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Being Entrepreneurial: Practices To Develop Your Entrepreneurial Mindset

Vice Provost of Global Entrepreneurial Leadership Candy Brush will discuss “Being Entrepreneurial: Practices to Develop Your Entrepreneurial Mindset” at the Estrad lecture series of the Entrepreneurship and Small Business Research Institute in Stockholm on December 2, 2016. ESBRI’s web-TV will livestream the presentation.

Vice Provost Brush

Vice Provost Brush

”Estrad” is an open lecture series where researchers present their latest findings to a mixed audience. ”Sweden-U.S. Entrepreneurial Forum” is an annual meeting place for policy makers, financiers and entrepreneurs from Sweden and the United States

About the lecture

Entrepreneurship is a popular topic in the media, among policy-makers and in society. Countless programs, college courses and bootcamps are teaching business models, lean start-up, and other important topics that facilitate new venture creation. But starting a venture is only one aspect of entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurial principles can be applied to a variety of contexts, corporate settings, social ventures, small businesses, and others.

Rather it is “being” entrepreneurial, and applying the entrepreneurial mindset, that makes the difference. What does it mean to “be” entrepreneurial? How can you develop an entrepreneurial mindset? This session will help you to understand the differences between a managerial and an entrepreneurial approach, and develop action steps that you can practice to be more entrepreneurial.

About the lecturer

Candida Brush is a full professor at Babson College, USA. She holds an honorary doctorate from Jönköping University, and is a visiting researcher at the University of Nordland, Bodö. Brush is one of the early pioneers in entrepreneurship research. She has authored more than 160 publications in entrepreneurship, including 12 books, and is one of the most highly cited researchers in the field. She is also often featured in popular media including the Wall Street Journal, Business Week on Line, the Boston Globe and Inc. Candida Brush’s current research investigates angel capital funding of nascent ventures and venture capital funding of women entrepreneurs. She co-founded the Diana Project, a research collaboration of more than 500 researchers interested in women’s entrepreneurship. And she has also coached and advised hundreds of start-up ventures.