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Kauffman Sketchbook

Noam narrates a lesson from Founder’s Dilemmas (Chapter 2) in this entertaining Kauffman Sketchbook titled “Take the Leap”

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Can Entrepreneurship Be Taught?

Eighty years ago, Ralph Heilman, the dean of Northwestern University’s School of Commerce, wrote an article entitled, “Can Business Be Taught?” His answer: yes. Take the lessons about what works and what doesn’t, analyze and organize them, and then teach

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“Founders’ Dilemmas” Course: Franchising, The Full Life Cycle of a Venture, and Exit Decisions

Prior posts about my “Founders’ Dilemmas” MBA course included the following items: an overview of the course, details about the Introductory case and the cases in the “When to Found” module, details about four cases in the “Building the Team”

Posted in exit decisions, franchising, MBA course content, serial entrepreneurs

“Founders’ Dilemmas” Course: Founder-CEO Succession Cases

In prior posts about my “Founders’ Dilemmas” MBA course, I provided an overview of the course, details about the Introductory case and the cases in the “When to Found” module, details about four cases in the “Building the Team” module,

Posted in board of directors, founder-CEO succession, MBA course content

“Founders’ Dilemmas” Course: New-Venture Hiring Cases

In prior posts about my “Founders’ Dilemmas” MBA course, I provided an overview of the course, details about the Introductory case and the cases in the “When to Found” module, and details about four cases in the “Building the Team”

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“Founders’ Dilemmas” Course: “Building the (Founding) Team” Case Studies

In prior posts about my “Founders’ Dilemmas” MBA course, I provided an overview of the course and details about its first three case studies (which include the Introductory case and the cases in the “When to Found” module). This post

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Introductory Case

As promised, this post outlines the first three cases of my “Founders’ Dilemmas” MBA course (see my previous post for the course overview). This post covers the Course Introduction case and the two cases from the “When to Found” module,

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Course Overview for “Founders’ Dilemmas”

Educating founders about the upcoming decisions and challenges they will face Last week was HBS Graduation Week, marking the official end of the debut semester for my “Founders’ Dilemmas” course. I had a great semester with a terrific group of

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