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Preparing Entrepreneurial LeadersFailure: 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?
Preparing Entrepreneurial LeadersFour 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?
Preparing Entrepreneurial LeadersFive Ways To Tell Stories That Stick » The real power in a successful venture pitch comes from telling a compelling narrative story.
Living EntrepreneurshipGail Simmons on Creating a Career » “What is food but a huge window into every culture in the world?”
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.