Archive | March, 2013

Are entrepreneurs heroic figures or system builders?

It’s a tough call on who wins this one: Marc Ventresca in his  TEDx talk Don’t Be an Entrepreneur, Build Systems, or Ted McCracken in his critique Who and What Is an Entrepreneur?  on the HBR Blog Network.  Elements of both ring true in my experience. Where Ventresca sees entrepreneurs as system builders “marshaling, mobilizing, [...]

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Voices from Oxford: Prof Paul Kim

I first heard of Dr Kim on a World Vision conference call discussing emergency education response options after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti.  Since then I’ve come to know him as a passionate and innovative agent and advocate for at-risk learners the world over. This Voices from Oxford webcast makes clear the fact that his [...]

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