Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders

In this ever-changing global economy, the future of business depends on leaders who use Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®, the method of acting on ideas and taking the first small step toward overcoming obstacles, creating opportunities, and making a difference across industries. Stay on top of innovative educational programs, business models, technologies, and organizational approaches that shape entrepreneurial leaders and drive profit and social progress.

5 Teen Entrepreneurship Programs Teaching More Than Business Skills
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
5 Teen Entrepreneurship Programs Teaching More Than Business Skills » Engaging teenagers in entrepreneurial activities sets them up for long-term success. All rooted in the fundamentals of entrepreneurship, these programs prepare students for college, teach them to follow their passions, and—for some—inspire them to create their own ventures.
More than Mentors: How to Build Your Village
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More than Mentors: How to Build Your Village » A career is something to be conscientiously nurtured and built over time, relationship by relationship. Start nurturing your own career with this three-pronged approach to growth.
Beyond the Buzzword: Why Your Business Needs Design Thinking
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
Beyond the Buzzword: Why Your Business Needs Design Thinking » Design thinking is more than just a buzzword; it's an innovative, effective path to innovation.
The Key to Economic Growth? Local Entrepreneurship
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
The Key to Economic Growth? Local Entrepreneurship » Can entrepreneurship save economies? If you ask Daniel Isenberg, the answer will always be yes.
Youth Entrepreneurship: A Valuable Life Lesson
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
Youth Entrepreneurship: A Valuable Life Lesson » Entrepreneurship education does more than encourage youth to start a business; it prepares them for life.
3 Initiatives Introducing Entrepreneurial Skills To Preteens
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3 Initiatives Introducing Entrepreneurial Skills To Preteens » Programs like Lemonade day use entrepreneurship as a vehicle to teach children creative thinking, problem solving, financial smarts, and other important life skills.
Failure: Just What the Doctor Ordered
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
Failure: Just What the Doctor Ordered » We’ve all heard the stories—Steve Jobs was fired from Apple, Oprah was let go from her first television job, and Steven Spielberg was rejected from film school multiple times. From these great failures came great success. But can failure work for everyone?
Four Ways To Ace Your Venture Capital Funding Pitch
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Four Ways To Ace Your Venture Capital Funding Pitch » Ideas are a dime a dozen. It’s a harsh but true reality, especially for entrepreneurs seeking venture funding. In a world with millions of ideas, many of which are the same, why should a venture capitalist fund yours?
Making the Most of a Startup Accelerator
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Making the Most of a Startup Accelerator » Seasoned accelerator pros share their wisdom, experiences, and advice with fellow founders considering applying for a startup incubator or accelerator program.
Five Ways To Tell Stories That Stick
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
Five Ways To Tell Stories That Stick » The real power in a successful venture pitch comes from telling a compelling narrative story.