Archive for June, 2012

Steve Mariotti: Why Every School in America Should Teach Entrepreneurship

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Kaizen interviewee and NFTE founder Steve Mariotti writes for Time about the importance of teaching entrepreneurship in schools. For Mr. Mariotti, teaching entrepreneurship has four major benefits:

—Engage young people in school by teaching math, reading, writing and communication within the motivating context of starting and operating a small business.
—Teach young people about the market economy and how ownership leads to wealth creation.
—Encourage an entrepreneurial mindset so our youth will succeed whether they pursue higher education, enter the workforce, or become entrepreneurs.
—Make young people financially literate so they can save and invest to achieve goals like home ownership and retirement.

Read the full article here.

Denver SBCC Facebook Page

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

The Denver, Colorado Small Business Chamber of Commerce’s Facebook page is a great resource for entrepreneurs and people thinking about becoming entrepreneurs everywhere. Visitors can find informative and inspirational videos, links to useful websites, podcasts, and workshops.

Check it out here.

Watch an interesting video from the SBCC page below:

The Entrepreneurial Process

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

What makes entrepreneurs tick? Creative knowledge, initiative, trial and error, perseverance, and more. This mini lecture by Dr. Stephen Hicks, CEE’s Executive Director, is part of a new series of short, instructional lectures on entrepreneurship.

The series is produced by the Center for Ethics and Entrepreneurship.

Related:
Professor Alexei Marcoux on Defining Entrepreneurship: Schumpeter, Kirzner, and Knight.

Forthcoming:
Entrepreneurship and Virtue
Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics
Managing for Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship and International Business

Francesco Clark on Overcoming Tragedy

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

Kaizen interviewee Franceso Clark writes for Style about his path from despair following his paralyzing accident to a meaningful existence, demonstrating the crucial entrepreneurial trait of persistence.

Read the article here.