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Talking About Entrepreneurship on The Lou Hutt Show – XM Satellite Radio

Thom Ruhe on June 18, 2009 Source: e360 Blog

"Your goals are influenced by your dreams;
Your dreams, a reflection of your experience;
Your experience is measured by your success,
And your success is the bottom line.

A few weeks ago, I was an in-studio guest on entrepreneur/CPA/lawyer/author Lou Hutt’s popular XM Radio show discussing various matters related to entrepreneurship, the Kauffman Foundation, the E=R Campaign and our current business/economic climate.   The interview is divided into two 15-minute segments below.   Give it a listen, and weigh in with your own opinions on the questions and comments discussed. 

 

Part 1 of 2: Thom Ruhe on The Lou Hutt Show (XM Radio Channel 169)
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Topics discussed in Part 1 include:
- Background on The Kauffman Foundation and E=R Campaign
- Brief biography of Ewing Marion Kauffman, our founder
- Entrepreneurship as a “greater calling”
- “Green collar” jobs
- How specialized, small-batch, high-value manufacturing in technologically advanced areas has become the cornerstone of our nation’s non-service economy
- Ewing Marion Kauffman’s philosophy on “associates vs. employees”

Part 2 of 2: Thom Ruhe on The Lou Hutt Show (XM Radio Channel 169)
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Topics discussed in Part 2 include:
- Public funding/policy support for entrepreneurs
- Equity investment and understanding your VC arrangement
- Why now is a GREAT time to be an entrepreneur
- How markets are global
- The necessity of flexibility/evolution  in any good business plan

 

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