The Kauffman Founders School taps the potential of online education, presenting a robust curriculum from which entrepreneurs can learn anywhere, anytime. Founders School LIVE brings our experts before a live audience, where they can engage participants in further discussion of lessons that will make a difference in what they do in their business today, tomorrow, and in the future. Join us in person, or via the internet, to learn more.
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March 7, 2014
Craig Wortmann - Kauffman Foundation, UpGlobal
Craig Wortmann, CEO & Founder of Sales Engine, will ask "How to work a room? Or a phone? How do you know when you are in a "sales" conversation? And once you are, how do you qualify potential customers and then handle their inevitable objections? Join Craig at the Startup Oasis in Austin, TX.
November 22, 2013 - 10am - noon central
Nathan Gold - Founders School LIVE
Nathan Gold is an internationally known presentation coach who will teach you how to engage and captivate any audience whether 1 or 1,000 people. Entrepreneurs and business people will learn how to design and implement their own specific value statement. A brainstorming exercise will engage all participants in applying new knowledge to the discovery of more compelling ways to articulate the value of what they do and why they do it. Watch Nathan Gold's Presentation >
November 21, 2013 - 1-2:30pm central
Craig Wortmann - Founders School LIVE
Craig Wortmann, CEO & Founder of Sales Engine, will ask "How to work a room? Or a phone? How do you know when you are in a "sales" conversation? And once you are, how do you qualify potential customers and then handle their inevitable objections?" These are some of the most challenging skills and disciplines for entrepreneurs to tackle when they focus on selling. Watch Craig Wortmann's Presentation >
October 18, 2013 - 8:30 - 10am central
Meg Cadoux Hirshberg - For Better or for Work: A Survival Guide for Entrepreneurs and Their Families
Join us for a conversation at the Kauffman Foundation Conference Center to learn about how entrepreneurs and their families can survive and thrive amidst the inevitable ups and downs of the entrepreneurial life. Meg Hirshberg has written extensively on work-life balance in her "Balancing Acts" column for Inc. magazine and in her book, For Better or For Work: A Survival Guide for Entrepreneurs and Their Families. As the wife of entrepreneur Gary Hirshberg, co-founder of Stonyfield Farm, Meg has lived the financial and emotional challenges of entrepreneurship that she will address in her talk.