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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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#BigBeacon Twitter chat – Nov 11 – The Engine of Change: Illuminating the Power of Intrapreneurship

We are dedicating our next Twitter chat to illuminating the power of intrapreneurship. We’ll discuss what engineering colleges are doing to cultivate intrapreneurs, the ten commandments of intrapreneurship, and discuss how the entrepreneurial mindset is what supercharges these engines within companies. For many, the phrase “entrepreneurial mindset” sparks thoughts of startups and new ventures, but the entrepreneurial mindset is bigger…

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#BigBeacon Twitter Chat – Wed, April 29, 8pm ET – Why Mindset Matters

Engineering: It’s not just about skill. It’s about a mindset. Technical understanding is essential to engineering, but in order to truly unleash engineers to fulfill their potential, we must look deeper than just technical aptitude. Engineers find success and personal fulfillment when they couple technical skills with a mindset to create extraordinary value for others. Possessing an entrepreneurial mindset is…

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