Shifting Entrepreneurship from the Perimeter to the Core

February 14, 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. Visit their blog here. Entrepreneurship has never been more important than it is today. Academic, business, Read More

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An Entrepreneurial Mindset for Student Success

October 25, 2016

In this NISOD Paper, An Entrepreneurial Mindset for Student Success, ELI Founder Gary Schoeniger and ELI President Bree Langemo share a promising new approach to student success. Read More

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NACCE Members Enhance Student Success Campaign – Winter/Spring

Winter/Spring 2016 In this NACCE Community College Entrepreneurship Journal Article, President Bree Langemo shares how NACCE and ELI have partnered on a Student Success Campaign to impact 10,000 student mindsets. Read More

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#MLTSfilm and the Power of Obliquity

October 23, 2015

Last Sunday, my wife and I attended a screening of Most Likely to Succeed — a must-see film for anyone interested in or connected to education in this country. Hosted by ShiftMich, the event included the film and a panel discussion with local educators, one student, and the Founding Producer of the film, Ted Dintersmith. Read More

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Entrepreneurship Education Reimagined

August 31, 2015

Originally posted at the Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network (KEEN) blog on August 28, 2015. In todays 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. Policy makers from the White House to the World Economic Read More

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Framing The Brain For Learning

August 7, 2015

In the recent edition of Community College Entrepreneurship, a publication of the National Association of Community College Entrepreneurship, ELI CEO Thom Ruhe contributed an article on the importance of storytelling in education. As he says in the piece, storytelling frames the brain for learning. To read more, click here. Read NACCE JOURNAL FALL 2015: Framing Read More

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Smiles in Salina: Economic Development Training

July 24, 2015

  The Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative (ELI) was recently hired by the Kansas Association of Regional Development Organizations (KARDO) to provide training for 50+ members representing the state’s economic development organizations, SBDCs, Universities, and policy makers. The full-day training focused on emerging trends in entrepreneurship education and the societal implications for better understanding, encouraging, and supporting Read More

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Part of an Entrepreneurial Mindset is Constant Learning

July 7, 2015

Michael Crawford, ELI Chief Academic Officer, talks about entrepreneurship, mindset, and the Ice House Entrepreneurship Program to The DIY Learner.  Listen to this podcast and learn how that entrepreneurial thinking is what forward-thinking educators are saying is needed. Listen to the Podcast: www.TheDIYLearner.comhttp://elimindset.com/part-of-an-entrepreneurial-mindset-is-constant-learning/http://elimindset.com/part-of-an-entrepreneurial-mindset-is-constant-learning/

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Foundations for Young Adult Success: A Developmental Framework

June 29, 2015

The University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research published a concept paper titled, ‘Foundations for Young Adult Success: A Developmental Framework.’ In the paper, in an effort to bolster the work of practitioners, administrators, and policy makers who influence youth development, the ingredients for young adult success are defined and described. Though not a Read More

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New (and improved) Thinking in Philanthropy

June 18, 2015

I recently read something very promising in an online post by Darren Walker. “… our aim is to ask not, ‘How do we make this grant successful?’ but rather, ‘How do we help make this organization successful?’” Mr. Walker is the President of the Ford Foundation, and his post was a big announcement, at least Read More

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