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What makes leaders effective in an environment that is rapidly changing, volatile, and unpredictable? And what makes those effective leaders get the most out of life?

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By: Ken Stier
After three tours of duty in Iraq as an Army medic, Will White came back stateside with a business idea.
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April 24, 2014
After three tours of duty in Iraq as an Army medic, Will White came back stateside with a business idea.
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April 9, 2014

Tech hubs are blossoming in America's big metros. Not just in Silicon Valley, but in New York City and Boston too. Richard Florida's new "Startup City" report shows tech firms and venture capital "shifting back to the great urban centers."

This growth is great. But what about the rest of America? Surely there must be innovation bubbling up there. And if it is, financial capital should follow.

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April 9, 2014

Abundance is a powerful word that promises many things.

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April 7, 2014

“The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you.”

― Bette Midler

There have been so many celebrations of failure in business recently, it seems success has become a dirty word. From ideas like “failing up” as a way to celebrate rightfully-earned humility to entrepreneurs boasting about their failed ventures to potential investors, one is left to wonder about what success actually means. 

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March 26, 2014

There is a general perception today that the typical entrepreneur is a 20-something tech wiz who builds a million-dollar social application out of his parent’s garage or college dorm room. The problem with this stereotype is that there is no such thing as a “typical” entrepreneur. Indeed, perhaps one of the few things common to all entrepreneurs is that they are not typical. They are risk takers and innovators, and often times, success means thinking in creative, untypical ways to satisfy an unaddressed consumer demand.

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March 10, 2014

There is a strange phenomenon occurring in the United States. On the one hand, Americans have a long tradition of championing the entrepreneur, the underdog who strikes out alone and captures the American Dream. On the other hand, successful entrepreneurs today are facing hostile arguments that say their success makes them the bad guy. 

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February 13, 2014
A new report by the Kauffman Foundation finds that America’s economy is becoming less dynamic, dampening the country’s growth prospects at a time when its fiscal challenges are becoming more entrenched.
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November 19, 2013
How can cities foster more entrepreneurs and startups?
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October 25, 2013
Can we get spending under control?
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October 23, 2013
If we are entering a period of stagnant growth, what does human flourishing look like?
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October 22, 2013
This past September marked 226 years since the framers of the United States Constitution adopted a sentence that changed the course of economic history
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October 18, 2013
Could beer fix the American economy?
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October 11, 2013
You don't have to be Yeezus to make money
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October 2, 2013
The JOBS Act was supposed to make it easier for entrepreneurs to raise capital and for individuals, but is it?
Library Article
September 11, 2013
It is not going to be easy, but it will be worth it
Library Article
September 11, 2013
One feature of great innovation cultures is an abundance mindset
Library Article
September 11, 2013
Entrepreneurship is more likely than centralized economic management to produce innovation and wealth
Library Article
September 11, 2013
Information sharing is key, but we have become our own worst enemy.
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September 5, 2013
What, exactly, is entrepreneurship?
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August 22, 2013
Is America on the verge of a new era?

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