Can Entrepreneurship Be Taught? Three Authors Say Yes!

November 5, 2020
Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham

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The buzz: “Like saplings, many startups fail to grow – many die 1 – 3 years after launch. While there are many factors leading to the failure of a startup, one of the main reasons is the lack of expert startup advice founders receive.…Experience of a seasoned entrepreneur is precious – and no matter how many theoretical models you study, you simply can’t replace the experience they’ve gained through actually doing the work, failing, and succeeding.” ( Entrepreneurship has many faces today – standalone start-ups as well as corporate incubators. How does an individual succeed as an entrepreneur? Can it be taught in schools? Is everyone born with the 'entrepreneur DNA'? We’ll ask three authors who approach entrepreneurship from distinct angles: Kyle Garman, author of The Entrepreneurial Mindset. Bryan Pearce, author of Daring to Compete. Brad Borkan, author of When Your Life Depends on It. Tune in for Entrepreneurship Hits the Books: Can It Be Taught?

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Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham produced and hosted her first live talk radio show in 1998 on AM1240–WGBB, Long Island, NY’s oldest terrestrial radio station. A few years later, she moved from terrestrial to Internet radio with her author interview show, “Up Close and Personal.” In 2011, working at the enterprise software leader SAP, she developed the concept for a weekly live global business thought leadership roundtable series on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel – and launched “Coffee Break with Game-Changers” on October 5, 2011. Over the next nine years, Bonnie D. created, produced and hosted 46 additional SAP series on the Business Channel, attracting millions of listeners around the world. Since becoming an independent broadcaster in 2019, she has developed and hosted live radio and podcast series on the Business Channel for eight additional organizations, as well as her own weekly series, “Read My Lips: Cool Conversations with Creatives with akaRadioRed,” on the Empowerment Channel. In 2023, her live-streaming “Technology Revolution: The Future of Now” series was ranked No. 6 on FeedSpot’s Top 70 Technology Podcasts to Listen to in 2023. What powers Bonnie D.’s passion for radio? She “loves speaking with smart people!”

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