An interesting discussion and focus on the teaching of entrepreneurship is underway this week. The Wall Street Journal asks in an article “Can Entrepreneurship be Taught?” The debate is focused on what better prepares an entrepreneur, education or real world experience.
Everyday brings an onslaught of activity, and we are all inundated with new to dos. Staying in touch with a client, pursing a lead, or following up with a potential employer can easily fall by the wayside. Don’t let that happen.
You have the mindset and the ideas but how can one avoid experiencing entrepreneurial burnout? There are many ways to keep engaged and motivated, but here are some suggestions from proven entrepreneurs via the Young Entrepreneur Council:
What do 5 of the top 10 people on Forbes list of the 400 richest Americans have in common? Their wealth is self-made. Collectively, the five are worth about $175,000,000,000 (that’s Billion). Looking at the 5 others reveals that the entrepreneurial spirit runs deep in their families. All together, the top 10 billionaires are worth $291 billion.
Joe Muscat, Partner & Strategic Growth Markets Leader, Ernst & Young, and NFTE Bay Area Regional Advisory Board member discusses here the importance of awards programs, including the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
NFTE President & CEO Amy Rosen just returned from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. She had the opportunity to meet with many entrepreneurs, corporate and political leaders and discuss NFTE's global presence.
Amy with Ayman Asfari, GCE of Petrofac Limited, former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, and Jim Turley, Chairman & CEO of Ernst & Young.
Two NFTE alumni, Kyle Wong (Brooklyn, NY) and Ariell Buckingham (Chicago), and NFTE President and CEO Amy Rosen are participating in the Global Competitiveness Forum in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, from January 21 to 25.
Consumers have the biggest megaphone ever in social media. One complaint accompanied by a telling picture or video can instantly go viral and impact the image of a brand. Gary Vaynerchuk shares on Next Wave how consumers are just recognizing this dynamic shift in power.
Social Entrepreneurs are in the spotlight a lot these days. They value creating social solutions more than traditional profits. Plus, it’s easier than ever with Facebook, Twitter or Google+ for social entrepreneurs to target customers who share similar passions. Are for-benefit companies the future, will they face issues competing with larger more traditional businesses, or is there room for all types of entrepreneurs in the marketplace?