Author: Elizabeth Atwater
Living EntrepreneurshipGail Simmons on Creating a Career » “What is food but a huge window into every culture in the world?”
Living EntrepreneurshipInvesting in Women: A Conversation with Tory Burch » If net worth were measured in shoes, today Tory Burch is worth more than 4 million of her signature Reva ballet flats. Is there a secret to her success? In retrospect, she says it’s scary to think how little she knew at the outset, but her motivation to challenge herself and be open to new experiences has never wavered.
Living EntrepreneurshipBusiness Takes Center Stage » Some of the brightest, most creative, entrepreneurial minds in business work for museums, symphonies, dance companies, and other arts organizations. Many of these executives and directors come from creative backgrounds with no formal business training, so success often hinges on building relationships with partners who have complementary skill sets.
Preparing Entrepreneurial LeadersWriting the Book on Creating Social Value » When Cheryl Kiser began teaching a graduate course called Social Value Creation Matters three years ago, neither she nor her students could have predicted that their classroom discussions were laying the groundwork for a book.
Amplifying Social InnovationRunning a Business Rooted in Mission » What happens if an organization’s business side conflicts with its mission?
Living EntrepreneurshipAthletes, Entrepreneurs, and the Competitive Drive » Comparing an entrepreneur pitching her business idea to an Olympic athlete might feel like a stretch, but it shouldn’t. The promise of networking, the allure of funding, the dream of victory, and the satisfaction of leaving every ounce of effort out on the field can sweeten the experience, but competition can be a way of life regardless of the outlet.
Preparing Entrepreneurial LeadersA Worthless, Impossible, & Stupid Recipe for Policy Success » Can an inspirational story catalyze a business or kick-start a career?