Embracing Entrepreneurship Across Disciplines


      I am proud to be a contributor, with my good friend and colleague Joyce Thomas, to a new book titled: Embracing Entrepreneurship Across Disciplines. Published by Elgar, Edited by Satish Nambisan, this book is full of unique ideas, insights and themes across diverse discipline. From engineering, science and medicine to arts, design, and … [Read more...]


      Breaking the glass ceiling for the creative class with Kanye West

      kanye-west-yeezy-fashion-icon-killer-style-1024x1024 Everything we need and everything we stand for, despite what you think of Kanye West and his art, is embodied in this 1:02 min video. If you care about changing the story we as creatives can tell and realize in the world not only for ourselves but for others, grab your cup of joe and sit back and take a … [Read more...]


      Women Making Change Happen: Meet Multi-disciplinary artist Sam Kirk

      1891114_10152028105286056_1830757477_n Women are making change happen all over the world. Meet Sam Kirk, a U.S. based multidisciplinary artist with studios in Chicago and Brooklyn. She explores culture, identity and urban politics through her art. Born and raised on the south side of Chicago, in a mixed race family, she has always been … [Read more...]


      Meet agricultural South African Superstar, Zoé Mabuza

      Slide1 Women are making change happen all over the world. Meet Zoé Mabuza. She is a 33 year old entrepreneur, radio presenter and community developer from South Africa. Her interest in business started at the age of 13 in 1994 where she worked as a financial administrator at her family’s  business, a hair … [Read more...]


      Meet Elissa Bloom, Philadelphia Fashion Incubator


      Women are making change happen all over the world. Meet Elissa Bloom who is doing a remarkable job helping designers to build their businesses and brands. Elissa Bloom is the Executive Director of the Philadelphia Fashion Incubator. With over 18 years of both corporate and entrepreneurial experience, … [Read more...]


      The Growth of Vanity Capital & We-ism


      According to a recent article in The Atlantic, written by Marc Bain, the market is bullish on vanity consumer purchases.  According to a compelling report by Bank of America Merrill Lynch titled “Vanity Capital: The global bull market in narcissism, $4.5 trillion is spent globally on products and services that enhance appearance or … [Read more...]


      What Are You Willing to Risk for True Independence?


      To achieve independence requires risk taking. Nothing represents the creativity required to risk for our personal and professional freedom more than the founding of America by our founding fathers. We all have much to learn from those who have risked before us and who will risk again for their independence. Will that next risk taker be … [Read more...]


      Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2015, Obama to Attend Nairobi, Kenya, July 25-26


      In his historic speech in Cairo in 2009, President Obama elevated entrepreneurship to the forefront of the United States’ engagement agenda. Since 2010, when the U.S. hosted the first Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Washington, D.C., GES has expanded to a global event, subsequently hosted by the governments of Turkey, the United Arab … [Read more...]


      Overcoming The Human Condition- Are you?


      It indeed is the persistent problem of the human condition that so few of us actually follow through and do what is necessary to achieve our goals and dreams. If you have, or are, then this post is not for you. But support me, and share it with those you know who need to read this. If there is anything more worrisome to me, it is to … [Read more...]


      Question: Do you have a learning plan?


      How do you make progress towards goals in your life? How do you discover new abilities and interests that you have?   About 10 years ago, I woke up one day and realized that my life was, well, boring and routine. The sense of adventure I once had was gone; as was a lot of the struggle and challenge that I encountered as … [Read more...]

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