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It’s Okay To Prepare For Your Dreams

It’s Okay To Prepare For Your Dreams

| March 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Do what you love. Take risks. Fail. Skip the MBA and start your own business.  These are common themes among today’s young professionals. For every one article that promotes a traditional path to success (hard work, getting an MBA, climbing the corporate ladder, remaining loyal to one company) there are 10 articles that promote dropping […]

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10 Tips They Probably Won’t Teach you in Business School

10 Tips They Probably Won’t Teach you in Business School

| November 26, 2013 | 2 Comments

1.) How to listen well Active listening is perhaps one of the most powerful things a person in sales or business can learn. It’s rare in this world that one seeks to understand before being understood, as Steven Covey said.  If we’re to create great products and services that our customers want, we have to […]

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Want To Be An Entrepreneur? Then Get Your MBA (really)

Want To Be An Entrepreneur? Then Get Your MBA (really)

| September 20, 2013 | 7 Comments

I am an entrepreneur — a moderately shocking fact for a kid from Cleveland, Ohio. What’s more shocking? I’m a very proud graduate of UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. Yep, I willingly left the workforce for two years in order to pay to attend business school. There is a standard list of reasons why […]

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5 Pieces of Advice for Entrepreneurial MBAs

5 Pieces of Advice for Entrepreneurial MBAs

| April 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

For entrepreneurs, business school presents a unique set of choices and opportunities that can drastically alter a founder’s chance of success — for better or worse. I founded Troop ID while I was an MBA candidate at Harvard Business School in February of 2010. And while today we employ 17 people and sign up nearly 1,000 new […]

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The University Entrepreneurship Report

The University Entrepreneurship Report

| December 4, 2012 | 1 Comment

Do certain university’s graduate more entrepreneurs than others?  Read the University Entrepreneurship Report to find out: Brought to you by: AccountingDegree.com

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Can Entrepreneurship be Taught in Graduate Schools?

Can Entrepreneurship be Taught in Graduate Schools?

| April 26, 2012 | 5 Comments

If you’re reading this, chances are that you want to be the next Mark Zuckerburg, Andrew Mason or Jack Dorsey. You’re not alone. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, over 550,000 new small businesses are created every year in America. Business schools (including Richard Ivey School of Business that I attend) are trying to capitalize […]

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Should Young Entrepreneurs Ditch College?

Should Young Entrepreneurs Ditch College?

| December 7, 2010 | 5 Comments

It’s an argument that may never be settled: are young entrepreneurs better off going to college or not going to college? The founders of Google met in the Ph.D. program at Stanford, whilst Steve Jobs famously dropped out of college. So which path is best? At different times I’ve been extremely anti-college, extremely pro-college, and […]

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Getting Your MBA? 10 Courses You Must Take to be an Entrepreneur!

Getting Your MBA? 10 Courses You Must Take to be an Entrepreneur!

| September 2, 2010 | 1 Comment

Now we all know that nothing replaces real world experience. No course will truly show you what it takes or teach you every lesson you are going to encounter when starting a business. However if you are in school and getting an MBA the best thing you can do is take courses that will help […]

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