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“God bless entrepreneurs! They built our nation and will continue to keep us strong!”
AOL founder Steve Case has not lost confidence in American entrepreneurialism and its ability to access capital and then succeed. Other panelists at Tuesday’s “Fueling American Entrepreneurship” session at the Milken Institute Global Conference were more reserved, but if there were a one-sentence theme, it might have been, “How can we get to where we need to be?”
And where do entrepreneurs need to be?[…] Continue Reading »
SmartBrief welcomed association partners to its office Wednesday to join in an interactive workshop on encouraging entrepreneurship in organizations. The session was led by Babson College President Len Schlesinger and entrepreneurial-studies professor Heidi Neck.
After explaining Babson’s research-based six steps leaders can take to encourage entrepreneurship in organizations, Neck and Schlesinger led attendees in a brainstorming session to come up with ideas for practical actions organizations can take to complete those six steps.[…] Continue Reading »
SmartBrief welcomed association partners to its office Wednesday to join in an interactive workshop on encouraging entrepreneurship in an organization. The session was led by Babson College President Len Schlesinger and entrepreneurial-studies professor Heidi Neck.
Executives at trade associations, corporations, nonprofits and other large organizations are looking to increase the pace and quality of employees’ innovation, Schlesinger says.[…] Continue Reading »
I must confess to a guilty pleasure — I love the ABC show “Shark Tank,” which gives budding entrepreneurs a chance to realize their dreams with a business deal that could be worth millions.
Though “Shark Tank” is highly entertaining (although, at times, unnecessarily brutal), it’s also quite instructional when it comes to high-stakes presentations. With so much on the line, wannabe entrepreneurs must give the pitch of a lifetime — one that requires them to project confidence, credibility and conviction from start to finish.[…] Continue Reading »