Is Our Education System Hurting Entrepreneurship?

    In a world beset by economic challenges, cultural discord and environmental deterioration, the English philosopher Sir Ken Robinson believes he has the solution to man’s most fundamental problems: Imagination. An evolved notion of creativity is humanity’s defining trait, Robinson says, in that it allows us to examine the past as well as anticipate the future […]

    How the Changing Education Landscape is Helping Entrepreneurs

    The higher-education industry is changing drastically and that change is good for business — and entrepreneurs. Colleges and universities are no longer the gatekeeper of information or the only game in town. Instead, numerous new providers are entering the fray, increasing competition for students (customers) and driving down prices. Not only are these new services […]

    The Secret Entrepreneurial Lessons of a Liberal Arts Education

    Despite reports that liberal arts colleges and universities are failing to prepare students for careers, entrepreneurial students can leverage a liberal arts education to learn the skills to create high paying jobs and transform industries. Beyond the obvious skills colleges provide — critical thinking, communication and scientific validation — here are the less obvious abilities […]

    Business Schools Should be Transformed to Drive Entrepreneurism

    As we continue to recover from a global recession and look to the future, it’s imperative that we build more entrepreneurial-driven academic institutions. Not only will this provide the foundation for much-needed innovation, it also will strengthen economies by providing jobs and fostering sustainable growth in enterprises. Lessons can be learned from universities around the […]

  • 14 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

    Whether they’re battle-tested veterans or fresh-faced newbies, entrepreneurs undergo an intense learning process when establishing and launching a business. Even those who’ve been through it before typically face a certain amount of uncertainty. That’s why it’s critical that they learn as much as possible about their specific area of business as well as entrepreneurship as […]

    Life Changers: 15 of the Most Inspirational Books For Entrepreneurs

    Every once in a while, you read a book that changes you — inspiring your career, clarifying your goals, challenging your thinking. The right book can give you the courage to start your business, the reality check that you’re not yet ready or the quiet affirmation that you’re not alone in your fears or ambitions. It can set […]

    What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Stephen King

    Stephen King, that master of horror, is as terrifying as he is prolific and successful. His books have sold more than 350 million copies — not to mention numerous film and television adaptations. He’s also the author of short stories, nonfiction, novellas, screenplays, essays, poems, comics and countless scribbles on napkins in diners across Maine. His website […]