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Big Beacon Radio Ep. 40: Effectual Entrepreneurship: An Interview with Saras D. Sarasvathy

Ep. 40 - Effectual Entrepreneurship: An Interview with Saras D. Sarasvathy What makes entrepreneurs entrepreneurial? How does an entrepreneur think differently than a manager? In this episode, host Dave Goldberg interviews Saras D. Sarasvathy, professor at University of Virginia's Darden School of Business and author of "Effectuation: Elements of Entrepreneurial Expertise". Join Saras and Dave to learn more about effectuation, how…

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#BigBeacon Twitter chat – Mar 2 – Entrepreneurial Engineers for Social Good

Engineers make a world of difference and help shape our future. They creatively collaborate to create the technologies that improve our health, happiness, and safety. In addition to contributing to the ubiquitous engineered technologies that make our lives safer, more enjoyable, and more productive, many engineers also use their incredibly transferable skillsets to contribute to social good. The March 2…

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#BigBeacon Twitter Chat – February 10 – Entrepreneurial Mindset as a “plus and”

Design thinking. Makerspaces. Sustainability. Lean Thinking. T-Shaped Professionals. Grand Challenge Scholars. Engineering education is transforming, utilizing all the movements listed above to engage students, improve outcomes, and move away from calcified lecture formats. All these movements seem separate - a choice that faculty have to make from a menu of options. But what if these movements had something in common;…

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Twitter Chat 3/12/2014 – The Complex of Tony Stark

Guest Post by Rafael de Matos, Founder & President of LENGA, Regional Fellowship Director at Kairos Society Brazil Hello, my name is Rafael and I consider myself a serial entrepreneur. Since I was a child I have demonstrated a deep desire to move things from its places. One day I realized that I would like to be a superhero, so…

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Twitter chat: Joy in Engineering

Joy in engineering. That's right - joy in engineering. It might seem like a strange topic or an unlikely pairing. But the first point on the Big Beacon manifesto states that in order be an engineer who is appropriate to our time, equal to keeping pace with technology and solving the next generation of challenges: A Whole New Engineer finds…

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