Entrepreneurship Training Program Launches in New Haven

July 10, 2015

Storrs, Conn.: The Connecticut Small Business Development Center launched the first-ever Ice House Entrepreneurship Program™ in Connecticut this week as part of the City of New Haven’s Summer Youth Program and in conjunction with the city’s Small Business Academy. Read the full article: http://ctsbdc.com/newhaven-ice-house/http://elimindset.com/entrepreneurship-training-program-launches-in-new-haven/

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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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Southern Bancorp to Educate Leaders

June 22, 2015

Helena Arkansas in June is warm — very warm. But we were assured the 95-degree heat we were experiencing was mild compared to average temperatures in August. The heat notwithstanding, we had a genuine privilege to partner with Southern Bancorp to educate leaders from various communities throughout the Delta with our renowned curriculum and training, 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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Colorado Lending Source Receives Innovation in Economic Development Award for IHEP

June 11, 2015

Denver—On Monday, May 13, 2015, the National Association of Development Companies (NADCO) announced Colorado Lending Source as a recipient of the Innovation in Economic Development Award. During the NADCO Spring Summit in Washington, D.C., the Diamond Award Series recognized two organizations that exemplified excellence in the area of economic development. Colorado Lending Source received one Read More

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Now Everyone’s an Entrepreneur

April 24, 2015

The Entrepreneurial Learning’s Ice House Student Success program equips students with the perseverance and determination of an entrepreneurial mindset at the onset of their academic journey, empowering them to take ownership of their own success, academically and beyond.  This week, the Chronicle of Higher Education covers the evolution of an entrepreneurship mindset moving across college disciplines in their article Read More

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Creating Unlikely Entrepreneurs in Russia and the U.S.

April 20, 2015

Russia’s rate of entrepreneurial intention, which measures how many people plan to own businesses in the next three years, is extremely low (under 5 percent), and entrepreneurship rates in the U.S. are falling steadily, especially among minorities.  Learn how The Eurasia Foundation’s U.S.-Russia Social Expertise Exchange (SEE), members of the SEE Community Development Working Group Read More

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Young People Need to Know Entrepreneurship Is Hard

April 8, 2015

Current research indicates the need to invest in and scale entrepreneurship education as business creation is not the only beneficial outcome of entrepreneurship education. Entrepreneurship is a key 21st century workforce skill and is also linked to higher academic achievement. Learning about entrepreneurship ignites an entrepreneurial mindset and students begin to think and act like Read More

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What educators get wrong about entrepreneurship

April 7, 2015

In today’s education landscape, entrepreneurship is picking up steam. Recent articles have emphasized the need to have more entrepreneurs in society, have encouraged educators to work to help students unleash their entrepreneurial talents, and have speculated whether schools can help students think entrepreneurially. Yet something seems unclear. What do educators mean by entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial Read More

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