Who Owns The Ice House

Author: Clifton L. Taulbert
Publisher: Eli Press
ISBN: 9780971305915
Size: 18.50 MB
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Drawing on the entrepreneurial life lessons that Pulitzer nominee Clifton Taulbert learned from his Uncle Cleve, the author chronicles Taulbert's journey from life in the Mississippi Delta at the height of legal segregation to being recognized by Time magazine as "one of our nation's most outstanding emerging entrepreneurs." Original.

Community Colleges As Incubators Of Innovation

Author: Rebecca A. Corbin
Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC
ISBN: 162036865X
Size: 50.29 MB
Format: PDF
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While community colleges have traditionally focused on providing students with opportunities to gain credentials for employment, the increasingly important question is: Are they preparing students for the looming dynamic, disruptive, and entrepreneurial environments ahead? This book addresses the urgent need for community colleges to prioritize entrepreneurship education both to remain relevant in a changing economy and to give graduate students the flexible and interdisciplinary mindsets needed for the future of society. It argues that entrepreneurial education should be offered broadly to a wide range of students, and across all disciplines; defines the key constructs for achieving this objective; and describes how to create entrepreneurial learning environments. The expert contributors, with the support of the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE), start from the premise that community colleges are uniquely positioned to lead entrepreneurial initiatives through both internally-generated curriculum design and through collaboration with the local entrepreneurial community to build bridges between the classroom to the community which in turn can offer models of implementation and constitute a network or support system for students. Community colleges can become incubators of innovation, a magnet for talent, and provide the impetus for development strategies that their communities have not begun to realize. As the chapters make clear, developing an entrepreneurial program itself requires an entrepreneurial mindset that transcends any lack of resources, requiring a spirit of imagination and resourcefulness. This book takes the reader on a journey through the steps needed to build a meaningful, relevant, and sustainable entrepreneurship program, covering program development, curriculum design, appropriate pedagogical approaches, and community engagement.

Money Sense For Young Professionals

Author: William Stanley
Publisher: Page Publishing Inc
ISBN: 1645449416
Size: 26.52 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Money Sense starts with responsibility and confidence and attitude. You first must realize your money is your responsibility. Then you must learn enough about money matters to gain confidence to do what must be done. The right attitude is essential. Young professionals in their twenties and thirties already should have a good foundation of knowledge about money. Many do. Unfortunately, many do not. The goal of this book is to help young people start (or continue) moving in the right direction with money issues. The articles are short and informative. Read them and learn. Then pass on, by example, what you have learned to your peers and to your children. Bill Stanley is the Money Coach. He educates and trains; he congratulates and encourages. He teaches accountability and common sense to help you manage your Money World. Bill is a fiduciary, someone who puts the client first. He does not sell financial products. Bill helps people of all ages. His dog, Zorro the Money Dog, does one-minute videos for elementary school children. Bill works with high schoolers and young adults to point them in the right direction. His Money Sense is used by those in the middle of their careers as well as those approaching and in retirement. In this book, Bill provides solid, easy-to-understand advice to Young Professionals who are starting and building careers after formal education. Money Sense for Young Professionals will help the reader enjoy a successful Money Life.

Design Centered Entrepreneurship

Author: Min Basadur
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317416570
Size: 13.27 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Supported by extensive research and field-testing, Design-Centered Entrepreneurship presents a concise, problem-solving approach to developing a unique business concept. Step-by-step guidelines provide insight into exploring market problem spaces, uncovering overlooked opportunities, reframing customer problems, and creating business solutions. Basadur and Goldsby present students with a creative and practical approach to problem finding, perception, organizational culture, and ethics in the entrepreneurial field. Plenty of useful diagrams help to organize key concepts, making them easily accessible to readers. Drawing on methodologies from the design field, the book will help students of entrepreneurship fill in the missing piece that transforms opportunity recognition into a viable business concept. Additional support for students and instructors, including a virtual Creative Problem Solving Profile, can be found at www.basadurprofile.com/.

Reflective Reading And The Power Of Narrative

Author: Karyn Sproles
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0429884435
Size: 15.89 MB
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Reflective Reading and the Power of Narrative: Producing the Reader is an interdisciplinary exploration into the profound power of narratives to create—and recreate—how we imagine ourselves. It posits that the process of producing a text also produces the reader. Written from the perspective of a psychoanalytic feminist, Sproles considers a wide array of examples from literature, popular culture, and her own experiences to illustrate what she calls "reflective reading"—a metacognitive reading practice that recognizes the workings of the unconscious to push the reader toward a potentially transformational engagement with narrative. This may manifest as epiphany, recovery from loss or resolution of repressed trauma. Each chapter draws on examples of characters and authors who model a reflective reading process from Jane Austen and Virginia Woolf to Johnny Cash and Alison Bechdel. By reclaiming the role of the unconscious, Karyn Sproles reinvigorates the theoretical work begun by reader-response criticism and develops a deep understanding of identification and transference as an integral part of the reading process. For students and researchers of cultural studies, psychoanalysis, gender studies and feminist literature and theory, Reflective Reading and the Power of Narrative offers innovative and accessible ideas on the relationship between reader and text.


Author: Arthur Kempton
ISBN: 9780472030873
Size: 22.10 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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An in-depth study of soul music, or rhythm-and-blues, explores the role of African Americans in the evolution of American contemporary popular music, discussing such topics as the conflicts between the sacred and profane in soul music, hip-hop, and the roles of four key figures in the movement--Thomas A. Dorsey, Sam Cooke, Berry Gordy, and George Clinton. Reprint.