Gary Schoeniger

Shifting Entrepreneurship from the Perimeter to the Core

May 31, 2017

  As a guest writer for the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation in South Africa, ELI Founder Gary Schoeniger shares how a new framework will be required in order to move entrepreneurship from the perimeter to the core of the way education operates. Entrepreneurship has never been more important than it is today. Academic, business, government, and nonprofit leaders around the world have begun to recognize entrepreneurship education as essential for creating the societies of the future.…

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Categories: Entrepreneurial Learning, Entrepreneurial Mindset, Entrepreneurship Education, Redefining Entrepreneurship, Student Engagement

Small Towns, Big Potential

April 17, 2017

  Historically, small-town America has been a hotbed of entrepreneurial activity. However, data demonstrates that during the economic recovery in the early 1990s, counties with fewer than 100,000 residents contributed at the highest rate in adding new businesses to the economy. Nurturing entrepreneurial growth helps create a thriving environment…

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Categories: Entrepreneurial Mindset, Entrepreneurship Education, Entrepreneurship Training, Human Potential

The Power of Human Potential

February 15, 2017

  Human potential is one of our world’s greatest untapped resources. If we can help individuals reach new heights through the knowledge and practice of an entrepreneurial mindset, we will help move our world closer to a consistent state of human flourishing.

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Categories: Entrepreneurial Culture, Entrepreneurial Learning, Entrepreneurial Mindset, Entrepreneurship Education, Entrepreneurship Training, Human Flourishing, Human Potential, Student Completion, Student Engagement

NACCE Members Embrace Student Success Campaign

October 25, 2016

In this NACCE Community College Entrepreneurship Journal Article, former President Bree Langemo shares how community colleges across the United States are embracing the entrepreneurial mindset as a means to student success.

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Categories: Entrepreneurial Leadership, Entrepreneurial Workforce, Entrepreneurship Education, Entrepreneurship Training, Student Completion, Student Engagement, Student Success

An Entrepreneurial Mindset for Student Success

May 31, 2016

Student engagement is a growing challenge for many community colleges as funding models shift from access to completion. Meanwhile, as the skills gap widens, employers are increasingly demanding a workforce with innovative and entrepreneurial attitudes and skills. The key to meeting these complex challenges is to equip students with an entrepreneurial mindset at the onset of their academic journey.

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

Advancing Student Success, Together

February 15, 2016

Employers are increasingly demanding an innovative and entrepreneurial workforce with critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration, communication, and other entrepreneurial skills. Seventy-seven percent of employers report that these soft skills are as important as technical skills. Funding models for higher education are now shifting their focus from college access to completion, therefore creating an urgent need to increase completion rates while producing graduates who possess the knowledge and skills that the workforce demands.

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Categories: Entrepreneurial Leadership, Entrepreneurial Mindset, Entrepreneurial Workforce, Entrepreneurship Education, Entrepreneurship Training, Redefining Entrepreneurship, Student Completion, Student Engagement, Student Success

Entrepreneurship Education Reimagined

August 31, 2015

Originally posted on the Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network (KEEN) blog on August 28, 2015. This has since been removed. In today’s highly dynamic, interconnected world, the need to encourage and support entrepreneurial thinking at all levels of society including public, private, and non-profit sectors is rapidly becoming a global imperative. Policymakers from the White House to the World Economic Forum have identified entrepreneurship education as essential for building the societies of the future, stating; “Entrepreneurship…

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

“Entrepreneurial Mindset” Bolsters Inventive Entrepreneur

February 12, 2014

Entrepreneur John Wesley Davolt, of Independence, Kansas, was well into the product development phase when he decided to take the “Entrepreneurial Mindset” course at Independence Community College (ICC) in the fall of 2012. The new course, taught by well-known Independence business advisor and academic Jim Correll, is rooted in the Ice House Entrepreneurship curriculum, which sheds traditional approaches that emphasize market research, financing, and business plans. Instead, the Ice House program focuses on critical thinking,…

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Categories: Entrepreneurial Learning, Entrepreneurial Mindset, Entrepreneurship Education