I know dozens of entrepreneurship professors at campuses around the country and they’re almost universally great guys (they are typically male). I love what motivates them. They’re truly dedicated to developing young people.
Some professors do their research in laboratories or libraries. But when Utah State University business school’s Michael Glauser wanted to learn what successful small business owners in small-town America had in common, he hopped on a bike.
“We brought distribution to the nation, to every roofer out there— not just the big guy but the little guy, the guys in between, the girls in between,” Diane Hendricks says of ABC Supply , the wholesale roofing distributor she…
The headlines about Iran’s economy have faded, but the momentum hasn’t. The $400 billion economy, the second largest in the Middle East after Saudi Arabia, is expected to grow by almost 7% next year, according to the World Bank.
When I give talks to aspiring entrepreneurs, the first slide of my “go-to” presentation contains two photographs side-by-side. On the left is a picture of people relaxing on a yacht. On the right, the image is not so rosy.
Women entrepreneurs are articulate, tenacious and ambitious. To my understanding, a third of all new companies created today are run by women. Entrepreneurship supports economic growth and so what is good for women is good for the economy.
Researchers from 12 countries attended this year’s Diana Project International Research Conference, dedicated to advancing our understanding of women business owners and their businesses, to address questions focused upon two themes: gender and family business, and gender and innovation.