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How Entrepreneurial Legends, Heroes and Meccas are Born How Entrepreneurial Legends, Heroes and Meccas are Born
Entrepreneurship history is filled with events, places and people who are now legendary or even sacred. In the beginning of the 20th century, New York’s Lower East Side became a place where Jewish Read More...
'There's No Birthright' and Other Tips for Raising Entrepreneurial Leaders
Joe Brito, the third-generation head of C.B. Utility Co. in Bristol, Rhode Island, started his career in the family business as a laborer.  He firmly believes that anybody entering their family Read More...
Category: Commentary
How Family Business Leaders Can Encourage Both Devotion and Performance
Family businesses have unique strengths and unique problems because they blend two identities -- "family" and "business" -- whose priorities are often at odds. While the family identity nurtures Read More...
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
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
Investing for a Better World: A Conversation with Justin Rockefeller
Perhaps no other family is more synonymous with both capitalism and philanthropy than the Rockefellers. The family ’s fortunes in oil have made it possible for them to invest in initiatives that Read More...
Category: Interviews
Social Entrepreneurship Exercise: Developing your “Theory of Change” Social Entrepreneurship Exercise: Developing your “Theory of Change”
The Theory of Change is a tool that is widely used among social entrepreneurship (SE) practitioners to map out the steps that will lead them to have the intended positive change on society. The Read More...
Author: Sophie Bacq
'Home Field Advantage' Works in Business as well as Baseball 'Home Field Advantage' Works in Business as well as Baseball
Entrepreneurs with great ideas often feel they must pull up stakes and move to a region that is known as a hub for their specific industry.  But research that we published in 2012 suggests that Read More...
The 'Fredo Factor:' How Deadbeats and Troublemakers Hurt Family Businesses
The Corleones of "Godfather" fame are an extreme example of a “family business.” But like many family businesses, they have a family member who is a serious hindrance to their business, is less Read More...
To Engage Business Students, Roll Out 'the Barrels'
Many of us may remember the “Choose Your Own Adventure” books from childhood. In these tales, the story develops to a point and presents a scenario choice to the reader. Depending on the Read More...

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