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How New Solo Entrepreneurs Can Think Through Their Finances
How New Solo Entrepreneurs Can Think Through Their Finances
Today people can no longer count on a steady paycheck in a predictable amount from an employer. We're seeing ever-growing numbers of “unintended entrepreneurs” -- once-employed people forced to Read More...
Author: Roy Carriker
You Have Our Permission Not To Grow
You Have Our Permission Not To Grow
According to Benjamin Franklin, life has only two certainties, death and taxes. It would appear, however, that the business world also has its own two certainties – the growth imperative and the Read More...
Category: Commentary
Action Exercises Engage Students More Fully Than Lectures and Exams
Action Exercises Engage Students More Fully Than Lectures and Exams
Editor's Note: For a free download of Jim Wetherbe's 260-page book on better communication, "So, What's Your Point?," click the "Supporting Document" link above. In the business world, concepts Read More...
Educating the Unintended Entrepreneur
Educating the Unintended Entrepreneur
The ranks of "unintended entrepreneurs" are growing, but neither the public nor the universities are fully aware of this yet. These unintended entrepreneurs will come from both the existing workforce Read More...
Category: Commentary
Author: Roy Carriker
An Interview with David Teece, a Practicing Business Intellectual
An Interview with David Teece, a Practicing Business Intellectual
Professor David Teece is one of the impactful business scholars of his generation. His research has been cited over 128,474 times according to Google Scholar. His work is required reading for Ph.D. Read More...
Category: Commentary
Author: Jon Eckhardt
The Entrepreneur's Profit Model: A Diagnostic Tool
The Entrepreneur's Profit Model: A Diagnostic Tool
Entrepreneurs usually understand that profit is important. But many are less consciously aware of the actual model by which they will (or will not) make money in their ventures. Many have a gut feel, Read More...
How Quickly Should Entrepreneurs Pursue Opportunities? Insights from the Mining Industry
How Quickly Should Entrepreneurs Pursue Opportunities? Insights from the Mining Industry
History is filled with stories about people who lament that they passed too quickly on an opportunity that later hit it big, or that stayed too long with a losing enterprise. Entrepreneurs, who are Read More...
Author: Dean Shepherd
Being Female Affects Business Loans from Family and Friends
Being Female Affects Business Loans from Family and Friends
It’s been said (ruefully) that Ginger Rogers had to perform the same dance moves as Fred Astaire, only backwards and in high heels. Unfortunately, this also holds true for women seeking Read More...
Schulze Entrepreneurship Challenge Highlights e-Fest® 2018
Schulze Entrepreneurship Challenge Highlights e-Fest® 2018
Sponsored by the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation, the Schulze School of Entrepreneurship at the University of St. Thomas, and EIX.org, a non-profit online platform for entrepreneurship Read More...
Category: Commentary
Author: James Beal
College Nannies & Tutors: Franchise Business Models
College Nannies & Tutors: Franchise Business Models
Joe Keeley, founder of College Nannies and Tutors (CNT), hung up the phone. Another insurance company had declined to underwrite the coverage he needed for CNT to expand; he had contacted over forty Read More...
Category: Case Studies
Author: mark spriggs

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