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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.
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.
Swimming With The Sharks
Living Entrepreneurship
Swimming With The Sharks » Entrepreneurs who have pitched on Shark Tank share their experiences an advice for those seeking a swim with the sharks.
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.
Gail Simmons on Creating a Career
Living Entrepreneurship
Gail Simmons on Creating a Career » “What is food but a huge window into every culture in the world?”
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.
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.