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United Nations General Assembly: Ice House Feature

June 26, 2013

Ice House was featured by the Kauffman Foundation at the United Nations General Assembly on June 26, 2013. Download Speech Here

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Kent State Selects Who Owns the Ice House? as Freshman Common Read

May 21, 2013

In addition to offering ELI Programs, Kent State University in Ohio selected Who Owns the Ice House? Eight Life Lessons from an Unlikely Entrepreneur as the all Freshman Common Read. Read more about the program.

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Blog Talk Radio: Schoeniger Talks about the Pivot in Entrepreneurship

May 7, 2013

Gary Schoeniger talks about the mindset changes Americans need to undergo, the pivot entrepreneurs need to make in order to be successful microbusiness owners. Schoeniger is the co-founder and CEO of The Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative, (ELI) an organization dedicated to providing interactive entrepreneurship education programs for individuals and organizations worldwide. He’ll share stories on what it takes to go global. Listen here.

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Taulbert & Schoeniger Present Ice House at Seminole State College of Florida

May 3, 2012

Clifton Taulbert and Gary Schoeniger discussed the power of an entrepreneurial mindset, as described in their book “Who Owns the Ice House?” Read more here.

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Santa Fe College Hosts Taulbert & Schoeniger

May 2, 2012

Santa Fe College and Kauffman, the Foundation of Entrepreneurship, is hosting the Ice House Entrepreneurship Program on at the Santa Fe College Fine Arts Hall. This is an opportunity to celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit in Gainesville, meet the developers of this program and the authors of “Who Owns the Ice House? Eight Life-Lessons from an Unlikely Entrepreneur,” and recognize graduates from the TechQuest, Entrepreneurship Academy and Bradford Incubator programs. Read more here.

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The Power of Choice: Halfaker’s CEO Showcased in Ice House

September 8, 2011

Washington, DC—Eyeing small business growth as one of the keys to strengthening the American economy, the Ice House Entrepreneurship Program is working hard to get more people on the path to starting their own business. The program is designed to remind aspiring entrepreneurs of the fundamental concepts of an entrepreneurial mindset and the opportunities it can provide. Dawn Halfaker, CEO of Halfaker and Associates, was recently showcased as an Ice House Entrepreneur, a combat veteran…

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Huffington Post: Ice House Entrepreneurs – From Disabled Veteran To CEO

August 24, 2011

Before writing the foreword for Who Owns the Ice House, I wanted to better understand the eight life lessons the authors wrote about and subsequently architected an incredible entrepreneurship training program around. In particular, I scrutinized the sequence they chose to use in laying out a prescription for a self-directed life enabled by embracing an entrepreneurial mindset. Not surprising, at least not to me, was their decision to start the book with Choice. For me, exercising our…

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Huffington Post: Ice House Entrepreneurs Battle Hardship with Entrepreneurship

August 16, 2011

Entrepreneurship is not the easiest of life choices to make, but it is arguably among the most vital for our economy. Supported by tomes of research and policy recommendations from the Kauffman Foundation, it is the activity that produces new jobs, creates wealth and grows the economy. Today, the life-lessons captured in the Ice House Entrepreneurship Program remind us of the fundamental concepts of an entrepreneurial mindset and the opportunities it can provide. Read the full Huffington Post article here.  

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Ice House Launches

June 29, 2011

(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) June 29, 2011– A new, inspiring online education program designed to engage students in the unlimited opportunities that an entrepreneurial mindset can provide launches today. Backed by the support of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, the world’s largest foundation dedicated to advancing entrepreneurship, the Ice House Entrepreneurship Program is an interactive online learning program that enables participants to learn from the firsthand experiences of successful real-world entrepreneurs. “The Kauffman Foundation is proud…

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