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.

3 Initiatives Introducing Entrepreneurial Skills To Preteens
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
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
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
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
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
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.
Exploring the Psychological Side of Repeat Entrepreneurship
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
Exploring the Psychological Side of Repeat Entrepreneurship » Is entrepreneurship addictive? Research explores, and attempts to answer, that very question.
How to Become an Objective Entrepreneur
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
How to Become an Objective Entrepreneur » Entrepreneurs can be so tied up in their ventures and blinded by unyielding passion that often they don’t see things clearly and therefore can’t respond objectively.
Changing the Status Quo in Venture Capital
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
Changing the Status Quo in Venture Capital » Only about 1% of all businesses in the United States ever receive venture financing, and for women, the slice of the VC pie is even smaller.
Writing the Book on Creating Social Value
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
Writing 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.
A Worthless, Impossible, & Stupid Recipe for Policy Success
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
A Worthless, Impossible, & Stupid Recipe for Policy Success » Can an inspirational story catalyze a business or kick-start a career?