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David Deeds

Schulze Professor of Entrepreneurship / Schulze School of Entrepreneurship / University of St. Thomas

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Versare, Inc. - The Accidental Fax
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Versare, which makes portable walls, fold-down beds, and similar products for businesses and institutions, is an entrepreneurial venture in crisis. They have received a fax from a distributor that Read More...
Category: Case Studies
Meet Your New Marketing Team: the Regulators
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For new products, regulation provides a halo of legitimacy that money can't buy. Here's why. Read More...
Ann Winblad, Entrepreneur and Venture Capitalist
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In a candid interview with EIX's David Deeds, Ann Winblad, co-founder and managing director of Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, shares her war stories -- including her earliest entrepreneurial Read More...
Category: Interviews
Successful Entrepreneurs Take Action
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When launching or running a company, doing is better than deliberating. Entrepreneurs need to dig in and get things done. Read More...
Category: Commentary
EIX: A Resource for Entrepreneurship Educators and Their Students
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Are you looking for high-quality new material to enrich your entrepreneurship courses and freshen up the syllabus? Are you tired of making students pay for subscription resources? Do your students Read More...
Category: Commentary
How Do You Know When It's Safe to Quit Your Day Job?
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On November 29, Rewire hosted a Facebook Live Q&A entitled, "How Do You Know When It's Safe to Quit Your Day Job?," led by David Deeds, Schulze Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of Read More...
Category: Commentary
Coronavirus: 10 Things That Family Businesses Can Do Now
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COVID-19 is frightening new territory for all of us. Here are 10 strategies for family businesses, based on lessons from past economic crises. Read More...
Category: Commentary
What the economic stimulus plan means for small businesses
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Here are some highlights of the plan that startups, small businesses and family businesses should know about, and an important link. Read More...
Category: Commentary
The stimulus package and family businesses
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Here are some highlights of the plan that small businesses and family businesses should know about, and an important link. Read More...
Category: Commentary
A Guide to Round 2 of the Stimulus
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If you didn’t get help the first time around, get your application in now. Here's what to expect and how to get ready. Read More...
Category: Commentary
Our Best Advice for Powering Through the Crisis
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Since March we’ve published many articles about how small businesses, family businesses and startups can survive this pandemic and get ready for what comes next.  Here they are in one place. Read More...
Category: Commentary
To Turn Your Art Into a Business, Learn to Manage Your Time
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Many entrepreneurs start out with a passion for the art and the craft they are doing. The ones who make money from it have a passion for the business as well. Read More...
Category: Features
Back to School: Resources for an Uncertain Time
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Colleges and universities everywhere are grappling with how to teach in fall of 2020: online only, on campus or a hybrid. These articles will help entrepreneurship educators be prepared for whatever happens. Read More...

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Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action
TEDxPuget Sound Sep 2009

Simon Sinek presents a simple but very powerful idea: the power of "why," specifically the power of creating a purpose, a cause or a belief that motivates others. If you are leading a startup, group or team, creating a shared purpose is perhaps the most important outcome you can achieve. http://www.ted.com/talks/simon_sinek_how_great_leaders_inspire_action?language=en

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