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entrepreneur

noun administrator, baron, business leader, businessman, businessperson, businesswoman, employer, enterpriser, exec, executive, financier, magnate, man of commerce, owner, producer, top executive, tycoon
Associated concepts: entrepreneur law, free trade
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As you can imagine, finding entrepreneurs and telling their stories is his mission.
When the Schwab Foundation started just over four years ago, social entrepreneurs told us that they needed three things: legitimacy for the work they do; credibility for the models they have created; and access to networking opportunities with leaders from other sectors, so as to increase the dissemination of their models and access capital and other critical resources.
This decision couldn't have been more timely," said Pete Shea, CEO of Entrepreneur Media.
Successful entrepreneurs are able to focus; they tend to live, eat and sleep their new venture.
Gorrie says an added benefit is the boost the initiative will give to Young Entrepreneurs of Thunder Bay, a group of young business people who act as a voice for young entrepreneurs by providing educational seminars, social and networking opportunities and peer support.
As to what defines an entrepreneur, Reiss rests on the definition espoused by Howard Stevenson, a Harvard University professor who has dedicated the past 20 years to promoting the academic study of entrepreneurship.
The entrepreneur will carefully examine each opportunity, evaluate the degree of risk, and make a reasonable decision.
However, each entrepreneur must make the commitment required to succeed, must understand why failure strikes a large percentage of all small businesses, and must manage to avoid the pitfalls.
Nowhere in the world does entrepreneurship flourish as it does in America, and Ernst & Young is proud to continually commend these entrepreneurs who are building tomorrow's leading global businesses," said Phil Anderson, Americas Director of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year program.
By actively participating in our conferences, entrepreneurs raise their chances of succeeding.
My contacts were consistent in describing the ideal physician entrepreneur as:
TIE also holds student conferences, including its annual Young Entrepreneur Conference and Business Competition.

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