Archive for the ‘Entrepreneurship’ Category
Late in 2010, I began writing a journal every day, having abandoned the practice several years ago. Going full-time on Chiefist prompted me to start again. As my friends know, I like, use and admire high quality products, preferring a nice fountain pen to a Bic any day. So I looked around for a nice journal, and found an outstanding one in the Col. Littleton No. 9 Journal. Read the rest of this entry »
After a year of work, today is the BUILD 2011 Business Plan Competition. It’s been a great, challenging and inspiring year working with the kids. I’ll blog more about lessons from BUILD soon, but today’s a great day for the team — the Body Oilers. Great job, you all!
Scott Shane takes a look at entrepreneurship education: does it help?
By Guest Blogger Ryan Berg
Yesterday, I posted on the policy-side of the Bush tax cuts. Today, let’s examine the philosophical issues involved with them—to wit, the idea of “fairness” and what constitutes the government’s definition of “rich.” Read the rest of this entry »
Rosalind Resnick writes a good article on business plans in today’s Wall Street Journal. Bottom line, they force you to organize your thoughts about your business, and break up the work into manageable chunks. They discipline your thinking, or they should. And if you ever need to work with a bank for a loan, they will want to see a business plan. It will prove your seriousness about your business and your approach to it.
Scott Shane writes a article worth reading on immigration and entrepreneurship. He argues that the small disparity between immigrant entrepreneurs and native-born entrepreneurs does not warrant policies designed to increase immigration as a way to spur American entrepreneurship.
This is the second article of Scott Shane I have posted. Both have contained original perspectives on data and their implications. That’s exactly the kind of thinking and writing I enjoy. I will keep an eye out for more of his writings.