The Anatomy of an Entrepreneur

Although entrepreneurs provide the majority of jobs in the United States, little is known about what makes them tick. The Anatomy of an Entrepreneur fills in some gaps by providing insights into high-growth founders’ motivations, their socio-economic, educational, and familial backgrounds, as well as their views on the factors determining the success of start-ups.

A team of researchers led by Vivek Wadhwa of Duke University, … [ Read more ]

Building the Awesome Organization: Six Essential Components that Drive Entrepreneurial Growth

Building the Awesome Organization discusses the eight components of an awesome organization. This book will help you to realize the core competencies for growth. It describes the processes, policies and systems that support growth. Find out how to attract and retain awesome peoplea and develop an environment that motivates and empowers people to achieve extraordinary results. Explore the responsibilities of the leader and the expectations … [ Read more ] – A World of Resources for Entrepreneurs

Kauffman Center’s site is the premier resource for entrepreneurs and small business owners; includes: Resource database (4 categories – starting, growing, rapid growth, supporting entrepreneurship); Entrepreneur’s Bylines (peer-to-peer learning); From Top Advisors (expert advice); Events Calendar; Email Counseling from SCORE; Glossary; Bookstore; and an Email Newsletter