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Entrepreneurship News Round-Up: Week of 6/29/2009
Barry Ritholtz on the Big Picture blog delves into a new article in "Scientific America" titled The Neuroscience Science of Bubbles and Busts. The article, which he calls "fascinating stuff," is a look at the “worst economic crisis since the Great Depression,” from the perspective of understanding... [More]
Posted by: Thom Ruhe
on June 29, 2009
VIDEO: Speaking About Entrepreneurship at the C2ER Conference
  Earlier this month, I had the privilege of addressing a roomful of individuals at the 49th Annual Conference of the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) in Kansas City, MO.  The theme of this year’s event was "Energizing Entrepreneurship: Monitoring Progress, Making Change,” and... [More]
Posted by: Thom Ruhe
on June 26, 2009
Entrepreneurship News Round-Up: Week of 6/22/2009
Tyler Cowen on the Marginal Revolution blog raises the question (again) "which would you rather have, the fiscal stimulus or $775 billion in public health programs? Even better, how about $300 billion in stimulus -- the immediate stuff like aid to state governments -- and... [More]
Posted by: Thom Ruhe
on June 26, 2009
Entrepreneurship Is “Boom-ing”
“Economists know that entrepreneurship will drive the economy back to health, but many people may be surprised to learn that the baby boom generation is behind the wheel, according to a new study by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.” As detailed in this recent... [More]
Posted by: Thom Ruhe
on June 24, 2009
VIDEO: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer says "The time is now!"
It sounds like the intro line from a corny recruitment brochure – “Want to make money, change the world – and have fun doing it?”  But according to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, entrepreneurship might be the way to do just that! While speaking at the... [More]
Posted by: Thom Ruhe
on June 22, 2009
Entrepreneurship News Round-Up: Week of 6/15/2009
Tyler Cowen on the Marginal Revolution blog raises the question (again), "which would you rather have, the fiscal stimulus or $775 billion in public health programs? Even better, how about $300 billion in stimulus -- the immediate stuff like aid to state governments -- and... [More]
Posted by: Thom Ruhe
on June 22, 2009
Understanding Innovation
Successful entrepreneurship is, in many respects, a “perfect storm” of strategic planning, market opportunity, hard work, perseverance, the right team and countless other factors – some within your control as an entrepreneur, and some that aren’t.  One factor that often plays a large role in... [More]
Posted by: Thom Ruhe
on June 19, 2009
Talking About Entrepreneurship on The Lou Hutt Show – XM Satellite Radio
"Your goals are influenced by your dreams; Your dreams, a reflection of your experience; Your experience is measured by your success, And your success is the bottom line.” A few weeks ago, I was an in-studio guest on entrepreneur/CPA/lawyer/author Lou Hutt’s popular XM Radio show... [More]
Posted by: Thom Ruhe
on June 18, 2009
eBay Sellers Challenge to Spark Entrepreneurial Spirit
San Jose, Calif.—June 9, 2009— eBay today launched the eBay Sellers Challenge, a unique initiative with a simple goal: empower and inspire entrepreneurs to grow existing businesses – or start new ones – on eBay.  The Sellers Challenge asks entrepreneurs to answer a simple... [More]
Posted by: Thom Ruhe
on June 12, 2009
Downsize Me!
When hearing stories of downsizing –  or “right-sizing” as is the popular euphemism of the day – one usually considers large manufacturing, construction firms or even big banks. These are the industries that have recently sustained large job losses due to the global economic collapse... [More]
Posted by: Thom Ruhe
on June 12, 2009

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