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The Big Bang: The Lean LaunchPad Explodes at University of Maryland

Steve Blank | Posted 12.10.2014 | Education
Steve Blank

The University of Maryland is now integrating the Lean LaunchPad® into standard innovation and entrepreneurship courses across all 12 colleges within...

Not All Entrepreneurs Own a Business

Nelson Davis | Posted 11.24.2014 | Small Business
Nelson Davis

If most people were asked to define the word entrepreneur, many would envision a person alone perhaps in their garage or spare bedroom working on something they think will revolutionize the world.

Impact! NYU Scales the Lean LaunchPad

Steve Blank | Posted 11.20.2014 | Small Business
Steve Blank

NYU has adopted the Lean LaunchPad® class as a standard entrepreneurship course across twelve different schools/colleges within the University. Over ...

Early Influences Can Open Up the Future

Jack Nadel | Posted 10.24.2014 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

Entrepreneurs not only provide us with critical innovation and keep us at the forefront of global markets, they also create ways to gain financial independence. So why has the percentage of start-ups in the U.S. dropped significantly in the last 35 years?

How to Stop Doing it All and Take 100% Control Over Your Business and What YOU Do in It!

J V Crum III | Posted 12.12.2014 | Business
J V Crum III

Do you wake up excited for the business day ahead? Do you relish the opportunities you'll have to use your unique skills, live your purpose, and c...

The Daily Lives of Entrepreneurs

Jamil Bouchareb | Posted 12.12.2014 | Business
Jamil Bouchareb

Co-owning a young catering supply company, Restaurantware in Chicago that's appeared in the Inc 500 for the first time this year, has been one hell of...

Consciously Designing Your Ideal Business

J V Crum III | Posted 12.06.2014 | Business
J V Crum III

Once you've consciously envisioned the life you desire, it's time to consciously design your ideal business. From my perspective, this begins by defining the powerful difference you are passionate to make through your life and business.

Holiday Cards Hacked! Quick + Cheap + Easy

Kelley Sanabria | Posted 09.26.2014 | Business
Kelley Sanabria

Want to send out a little holiday "thinking of you" but don't want to break the bank doing it? Then today's video is for you!  Check out how I hack m...

The Woodstock of K-12 Education

Steve Blank | Posted 11.23.2014 | Education
Steve Blank

Describing something as the "Woodstock of..." has taken to mean a one-of-a-kind historic gathering. It happened recently when a group of educators cam...

Economic Forces Are Mightier Than the Sword

Jack Nadel | Posted 10.29.2014 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

We should do more to help potential entrepreneurs in places where domestic economies are too weak to assist. If we give this effort a higher priority in our country's foreign policy, we can create a healthier balance of world commerce.

How Do You Recruit a Great Mentor?

Sramana Mitra | Posted 10.11.2014 | Small Business
Sramana Mitra

Entrepreneurs around the world are searching for great mentors who can show them the ropes of how to short-circuit their entrepreneurial journeys.

How To Make The World a Better Place: 4 Lessons on Founding a Non-Profit

Christopher Molaro | Posted 10.04.2014 | Small Business
Christopher Molaro

To be sure, there are many ways one can try to change and help their community, big or small. Admittedly, there are more effective and less effectiv...

Start Early to Be an Entrepreneur

Jack Nadel | Posted 09.28.2014 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

In many ways, an entrepreneur's career is like a football game. Both combine a swift pace with a highly competitive atmosphere. The "game" is divided into four quarters. In the first quarter you assess the other team's strengths and weaknesses based on your scouting report.

The Risk Is Worth the Reward

Vince Bertram | Posted 09.27.2014 | Education
Vince Bertram

Parents, teachers and educators have the opportunity to nurture the next generation of business leaders and entrepreneurs by reinforcing creative thinking and problem solving and creating safe environments where students feel comfortable taking risks.

Beyond Silicon Valley: Using a MOOC to Build a Community of Support for Global Entrepreneurs

Michael Goldberg | Posted 09.21.2014 | Business
Michael Goldberg

Lyubomir Hristev, 24, works at a marketing agency in Sofia, Bulgaria, and sports a neatly cropped black goatee. Tech savvy, creative, bursting with ideas, Hristev hails from a new generation of entrepreneurial Bulgarians.

A Defining Moment for Online Learning

Buck Goldstein | Posted 09.06.2014 | Education
Buck Goldstein

market forces and consumer behavior take longer to impact academia than other institutions. Academic tradition, arcane processes and the drive to consensus are all hard to overcome. That's why Rick Levin's decision to join Coursera is so important.

Exactly How to Get Started Using a Virtual Assistant

Kelley Sanabria | Posted 08.12.2014 | Business
Kelley Sanabria

Do you have tasks in your business that you don't necessarily need to be the one to do? As a mom who raises her kids during the day and works on her business during naps and after bedtime, my time is precious to me.

5 Lessons From My Local Lube Shop

Kelley Sanabria | Posted 07.28.2014 | Business
Kelley Sanabria

Have you ever had an experience with a business that leaves you thrilled? The kind where you know you'll be back and you leave wanting to tell everyone how awesome it is? Surprisingly, this happened to me while at my local lube shop, and here are five business lessons I learned there.

5 Strategies to Being Your Own Boss

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 07.21.2014 | Small Business
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Among the hundreds of thousands of twenty-somethings graduating from American colleges this month, an increasing number may consider forgoing the traditional first job search and opting instead for what has become something of the new American dream: Being your own boss.

Your Custom Graphic Design Cheat Sheet

Kelley Sanabria | Posted 07.12.2014 | Business
Kelley Sanabria

Do you ever make anything graphic for your business? If you're like most entrepreneurs, you'll end up doing your own graphics at some point, whether you want to or not!

The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself

Jack Nadel | Posted 06.18.2014 | Business
Jack Nadel

When President Franklin Delano Roosevelt gave his first inaugural address on March 4, 1933, he was advising an anxious nation that fear itself was the...

Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship Builds Achievement: A look into the life of NFTE Alumni, Successful Entrepreneur Kemol Taylor

Steve Mariotti | Posted 06.02.2014 | Business
Steve Mariotti

Through entrepreneurship, we can change the world. Just look how Kemol changed his.

5 Things Entrepreneurs Do Not Need to Start a Business

N. Kimron Corion | Posted 05.24.2014 | Small Business
N. Kimron Corion

While different people have different views as to what entrepreneurs need based on their experiences and expertise, I believe, however, it is important to note some of the things that entrepreneurs do not need when starting a business.

12 Hours to Hack into Genius: NYC Students Learn Code, Create Apps, and Build Company Websites

Steve Mariotti | Posted 05.03.2014 | New York
Steve Mariotti

While educators scramble to beef up STEM education, some programs are working to engage kids in hands-on projects, shepherded by experts in their field.

Dinner Table Talk Can Jump Start Your Kid's Career

Beth Kuhel | Posted 04.22.2014 | Business
Beth Kuhel

You can positively influence your kids by consistently initiating and encouraging stimulating discussions at the dinner table. Don't underestimate the impact these discussions have in shaping your child's intellectual curiosity and their confidence to pursue a career later in life