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Why Do We Do the Things We Do?

Posted on July 31, 2012

Richard (Dick) Lester ’03 is the Executive Director of the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship and a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Management, Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. His current research interests focus on corporate governance, upper echelons, and entrepreneurship. Prior to his academic career, Richard spent 25 years in […]

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Are Leaders Born, Or Are They Made?

Posted on July 24, 2012

Sherman Wright Co-founder and Managing Partner of commongroundSherman Wright is co-founder and managing partner of award-winning marketing agency, commonground. The Chicago-based agency recently received the distinction of being named one of the 13 most successful companies to watch in 2012 by Black Enterprise Magazine. Sherman sits on several corporate and non-profit boards including Chicago Advertising […]

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Friday Link Round-Up: July 20th, 2012

Posted on July 20, 2012

Howdy! Here is this week’s list of articles that we found intriguing. Let us know in the comments if you saw any other insightful articles this week! The Million Dollar Elevator Ride Seven Great Entrepreneurship Books That Have Nothing to Do with Business Cheating Business Minds: How to Break the Cycle Ask the Expert: Five […]

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Staying in the Game with Innovation

Posted on July 17, 2012

James Benham President and Founder of JBKnowledgeJames Benham is the founder and president of JB Knowledge Technologies, Inc. an information technology services provider and maker of the SmartBidNet and SmartCompliance software solutions. JBKnowledge specializes in enterprise application and database development, electronic data interchange, strategy consulting, mobile solutions, and web design and development, focusing on the […]

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Friday Link Round-Up: July 13th, 2012

Posted on July 13, 2012

Howdy! Here is this week’s list of articles that we found intriguing. Let us know in the comments if you saw any other insightful articles this week! Two Radical Ideas for Start-Up Success Five Ways to Make Your Own Happiness Making Innovation Work Seven Tips to Successful Fundraising for Young Entrepreneurs

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Friday Link Round-Up, July 6th 2012

Posted on July 6, 2012

Howdy! We at the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship hope that you had a wonderful Independence Day! Here is this week’s list of articles that we found intriguing. Let us know in the comments if you saw any other insightful articles this week! Top Three Bonehead Moves Entrepreneurs Make How to Start Up and […]

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Students Collaborate on Summer Incubator Class

Posted on July 3, 2012

Shelly Brenckman Student at Texas A&M UniversityNon-traditional in every sense, Shelly Brenckman ’79 was SCONA 57’s oldest delegate and may set a university record for most undergraduate hours. A part-time job at 14 as graphic artist led to a full-time gig at 21 with 4A Metzdorf Advertising, where Bluebell Ice Cream was the agency’s major […]

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