How to Think (and Act) Like an Entrepreneur

August 1, 2018

  Photo by Joshua Earle on Unsplash Part One of Eight What is it that enables entrepreneurs to identify opportunities that others overlook? And how do they mobilize the resources and marshal the resilience, the creativity, and critical thinking that enables them to transform their ideas into thriving new businesses that not only generate wealth,…

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Categories: Entrepreneurial Learning, Entrepreneurial Mindset, Human Flourishing, Human Potential

The Entrepreneurial Mindset in a Maximum Security Prison

July 9, 2018

  It’s been almost six years since we launched the Ice House Entrepreneurial Mindset Program at the Kauffman Foundation in Kansas City. Since then, nearly 2,000 leaders in education, business, and nonprofits have become certified to deliver the Ice House Programs across a wide range of applications. As a result, we have seen promising evidence…

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Entrepreneurship in Government

Driving Engagement & Innovation in Government

May 3, 2018

  Declining Government Employee Engagement Employee engagement is a significant challenge for government agencies. In fact, employee engagement is lower in public sectors than private sectors. And, while 71% of state and local government employees are not engaged in their work, 17% of those employees are actively disengaged, working against the mission of the organization.…

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Categories: Employee Engagement, Entrepreneurial Culture, Entrepreneurial Leadership, Entrepreneurial Learning, Entrepreneurial Mindset, Entrepreneurial Workforce, Entrepreneurship Training, Human Potential, Learning & Development, Redefining Entrepreneurship, Workforce Development

ELI Top of Mind — April 2018

April 12, 2018

  Top of Mind is ELI’s favorite entrepreneurial mindset studies, articles, papers, books, and talks. Check out this month’s selection! Read Here

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Entrepreneurial Fab Labs Drive Rural Economic Development

April 4, 2018

Entrepreneurial activity is widely recognized as the primary engine of economic growth. By inventing new products and services or improving those that already exist, entrepreneurs create new jobs that generate wealth, revitalize communities, and improve the overall quality of lives. And, fab labs have emerged as a mechanism to stimulate entrepreneurial behavior by providing the…

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ELI Top of Mind — March 2018

March 22, 2018

  Top of Mind is ELI’s favorite entrepreneurial mindset studies, articles, papers, books, and talks. Check out this month’s selection! Read Here

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An Entrepreneurial Mindset for the New World of Work

March 19, 2018

The world is changing rapidly. From artificial intelligence, robotics, and self-driving cars to the new “gig” economy, the evidence of dramatic change is abundantly clear. Suddenly, the rules for survival have changed and the mindset that once enabled us to succeed is rapidly becoming obsolete. We are at the dawn of a new workforce revolution;…

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Categories: Employee Engagement, Entrepreneurial Culture, Entrepreneurial Leadership, Entrepreneurial Learning, Entrepreneurial Mindset, Entrepreneurial Workforce, Workforce Development

ELI Top of Mind — February 2018

February 22, 2018

  Top of Mind is ELI’s favorite entrepreneurial mindset studies, articles, papers, books, and talks. Check out this month’s selection here! Read Here

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An Interdisciplinary Approach to Creating Entrepreneurial Learning Environments

January 27, 2018

With technological advancements, changing job types, and a new world of work, education must think beyond preparing graduates for a traditional pathway to one career. Rather, it is critical that we empower all graduates to be entrepreneurial whether they work in existing organizations, create their own jobs, or become independent contractors in the “gig” economy.…

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Categories: Entrepreneurial Learning, Entrepreneurial Mindset, Entrepreneurial Workforce, Entrepreneurship Education, Entrepreneurship Training, Student Engagement, Student Success

Creating the Societies of the Future

December 12, 2017

  ELI Founder Gary Schoeniger keynoted the Junior Achievement Europe 2017 Annual Conference in Sofia, Bulgaria, and the conference theme was “Investing in Europe’s Transformers through Education & Innovation.” Conference organizers conducted the interview below with Schoeniger: 1. How can societies create “new” people who can solve new challenges and have a happy life? Big thinkers around…

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Categories: Entrepreneurial Learning, Entrepreneurial Mindset, Entrepreneurship Education, Human Flourishing, Human Potential, Redefining Entrepreneurship