguishing sense of purpose, passion, and vision.