The Seven Habits of Highly Successful People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

September 30, 2014

The Seven Habits of Highly Successful People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change by Stephen R. Covey

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The Founder’s Dilemmas: Anticipating and Avoiding the Pitfalls That Can Sink a Startup

The Founder’s Dilemmas: Anticipating and Avoiding the Pitfalls That Can Sink a Startup by Noam Wasserman

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Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

June 30, 2016

by Carol S. Dweck After decades of research, world-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., discovered a simple but groundbreaking idea: the power of mindset. Dweck shows how success in school, work, sports, the arts, and almost every area of human endeavor can be dramatically influenced by how we think about our talents and abilities. People with a fixed mindset—those who believe that abilities are fixed—are less likely to flourish than those with a growth mindset—those…

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The Startup Owner’s Manual: The Step-by-Step Guide for Building a Great Company

September 30, 2014

by Steve Blank & Bob Dorf More than 100,000 entrepreneurs rely on The Startup Owner’s Manual for detailed, step-by-step instructions on building successful, scalable, profitable startups. This method was created by renowned Silicon Valley startup expert Steve Blank, acknowledged catalyst of the “Lean Startup” movement, and tested and refined by him for more than a decade. Buy the book here.

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Redefining Entrepreneurship Recorded Webinar

September 22, 2014

In this two-part webinar, ELI founder and course creator Gary Schoeniger offers compelling insight and a new approach that is redefining how entrepreneurship is being taught in classrooms and communities around the world.

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International Development Initiatives

A number of ELI’s Community College partners have expressed an interest in taking their entrepreneurial leadership abroad. ELI has tentative plans to work with Highline College and Hillsborough Community College to run pilots in Belize, South Africa, Indonesia and Egypt.

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Non-credit/Certificate Programs

Highline College (HC) in Des Moines, WA was also an early adopter of Ice House. HC has 8 certified Ice House Facilitators.

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Quick and Nimble: Lessons from Leading CEOs on how to Create a Culture of Innovation

by Adam Bryant In Quick and Nimble, Adam Bryant draws on interviews with more than two hundred CEOs to offer business leaders the wisdom and guidance to move an organization faster, to be quick and nimble, and to rekindle the whatever-it-takes collective spark of a start-up workplace, all with the goal of innovating and thriving in a relentlessly challenging global economy. By analyzing the lessons that these leaders have share offer useful insights and strategies for…

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Small Business Development Centers

In early 2014 the California Community Colleges Economic & Workforce Development system launched Operation Entrepreneurship, providing 500 student veterans the opportunity to take a compressed boot camp version of Ice House at SBDC’s across the state.

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