• Ep 53 Immigrant Entrepreneurship

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    This week on Top of Mind, Diana Kander sits down with entrepreneur Benny Lee, CEO of DuraComm, to discuss what it was like being an immigrant entrepreneur in the United States.

  • Ep 52 Enactus US Championship Team

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    Prentiss Earl, entrepreneur in residence at Kauffman, sits down with members of the Enactus National Championship team to discuss their winning project, and continuing on to compete in China for the Enactus World Cup.

  • Ep 51 Missouri Star Quilt Company Part 2

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    This week on Top of Mind, we travel to Hamilton, Mo. for the second half of our two-part series to see how one of Missouri Star Quilt Company's co-founders used his tech background to put this startup ahead of its competition.

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Top of Mind Blog: Commentary & Insights on Entrepreneurship

The Top of Mind Blog brings an array of editorial views to current events shaping the world of entrepreneurship. Engage, exchange, and expand your own view of the world!

  • How I Got a Ridiculous Deal on a Car and Why Your Customers Have All the Power

    12/15/2014

    When I walked into a local car dealership in Columbia, Mo. earlier this year, I knew which car I wanted and I had a plan to get it at a great price. Within thirty seconds of walking onto the showroom floor, a sales rep named Chad asked me to step into his cubicle with promises of "any soft drink ...

  • Why Being an Expert on Your Product Won't Seal the Deal with a Customer

    12/4/2014

    Entrepreneurs are experts when it comes to their technologies. But the line of people who know their products inside, outside and sideways probably ends with them.

  • The New Standards of a Startup Board

    11/20/2014

    Long gone are the days of lazy, corporate board luncheons. At least that's what David Beatty, Conway Chair of the Clarkson Centre for Business Ethics and Board Effectiveness at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management, says. According to Beatty, today's boards are "smaller, harder ...

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