Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

What is the history of entrepreneurship in America?


Entrepreneurship is the vehicle for creating new jobs, generating revenue, advancing innovation, enhancing productivity, and improving business models and processes. Despite the challenges, entrepreneurship has never before been more vital to our economy than it is today. It is our best offense for economic progress and our finest defense against the status quo. Promoting entrepreneurship is in everyone’s best interest.

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What is the entrepreneurial life cycle?

The Entrepreneurial Life Cycle repeats itself in businesses of all sizes, from start-ups in a garage to corporate entrepreneurship activities in global Fortune 500 companies. It starts with an entrepreneur who perceives an opportunity, creates an organization to pursue it, assembles the required resources, implements a practical plan, assumes the risks and the rewards, all in a timely manner for

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Stanford Business Insights – How to Handle Tough Questions During A Presentation


Anyone with a novel idea, from an entrepreneur to a product marketer, should know how to handle a suspicious audience. By nature, human beings are risk averse. People will go to great lengths to avoid potential negative outcomes — much greater lengths than they will go to attain potential positive ones. This orientation toward the status quo often compels us

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India Awakes – Documentary Profiles Entrepreneurs and Economic Development in India


India is coming alive and flourishing economically. In fact, Citigroup estimates that by 2050, it will have the world’s largest economy, larger than China and the United States. For many centuries, only the politically connected and elite prospered in India, while the rest of the population lived in poverty. However, since 1991, 250 million people have been lifted out of

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How does economics connect to entrepreneurship?


Discussions of Why Economics Matters to Entrepreneurs Entrepreneurship is seeing some great popularity at universities these days. The concept of entrepreneurship has been in our modern society for thousands of years and in the history of economic study. But we somehow delegate the subject and learning of economics to the academics and policy makers. Almost never are the two subjects

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Does Your Business Support Social Entrepreneurship? Start Your Corporate Social Responsibility Audit


Is your company a good global citizen? Does your company “walk-the-talk?” How do you know? Do you want to “unleash” the social entrepreneurs at your work? This audit will help you measure your company’s actual social performance against the social objectives it has set for itself. Many successful companies have become world-renowned for incorporating social causes and social initiatives into

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Pepperdine University Honors Robert W Price with Community Service Awards

Pepperdine University Announced the Winners of the 7th Annual George Awards Presented in Santa Monica, California, the awards recognize a select number of students, alumni, faculty, and corporate partners who exemplify integrity, stewardship, courage, and compassion, while enriching the business world through their superior skills and entrepreneurial spirit. “The legacy and dedication of George Graziadio is carried on through the

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Edmund Hillary Climbing Mt Everest on May 29 1953 – Climb Your Mountain and Plant Your First Prover Flag


For an entrepreneur, when times are good, cash flow is the oil that keeps a venture running smoothly. But cash is like oxygen at the summit of Mt. Everest, run out of cash and trouble brews really fast. Every entrepreneur planning a new venture faces the same dilemma: – What are the critical capital resources? – How much cash (financial

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BizWorld Supports Teaching Entrepreneurship To Third Graders in New Jersey

bizworld-04cl, a global non-profit providing hands-on and engaging entrepreneurship education programs for elementary and middle school children, announced that, after a successful pilot program last spring, Edison Township Public Schools is implementing its BizWorld® program in every third-grade classroom in the school district starting March 2015. A total of 55 third grade classrooms across 10 schools will participate in the

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