By Doug McCullough and Brooke Medina If you ask most people about their impression of entrepreneurship, they might use words like “small business” or “innovation” or describe it as “working for yourself.” Some may go beyond that and paint a picture of an audacious Silicon Valley founder who boldly takes risks and tirelessly overcomes challenges. For others, an … [Read more...] about What Is Entrepreneurship?
By Brooke Medina and Doug McCullough Whether you’re a young graduate just starting your career or someone who is feeling the vocational version of the “Seven Year Itch,” the secret to professional development is taking control of the direction of your career. Many young professionals have been taught to ask for permission and seek guidance at every turn. At times this is … [Read more...] about How to Be the CEO of Your Own Career
By Brooke Medina and Doug McCullough Senator Elizabeth Warren is right that the path to wealth is through entrepreneurship. The senator recently released her “Leveling the Playing Field for Entrepreneurs” plan, a proposal that claims to help minorities who are starting businesses. This plan comes on the tails of her indignation toward wealthy Americans, referring to them … [Read more...] about There Is No Government Shortcut for Entrepreneurial Success
By Brooke Medina and Doug McCullough Professional success and entrepreneurship can be rewarding, but they have their limitations. Joy and ultimate meaning are too often viewed as byproducts of landing that dream job or reaching a certain income. But instead of expecting our work life to dictate our outlook, we need to flip the script. By choosing to begin each workday with a … [Read more...] about How Bringing Joy to Work Can Improve Your Life (and Save You From Burnout)
By Doug McCullough and Brooke Medina Polls suggesting that millennials have a favorable view of socialism are well publicized. Less known are polls showing that 90 percent of millennials have a positive view of entrepreneurship, and 58 percent of millennial respondents believe they are more entrepreneurial than previous generations. So far, though, millennials have not been … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Address Millennial Pessimism about Capitalism