Tag: career

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From Battlefield to Boss
Living Entrepreneurship
From Battlefield to Boss » In cities and towns across the country, today more than 2.4 million small businesses are veteran-owned.
Running a Business Rooted in Mission
Amplifying Social Innovation
Running a Business Rooted in Mission » What happens if an organization’s business side conflicts with its mission?
Athletes, Entrepreneurs, and the Competitive Drive
Living Entrepreneurship
Athletes, 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.
A New Definition of Success
Living Entrepreneurship
A New Definition of Success » Losing a dear aunt to cancer helped Kelly Murphy Greeley realize that her career could be more meaningful and fulfilling if she were working for a cause.
Hanging in the Balance with Sophia Chang
Amplifying Social Innovation
Hanging in the Balance with Sophia Chang » Both personally and professionally, Sophia Chang is a master of the balancing act.
Accounting for Entrepreneurship Inside
Living Entrepreneurship
Accounting for Entrepreneurship Inside » Entrepreneurship and accounting are rarely, if ever, discussed together in the same sentence. PricewaterhouseCoopers, with more than 180,000 employees spread across 158 countries, is happy to change that perception.
Mentors: An Entrepreneur’s Most Valuable Player
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
Mentors: An Entrepreneur’s Most Valuable Player » While much is made of the critical importance of finding a mentor, the term can seem as broad as the spectrum of human relationships.
Debating the Exit Strategy
Living Entrepreneurship
Debating the Exit Strategy » For the venture-minded entrepreneur, an end might be a successful business … but then what? What are the different paths to “done” for an entrepreneur starting out? Is it going public, getting acquired, starting a spin-off, or expanding to multiple locations?
How an Alpine Adventure Inspired a Business
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
How an Alpine Adventure Inspired a Business » What can the Matterhorn, a 14,000-foot alpine peak, teach an entrepreneur about running a business?
Becoming a Conscious Capitalist
Amplifying Social Innovation
Becoming a Conscious Capitalist » The four tenets of conscious capitalism concern purpose, stakeholders, leadership, and culture. How is this different from the terms visionary or socially responsible business? Raj Sisodia: We used the word conscious to convey the idea of being fully mindful, fully awake, seeing the bigger picture, understanding all the consequences of our actions, having a finer…