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Could the Key to Employee Engagement Be an Entrepreneurial Paradigm Shift in the Workplace?

March 25, 2021

ELI President Rob Herndon shared his thoughts with Small Biz Daily on an entrepreneurial paradigm shift in the workplace being the key to employee engagement. When people are engaged in their jobs, time flies and they forget they are working. They draw energy and mental resilience from their occupation. They feel enthusiastic, inspired, and proud of their work. Employee engagement sounds like something all of us can get behind—yet around the world, only about 30 percent…

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Seward County launches Kansas’ first Spanish Ice House Entrepreneurship Program

March 18, 2021

LIBERAL, Kan. (KSNW) – Southwest Kansas has the densest Hispanic population in the state according to the United States Census Bureau. But with diversity, can come obstacles — ones the Liberal community is looking to change. The Seward County Development Corporation and the Seward County Community College joined forces to create equal opportunities for their minority population through a mindset-driven class. The partnership launched the nation’s fifth and Kansas’ first, Ice House Entrepreneurship Program in which both content…

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ELI Newsletter | March 2021

March 11, 2021

Check out ELI’s monthly newsletter for our thought leadership and entrepreneurial updates on partners and events! March 2021 Newsletter

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Being an Effective Leader During Turbulent Times

February 19, 2021

Charlie Katz, Executive Creative Director at Bitbean, interviewed Gary as part of his series “5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Began Leading My Company,” published by Authority Magazine. Gary shared some advice for those starting new ventures based on his entrepreneurial journey. Authority Magazine, a Medium publication, is devoted to sharing interesting “thought leadership interview series” featuring people who are authorities in Business, Pop Culture, Wellness, Social Impact, and Tech. They use…

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Gary Schoeniger Interviewed on Coach the Coach by Business RadioX®

February 17, 2021

Gary was recently interviewed by Lee Kantor on Coach the Coach by Business RadioX ®, a podcast amplifying the voice of business by sharing unscripted conversations from local business leaders serving their market, their community, and their profession. He shared a bit about his own entrepreneurial journey and the work we do now! Listen Here

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ELI Newsletter | February 2021

February 10, 2021

Check out ELI’s monthly newsletter for our thought leadership and entrepreneurial updates on partners and events! February 2021 Newsletter

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ELI Newsletter | January 2021

January 14, 2021

Check out ELI’s monthly newsletter for our thought leadership and entrepreneurial updates on partners and events! January 2021 Newsletter

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ELI Newsletter | December 2020

December 9, 2020

Check out ELI’s monthly newsletter for our thought leadership and entrepreneurial updates on partners and events! December 2020 Newsletter

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GOProdigii and ELI Enter Agreement to Combine the Power of the Entrepreneurial Mindset With Technology to Innovate New Solutions to ESG Problems

December 8, 2020

  CLEVELAND, December 8, 2020 (Newswire) – GOProdigii, LLC. and The Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative announced today that they have entered into an agreement to collaborate on building a unique network of “Ice House Entrepreneurs” focused on helping to solve environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) problems such as climate change, clean water, and inequality of opportunity based on race.  “ELI is excited to coordinate with GOProdigii on this initiative. Our work focuses on training anyone how…

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