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December 12, 2014
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How Do You Stay Competitive When You’ve Lost Your Patent?

An industrial mixer company combines product and process innovation.

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Kathryn Shaw: Entrepreneurship Requires Practice, Practice, Practice

A scholar finds that repeat entrepreneurs are more likely to succeed.

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Vanessa Loder
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Vanessa Loder: “I Want to Empower and Inspire Millions of Women”

The cofounder of Mindfulness Based Achievement explains why you should follow your heart, not your ego, mind, or wallet.

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Five Things You Should Know About Risk

From outer space to the boardroom, risk is all around us.

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December 15, 2014
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UT Bank Ghana CEO on Entrepreneurial Passion and His Biggest Firing Mistake

Prince Kofi Amoabeng explains how he went from the timber business to upending Ghana's industry of small business loans.
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