Tag: the economy

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The Fine Print on Job Creators: Part III
Living Entrepreneurship
The Fine Print on Job Creators: Part III » How can you measure job creation when it’s a moving target, and what effect does policy in one area (healthcare) has on another (job creation)?
The Fine Print on Job Creators: Part II
Living Entrepreneurship
The Fine Print on Job Creators: Part II » If you use the Small Business Administration’s definition of a small business employing fewer than 500 people, 98% of business establishments are small.
The Sharing Economy
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
The Sharing Economy » “The best ideas are the ones that have been around for a long time," is a starting point for the growing entrepreneurial movement to exploit the notion of collective consumption putting a technology-powered new spin on sharing, renting, or bartering goods and services.
Stripped Down Business School
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
Stripped Down Business School » What if business students arrived on campus already equipped with business fundamentals—the subjects of large review classes such as basic accounting, financial modeling, and marketing? How might business colleges, stripped of the need to provide everyone with a baseline of skills, still attract business-minded students?
Crowdfunding Social Entrepreneurs, Part I
Amplifying Social Innovation
Crowdfunding Social Entrepreneurs, Part I » Crowdfunding is an Internet-powered evolution of an age-old activity, and it’s providing social entrepreneurs with access to capital, customers, and ideas.
Boston Rising: Uncovering the Hub’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
Living Entrepreneurship
Boston Rising: Uncovering the Hub’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem » Boston proudly leads the nation in higher education, health care, and life science innovation. While Silicon Valley has earned its reputation as the hub of startup activity, Boston’s entrepreneurship ecosystem is steadily growing and thriving.
Turning Points for Family Business
Living Entrepreneurship
Turning Points for Family Business » Merge family dynamics with that complicated institution called a family business and you have potential for epic conflict. And, the time that is most fraught with conflict is the transition of the business from one generation to the next.
The Fine Print on Job Creators: Part I
Living Entrepreneurship
The Fine Print on Job Creators: Part I » Who is a job creator? The term has become a political Rorschach test—it means what the speaker says it means to support his or her policy beliefs.