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Entrepreneurialism

It's Not About the Money

Blake Kernen | Posted 09.08.2013 | Teen
Blake Kernen

Entrepreneurialism is alive and well where I live. July in New Jersey isn't known for its comfortable summer days -- instead we've got heat, humidity and triple digit temperatures with no end in sight. This is welcome weather for the hundreds of entrepreneurs.

The School of Hard Knocks: Can We Teach Entrepreneurship?

Michele Serro | Posted 07.02.2013 | Small Business
Michele Serro

In the same way that we place a scalpel in the hands of first-year medical students, we must ask entrepreneurial students to literally get their hands (and wallets) dirty by taking on real risk, not theoretical risk, by having skin in the game, not just a course mark on the line.

Is Cold Calculus Behind One of Mitt's "Favorite" Poems?

John Lundberg | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics
John Lundberg

It's a powerful piece of poetry -- a clarion call for the strong men of 1890s America (sorry, women -- you weren't included) to build a strong nation, and a fitting choice to inspire today's Americans to fight their way out of a recession. But Romney 's little literary story isn't as pure as it seems.

Who Is the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 06.16.2012 | Impact
Daniel Cubias

Studies imply that more than 80 percent of dropouts would have stayed in school if they believed it was more relevant to real life. Learning how to run a small business can help kids see how their core classes aren't just cruel tortures from adults.

Schools Should Embrace Difference in Pupils to Encourage Success

Laura McGuire | Posted 01.14.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Laura McGuire

I ended up changing jobs four times in four years before starting my own company this year at the age of 21. In that time I felt confident that I had learned what I needed to know in order to survive in business, and ultimately how to deal with others.

There Must Be a Leader

Michael Kaiser | Posted 11.19.2011 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

Those organizations willing to empower one such collaborative, creative, entrepreneur to lead the turnaround are a giant step towards solving their problems.

The Planner vs. the Entrepreneur

Michael Kaiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Kaiser

Everyone who knows me well knows that I am, at heart, a planner. I plan everything I do, often very far in advance. I have spent much of the last tw...

Roshan: Cell Phone Company Helping to Change Afghanistan

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Upon meeting Karim Khoja, C.E.O. of the Telecom Development Company Afghanistan Ltd., also known as Roshan, Afghanistan's largest cell provider, I kne...