Posts Tagged ‘Entrepreneurship’

This Collection of Tools Will Improve Your Business Writing Skills

Writing for business is a specific skill that needs to be honed over the course of your career. Many people think they don’t need to develop their skills, as they already have enough skill to get by day to day, but developing those skills pays dividends. Here are the best online tools that you can […]

August 26th, 2016 - By


How Extreme Self-Confidence Can End Up Working Against Entrepreneurs

Studies show members of the Millennial generation appear less interested than previous generations in starting their own businesses…

June 17th, 2015 - By


Implementing Intrapreneurship: A Structural and Cultural Approach

Present age organizations face a very complex and uncertain environment. In order to remain innovative and viable in the long run, many organizations are turning to “intrapreneurship.” However, what is intrapreneurship? How different it is from entrepreneurship? What can an organization do to promote intrapreneurship? In the Graziadio Business Review article “Implementing Intrapreneurship: A Structural […]

November 26th, 2012 - By


New Issue of GBR Online

In the fall issue of the Graziadio Business Report we have published five great articles. Facilitating the Inventor – Entrepreneur Interaction: Super-Charging the IP Commercialization Process By Larry William Cox, PhD According to leading economists, entrepreneurs are those individuals who both identify and exploitcommercial opportunities. This article proposes that more technologies could be commercialized and with greater economic […]

November 13th, 2012 - By


Five Things to Consider Before Embarking on an Entrepreneurial Venture by Scott Kerslake, CEO of PrAna

PrAna CEO Scott Kerslake offers “Five Things to Consider Before Embarking on an Entrepreneurial Venture” as part of the SEER Symposium at the Graziadio School.

November 4th, 2011 - By


CEO Insights: Ed Hogan Discusses the Importance of Making a Contribution

In this episode, CEO Insights features Ed Hogan, who founded Pleasant Holidays with his wife, Lynn, and grew the business to approximately $500 million annually.

November 15th, 2010 - By


The Entrepreneur’s Journey: How to Pitch Your New Venture Idea

Larry Cox, associate professor of entrepreneurship, offers his “Top Eight Tips for Pitching Your New Venture Idea.”

November 8th, 2010 - By


The Elevator Pitch: You’ve Got 30 Seconds … or Less!

Two rules more than any other can make the difference between a successful elevator pitch and a lost opportunity.

October 18th, 2010 - By


Fellowship without the Fellows: Does Sisterhood Exist in Corporate America?

As the new managing editor of the Graziadio Business Review and an MBA candidate, I attended the Women’s Leadership Forum held at Pepperdine on March 26. The event featured members of The Committee of 200, an invitation-only membership organization of the world’s most successful women entrepreneurs and corporate leaders. I was eager to hear the […]

March 30th, 2010 - By


New or Different?

During a recent talk to a group of small business owners on the practice of innovation, someone asked this interesting question: “Which is better: new or different?” The question gave me pause—first, because we tend to think of the two terms as almost the same thing, and second, because I had never actually considered forcing […]

November 23rd, 2009 - By