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B-School Commencement 2013: The Container Store’s Kip Tindell


Tindell in 2006

Photograph by Jordin Althaus/WireImage via Getty Images

Tindell in 2006

Kip Tindell, chairman and chief executive officer of the Container Store, was one of two commencement speakers at Babson College on Saturday, May 18 (the other being Patrick Awuah Jr., the founder and president of Ashesi University College in Ghana).

Tindell told MBAs that “everything you do and everything you don’t do impacts the people around you, your business, your family, your community far, far more than you realize.” He compared the impact to a boat’s wake: “All of our wakes are much, much bigger than we can imagine.”

To watch the full speech, click here:

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Louis_lavelle
Lavelle is an associate editor for Bloomberg Businessweek.

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