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Case Studies, Movies, TV Shows and Other Family Business Resources
The demand for family business education is soaring around the globe, and several higher education institutions are introducing new courses and programs that focus on this dominant type of business Read More...
STEM Students and Faculty Can Gain Entrepreneurial Thinking and Skills STEM Students and Faculty Can Gain Entrepreneurial Thinking and Skills
The University of Minnesota MIN-Corps is one of about 100 sites of the National Science Foundation National Innovation Corps (I-Corps) program, which began with great fanfare in 2011 (1) . The Read More... Read More...
Author: Carla Pavone
Let's Get Professional: Family Firms Need HRM Practices
Hiring, training, appraising and compensating the right people in the right way is a crucial element to the success of any organization. It is commonly assumed that many growing family firms are not Read More...
Innovation Challenge Engages Students at a Commuter School Innovation Challenge Engages Students at a Commuter School
Entrepreneurship and innovation contribute to regional and national economic growth, and preparing future entrepreneurs is an important part of the business curriculum at many colleges and Read More... Read More...
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
Choosing a Board of Directors for a Family Business
It's important that current or future members of a family business understand best practices for assembling a Board of Directors (BOD). That's why we explore this in depth as part of a basic family Read More...
Author: Whitney Peake
Action Exercises Engage Students More Fully Than Lectures and Exams Action Exercises Engage Students More Fully Than Lectures and Exams
Editor's Note: Click on the link above to download Jim Wetherbe's 260-page book on better communication, "So, What's Your Point?" In the business world, concepts (e.g., entrepreneurial innovations) Read More... 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... Read More...
Category: Commentary
Author: Roy Carriker
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... Read More...
Category: Commentary
Author: James Beal
Design Thinking Makes Great Ideas Viable Design Thinking Makes Great Ideas Viable
Entrepreneurs often start their business with a "good" idea they have that has not been properly vetted by potential customers. As a result, entrepreneurs often invest a great deal of time, effort, Read More... Read More...
Author: Brian Janz

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