Are Entrepreneurs Born or Made? (Steps to take to become an entrepreneur)
Guest Blogger, Walsh alum Jason Beale, BBA '08, Co-Founder of RegainGo.
Jason was featured on Startup Nation Radio Show.
For most of us, being an entrepreneur is the result of a catalyst that created a desire to own our own business, such as losing our job, the death of a loved one having a hobby, or the desire for a better financial life. These events all can create a situation where starting a business seems a better option than working for one. No matter how young or old you are, there are things that you can do to better yourself to be more prepared to become an entrepreneur.
To read Jason's tips, visit Entrepreneurs Born or Made.
Walsh College Board of Trustees Elects Three New Members, Names New Chair and Vice-Chairs
The new members are Betty S. Chu, M.D., Bloomfield Hills, Mich., chief medical officer and vice president, medical affairs, Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital; Thomas W. Proctor, Bloomfield Hills, Mich., chief executive officer, White Light Capital Ltd.; and Gerald Schafer, Cary, N.C., recent corporate vice president, worldwide development, McDonald’s Corp.
The new chair is Edward T. Gwilt, Grosse Pointe Park, Mich., senior vice president, credit administration, Comerica Bank. He replaces Richard Aginian, Birmingham, Mich., who remains a member of the Board following a five-year term as chair. Kathleen M. Kosmatka, Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich., partner, global employer services, Deloitte Tax LLP, and Michael J. Plotzke, Troy, Mich., chief financial officer, vice president of finance, and treasurer, Plastipak Handling, Inc., have been named vice-chairs.
To read more, visit Trustees.
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