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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...
Perils of Entrepreneurial Philanthropy in Higher Education Perils of Entrepreneurial Philanthropy in Higher Education
A successful entrepreneur and his family wanted to donate a new building to a state university. What happened next illustrated the maxim that “no good deed goes unpunished.” Because the Read More...
Connecting Business Research to Practice Connecting Business Research to Practice
Markets are a strong mechanism that force entrepreneurs to produce outputs that are useful to customers. Ironically and sadly, schools that groom future entrepreneurs too often don’t consider Read More...
FedEx: Obtaining Corporate Sponsored Research FedEx: Obtaining Corporate Sponsored Research
Corporate funding helps make business/entrepreneurial research relevance and practicality by ensuring market value of the results (Eckhardt and Wetherbe). However, many university Read More...
Category: Case Studies
Entrepreneurs Don't Get Tenure: Should Their Professors? Entrepreneurs Don't Get Tenure: Should Their Professors?
Successful entrepreneurs must be constantly open to new ideas, adapt to changing marketplaces, reinvent their businesses and occasionally bet the house. At times, they must take their businesses to Read More...
Category: Commentary
Data Analytics Help Entrepreneurs Decide Where to Boldly Go Data Analytics Help Entrepreneurs Decide Where to Boldly Go
Just as space programs must carefully think out which parts of the cosmos can and should be explored, so must entrepreneurs navigate a seemingly endless universe of possibilities for their intellect, Read More...
Garrey Carruthers: Governor, Entrepreneur, University President Garrey Carruthers: Governor, Entrepreneur, University President
Garrey Carruthers shares his remarkable journey of going from family farm boy to professor, to governor, to entrepreneur and to dean of business school and then president of New Mexico State Read More...
Category: Interviews
Delivering the Goods: An Interview with Best Buy and EIX Founder Dick Schulze Delivering the Goods: An Interview with Best Buy and EIX Founder Dick Schulze
Dick Schulze shares his stories -- including how he tripled his income from his boyhood paper route; quit a retail job when his ideas were not valued; started one consumer electronics store, Sound of Read More...
Category: Interviews
EIX: Reducing Cycle Time in Thought Leadership EIX: Reducing Cycle Time in Thought Leadership
Time and money are two crucial resources, but they are significantly different. Money not used today can be saved and used later if we so choose. Time, on the other hand, marches on and gets used up Read More...
Category: Commentary
Entrepreneurial Brinkmanship: Lessons Learned from Best Buy and FedEx Entrepreneurial Brinkmanship: Lessons Learned from Best Buy and FedEx
Entrepreneurial startups have the advantage of nimbleness that comes from being small and collaborative. They are a speedboat compared to the corporate barges they compete against in the early stages Read More...

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