Solutions Are Entrepreneurs’ True Currency

March 10, 2021

  After interviewing hundreds of entrepreneurs, ELI’s Founder, Gary Schoeniger, has found one commonly held assumption that drives their behavior. They assume that by solving problems for others, they can empower themselves.  Solving others’ problems is the deceptively simple logic from which all other entrepreneurial attitudes, behaviors, and skills arise. It is also the underlying logic that enables them to recognize opportunities that others overlook. From this perspective, entrepreneurs learn to see problems as opportunities.…

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Categories: Entrepreneurial Mindset, Human Flourishing, Uncategorized

Spreading the Power of Entrepreneurial Thinking Statewide in North Carolina

March 4, 2021

This piece was written by ELI contributor Sarah Williamson. She is working on interviewing some of our most accomplished partners and facilitators.  Daisy Magnus-Aryitey doesn’t love public speaking, but you would never know it from her enthusiastic demeanor when she starts to talk about the importance of an entrepreneurial mindset. Magnus-Aryitey, an Ice House Facilitator, is the program director for the NC IDEA Foundation. The foundation fosters North Carolina’s economic development by supporting the entrepreneurial…

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Categories: Entrepreneurial Culture, Entrepreneurial Leadership, Entrepreneurial Learning, Entrepreneurial Mindset, Partner News

ELI’s Top of Mind – February 2021

February 24, 2021

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

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The Choice Is Yours: How Do We Respond to Adversity?

February 10, 2021

  The ability to choose the way we respond to our individual circumstances is perhaps the single most powerful ability we have as human beings. Yet it is often misunderstood and under-appreciated. Some may see this topic as diminishing the difficult circumstances many people face. The goal of this post is to unpack the ability to empower ourselves by tapping into this powerful human ability, to respond rather than react. It is also a fundamental…

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Categories: Entrepreneurial Mindset, Human Flourishing, Human Potential

ELI’s Top of Mind – January 2021

January 28, 2021

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

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Employee or Entrepreneur

Are You an Employee or an Entrepreneur? 

January 14, 2021

  If you’re like most, you probably think of an entrepreneur as someone who organizes and operates a business. Meanwhile, the rest of us think of ourselves as employees. And yet the world has changed in ways that now require everyone to think like an entrepreneur. As such, the distinction between employee and entrepreneur is rapidly becoming obsolete.  A brief history  It’s worth noting that the term “entrepreneur” emerged at the dawn of the industrial…

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

ELI’s Top of Mind – December 2020

December 23, 2020

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

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ELI’s Top of Mind – November 2020

November 25, 2020

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

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ELI’s Top of Mind – October 2020

October 29, 2020

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

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