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In the last decade, the United States has found itself fully immersed in nation building, despite its alleged distaste for such endeavors. U.S. military forces in particular have been at the center of these efforts, building schools in Iraq, staffing Provincial Reconstruction Teams (PRTs) throughout Afghanistan and training soldiers in Mozambique. U.S. Army platoon leaders hand out micro grants to small business owners and help stand up city councils. Civil servants who once trained for peacetime development work now find themselves mediating tribal disputes in remote mountain provinces. Regardless of the efficacy of such efforts, public statements by both President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton suggest that nation building and related activities are preferred solutions in the war against terrorism. Yet despite the enormous complexity and ambition of such efforts, there remains a gap in the training and education for nation building.
Kansas City will soon receive internet connectivity that will be one hundred times faster than anywhere else in the world. What should they do with it?
Ernst & Young releases report that provides some insights into the minds of today’s most successful entrepreneurial leaders and discern what makes them successful.
Two leading academics are out with a book that says the key to making money for new business owners is this: your financial statements are your friends.
In the classic sense, Whole Foods isn’t a traditional company, nor a conventional one. But maybe that’s why it’s so successful, CEO John Mackey says.
As America's first Chief Technology Officer, Aneesh Chopra focuses on advancing technology and innovation to unlock national economic growth and prosperity. In this inspiring and entertaining lecture, Chopra challenges students and entrepreneurs to take action now to bring innovation to the energy, education and government sectors. He also discusses leveraging government's vast open data resources, championing new ideas on immigration policy as it relates to innovation, and supporting American entrepreneurship programs.
Venture funding is up, albeit slightly. To grab your slice of the capital pie, start thinking differently.
There is a myth out there about the sole entrepreneur who has the idea, starts the company and gets rich. While there might be cases where this does happen – more frequently there is a team...
Wences Casares and Meyer "Micky" Malka are serial entrepreneurs who believe in the fundamental power of partnerships. Empowered by working in close collaboration for years, these co-founders have started multiple companies including Patagon, Lemon Bank and Bling Nation. In this revealing lecture, Casares and Malka describe the value of over-communication, the decision process in making a pivot, and the challenges of entrepreneurial ecosystems outside the United States.
Former U.S. Senator Tom Daschle gives his viewpoint on healthcare reform legislation and the obstacles ahead. Read more to learn about the legal, administrative and regulatory challenges ahead as a result of this major legislation.
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